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Comercialstrasse 23, Chur 7000, Switzerland
+41 81 253 75 06
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This is a unique bar. It is designed by H.R.Giger, an artist who has created for example creatures of the Alien movies. The bar has Alien atmosphere and lot of artistic details. Giger bar is a cocktail bar (yes, there is a drink called Alien). Location in the City West is not the best one Bus lines 6 and 1... More 

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Lesmahagow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was strange! It looks amazing, the giger stuff is so detailed and shiny but the location is not what you expect. It's quite small, very bright and in what looks like an industrial estate, no wonder it took me ages to find, not what I was looking for. Didn't eat here as saw no one around and no menus... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Had to make this a destination while in Chur. It's true; while you expect more of a dark cave-like atmosphere, it is not so, due to the glass walls letting in plenty of sunshine on a nice day. It is also in a very unexpected location, and is a very small place. Took a bus out to town and found... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2012

This is a unique and wonderful place, entirely designed by H R Giger. The attention to detail is incredible, from the floor to the lamps to the chairs. What I found disappointing is that I imagined it to be very dark and underground, whereas it is very much a daytime place (only open 8 am to 8 pm!), very bright... More 

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Domat/Ems, Switzerland
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Swiss surrealist H. R. Giger, creator of the terrifying life forms and their otherworldly environment in the film ALIEN, (Oscar winner 1980) is the brains behind this must see bar. It is situated in a hard to find location, but fr those who ,loved' Alien, you have to go have a drink in this incredibly decorated bar! Way cool.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2009

If you're an HR Giger fan the trip to Gruyeres is well worth it. Personally I went for the scenery moreso than than the service so while it wasn't great, it was fine for what I wanted.

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Reviewed 26 December 2007

really bad service.

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Reviewed 21 December 2007

very cool bar with interior design from H.R. Giger, the designer of Alien, who's native from chur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Comercialstrasse 23, Chur 7000, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Graubunden  >  Chur
  • Phone Number: +41 81 253 75 06

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