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Bar
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“An old gym turned into one of my favourite locations in Bern. You can go there for lunch or dinner in their court, then stay and have drinks while the place turns into a club - or visit one of their many live events and discover the artists and cultural happenings in the other parts of the building surrounding the cozy and relaxed court”
  • 32 locals recommend
Swiss Restaurant
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“If you are looking for swiss food this is a great place with a casual atmosphere. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“ [ Deutsch] Spanisch angehauchte Café-Bar mit Tapas & nettem Aussenbereich. [English] Spanish tapas bar & café with nice outdoor seatings.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Experience one of the historic centre's basements. Their cocktails are top-notch.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Fantastic vegetarian buffet. Great any time of day. Find a seat, fill your plate according to your level of hunger, then pay by weight at the bar.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“A nice bar to hangout and chat. Along with regular drinks, this bar has a huge whiskey menu”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian food, tasteful and at normal prices for Bern. Among their highlights: homemade pasta, fresh seafood, Piadine and other specialties from Italian regions. Nice tables outside on Bern main square.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“A café bar with a street terrace on the ground floor, a club with trendy music on the lower floor.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Very cute little bar/café, local hangout. At the Creperie Le Carrousel next door you will get the best french crepes and galettes in Switzerland.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Night Club
“Konzerte und Disco abseits vom Mainstrem zu anständigen Preisen. Angenehmes Publikum.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Die Bar von Freunden für Freunde Les Amis is a hip alternative bar in the heart of Bern's historic old town. Come on by and enjoy a refreshing drink or delicious coffee on our street-side terrace or under the arcades regardless what the weather does. This cosy bar is tucked away in the historic heart of the city and brings a welcome alternative flavour to Bern. While it is some way from the main entertainment areas, this is an advantage in summer, when sitting out late at night is an attractive proposition. A regular and vibrant music programme attracts a crowd that is heavy on hipsters. A dance floor and stage in the ‘Wohnzimmer’ ensures that, while this venue is small, it ticks all the boxes for a great night out.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“a classic hangout for Bernese people, where we often get the night started or finish a pleasant evening. The Italian restaurant upstairs has been a success for many years as well, a bit on the pricey side, good people watching. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Welcome! A great selection of beers, classic pub food, live sports, authentic pub atmosphere & a British way of life are a few reasons why this is the place where people meet. The pub team looks forward to welcoming you to our (or your) home away from home!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wir laden ein um Konzertklängen zu lauschen... Fröhliche Menschen zu treffen... In gemütlicher Atmosphäre dem Alltagsstress zu entfliehen... Schau vorbei und verweile!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cute little cellar cafe / bar with outdoor seating on the street. Check their program for live music.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Stop here at the famous opulant Bellevue Palace for a drink on the back terrace and enjoy the beautiful view! It is pricey but worth it on a gorgeous clear day.”
  • 5 locals recommend