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Des Bains

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European
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Ryf 35, Murten 3280, Switzerland
+41 26 670 23 38
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Burlington, Canada
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260 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We stopped here for lunch simply because of the nice ambiance on their terrace as we went by on the water side as we were on a walking tour of Murten. We had a couple of glasses of local wine, a salad and a kind of flatbread pizza. All were pretty good but just that; nothing really special.

Thank DrillerBurlington
Territoire de Belfort, France
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Nothing special fish, no love at all in the food, I consider that to pay CHF39 for a main dish fish means it has to be very special, which was unfortunately very far from what we experienced. We even had to pay for the tap water.

Thank StephanBern
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

Perfect place to go for a dinner. Very good food, friendly staff. Breathtaking view during sunset. Highly recommend.

Thank terezka139
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015

The restaurant is well located and has direct access to the lake (has a marina). The main restaurant sits above the "snacks restaurant" so there's another menu down there. If you want a nice spot close to the lake, book ahead. Good food, perhaps a little more changes in the menu won't do bad.

Thank Alexandre W
Murten, Switzerland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2015

The place is really nice next to the lake with big terrace & a small playground for children, a super nice place for summer. However, the card remains the same over the years. I found that a little bit boring. Parking places are quite limited. Reservation is recommended.

Thank 979Kris979
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

We live in Geneva and wanted to visit Murten for lunch and to explore the old town. We researched several restaurants and decided to reserve a table at Des Bains. We enjoyed the location (on the lake), and the service and food were very good. They spoke good english and had a table waiting for us right near the window.... More 

Thank J G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, European, Central European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ryf 35, Murten 3280, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  Murten
  • Phone Number: +41 26 670 23 38

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