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Cafe Restaurant de l'Ecluse

Schuesspromenade 14d, Biel 2502, Switzerland
+41 32 322 18 40
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lock” (2 reviews)
“peacocks” (2 reviews)
“stream” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Swiss, International, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Schuesspromenade 14d, Biel 2502, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place is so busy (but in a nice way) because the food is so good and the staff are very friendly. The location is very pretty right next to the Suze and the prettiest park in town, the Elfenau. There is a good choice...More

Thank Pesta1963
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The restaurant is located close to a small stream in an old but renovated mechanic workshop, its interior resembles french bistro style, nicely decorated, chairs are not very comfortable. The atmosphere is very nice, especially when the restaurant is complete, though not very quiet then....More

Thank ReiseReiseCH
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, there was a problem with the heating system for the restaurant on the night of our visit; otherwise, the dining room was a nice setting. I had the Veloute de Choux-fleur and Rable de Lapin Farci - elegant and very nicely done but not...More

Thank fred200099
Reviewed 27 July 2016

In summertime, that's one of my favourite place! The industrial building is next to a lock on the river Suze. It is also among a small but very charming park (the "Elfenau Park"), where you can see a little stream, peacocks and other birds. The...More

Thank Sophie V
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Tasty food with very subtil delicate flavors - simple - but flawless. Wonderful location not far away from the train station but with all the nature surrounding the neighborhood. Great service. Amazing restaurant - highly recommanded !

Thank Michel P
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Just lovely to sit outside and enjoy the healthy food and friendly service, the view on the small park and creek make it a noce spot to go for a sunny lunch

Thank Basjee
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Great food, excellent service ! Athmosphere is very pleasant and the food delicious ! I recommend this place to any meat lover. There are vegetarian option as well !

Thank Liza P
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

This is a friendly dining experience, and if you are looking for somewhere to eat in Biel/Bienne, you could do a lot worse than choose to come here. On a warm evening, it offers al fresco dining under the espaliered trees. It is conveniently located...More

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We have been to this restaurant for our anniversary dinner with my husband. I ordered fresh fish, and got a dish very badly seasoned (too salty) and worst of all the fish was not fresh (I got very sick already the same evening). My husband...More

Thank Magdalena G
Reviewed 3 December 2014

love the home made cordon bleu here.. simple yummy! :) Always busy her but worth it. have not tried the other dishes as I like eating the cordon bleu here.. but will try others one day as they look good too.

Thank swooshmac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schuesspromenade 14d, Biel 2502, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Biel
  • Phone Number: +41 32 322 18 40
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