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Zimmermania

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French, Seafood, Swiss, European, Central European
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Brunngasse 19 | 3011 Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 311 15 42
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
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Switzerland
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Zimmermania is an archetype-ish bernese neighbourhood restaurant with good traditional food with some tasty surprises, nice staff and returning talkative guests, which is a good sign. The tarte au citron is not only creatively designed but also delicious!

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Thank ReiseReiseCH
Ladera Ranch, California
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489 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The restaurant is in the old city but away from the main restaurant area down a small side street. It serves Swiss food. They do not have a menu in English but our server spoke English well enough. I ordered the onion soup which was very good! It was not heavy even though it had a bread and cheese crust... More 

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Thank Heather M
Bauru, SP
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Cosy enviroment, friendly staff, good food (I had the entrecote and the wienerschinitzel). For dessert I had a panna cota wich was delicious. Only downside of the place was a lack of an English menu (French and German only). Prices were on the same range as all the other restaurants I've visited in Switzerland (a little more expensive than other... More 

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Thank Fernando Z
Kata Beach, Thailand
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Nice table setting with linens, a place for quick business lunches or for maximum 4-6 people. Varied menu at above average prices. Food was good, service not so pleasant. Hidden location in the old town, not so easy to find.

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1 Thank Santoriniphuket
Bern, Switzerland
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The strangest thing was the weird atmosphere in the 2 rooms. We couldn't quite decide whether it was like a canteen or just some carelessly furnished place. The food was ok but certainly nothing to write home about, the meat could have been anything, the Swiss wine rather bland and non-descript. It is not that this place is outright bad... More 

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1 Thank B W
Bern, Switzerland
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I have eaten a lot here in the past, it WAS good, but slowly things began to change as the old man was no longer able to run the place. He served food that was worth dying for, now, I prefer to reminisce on the memory of the old man`s efforts.

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1 Thank Geoffrey D
London, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants I have experienced in Bern. I'm surprised not to see it more highly rated . This is fine dining of a standard that would be appreciated in any leading city of the world . I recommend it

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Thank Paul C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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149 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Apart from its location in the old part of Bern there is nothing that stands out and makes me want to strongly recommend this restaurant. One disappointment was that my clothes smelled of cooking oil after the visit, not something one would expect after eating in a fairly expensive restaurant. The portions were generous.

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Thank GaviotaGull
Bern Mittelland District, Switzerland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Nice location , good service. But a very average quality of food. The price is about 30% to expensive for what they served. I won't Recommended this restaurant to anyone of my friends or clients.

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Sliema
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Located on a back street! The perfict place to discover! Try Rösti with veal meat or an egg! Feel the old town

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 56
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brunngasse 19 | 3011 Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 311 15 42

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?