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lunch on lake brienz

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lunch on lake brienz

Hello Local Experts,

We had hoped to have lunch at the Grand Hotel in Giessbach either on 2 or 3 April (we are doing the lake cruise). Unfortunately, their web site says the hotel won't be open yet. Is it still worth it to hop off the boat to see the area?

Also please can you suggest somewhere else that is open that would be nice for lunch.

Thank you for the help.

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1. Re: lunch on lake brienz

That would be a matter of style of dining. On the lake, you can have lunch on board the ferry. Or, in Brienz, there are 2 or 3 restaurants where one can view the Lake, or even in Interlaken. On a higher ground, one can eat at Harder Kulm.

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2. Re: lunch on lake brienz

If the Hotel is not open then I would stay on the boat. The hotel also owns the funicular and probably maintains the footpaths up through the falls but that said the boat is scheduled to stop there so the footpaths would probably be open.

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3. Re: lunch on lake brienz

The weather would obviously play a great part in all of this. Early April may bring foul weather. In the mountains they will still be skiing so snow is a possibility. Also be sure to check the schedule. In April there are only four sailings per day.

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4. Re: lunch on lake brienz

I too would stay on the boat. Other than the hotel and the walk up to it there is nothing there at the landing stage. I sat for an hour last August waiting for the boat, nothing, not even a loo or an ice cream

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5. Re: lunch on lake brienz

Thank you everyone.

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