Top 8: fondue tips in Bern

Winter means the fondue season is on! From a charming chalet atmosphere to cozy cable cars and rickshaws: we reveal the eight best places to indulge in cheese fondue in Bern.

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    Where Restaurant Harmonie, Hotelgasse 3, 3011 Bern
    Next to the Zytglogge (Clock Tower).
    When All year long
    Fondue served Monday to Friday:
    11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

    During Advent season also on Saturdays 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Price Fondue from CHF 29.50

    Booking via harmonie@harmonie.ch or +41 31 313 11 41. Further information on www.harmonie.ch

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    Where Grosse Schanze, Parkstrasse 10, 3012 Bern

    The Grosse Schanze is less than two minutes away from Bern main station. The lift, which also takes you to the car park, whisks you straight from the platform to the entrance of the restaurant.
    When From 21 November 2019–31 January 2020
    Fondue served Tue–Fri
    11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Sat 5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.

    Outdoor bar:
    Tue–Sat 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

    Closed:
    24/25/26/31 December 2019, 1/2 January 2020
    Price From CHF 28.50

    Book via the online tool, contact info@aeussererstand.ch or call +41 31 318 72 00. For more information, please visit winterchalet.ch/schanze

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    Where Rosengarten Restaurant, Alter Aargauerstalden 31b, 3006
    When Mid October 2019–end of February 2020
    Fondue served Daily:
    11:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    Price Fondue from CHF 29.50

    Fondue menu including salad with egg, a Valais meat platter, and traditional Swiss apple-cider cream CHF 54.50 per person.

    For bookings, please e-mail info@rosengarten.be or call +41 31 331 32 06. For more information, please visit www.rosengarten.be

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    Where Marzilibrücke Restaurant, Gasstrasse 8, 3005 Bern
    When 26 October 2019–16 February 2020
    Fondue served Monday to Saturday:
    11:30 a.m.–11:30 p.m.

    Sunday:
    10:00 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
    Price Fondue from CHF 29.50

    Fondue menu with salad and dessert CHF 49.00
    Miscellaneous For larger groups (company parties, club functions or birthdays), the Marzilibrücke Restaurant serves fondue in two charming rooms, one of which is also designed in a chalet look.

    For reservations, please e-mail marzilibruecke@taberna.ch or call +41 31 311 27 80. For more information, please visit www.taberna.ch.

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    Where Platzhirsch Restaurant, Waisenhausplatz, 3011 Bern

    On the Waisenhausplatz Christmas market
    When 30 November–28 December 2019

    Closed:
    25/26 December 2019
    Fondue served Monday to Satruday 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

    Sundays 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

    For reservations, please e-mail willkommen@platzhirsch.be or call +41 31 311 37 72 . For more information, please visit www.platzhirsch.be.

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    Meeting Point Restaurant Lötschberg, Zeughausgasse 16, 3011 Bern
    When Possible all year long*
    Duration 60–90 minutes
    Price CHF 190.00 for two persons
    Languages German / English / French
    Additional info Warm clothes recommended.

    *Early booking needed. Reservation via +41 31 328 12 12 or citytours@bern.com. Bookings can be made up to 3 working days before the start of the tour. 

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    Where Schwellenmätteli Restaurant, Dalmaziquai 11, 3005 Bern

    Right by the Aare river.
    When 31 October 2019–22 February 2020
    Fondue served November, January, and February:
    Wednesday – Saturday, 6:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

    December:
    Monday – Saturday, 6:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m.
    Price Fondue from CHF 29.50

    Fondue menu with salad and dessert from CHF 54.50 (only for groups with more than 10 persons).
    Miscellaneous The “fondue hut” can be booked outside the standard opening hours for groups of 50 or more. Book your table early.

    For reservations, please call +41 31 350 50 01 or use the online reservation tool at www.schwellenmaetteli.ch.

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