Schaffhausen restaurants

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 Schaffhausen


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…
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…
Soup in Schaffhausen


Doing what it says on the tin, this hole-in-the-wall cafe ladles out wholesome homemade soups – from spicy Thai-style numbers to goulash and cream of asparagus – best mopped up with wood-fired bread. It also does ex…
Italian in Schaffhausen


Behind a 1708 rococo facade, the opulent dining rooms of what in medieval times was a guildhall are a tempting setting for carefully prepared Italian cooking. The likes of risotto with porcini mushrooms, pepper-crus…
Cafe in Schaffhausen

Carcajou 18

Bang in the heart of the Altstadt, this hip and healthy cafe has a couple of stools where you can perch to eat soups, salads and sandwiches, tarte flambée and pasta dishes. It does one of the best coffees in town an…
Cafe in Schaffhausen

Café Vordergasse

This art nouveau–style tearoom opens onto an ever-popular, flower-bedecked pavement terrace. Try sandwiches, salads and quiches with a homemade lemonade or smoothie, or head in for a leisurely Sunday brunch (Sfr20 t…
Swiss in Schaffhausen

Bad Osterfingen

Going strong since 1472, this rustic tavern and wine estate pairs hearty local cooking with home-produced wines. Game is on the menu in season. It's situated in Osterfingen, 20km west of Schaffhausen.
Deli in Schaffhausen

Chäs Marili

Cheese, glorious cheese is what you’ll find here, with 120 kinds from Switzerland and France, alongside other goodies for your picnic basket.