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Culinary highlights with a stunning backdrop Restaurant Rosengarten overlooks Bern’s historical centre and impresses with seasonal creations combining traditional Swiss cuisine with Mediterranean influences. The classic cheese fondue on the terrace, featuring an autumn or winter panorama, is an unmissable treat for all foodies. The beautiful Restaurant Rosengarten, located on the higher ground of the Rosengarten park, offers stunning views over the scenic old town of Bern and the Aareschlaufe. For owners and long-time friends Fritz Riesen and Fabian Schüttel, a dream came true after they successfully competed against many interested applicants and were able to take over the restaurant in 2004.
rich breakfasts and snacks to multi-course menus for lunch and dinner. The kitchen team takes the season and current market offering into account with a focus on regional and seasonal produce. Schüttel adds: “Almost all our ingredients come from suppliers who are close to nature and work in alignment with animal welfare in the Bern region.”
“Fritz Riesen is responsible for the service and my domain is the kitchen and marketing. We complement each other well and are a solid team,” says Fabian Schüttel. “Under our leadership, the restaurant has turned into a popular spot in Bern.”
Guests from far and wide come to Restaurant Rosengarten, where one can find business people, athletes, tourists and families alike − all enjoying the food. For the little ones, the playground closeby is a highlight in itself.
Restaurant Rosengarten offers creative culinary art for any time of the day, from
The interior design emphasises the homely yet professional atmosphere: “Pure time-
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less architecture meets modern interiors,” explains Schüttel. “During autumn and winter, the open fire is very comforting and the fondue terrace with the sheepskins and wooden benches gives a cosy vibe.” Of course, the restaurant is also the perfect location for special occasions. Whether it is a wedding, corporate or family event, the team ensures an individual touch throughout. It is obvious that there is a great passion for excellent hospitality at Restaurant Rosengarten. If you are looking for affordable culinary highlights in a tasteful atmosphere, with wonderful views thrown into the mix, you have found your ideal location. Be it with the fragrance of the blossoming roses in summer or the delicious cheese scent during the colder fondue season, one thing is certain: Restaurant Rosengarten is always a great place at which to unwind and indulge in a tasty meal.
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