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Kirchgasse 15 | Kirchgasse 15, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
+41 33 821 20 20
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 00:30
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 00:30
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everywhere in Switzerland is pricey - just accept it. What you get at Benacus is a whole dining experience set in a friendly contemporary restaurant atmosphere. Went there for a golden wedding treat whilst visiting Interlaken. Our hotel receptionist got us a table at short notice and the restaurant went out of their way to make the evening special and... More 

Thank d0rsetb0b
Zurich, Switzerland
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were a party of four and really enjoyed beeing guests at the Benacus with René Schuddel. We have a most wonderfull entrée with some pata negra, delicous white wine and then went for the Filet, some Burgers and the Tartar. All tasted great, was presented with lovely dishes and served with a smile. And the Aalto was simply crowing... More 

Thank MJPontheroad
Copenhagen, Denmark
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Decent prizes, great food! Service could be more personalized with not so much tables! Definetelly will return!

Thank dmitrij o
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very expensive (but then everywhere is in Switzerland - but this is over the top for what you get) and only average food. Service is okay, bordering on the ambivalent. Have visited here previously and been very happy with the food but it seems to have gone downhill and I don't think we would visit again.

Thank NotEasilyPleased10
Westport, Connecticut
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Benacus was recommended to us and so glad we went. Great quaint atmosphere and delicious food. The tapas was tasty and the burger amazing!

Thank Anne L
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

A friend of mine, who lives in Unterseen, recommended Benacus so we went there for dinner. I ordered a hamburger (and now you're likely wondering why I am writing this review) and it was probably one of the best hamburgers I have ever eaten. Had I been in Unterseen/Interlaken longer I would have definitely went back and tried something a... More 

Thank Chris P
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We came me and my friends but we left before we order because the waitress was so rood we wanted to order and she left in the middle of the order and she never smiles so we left with a bad impression

1 Thank mamdooha
Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Very creative food. Service was a little slow, but there was a large party in the next room. The molten chocolate cake was amazing and they serve a creative welcome aperitif before you start.

Thank Traveler53630
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

While the quality of the food was good, I feel both the food and drink were overpriced, hence the average score. However, the quiet location and attentive service were welcomed.

Thank jfp123809
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is the place to eat if you don't mind the cost. The staff are first class in looking after you in many ways. The owner is Switzerlands top TV chef and the food reflects that.

Thank Bernard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
European, Swiss, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 00:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 00:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 00:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchgasse 15 | Kirchgasse 15, Unterseen, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bernese Oberland  >  Interlaken  >  Unterseen
  • Phone Number: +41 33 821 20 20
The Benacus is a bar restaurant in the historic centre of Unterseen. It is a place where people meet for an aperitif, a glass of wine or a cup of coffee. The place has a stylish feel. The bar is the soul of a restaurant. The vaulted cellar at the Benacus, however, is full of special wines and its cosy atmosphere leaves an impression. The combination of a medieval building and a modern interior attracts a mixed clientele and makes the place feel relaxed, stylish and vibrant. Competent staff serve lunch and evening menus which change every day ? for example, at the 8-person table in the open show kitchen. Here diners can see for themselves the clever and straightforward methods used to prepare fresh seasonal dishes. The restaurant can accommodate 55 diners indoors and another 45 diners outdoors.

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