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Entrecote Cafe Federal

₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, , European
Baerenplatz 31, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 311 16 24
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“entrecote” (22 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Grill
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Baerenplatz 31, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Just across from the stunning edifice of the Federal Palace, Cafe Federal is a regular for locals and a great place to sample Switzerland's fantastic alpine beef in its purest form, as a famous Bernese tartare. Weather permitting, sit outside to take in the stunning...More

Thank SquareBear205
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Friendly service, but too long waiting. Expensive, but Worth it because of the high quality of the Food and drinks and the Nice and elegant atmosphere! The only negative surprise was that we did have paper napkins.We really enjoyed Our dinner here!

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had good veal and steak and the location is nice in the square and easy to get to. The busy square was nice to people watch and there were people playing chess right near our table. The salad was delicious and the dressing superb.

Thank lak1232015
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We are outside with a fantastic weather close to Palais Federal The ambiance was really nice. My entrecôte was good.

Thank Porly R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a wonderful ambiance. Feels like a high end bistro with nice table ware. Ordered the famous steak with cafe de Paris sauce. The beef steak was. advertised as beef from natura farm, supposedly high end Swiss beef. I was very disappointed. The...More

Thank hfng
Reviewed 14 May 2017

this nice little restaurant close to the bundeshouse where the swiss governement works has a good location. inside and outside seating. everything very clean and cosy. service quick and friendly. aperol sprizz 0,1 chf 10 very good cappuccino chf 5,60 nixt time we will come...More

Thank 13hawaii
Reviewed 6 May 2017

After looking at the internet where we could eat a very good Tartare we choose this restaurant, which is recommended for this dish. The Tartar we ordered was big, but not really good. Meet mixed up with a lot of cucumbers.Taste of too much water....More

Thank meerina
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent, service was great ! Free wifi ! Try the carpaccio, my favorite ! Try a table on the inside, we sat outside for the view but it was 6 Celsius and raining !

Thank amega_1
Reviewed 6 April 2017

In the ceenter of Bern, on Barenplatz, this seems one of the less turistic places to eat. The entrecote with thin fries is recmmendable. Nice terrace. Friendly service, can be slow if busy.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First, the restaurant was terribly hot, we were in sweats just ten minutes after getting there. Second, the service is very slow, it took them ages to bring the salad and even longer to bring the steaks. Even the check took them fifteen minutes. Third...More

Thank Simonyared
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baerenplatz 31, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 311 16 24
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