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Cafe Vordergasse

Vordergasse 79 | 8200 Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
+41 52 625 50 30
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
06:15 - 19:00All hours
Swiss, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Vordergasse 79 | 8200 Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for the most expensive Kaffee und Kuchen ever in Switzerland. The Kuchen was very good but nothing special and the coffee was the same as everywhere. What makes them unique is their ridiculous prices. Stop anywhere else in the city and you...More

Thank Avidhiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Café Vordergasse is one of our favourite lunch spots. Good and straightforward vegetarian fare including quiches, soups and salads. The quinoa and bulgur salads with hummus are fabulous! In case you are not full after your soup you can even ask for a top up!...More

Thank Serafina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of the centre of schaffhausen. A lovely place to sit down, enjoy a drink or lunch. I went with my children and our beagle. There is a good service, very friendly staff and the food is of good quality. I always enjoy...More

Thank asnha
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The friendly boss was fast to recognize I dun speak German and provided an English menu. Was there after breakfast or else would have loved to have my lunch there. Only had coffee and their croissant

Thank Kelvin P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a very cute cafe with friendly staff. The hot chocolate here is rumored to be the best in Schaffhausen, and after having tasted it, I understand why.

Thank simonej799
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The service is very good and the food is delicious! Based on my experience is one of the best places in Schaffhausen to have a good coffee. Now I am not living in Schaffhausen anymore and I really miss the ''ritual'' me and my husband...More

Thank Alina L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely café in the old town of Schaffhausen. Fresh quiche of the day, lovely tea selection, respectable vegetarian menu available. The service is also some of the best in Schaffhausen. Do book ahead, as the place is small (in nicer weather there are more tables...More

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This is such a lovely cafe with great food, cosy atmosphere and very attentive servers. I enjoyed a deliciouse breakfast while listening to old chasons. just a perfect way to start the day...

Thank Travelsmar
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The Menu has lots of variety. We had the mexicain chocolate which was perfect but i personaly loved The nariyal dhood a drink with almond and coco milk mixed safran and indian spices. The staff extreemly nice and friendly.

Thank leszounj
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

No gluten free options but man, what a tea! Excellent & friendly service. Book in advance as it tends to be packed!

Thank Beba b
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2016|
Response from Ladd B | Property representative |
Unfortunately, not really. We use nuts in almost everything. Salads would be fine but most children don't want this. Sorry!
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Matthew H
20 July 2016|
Response from Ladd B | Property representative |
We are open all year long except for Swiss holidays. 1. August we are closed.
11 June 2016|
Response from Leonie N | Reviewed this property |
All the food they serve is vegetarian. So they serve humus pita, salads, spinach-, cheese-, tomatoquiche, soups and so on. They also have plenty different cakes and sweet food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
06:15 - 19:00
06:15 - 19:00
06:15 - 19:00
06:15 - 19:00
06:15 - 19:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vordergasse 79 | 8200 Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schaffhausen  >  Schaffhausen
  • Phone Number: +41 52 625 50 30
Lovely, traditional café located in the Old Town. Since 1968, this family-run business not only offers a large range of different coffees, teas, homemade cakes and pastries, but also vegetarian dishes for lunch. A place to linger with a large choice of newspapers and magazines.
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