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Bains des Dames

$$ - $$$
European, Swiss, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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quai Louis Perrier 1, Neuchatel 2000, Switzerland
+41 32 721 26 55
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Zug, Switzerland
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We went there on a Sunday morning for the brunch. The food is good and there is enough too eat in the plate ; nevertheless brunch are often huge portion ; not the case here. We regret that only one drink (coffee or teat or juice or...) is included. Furthermore, our drinks were served directly so once the food got... More 

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Thank Fuppsala
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Rather than staying in the city center I can only recommend the short walk to this cute and cosy terrace restaurant. Nice food and great feeling of being on holiday

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Thank Gabegourmet
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Just loved the Bains des Dames- where women used to bathe away from public gaze in the 19C. Totally open on to the lake, with several terrasses and just minutes away from the town centre- it is a truly wonderful spot. Service was friendly and efficient with a smile. Three of us had the menu of the day, very reasonable... More 

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Thank Odile C
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

I wanted to experience the Swiss fodue in Switzerland and the Bains des Dames in Neuchatel was recommended as the true epitome of this meal. I went with 2 friends and they explained the intricacies of the Swiss Fondue. The wait staff were elegant and graceful, with English that is better than mine. The cheeses were from Neuchatel, the wine,... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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177 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this restaurant for a lunch with friends during a cold and wet winter day. The lake had huge waves crashing just outside, sometimes even up on the window. We enjoyed the cosy atmosphere of the candles and (fake) sheep skins on the chairs. The cheese fondue and the open fire really warmed us up. The carte is limited to... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Cosy place by the lake, good service by a gentle waiter who receives his customer with a kind smile. When the weather is good, this place is a must. The food was excellent and tasty. We paid around 150 chf for 4 people, good value for money. Definitely a place to recommend!

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Thank APaezM
London
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

This historic "ladies bathing/changing room" was converted into an spectacular restaurant over the lake. Quirky and worn but it's part of the charm and a la Carte menu provide a perfect setting on the lake but book early ...it's only open circa may to September and gets booked well in advance

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Thank LynneandSam
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Great place to have a drink (or two) and a nice diner. The service is present and active. The food is good and the weekly menu is always a good surprise. I recommend the cold cut platter to share with some drinks.

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Thank Romain B
Durham, UK
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014

I'm starting my visit from probably the most challenging time of year for this restaurant - a cold and wet December night. From the land side there's an exterior that looks a little grim, it's next to the tram line and a busy road. However look at the pictures in the summer - an outside eating area that is almost... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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108 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

The special thing here is raw meat! If you like it... perfect. If not, go for the Burger. The staff is friendly and funny. The view over the lake is perfect.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $91
Cuisine
European, Swiss, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai Louis Perrier 1, Neuchatel 2000, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Neuchatel  >  Neuchatel
  • Phone Number: +41 32 721 26 55

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?