Food & drink

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.


All-you-can-eat “Niesen Buffet”

Every Wednesday, 1 July to 11 November 2020

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

Every Friday, 1 May to 13 November 2020 (except 5/12 June, 28 August and 2 October 2020)

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

Every Saturday, 25 April to 14 November 2020 (except 4 July, 1/8 August, 12 September and 31 Ocotber 2020)

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” (NEW: Game Buffet in October)

  • 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)

  • May: Bern/Seeland
  • June: Eastern Switzerland
  • July: Central Switzerland
  • August: Ticino
  • September: Vaud
  • October: Graubünden
  • November: Valais

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

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