Travel Tips Switzerland



Traditional Swiss cuisine served in a high-ceilinged, timber-clad venue with cultural artifacts. Not a place where many tourists go as it is located in the new part of the town (Zürich West).

Brasserie Federal
Informal, lofty brasserie with arched windows, serving over 100 Swiss beers & hearty fare. Conveniently located on the ground floor of Zürich HB train station.

Weinstube 1923
Swiss restaurant near Zürich HB train station.

Rheinfelder Bierhalle
Bright, no-frills brasserie for burgers, schnitzel, French fries & beer plus ample patio seating. Located in the Niederdorf district.

Zunfthaus zur Meisen
18th-century stately guild house, with an airy, art-filled dining room for upscale regional dishes.

Zunfthaus zur Waag
Traditional veal cutlets & rösti in elegant 17th-century guild house, with tables on cobbled square.

Hiltl Dachterrasse
Oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world (, various branches). We recommend this branche as it has a rooftop terrace and draws a young crowd. This branch is buffet-style. If you don’t like buffet you can go to their main branch at Sihlstrasse 28 which has a proper restaurant.

Frau Gerolds Garten
Cool, unusual eatery serving home-style cuisine in an urban garden setting, with heated tents in winter, plus bar. Mostly closed in winter. Check out the nearby FREITAG tower (viewdeck from the highest container).

Micas Garten
Cool venue with international street food from local producers. Regularly changing food stalls. Mostly closed in winter.

mit&ohne kebab
Without any doubt the best Kebab in Switzerland. The bread is baked freshly in-store. Draws huge crowds and expect to queue up to 30 Minutes during peak hours.

Japanese dishes served in an understated, homey restaurant featuring terrace dining.

Arcade Pizzeria Napoletana
Napoli style pizza

Authentic Japanese take-away.

Sweet Basil
Authentic Thai restaurant

Pho Mai
Authentic Vietnamese restaurant

Turkish restaurant

Gül Restoran
Classic Turkish dishes, cocktails & weekend brunch offered in a laid-back restaurant with a terrace.

Arguably the best ice cream in Zürich.

Modern dining room with a menu of Chinese specials as well as some Thai options.

yume ramen Europaallee
Casual Japanese restaurant & bar with a terrace, specializing in housemade ramen & bento boxes.

Chiang Mai Thai Shop
Classic Thai dishes are made each day at this compact restaurant offering takeaway. Popular at lunch for nearby office workers.

Afghan Anar
Afghani restaurant

Restaurant DAMAS Josefstrasse
Syrian restaurant

Pizzeria Margherì
Napoli style pizzeria

Napoli style pizzeria

Ziegel oh Lac
This collective-run industrial restaurant features a large selection of vegetarian & vegan dishes.



Lucide Restaurant
Fine dining restaurant at the KKL (Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre).

Swiss restaurant hidden away from the crowds of tourists.

Art Deco Hotel Montana
Fabulous views over Lake Lucerne from the hotel terrace. Perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and watch the sunset.

VILLA Schweizerhof
Upscale Swiss restaurant in beautiful setting (villa at Lake Lucerne).

Richemont Gastronomie
Bakery school with hotel. Good breakfast.




Laid-back eatery with fondues, röstis, raclettes & other Swiss favorites, plus craft beers & wines.

Kornhauskeller Restaurant & Bar
Impressive vaulted space with a relaxed vibe, serving Mediterranean, Swiss & Bernese specialties.

Restaurant Röschtigrabe
Swiss restaurant

Gourmanderie Moléson
Light-filled, old-world bistro with wooden floors, serving typical brasserie dishes & fondues.

Rooftop – Brasserie & Bar

Hotel Restaurant Goldener Schlüssel

Swiss restaurant


Hallers brasserie tout le monde

Swiss restaurant

Restaurant Eiger
Swiss restaurant

Café Kairo
Burgers, falafel & craft beer are on the small menu at this hip cafe that hosts various events.


Restaurant Lokal



Indoor food market with stalls serving cuisine from around the world, plus covered outdoor seating.

Modern Swiss restaurant using sustainable locally sourced products.

Café from 1934 serving Swiss classics such as hot chocolate.

Restaurant Hasenburg
Authentic Swiss restaurant with classic Swiss dishes.

Restaurant zum Tell
Authentic Swiss restaurant in an old townhouse, a place also frequented by locals not mainly tourists.

Brasserie Les Trois Rois
Classic Swiss & French dishes are served with beer & wine in a stylish, riverside hotel brasserie. Part of Hotel Les Trois Rois (“Three Kings Hotel”). Fancy and expensive

Osteria Little Italy
One of the best Italian restaurants in Basel

Interlaken Region


Hopplá Bistro
Excellent European food (Swiss, Mediterranean, Hungarian).

Hüsi Bierhaus
Beerhouse with pub style food and some Swiss classics. 14 types of beer on tap including local and international craft beers.

Authentic simple Italian restaurant with excellent pizzas.

Café de Paris
Traditional French brasserie dishes served in a chic setting with a spacious outdoor terrace.

Stallbeizli Heubode
Authentic Swiss restaurant in Grindelwald where not many tourists go. Offers panoramic views over the nearby Alpine meadows and mountains.

Café 3692
Local fare, regional fresh products.

Restaurant GoldenIndia Grindelwald
Traditional dishes from northern India are the speciality of this relaxed eatery with alpine vistas.