Restaurants

Gastronomy in Appenzell

Romantik Hotel Säntis

Romantik Hotel Säntis' 1st-floor restaurant is Appenzell's top table. Crisp white tablecloths, beautiful carved pine and views across Landsgemeindeplatz through the frilly curtains await. The ambience is formal and …
Gastronomy in St Gallen

Einstein Gourmet

Sebastian Zier and Moses Ceylan head up this Michelin-starred restaurant, elevating French cuisine with outstanding ingredients, originality and presentation panache. Courses are listed in the modern, ingredient-dri…
Swiss in Schaffhausen

Wirtschaft Zum Frieden

Locals have been eating, drinking and making merry at this wood-panelled inn since 1445. It's still an incredibly cosy choice today, with a tiled oven, cheek-by-jowl tables and old black-and-white photos. Come in fo…
Swiss in St Gallen

Bäumli

Creaking with 500 years of personality, this late-medieval wine tavern houses a wood-panelled, candlelit restaurant that showcases all the typical Erststock-Beizli (1st-floor tavern) specialities, from bratwurst wit…
Swiss in Schaffhausen

D'Chuchi

Petite and cosy, with exposed brick, soft lighting and banquette seating, D'Chuchi has just a handful of tables – so book ahead. The chef prides himself on using regional, seasonal ingredients, and there's a succinc…
International in St Gallen

Candela

Floor-to-ceiling windows, slick, monochrome decor and a ceiling funkily lit like a night sky set the scene for market-fresh, season-driven cuisine at Candela. The chef's belief in local sourcing shines in creative d…
Swiss in Stein am Rhein

Burg Hohenklingen

For a dollop of medieval atmosphere, you can’t beat this 12th-century hilltop fortress with cracking views over the rooftops of Stein am Rhein. Tuck into Swiss classics such as beef braised in Pinot noir or local tr…
Swiss in Schaffhausen

Gasthaus zum Adler

Home to famous local painter Tobias Stimmer in the 16th century, the Adler has been doing a roaring trade as an inn for the past three centuries. The menu keeps things traditional and regional, with a nod to seasona…
International in St Gallen

Wirtschaft Zur Alten Post

Things are a little ritzy at this upmarket but historical Beizl (tavern), where St Gallen specialities like fat veal sausages with rösti are complemented by more original creations such as baby monkfish with warm ve…
International in Rheinfall

Schlössli Worth

Schlössli Worth, on the north bank of the Rheinfall waterfall, harbours a lounge-style restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows affording magical views of the falls, which are strikingly illuminated after dark. Mark…