Food & drink

Tropengarten Restaurant at Frutigen Tropical House

Why travel to distant lands? At the Tropengarten Restaurant, the holiday atmosphere is guaranteed.

A unique culinary experience awaits you amidst verdant greenery and the fragrance of exotic flowers. This is due not only to the tropical ambience, but also the Tropical Garden’s kitchen team: here the chefs are inspired afresh each day by the high-quality ingredients from the fish and caviar farm and the bounty of fruits and spices from the tropical garden.

Opening times Today (Tuesday) open

Opening times, restaurant

Wed–Sat 09.00–23.00 hours
Sun        09.00–18.00 hours
Closed Monday and Tuesday, except bank Holiday

Official holidays and annual closing

13 to 23 January 2020, 6 to 26 Juli 2020 and 24 and 25 December 2020


Subject to change without prior notice


Restaurant Tropengarten

  • CHF 12.00–65.00 Menus between
  • CHF 380.00 Romantic soirée for 2 people*

* including caviar, champagne and additional drinks

Restaurant guests are also welcome without a visit to the exhibition.

Entry fee, Tropical House exhibition

  • CHF 18.00 Adults
  • CHF 13.50 OASI (with ID)
  • CHF 9.00 Children*
  • CHF 13.50 Apprentices/ students**
  • * Ages 6 to 16

    ** With ID, ages 17 to 25

    The discounted group rate applies for 10 or more people.

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

Food & drink

Tropengarten Restaurant

The chefs at the Tropenhaus are inspired afresh each day by the high-quality ingredients from the fish and caviar farm and the bounty of fruits and spices from the tropical garden. These ingredients are the stars of the show, which the passionate kitchen brigade combine with seasonal products sourced locally wherever possible.

At the Tropengarten Restaurant, you will be impressed not just by the atmosphere but also the cuisine – a cuisine that quickly spirits you away to the tropics.

Romantic soirée

Sitting by candlelight amidst tropical plants, you can enjoy a champagne aperitif with caviar, and an exceptional four-course dinner with a wine flight. The perfect surprise!

Tropical table d’hôte

You and your loved ones as guests at the table d'hôte in the Frutigen Tropical House. A pleasurable evening in a very private setting awaits you. Strolling through the tropical garden in between courses, you can explore the world of tropical plants and feel a hint of holiday atmosphere away from hectic everyday life.


Other offers

Visit the Tropical House before you dine. With the RailAway combined offer “Frutigen Tropical House”, you can benefit from a 20% discount on the train journey and from a 10% discount on the day ticket to the Tropical House.

Catering & conferences

Banqueting options in a tropical ambience for up to 180 people. New conference rooms for groups.

Barrier-free access

The site and all exhibitions are fully wheelchair-accessible.


The Tropical House has two charging stations for electric vehicles.

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