Starting as a restaurant where businesspeople come for light, healthy lunches, this award-winning venue morphs by evening into a bar recognised around town for its savvy bartenders and unparalleled choice of cocktai…
Delve into Bern's grungy underground scene at this alternative-arts centre in the Reitschule, a graffiti-covered former riding school built in 1897. It's behind the station, by the railway bridge.
Old stone walls, kitsch-meets-cool chairs and a sun-flooded riverfront terrace ensure that half of Solothurn can be found at this trendy riverside bar in a former warehouse.
This corner bar with a chalkboard tapas menu is a hip spot for cocktails and coffees from morning to night.
In the afternoon street-level tables under Bern's Old Town arcades make a pleasant spot to enjoy cream tea with scones and homemade jam. Come evening the action moves downstairs into the cellar, where you'll find oc…
This Bohemian corner joint remains a beloved Bern institution for its traditional Parisian cafe-bar vibe. Its central location near the tram tracks makes for good people-watching.
Alpin specialises in Swiss wine and has an attached cafe, making it perfect for a try-before-you-buy session.