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Culinary evening funicular rides to Mt. Niesen

Round off the day with a delicious meal on Mt. Niesen.

Great culinary variety is on offer for your evening funicular ride to Mt. Niesen: the Niesen Buffet, the Fondue Rustique, and a monthly themed buffet. There’s something to suit every taste.

Availability Available on 28.08.2019

All-you-can-eat “Niesen Buffet”

Every Wednesday, 3 July to 6 November 2019 (except 17 July and 14 August 2019)

All-you-can-eat “Ächt Schwyzerisch” (authentically Swiss monthly themed buffet)

Every Friday, 24 May to 8 November 2019 (except 14 June 2019)

All-you-can-eat “Fondue Rustique” (meat fondue)

Every Saturday, 25 May to 9 November 2019 (except 1 June and 14 September 2019)

Dinner begins at 18.30 hours in each instance.

Timetable, evening rides

  • Last ascent at 19.30 hours
  • Last descent at 22.55 hours

Subject to change without prior notice



Culinary evening funicular rides (all offers)

  • CHF 75.00 Price incl. funicular ride, adults
  • CHF 44.00 Price incl. funicular ride, child aged 6–15.99

The price includes the all-you-can-eat themed buffet (excl. drinks) and the ride with the Niesenbahn funicular.

Children with the SBB Junior/Grandchild travelcard travel for free on the Niesenbahn funicular.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration.


All-you-can-eat “Niesen Buffet”

  • Generous salad buffet (vegetarian)
  • Soup of the season (vegetarian)
  • Boiled leg of ham in mountain thyme with potato salad
  • Chicken breast stuffed with dried meat and cheese in a sweetcorn coating
  • Beef stew flavoured with scaly hedgehog mushrooms
  • Risotto with barley, buckwheat & nuts (vegetarian)
  • Frutigtal-style tofu (vegetarian)
  • Puréed potatoes (vegetarian)
  • Spaetzle pasta (vegetarian)
  • Vegetables of the season.

All-you-can-eat “Ächt Schwyzerisch” (authentically Swiss monthly themed buffet)

  • April to May: Dancing in the spring with traditional folk music
  • June: Colourful Röschti Festival
  • July: Schwyzer Pasta–basta
  • August: Barbecue buffet on Mt. Niesen
  • September: Early autumn buffet
  • October: Autumnal game buffet
  • November: Raclette with traditional folk music

All-you-can-eat “Fondue Rustique” (meat fondue)

  • Generous salad buffet (vegetarian)
  • You get to cook prime cuts of cubed beef, pork and chicken in a spicy broth at your table
  • Home-made sauces, buttered rice and crunchy fries (vegetarian)
  • Frutigtal tofu and seasonal vegetables (vegan)

General information

  • Please make an advance reservation (see contact)
  • No dogs allowed in the restaurant

You can conveniently buy tickets online using the BLS Mobil app.

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