About us

About Us

Welcome to the official site for Barrel Oak, an authentic Irish Pub. At Barrel Oak we strive to create a fresh, contemporary culinary experience in a historic Irish atmosphere.

We offer you a wide variety of foods from Irish pub fayre to classic European platters. The bar boasts an extensive whiskey list, with a full range of imported and domestic beers, wine and liquors. We are the Premier Sports Bar with HDTV’s, big screen and virtually every major satellite/cable package available, and ready to accommodate any sports request you have. The staffs here are so friendly, yet at your service to cater to all your needs.

Hoping that this places gets into your favourite list for business lunches or for just having a drink with friends at the end of the day, or just a stress buster for your week-ends. We welcome you to come over for a drink or spend some time enjoying daily Irish delicacies, seafood specialties & our famous burgers with your friends and colleagues or just simply by yourself… After all “There are no strangers here only friends we have yet to meet…” just waiting to “experience life”.

Your special occasion and we will ensure it’s a memorable one for life…

Come join us for the best Irish beer, fresh food, friendly service and a perfect seating located just across the waterfront, sitting in the heart of Montreux.

Our Team

Hiten Sanghavi

Passionate and immensely focused personnel in the field of Food and Beverages, He has completed his Higher Diploma in IHM, Mumbai followed by a Bachelor’s Degree in B.A International Hospitality Management from the Swiss Hotel Management School affiliated with the University of Derby, UK.

Enabling finesses to his F&B skills, he flaunts an evident experience of working in the kitchens of various national and international restaurants and hotels for the past 12 years (of which 9 years internationally) including the Hilton Group of hotels, Canary Wharf, UK, where he worked at the level of Sous Chef.

Karan Patel

An ardent hospitality student, having graduated in Higher diploma in Hospitality Operations from the Swiss Hotel Management school in 2005, posses an impressive blend of the fundamentals, knowhow of the industry and tactful manpower handling skills.

He flaunts a profound work experience in the hospitality sector for the past 7 years having worked in the managerial level of The Parker, Palm Springs, USA and as the Managing director of Aqua Fuego, Bahrain.

Sohail Muzaffar

A prudent and systematic accounting student having graduated from the University of Punjab, Pakistan and holding fluency in the language of French, suits just apt in the accounts management and the operations domain.

He also features an impressive work experience as the F&B and inventory control manager of various firms in Switzerland for the last 10 years thus; he secures the prospective experience in the practical operations in Switzerland.


Our philosophy is simple and is consumed by a threefold approach.
Firstly, we aim to offer our guests a taste of European pub cuisine at its finest. We ensure that all of our dishes are daily prepared using the freshest ingredients with the right balance of flavour and herbs which will bring you different level of Life experience with complete satisfactions.

As important the food is, so is the seating arena. Finding ourselves as the haven of calm in the heart of town Montreux, we try to emulate within our Pub the air of tranquillity, the historic Irish ambience here at the waterfront.

We do recognise that an authentic Irish pub requires the highest standards of entertainment and service. We strive to offer an unmatched level of service carefully selecting our staff we ensure maintaining our core principles of hospitality, attentiveness and professionalism.

By holding on to the philosophy we value so highly, we fulfil the passion that lies beneath all we do: the passion to provide our guests with an experience second to none.

As we say “Experience life, for others it really doesn’t matter”