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Laendte 38, Buren an der Aare 3294, Switzerland
+41 32 351 03 03
10:00 - 00:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 00:30
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

There are around 3 starters and 4 mains to choose from. I ordered the only vegetarian item on the menu (a starter) which I was told would be too small for a main. I said that I am a vegetarian, the waitress replied that the chef hates vegetarians (quote) and so yes, this would be my only option. The amouse-bouche... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

By coincidence we discovered this place just beside the river Aare. Beautiful place to sit outside, no traffic noise and view over the river. We enjoyed a real Italian espresso and marvelous Italian sweets. My be the only disappointing point was, that we got the espresso and the sweets came about 5 minutes later. Well the coffee was so lovely... More 

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

what makes a restaurant take a full note? 1- ambiance: old "stone-wood" building with perfect lighting and decorations 2- wonderful food: we had the full 4 course meal, the anti-pasti were of the best Italian Entrée I ever had! The quality and presentation of the other courses were equally good with a fine wine list! 3- service: the staff were... More 

Thank Farah D
Mary Esther, Florida
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

One of a kind experience, again and again. Never before on many trips to Italy and other countries we enjoyed such tasty and elaborated antipasti. Followed by a light creamy herb soup with spicy shrimps, spaghetti with local truffles, risotto, veal and pork in a sumphony. All thatcrowned by an all time best plum cake escorted by its own sorbet.... More 

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Seegraeben, Switzerland
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

Typical Italian food served in a special way!!! Best staff we ever had!! Perfect location...see you next time

1 Thank Marcel B
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286 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Located in an old grain storage house on the pier of the river Aare in the old town of Büren a Aare (not Biel, as listed, but near Biel!!). Beautifully renovated modern restaurant in the old walls. Great food, great wines and great service. Expensive, as all good stuff in Switzerland, but the multi-course Italian style meal is worth it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$72 - US$287
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laendte 38, Buren an der Aare 3294, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Buren an der Aare
  • Phone Number: +41 32 351 03 03

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?