I have put together this complete guide of Where To Eat In Lauterbrunnen which includes the 10 Best Lauterbrunnen Restaurants and Cafes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks!
When staying in Lauterbrunnen, there is a wide selection of cafes and restaurants offering a choice of different style cuisines for everyone’s tastebuds.
Lauterbrunnen is by far my favorite destination in Switzerland! Lauterbrunnen is the gateway to the Jungfrau Region and it is also referred to as The Valley Of 72 Waterfalls.
This Lauterbrunnen Restaurants Guide will help you narrow down your choices and explore what restaurants in Lauterbrunnen have to offer, hopefully to make your decisions easier.
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LAUTERBRUNNEN RESTAURANTS OVERVIEW
See below for an overview of the 10 Best Lauterbrunnen Restaurants that you will find in this guide:
- Airtime Cafe
- Hotel Oberland Restaurant
- Hotel Hornerpub
- Mary’s Cafe
- Restaurant Schützen
- Bäckerei Von Allmen
- Restaurant Caprice
- Swiss Restaurant Weidstuebli
- Silberhorn Restaurant
There are many great Lauterbrunnen restaurants and cafes to try, each offering local, fresh cuisine.
It can be overwhelming trying to decide on a place to fuel your human engine, and I hope this where to eat in Lauterbrunnen post helps make your choices a little easier!
So without further ado, here is a complete guide of the 10 Best Lauterbrunnen Restaurants!
#1 AIRTIME CAFÉ
Set right in the heart of Lauterbrunnen, this European style café is highly rated as one of the best Lauterbrunnen restaurants. The perfect place to stop when looking to have lunch, coffees and light bites.
Airtime Lauterbrunnen is warm and friendly and has comfortable seating areas for you to relax and enjoy the free Wifi on offer while enjoying the lovely menu on offer.
Catering to vegetarians, vegans and any following a gluten free diet, this Lauterbrunnen Restaurant has a selection to suit everyone from sandwiches, pasta, pies and soups and a vast drinks menu of hot chocolates, coffees, mulled wines and cocktails.
Open daily from 9 am – 6 pm.
Cafe Airtime – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#2 HOTEL OBERLAND RESTAURANT
Located in the centre of the village, this Lauterbrunnen restaurant within the Hotel Oberland offers traditional European cuisine. With an outdoor garden space for dining in the summer months they also offer a range of drinks from smoothies to fine wines.
The extensive menu offers soups, salads, pizzas, pasta, meat and fish dishes and traditional Swiss dishes of fondues and röstis.
They also have an extensive dessert menu ranging from ice cream to their highly-rated chocolate cake, this is one of the most delicious Lauterbrunnen restaurants.
Open daily from 11.30 am – 8 pm.
Hotel Oberland – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#3 HOTEL HORNERPUB
This traditional Swiss pub located right in the centre of Lauterbrunnen is a perfect stop at any time of the day when looking for where to eat in Lauterbrunnen.
This cosy wood filled pub not only has a wide selection of local beers on offer but the menu also offers a high quality of choices from a traditionally Swiss menu. Don’t miss Hotel Hornerpub on your list of Lauterbrunnen restaurants to try!
Open daily from 9 am – 12.30 am.
Hornerpub – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#4 MARY’S CAFÉ
Set on-piste just above Lauterbrunnen in Wengen Village, this is one of the top Lauterbrunnen restaurants to check out whilst out exploring the slopes on your skis or board. Mary’s Cafe is also accessible from the hiking trails.
This cute Lauterbrunnen café serves breakfast and lunch as well as a range of hot and cold drinks as well as beer and wine. The menu offers traditional Swiss meals all set around a cosy open fire set against the beautiful backdrop of the Alps.
Open daily from 9 am – 5.30 pm.
#5 RESTAURANT SULWALD-STÜBLI
Set in the mountains between Lauterbrunnen and Wengen and accessible by road and footpath, Sulwald-Stübli restaurant in Lauterbrunnen boasts stunning views of the valley and the mountains.
The traditional wooden décor presents a beautiful Swiss chalet vibe and the menu caters to vegetarians offering a range of soups and traditional Swiss meals. This is a great little place to check out when searching for the best Lauterbrunnen restaurants.
Open daily from 8 am – 12 am.
Sulwald-Stübli – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#6 RESTAURANT SCHÜTZEN
Serving traditional Swiss meals from rösti to fondue, this minimalist style restaurant is a nice stop when looking for tasty Lauterbrunnen restaurants.
The staff are friendly and welcoming and all diets are catered for with choice for all. With a selection of local beers also on offer, this is one of the best Lauterbrunnen restaurants for families looking for somewhere that caters for the whole family.
Restaurant Shützen – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#7 BÄCKEREI VON ALLMEN
Situated right across from the train station, this is one of the top favorite Lauterbrunnen restaurants when looking for something quick and inexpensive.
With a selection of bread, pastries and light bites on offer this is a great stop for breakfast or brunch when looking for where to eat in Lauterbrunnen. Bäckerei Von Allmen offers fresh products daily as well as freshly brewed coffee.
Open daily from 7 am – 7 pm.
Bäckerei Von Allmen – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#8 RESTAURANT CAPRICE
Offering a panoramic view of the mountains and outdoor seating in the summer months, this gorgeous restaurant in Lauterbrunnen is set just outside in Wengen. It’s worth the 11 minute train ride to experience all this Lauterbrunnen restaurant has to offer.
With a delightful, well thought out menu catering for all dietary requirements, you can expect traditional cooking presented and served to the highest standard.
Open daily for Breakfast 7.30 am – 10 am, Lunch 12 pm – 2.30 pm, Dinner 6.30 pm – 9 pm (last orders).
Restaurant Caprice – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#9 SWISS RESTAURANT WEIDSTÜBLI
This highly rated restaurant offers traditional Swiss cuisine. Set close to Staubbach Falls, this is one of the best Lauterbrunnen restaurants that is warm and friendly with an old-style Swiss feel.
Offering generous portions, the menu caters for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets and has choices including fondue, steaks and pizzas.
This is the perfect place to stop whilst hiking in around the falls and a great place to check out when looking for where to eat in Lauterbrunnen.
Weidstübli – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
#10 SILBERHORN RESTAURANT
Set in Wengen village, this restaurant Lauterbrunnen offers traditional Swiss cuisine set with the beautiful backdrop of the Alps.
From stone-baked pizzas to fondue, the menu offers a range of choices for all and caters for vegetarian and gluten-free diets.
This is one of the best Lauterbrunnen restaurants to stop for a meal when looking for where to eat in Lauterbrunnen.
Open daily from 8 am – 10 pm.
Hotel Silberhorn – Lauterbrunnen Restaurants
WHERE TO STAY IN LAUTERBRUNNEN
The majority of people visiting Lauterbrunnen choose to stay in Interlaken, a small city located just twenty minutes drive or twenty minutes on the train from Lauterbrunnen.
Lauterbrunnen has hundreds of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of my personal favorite places to stay in Lauterbrunnen to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations in Lauterbrunnen and Interlaken that I personally recommend:
This 5-star hotel is centrally located in between two beautiful lakes in the picturesque town of Interlaken. Victoria Jungfrau Hotel features a spa, swimming pool, sauna and steam room. The spacious rooms have elegant interiors and marble bathrooms, boasting views of the snowcapped mountains in the Jungfrau region. Wifi is free and breakfast is included.
Mid Range: Hotel Interlaken
Hotel Interlaken is where I based myself for one-night because it is conveniently located just five minutes’ walk from Interlaken East Train Station and a twenty-minute train ride to Lauterbrunnen Valley. Hotel Interlaken is the perfect accommodation for couples, families, solo travelers and friends. Featuring large rooms, mountain views and a delicious buffet breakfast.
Budget: Lauterbrunnen Valley Hostel
If you are travelling solo the Valley Hostel is your best option for cheap accommodation. Located in the heart of Lauterbrunnen Valley. This hostel is walking distance to nearby waterfalls, retail shops, restaurants and the main train station. Valley Hostel offers dorms and private rooms for every sort of traveller!
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THINGS TO DO IN LAUTERBRUNNEN
I have visited Lauterbrunnen on two separate occasions, once in winter and the other in summer. I recommend spending around 2-3 days in Lauterbrunnen to make the most out of your visit.
Lauterbrunnen Switzerland is so insanely beautiful that you’ll feel like you are standing in a real-life postcard!
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BEST TIME TO VISIT LAUTERBRUNNEN
The best time to visit Lauterbrunnen depends on what you plan to do. If you are planning on cycling or hiking in Lauterbrunnen, then you’ll want to time your visit during summer.
I personally prefer the spring and summer months in Switzerland which is April through to September when temperatures are warm and the landscapes are vividly green.
If you don’t mind the cold, visiting Lauterbrunnen in winter between December and March is absolutely magical because the mountains are completely covered in glistening white snow. Visiting Lauterbrunnen in winter also means you can go skiing in the Swiss Alps.
HOW TO GET TO LAUTERBRUNNEN
There are many transportation options available when searching for how to get to Lauterbrunnen and it all depends on where you are traveling from within Switzerland.
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When planning a trip to Switzerland, one of the best and most popular ways to get around the country is by using the all-in-one Swiss Travel Pass which includes the majority of trains, buses and boats throughout the whole of Switzerland.
Once you have purchased the Swiss Travel Pass online, you’ll receive an email with your tickets that you will have to print and keep with you at all times.
I also recommend downloading the SBB Mobile app from the App Store. You can use this app to check all train, bus and boat timetables in Switzerland when you’re on the move.
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WHAT TO PACK FOR LAUTERBRUNNEN
Everyday Backpack: One of the best backpacks on the market! The Nomatic 20L Backpack is perfect for on the go adventures. Featuring multiple storage spaces for valuables, drink bottles, chargers, notebooks and more. This sleek backpack was designed for you.
Universal Power Adapter: Don’t leave home without one! I highly recommend getting this Universal Power Adapter so that you are able to charge all of your electronics when you’re on the road. Compatible in Asia, UK, Europe, Africa, USA, SA and Australia.
Hidden Money Belt: I never go on a trip without one! The best thing is they are always out of sight, hidden beneath your clothing. With RFID blocking, they are perfectly designed to keep your credit cards, cash and other valuables safe when you’re out adventuring!
Waterproof Phone Case: A waterproof phone case is a must-have item! This universal case will keep your phone safe from water damage, sand and scratches during your adventures. Suitable for all smartphone models.
Portable Charger: One of the best portable chargers on the market! The Anker Power Bank keeps your phone and accessories charged on those longer adventures. Featuring 2 USB charging ports, rechargeable battery, works with iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Oppo and Android.
Microfibre Travel Towel: To pack a towel or not to pack a towel? A standard bathroom towel can take up a lot of space in your travel bag. Get your hands on a quick-dry Microfibre Travel Towel which is perfect for the beach, backpacking, camping and general traveling.
Rain Jacket: A light-weight rain jacket is an absolute must when traveling! North Face waterproof rain jackets come in both men and women sizes, featuring a breathable mesh lining and adjustable hood that can be tucked away inside the collar.
Kindle: The best alternative for books! Kindle e-readers are perfect for long haul flights, reading on the beach or a quiet evening away from the bars. Kindle’s are waterproof with rechargeable batteries and adjustable light settings to suit indoor/outdoor conditions.
Packing Cubes: My favorite item in my backpack! Perfect for organizing your shirts, pants, jackets, socks, underwear and more. This 5 Set Packing Cubes makes packing easier and more efficient, adding extra space in your bag for your next trip.
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MY CAMERA GEAR
Everyday Camera: The most affordable mirrorless camera on the market! I personally use the Sony A7ii Mirrorless Camera on all of my adventures. It’s compact, lightweight and super easy to use for all levels of photography. A 28-70mm Sony lens is also included.
Drone Camera: Take your photography to new heights! The DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone is at the top of the game when it comes to high-quality images and video, easy to control functions and traveler-friendly capabilities. I guarantee you won’t regret purchasing one.
GoPro Hero 8: One of the most popular cameras on the planet! I love using the GoPro Hero 8 for all of my underwater shots and fast-paced adventures. The GoPro Hero 8 captures the best moments with its wide range of functions that are very simple to use!
Camera Bag: My favorite camera bag I have ever owned! The Lowepro Protactic 450 AW II Camera Bag features a waterproof rain cover, drink bottle holder, padded compartments for cameras, drones, lenses, accessories and it also has a laptop pocket.
Selfie Stick: Everyone loves a good selfie, right!? The Sandmarc Metal Edition Selfie Stick is sleek, stylish and can extend to 1.2m. I find it much easier to take photos and videos with the GoPro when it is mounted to the Sandmarc Selfie Stick!
Camera Tripod: The Joby GorillaPod is suitable for all cameras. This tripod is easy to use and perfect for setting up a time-lapse video or even using it as a selfie stick. The legs are flexible so you can wrap it around a tree or a pole to get creative with your shot.
GoPro Dome: Have you ever wanted to capture those under/over water shots with the GoPro? This epic underwater GoPro dome housing is the best camera accessory to have to create the perfect 50/50 shot. I use mine every time I am in the ocean!
Memory Card: The best thing about SanDisk Extreme Pro is that it delivers maximum speed for images and videos. Having 64GB of storage means that you can store hundreds of files on this SD card for 2-3 days and not have to worry about running out of space.
External Hard Drive: As a photographer, my images and video files take up a lot of space on my MacBook so I use the WD Elements External Hard Drive to store everything. With 4TB worth of storage space, this is more than enough for 1 years worth of content.
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