Mittelland restaurants

Top Choice Swiss in Bern

Terrasse & Casa

Dubbed ‘Bern’s Riviera’, this twinset of eateries enjoys a blissful Aare-side setting. Terrasse is a glass shoebox with wooden decking over the water, sunloungers overlooking a weir (illuminated at night) and comfy …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Bern


Fine dining takes place beneath vaulted frescoed arches at Bern’s ornate former granary, now a stunning cellar restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. Beautiful people sip cocktails alongside historic stained-glas…
Top Choice Swiss in Emmental

Landgasthof Sommerhaus

At this country-style farmhouse just outside Burgdorf, hearty Swiss meat-and-potatoes staples (including wild game in season) are accompanied by locally grown vegetables. It's especially appealing in warm weather, w…
Top Choice Italian in Solothurn

Cantinetta Bindella

This refined Italian eatery attracts a devoted crowd with its candlelit interior and leafy walled garden where linen tablecloths spread beneath the trees. The menu embraces all things Tuscan.
Top Choice Ramen in Bern


Authentic Japanese ramen with a European twist in funky surrounds. Cheap and tasty – what more could you ask for?
Swiss in Bern

Altes Tramdepot

At this cavernous microbrewery, Swiss specialities compete against wok-cooked stir-fries for your affection, and the microbrews go down a treat – sample three different varieties for Sfr10.90, four for Sfr14.60, or …
European in Bern


This homely restaurant in the Old Town has convivial staff serving a well-executed menu of standard European fare: meat, fish, pasta. Dinner set menus are great value for money.
Asian in Bern

Fugu Nydegg

If it’s Bangkok-style pad thai, Japanese noodles or Thai fish you’re craving, then Fugu will hit the spot. Choose between the crisp, cool interior or the seating out front.
Swiss in Bern

Cinématte Restaurant

This chic eatery with a delightful wooden deck overlooking the Aare serves an ever-changing menu of Swiss specialities.
European in Bern

Restaurant Rosengarten

Panoramically perched on a hilltop adjacent to Bern's rose garden, this restaurant is nicest in warm weather, when you can enjoy the terrace seating. From grilled Provençal-style pork cutlets to marinated lamb with …