A couple eating at a window table in Gurtners restaurant
Veal tagliata on a slat serving plate with a glass of red wine
Dessert symphony arranged on a slate plate

Restaurants above Bern

Culinary delights on Bern’s local mountain

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Every Sunday, we serve up five different brunches in the different venues on the Gurten. For couples, surrounded by nature or in an extended group – we have the ideal brunch offer to suit every taste.

Gurtners Sunday brunch:  Sunday,
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Indulgence brunch in the Pavilion: Sunday,
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Vegetarian Kulturschür brunch:  Sunday,
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Family brunch in the Tapis Rouge: Sat, Sun and public holidays,
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Brunch to go:  Sunday,
9 a.m.–11 a.m.
Varied brunch buffet in Gurtners restaurant
Table laid in Gurtners restaurant


À la carte

«Good food lovingly prepared» – that is the motto of Gurtners à-la-carte restaurant. Boasting a convivial, modern atmosphere, Gurtners can seat 110 guests inside and another 120 on the terrace.

Monday to Saturday*: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
5:30 p.m.–11 p.m.
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

* From 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., we serve a small afternoon menu.

Opening hours holidays

December 24, 2023 Christmas eve
December 25, 2023
11.30 a.m. –5 p.m.
December 26, 2023
Christmas 11.30 a.m.–5 p.m.
December 31, 2023
Silvester 6 p.m.–12 a.m.
January 1, 2024
New Year closed
January 2, 2024
Berchtoldstag closed

Tapis Rouge


In the Tapis Rouge self-service restaurant, you can choose from a rich and varied buffet. The Tapis Rouge can seat more than 220 inside and 260 outside and is ideal for anyone looking for quick and simple food.

Summer season  
April 11–October 16, 2023: 9 a.m.–8 p.m. including public holidays*
Winter season
October 17, 2022–April 10, 2022: 9 a.m.–6 p.m. every day including public holidays*

* In bad weather, we reserve the right to close the restaurant earlier.

Opening hours holidays

6–10 March 2023 Revision Gurtenbahn closed
Fri, April 7, 2023 Good Friday 9 a.m–6 p.m Brunch
Sat, April 8, 2023 Easter Saturday 
9 a.m–6 p.m Brunch
Sun, April 9, 2023 
9 a.m–6 p.m Brunch
Mon, April 10, 2023
Easter Monday 9 a.m–6 p.m Brunch
Sun, May 14, 2023
Mother's Day 9 a.m–8 p.m Brunch
Thu, May 18, 2023
Ascension Day 9 a.m–8 p.m Brunch
Sun, May 28, 2023
Pentecost 9 a.m–8 p.m Brunch
Mon, May 29, 2023 Whit Monday 
9 a.m–8 p.m Brunch
10 – 17 July 2023
Gurtenfestival 9 a.m–8 p.m Festival Offer
  • Breakfast buffet (Mo–Fr, 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.)
  • Generous salad buffet
  • Three different rösti specialties
  • Two lunch menus, changed on a regular basis
  • Warm free flow buffet
  • Children’s buffet
  • Dessert and cake buffet
  • Warm and cold drinks
Generous salad buffet in the Tapis Rouge self-service restaurant
Outside view of the Bahnhöfli take-away stand on the Gurten – Park im Grünen



The Bahnhöfli take-away stand sells snacks, ice creams and drinks to go. The Bahnhöfli is the perfect meeting point for athletes or families who want to stay near the playground.

Monday to Sunday: 12 a.m.–5 p.m.*

* Only open in good weather. You can check if the Bahnhöfli take-away stand is open using the symbol in the website menu.

Monday to Saturday: drinks and tarte flambée
Sunday:  barbecue dishes,
ice creams and drinks
A persons hands over a Gurten voucher

Give a voucher as a gift

Our vouchers stand for healthy moments and culinary highlights. Choose between a money voucher or a specific offer. Every voucher can be presented with a personal message. The vouchers can be purchased easily and conveniently from the online shop and ordered with the print@home or postal shipping options. Payment by credit card, Post card, Twint or by invoice.

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Getting here

The easiest way to find us. There are parking spaces right next to the Gurtenbahn funicular valley station.


A diagram with an overview of how best to get to the Gurten. By public transportation or car, the Gurten is ideally located.