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All 40 Panglao Island Restaurants

Swiss Garden Restaurant - CLOSED

Tawala, Panglao Bohol, Philippines
038 502 8309
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

17 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

We were there for lunch with my husband and my parents. We ordered bulalo soup and cheese (käse) spetzle. The chef and owner in one person was swiss so we expected he knows how to cook and serve the food. But he doesn't. They served all the food together so we told to the waitress we would like to eat... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

The food we had at Swiss Garden was OK. They even have a section of Philippino food on the menue, which is an exception in this mixed grill/pizza area. However, after we ordered a local fish, the chef appeared and convinced us not to take it, since it "has many little bones". He suggested salmon(!) instead. Why on Earth do... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

As we had to spend more time than planned in Alona because of a typhoon, we ate twice at Swiss Garden, much to our regret. On the first night, our grilled fish had too much of oil, which had a peculiar smell and taste, and the chicken adobo was very salty. Despite this, we liked the spaciousness and quiet, we... More 

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Frederikshavn, Denmark
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

They have great food - remember to order a big cola (1,5 l) instead of can/bottle. It's cheaper but they dont tell you. Look in the menu-card.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Extensive menu with something for everyone, even Filipino though I suggest skipping the daing bangus if u don't fancy bones in your fish. You'll find better boneless bangus elsewhere. Great meat dishes; pork and beef. And wonderful sausages! And of course the beer is good. Service was the most prompt we encountered in Panglao. Owner/chef do make efforts to talk... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Had breakfast here twice. The American came with a huge serving of mixed breads and jellies as well as juice, sausage, eggs, bacon and beans. Very filling. Service was always fast and friendly. Food was good. Prices on par with the rest of the island.

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Black Creek, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We consumed exceptional good food at the Swiss Garden Restaurant. We had dinner and several lunches and and a few cups of " Swiss Milk Cafe" every morning. By now I'm sure his staff will bake the Croissant just right on daily bases. Two dumbs up !!

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Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

We liked our main course selections. A variety of Swiss and German choices. The desserts were disappointing. The strudel was tough with little apple. A bit noisy being on the main road.

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Toronto, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Very good restaurant! Ate here several times and everything we tried was very good. Fish and chips here was great. Good beer too! They have a huge menu, so something for everyone here.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

If you're craving cheese or just a typical Swiss meal, this is the place for you. Food is very authentic, there is a wide choice and the portions are generous. Prices are good compared to the other restaurants in town and there is a good beer selection. I was particularly impressed with the speed of service, as our freshly cooked... More 

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Additional Information about Swiss Garden Restaurant

Address: Tawala, Panglao Bohol, Philippines
Phone Number: 038 502 8309
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island

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