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Caprice Restaurant

"Number One" | Postfach 244, Wengen CH-3823 Wengen, Switzerland
+41 33 856 06 06
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Ranked #8 of 25 Restaurants in Wengen
Price range: $20 - $55
Cuisines: French, Swiss, International
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Restaurant Caprice is in Hotel Caprice, Wengen, Switzerland, where Michelin Star trained Executive Chef John Patrick de Ruiter and his team welcomes hotel residents and non residents alike for lunch and dinner. We have an a la Carte menu, which features a choice of 5 starters, 4 salads and soups, 6 main courses including fish and vegetarian options, 3 deserts and a Regional cheese board. The Wine Carte features a large number of Swiss Red, White and Rose wines, amongst an interesting International collection. There is also a 3 course menu which changes daily, available for 49 Swiss Francs ($54), with a substantial reduction for Hotel Caprice residents. Whether inside in the charming restaurant, or on the large Terrace with sensational views, you are guaranteed the very best Fine Dining, Gourmet Cuisine.
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate at the restaurant for 7 consecutive nights in June on a half board basis. The food was very impressive indeed. It was high quality, beautifully presented and fresh ingredients were always used. The team are to be congratulated on the consistent high standard, the varying menu and the quality of table service. We were not disappointed on any... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed in Wengen 4 days and we had 2 dinners here. Frankly it would have beaten the No.1 restaurant in TA ranking in Wengen hands down. The chefs produced some world class dishes and the scenery from the restaurant was majestic. We loved the scallop, the French Bouillabaisse, the sturgeon, braised quail and talbot. Well done guys. Keep up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The chef is exceptional, creative, colourful textures and wonderful tastes. We enjoyed everything we ordered. The friendly and professional staff together with the wonderful view all add to the magical experience. We would definitely recommend The Caprice Hotel to anyone.

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Basel, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Restaurant Caprice is part of Hotel Caprice. We were there last weekend with a party of 13, including 7 kids. Before dinner we caught up with the (Dutch) chefs (the kitchen is on the ground floor). Dinner was really, really good, from starter to desert. The desert was the highlight of the dinner. I compliment the chefs for making the... More

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Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

At 55 Swiss Francs for the set menu, this is not cheap and surpasses the guide prices listed here. The starter was very good - beef carpaccio. The main course was fine, but did not quite match the listing - potatoes non existent and simply style over substance. The pudding the simply poor - a cold, dry cut of a... More

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134 reviews 134 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We ate dinner twice in the Caprice restaurant whilst staying for a week in Wengen. The set dinner options were good value with a good balanced variety of food choices. The lamb main course being the highlight. Matched with the wine recommendations the restaurant is an excellent option for an upmarket dinner in Wengen.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We ate at the Caprice Restaurant over Christmas/New Year and were very impressed. The new chef has simplified the menu but made each dish absolutely superb, there is a choice of a fixed price three course menu or à la carte. We chose the fixed 3 courses all of which were beautifully presented and perfectly cooked. We have never before... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We had dinner twice at the Caprice restaurant mainly because we liked it a lot the first night. The food was very good and the service was excellent! Definitely good value for money considering Switzerland is expensive!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We had wanted to try the restaurant during our stay in Wengen in early August. We were not staying at the hotel but in a nearby chalet. Unfortunately the restaurant only serves a set menu and only 5 courses. It caters to meat eaters predominantly. There was a vegetarian option but no fish on the days we were in Wengen... More

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ajnmail, Owner at Caprice Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Juliet_Dubai, Thank you very much for your review of Restaurant Caprice, which gave me a lot of concern. So much so that I have changed the entire Kitchen Team, and I am thrilled to announce that we have 2 new Chefs, the Executive Chef having been Sous Chef at 2 Michelin Star restaurants. Initial response from our clients has... More

Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I guess food quality is relative to expectations, experience and personal palate. But there are basic service requirements that waiters in a restaurant of a well-regarded hotel of a well-regarded Alpine resort should meet: they should dont accuse their guests of not finishing their meal, and they should not refuse to check with the kitchen whether individual changes to the... More

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