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Wirtschaft zur Alten Post

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Gallusstrasse 4, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
+41 71 2226601
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Attentive service without being annoying. Evening got chilly, so we got blankets and sheepkins, which were appreciated. Had a 3 course surprise meal, which was good value and tasty, and the wine went down well too. The veal was really tender :-) Would go again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Attentive service without being annoying. Evening got chilly, so we got blankets and sheepkins, which were appreciated. Had a 3 course surprise meal, which was good value and tasty, and the wine went down well too. The veal was really tender :-) Would go again.

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Switzerland
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Located in the old town of st.gallen, this restaurnt offers a exeptional price quality ratio. Staff is friendly and competent

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29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

I only came here for a quick drink, and it was nice. Can't comment about the interior as we were made to sit outside even though the sun was sporadic and it was a little chilly. There were a few chairs with fur on however. Although busy, the service was efficient, polite and friendly and the location is great -... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We went to St Gallen spontaneously and decided to book a table in this tiny restaurant. We and our dog received a watm welcome. The menu is not marge and it's even better ! He had a soup made of foam-ish Riesling, delicious. Then a goat cheese-honey-walnuts salad. Good. I enjoyed a tatar of "Fenchel" from the Bodensee, served with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I was here with my parents and we really loved the atmosphere, the food, the service, it was a perfect evening and we will definitely go again! If you are looking for a place to go eat with your parents, this is the place to go!

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Joensuu, Finland
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I liked the atmosphere and service very much. Food was great and very professionally done, but maybe the fish was not for me. Prices did not match with the food at our visit, but certainly with the service and atmosphere.

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Colombier, Switzerland
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is quaint old buildng with 2 small dining rooms on 1st and 2nd floors with the original wooden beams. Service was friendly and efficient - all three of us chose dishes accompanied with rösti. We were told immediately that, as the restaurant was quite full, we would have to wait for around 45 minutes - we found this very... More 

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Prescia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Its hard to find a restaurant in St.Gallen in holiday time... But finally we found one: The Alte Post! Typical swiss and really old , but also very nice. The atmosphere in this little spot is very special and the service is absolutly friendly. The food was unexpected one of the best dinners I ve ever had! I only can... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

One of those typical St.Gallen first floor Beizli. But food and service are far beyond typical. We were with a group of 12 and all dishes (speaking for the others as well) were well balanced, tasty and very nice plated. Service is outstanding, in attentian as well in advising the appropriate wine. Their reputation was not that well, but with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Nice meal. Cosy ambiance. Good food with a large choice of wines. The waiter was nice and every was perfect for our family. Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gallusstrasse 4, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of St. Gallen  >  St. Gallen
  • Phone Number: +41 71 2226601

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss, European

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