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Rheinfels

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Swiss, European, Central European, German
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Rhigass 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
+41 52 741 21 44
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Zurich, Switzerland
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280 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Yes, the favorites of this place is fish - fresh fish prepared to your wish. The service was from classic and to perfection. The owner's style is also classic and was well received, at least by us ...

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England, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner next to the river on the dining terrace. Not a wide choice of menu, but good quality. Fresh local caught fish offered and steaks as well. Very relaxed tables and chairs used.. Nothing formal. Too full for dessert but they looked tasty. Beautiful sunset while we dined. Definitely go again.

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Thank Yas46
Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Mother's Day lunch so the place was packed. It was a lovely day and everyone wanted to sit on the terrace. However this did not affect the quality of the food which was excellent. Fresh, beautifully cooked, and presented. This restaurant is known for its fish dishes and did not disappoint.

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Sharon, MA
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294 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Don't judge the Rheinfels by the entrance from the dark, heavy-timbered interior of the hotel filled with creaking floors, taxidermy, and assorted medieval knickknacks -- the outdoor terrace is a lovely setting by the river where you can get some surprisingly good food at reasonable (for Switzerland) prices. We asked for a cheese plate and got a beautifully presented sampling... More 

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Ennetbaden, Switzerland
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very nice balcony/terrasse next to the river Rhein. very good + fresh fish-food. top hotel-restaurant. must-have-seen inside upstairs! historic house under protection with nice furniture, historic decor.

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Thank Rick_5408
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

A must see ... the qeue for the boats are long thats the only bad thing otherwise you must have to memory cards for your camera :)

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Thank Ahmed T
Ahmedabad, India
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326 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Sit by the river, eat nice food and drink good wine. Perfect evening on the rhein. Good menu, they will do something special for you if need be. Fresh catches of river fish.

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Fleming Island, Florida
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123 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

My wife and visited here in early July. We took the train from Schaffhausen, and made the mistake of not getting off at the 2nd stop, but got off at the first, and had a long walk to the falls. The falls are most impressive, and are the most powerful in Europe.It is 492 feet wide and drops 82 feet... More 

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Paris, France
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188 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

I had dinner there recently and it was an enjoyable experience - though pretty pricey. Hotel Rheinfels is a beautiful old house right beside the Rhine. The dining room is small but cozy, and my window table had a nice view over the river. The tenant lady was quite smiling and enquired regularly about the well-being of the guests. On... More 

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Milano
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

We enjoyed a delicious meal in a wonderful romantic setting, right beside the Rhine, with wonderful view. Good local wine ( as the wine in Switzerland is expensive it is always a good idea to ask if they have "vin ouvert" which comes in a carafe or in a bottle.) As a starter we ordered a special Luke warm spinach... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, German
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhigass 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schaffhausen  >  Stein am Rhein
  • Phone Number: +41 52 741 21 44

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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?