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Brasserie Barengraben

Gr. Muristalden 1, Bern 3006, Switzerland
+41 31 331 42 18
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Ranked #24 of 376 Restaurants in Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $99
Cuisines: French, Swiss, Grill
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Bern, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Fine french cuisine with swiss influence and some good french wines. Don't forget to taste the fantastic homemade desserts!

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Cotonou, Benin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Now this is an excellent place over the bridge next to the bear area. Excellent quick and professional service with a carte de brasserie that will bring something for all tastes. The tiny terrace is very cosy and the atmosphere very Swiss the evening I went with colleagues from abroad. My salade aux croutons et lardons very fresh and the... More

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Basel, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The food was excellent. It was very fresh and the portions were big. I had The fish which was very well grilled and juicy. My boyfriend had the steak tartar and absolutely loved it. The atmosphere was great and the waiters were very friendly.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Found this place bu chance, u need to go through Tourism office. Good variety, menu in several languages, quick service , tasty and freshly made beer and magnificent views on the old town... I recommend for a lunch to recharge your batteries to explore Bern more

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Scarborough
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The menu is quite extensive by Swiss standards and they offer a variety of seasonal dishes. Needless to say, there is something for everyone. The food is of high quality and the portions were very decent. It is on the pricier side but you get what you pay for, which makes this restaurant totally worth it. The restaurant is definitely... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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177 reviews 177 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The Brasserie Bärengraben has it all: a scenic setting just next to the Bärengraben (Bear pit) across the bridge from the old city; a gourmet menu (Michelin and Gault & Millau rated); good wines; excellent service; a high but not exorbitant price range. The menu is obviously French-inspired (especially the appetizers), and there is an excellent selection of meat and... More

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Basel
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We enjoy going there with the kids after visiting the bears. The food is nice, the service can be slow, as it is crowded most of the time.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

When I booked the Brasserie Barengraben I thought it was going to be on the other side of the road where the bear park is. There as a restaurant over there basking in the evening sun but it was packed and there were no tables available. We had a table booked for 7.30 pm on the terrace at the Brasserie... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Followed trip advisor reviews and thoroughly enjoyed. Struggled with the German menu but kind English speaking staff helped us. We thoroughly enjoyed our fried goat cheese salad and read and then proceeded to a fish and chicken entree. Finished the evening off with tiramisu and a chocolate pie of sorts. Even though we didn't speak German they were very kind... More

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Our family had a wonderful time at this restaurant. Staffs were very friendly and my two young children loved their entertaining jokes, especially from one Italian waiter who regretfully we forgot to ask his name. We visited the restaurant on Saturday for lunch and it was quite packed, mostly with locals. We made the reservation via mytable.com and got good... More

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