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Zebra

#116 of 449 Restaurants in Bern
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Schwalbenweg 2, Bern 3012, Switzerland
+41 31 301 23 40
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was small and neat, decent food. Things was alright until it was time to pay. We were literally questioned by the lady (I supposed the owner) why we want to pay separately, why we each of ordered a different drink instead of wine for all of us. Things got even worst when my friend asked to pay by... More 

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Thank Phoenix_2017_CH
Bern, Switzerland
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip outside the center of Bern. Lots of nice choices on the blackboard menu. Warm and attentive service. Perhaps a tad expensive depending on what you order. (Specials are a better deal.) Very simple interior; the garden looks nice for summer.

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Thank Swiss-whiskers
Bern, Switzerland
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139 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2015

A little gem tucked away in Länggasse, very simple menu on a chalkboard, personal service and great food. The actual kitchen is part of the seating area so you can watch your food being prepared, excellent. Has an outside seating area for when the weather is a little better and I will be back to try that part out. All... More 

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Thank MarkJones63
Bern
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Kitchen is excellent, place is very cozy, winlist is interesting, prices are correct - really recommended.

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Thank kno100
Bern, Switzerland
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2013

It's a small cosy restaurant situated in Länggasse. During summer the people can eat outside and enjoy the mild summer breeze. It's recommended to reserve a table. The atmosphere is casual (no dresscode), and very Bernese (locals, all kinds of people speaking all kinds of languages, simple, old and almost vintage interior etc) Zebra offers a balanced variety of Italian... More 

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Thank Helen B
Basel, Switzerland
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The Zebra was new to all three of us who ventured out on a rainy night for a light and early dinner. Tucked into the young and vibrant Länggasse neighborhood, we expected a friendly, laid-back crowd and were delighted by the energy that the small dining room contained. With the open kitchen and the cosy but not cramped seating, we... More 

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Thank jcapri
Berne
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2012

This is a wonderful place - especially if you have a chance to go visit it on a wonderfully warm summer night (like tonight). The cuisine is just simply outstanding in its variety and quality, service is impeccable without feeling "overdone" - there's really nothing to complain about at all. If you get a chance to stay in Berne -... More 

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Thank Marc S
Bern, Switzerland
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

excellent food, mostly local products, very nice garden. nice stuff, reservation is necessary, good value for the price - owner a little bit rude, sometimes a little bit noisy inside

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Ipsach, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2011

Excellent kitchen, friendly service. Nice inside and beautiful in the garden. Reasonable The kitchen is excellent, the service friendly. It’s nice inside but best in summer in the garden. The prices are reasonable for Switzerland and Bern. Booking is highly recommended as the place is very busy. Vegetarian, fish and meat dishes on the menu. Seasonal and frequently changing dishes... More 

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Thank winkitin
Bern, Switzerland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2011

One of the best restaurants in Bern. The food is always excellent. For Swiss standards the price is ok, but it is not a cheap place. The owner however can seem a bit grumpy at times, but once you know her, she lightens up. If in Bern, a must go. Notice to book well in advance, because the place is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 60
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schwalbenweg 2, Bern 3012, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 301 23 40

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