We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Kaffee and Beer

A nice, small shop with a cafe and bar. Sit outside at the river Aare und look to the old part of... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
via mobile
Best gift shop and cosy coffeeshop in Interlaken

I’ve been shopping at Mad Cow for years!!! Always find cute gifts! The owner, Kim and Marianne are... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
via mobile
Read all 24 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Sep 2018
“Kaffee and Beer”
26 Jun 2018
“Best gift shop and cosy coffeeshop in Interlaken”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Spielmatte 1, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
+41 79 783 44 16
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Interlaken
from US$ 174.35
More Info
from US$ 515.86
More Info
from US$ 487.14
More Info
from US$ 235.88
More Info
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A nice, small shop with a cafe and bar. Sit outside at the river Aare und look to the old part of the city. Away from the highclass Touristik area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 730kathrinh
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been shopping at Mad Cow for years!!! Always find cute gifts! The owner, Kim and Marianne are lovely and helpful. Since they’ve moved the shop is even better cause there is now a coffeeshop integrated into the shop. Wonderful views of the Aare. Can’t...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank B C
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a last minute birthday present and had not been in here for ages so went to see what I could find. What a selection! Quaint shop with lovely little treasures. I ended up buying more for myself than the original present....More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank alpbabe
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Cute little store, right next to a chocolate shop. I had heard that it was a great place to visit (and get crafty) while in Interlaken, and great it was! I had bought a couple charms while in Dublin that I brought in, and after...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Amber J
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Charming, warm, and inviting, the Mad Cow is the perfect place not only for finding souvenirs, but also for creating. I visited with two of my friends, and we had a lovely afternoon of shopping and jewelry-making. What's really great about this shop is that...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This little gift shop in the heart of Interlaken was a fabulous find. Whether you're looking for a gift or some Swiss memorabilia to take home from your travels, this cool shop has it all. They also have beading workshops for the kids so on...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank MykesO
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Saw this on TA and Karen was getting desperate for some gifts so we tracked it down. Very lovely and helpful owner with some interesting clothes, accessories, etc. Filled the bill for what we needed and well worth a visit if you are shopping.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The window was so eye catchy and creative so I had to walk in. I felt like there is a story behind every piece of furniture or product inside this shop. I bought nice little watch (I am not into expensive Swiss watch - I...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Tatiana2580
Reviewed 22 May 2015

what a place with such items to bring a smile to ur face. this place was on our way to the hotel and we happen to just walk in to our delight to see the various upholstery and the home accessories which were very unusual

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank n5khanna
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I just happened into this darling shop while strolling through Interlaken and could not have been more excited with my find. Such wonderful one of a kind items and absolute kindness of the shop owner, Kim. I managed to find great gifts to bring home...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Laralack
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 nearby hotels
Hotel Bernerhof
244 reviews
.05 km away
Hotel Central Continental
245 reviews
.09 km away
Hotel Krebs
453 reviews
.10 km away
Hotel Bellevue
441 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 193 nearby restaurants
Goldener Anker
408 reviews
.20 km away
259 reviews
.21 km away
Cafe de Paris
390 reviews
.17 km away
Ox Restaurant & Grill
236 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 99 nearby attractions
Hohematte Park
156 reviews
.62 km away
Interlaken Tourismus
30 reviews
.38 km away
Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region
24 reviews
.35 km away
15 reviews
.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mad Cow staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines