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Restaurant Baren

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German, Swiss, European, Central European
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Seestrasse 2, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
+41 (0) 33 822 75 26
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted traditional Swiss food,Restaurant Baren was recommended by a local.It had a lovely atmosphere. The staff were very welcoming. My husband and I had the cheese and mushroom fondue. It was lovely. It was great eating where local people where eating.

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Thank chris c
Wellington, New Zealand
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

First of all, this restaurant is easy to find from the Interlaken West Train Station. You just go left down Bahnhofstrasse - cross the river and walk three blocks and it is right in front of you on the left hand side of the street. Next the inside was cozy and lovely. All wood, roses on every table, very comfortable... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I loved the quiet outdoor seating area and the delicious Swiss food. A unique experience that I would love to repeat sometime. A little pricy, but then, so is everything else in Interlaken :)

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annapolis, MD
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We liked this place so much we went back twice during a 4 night stay in Interlaken. Great rosti and delicious (and tender) pork schnitzel. Good and friendly service in an establishment that's several hundred years old, acc'd to at least one of our guidebooks.

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Thank eastporter
SFO
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213 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

It was their sign advertising "local food only, no pizzas" that drew us in. The food wasn't bad, but compared to other restaurants in Switzerland (which there are not a lot in the first place) serving the same stuff for the same prices, this place is a notch below. Not bad, just highly underwhelming, which is what I would say... More 

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Riverside, California
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Our traveling group spend a wonderful dinner evening at Baren in Wengen. The service was excellent and the food was special. We had a nice selection of Switzerland wines to choose from and each course was well prepared to everyone's liking. The room is beautiful as well. A fun evening!

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Thank craig b
south australia
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to come here by our hotel as it was a typical Swiss restaurant. We ordered, and drinks took a while to come. I did notice that the owner/manager served all the locals promptly, and then sat down and smoked and chatted with them. They seem to have some disdain to tourists, this has been noted in previous... More 

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Thank julesone
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Adorable setting, but thoroughly average food. I had a simple Rosti with vegetables, but it was easy to tell that the vegetables were from a frozen-food bag. Service was adequate. The only factor between a 2- and a 3-star rating was the setting.

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Thank Malbee03
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Charming place just down the street from Beausite hotel. Ordered mushroom fondue and a local beer. Waitress was very nice and recognized us a few days later walking

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Thank MmeSquirrel
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Very attentive staff. Tasty food and good size portions. Lunch was worth it !! Restaurant is not in a region so close to the tourist center and is frequented by locals, which is always a good thing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
German, Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seestrasse 2, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bernese Oberland  >  Interlaken  >  Unterseen
  • Phone Number: +41 (0) 33 822 75 26

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?