Honest food
and great entertainment

The lounge is an oasis for homesick Brits, and those who aspire to be homesick Brits. It offers an honest lunch, good five o’clock tea, and port and beer for after-work drinks.

Breakfast: Mon–Sat 6.30 a.m. – 10 a.m. / Sun 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
The Bristol Lounge: Mon–Sat 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Can you keep a secret?

That’s a good thing. We reveal some recipes of our favourite drinks. This way you can enjoy the classics and our favourites at home and bring a piece of The Bristol into your own four walls.

Tell me your secret recipes

Beer: brew, enjoy, empty, repeat

Beer sampler

Traditional British beer is rich and complex and it would be a shame to taste just one! The same goes for our Swiss beer. Our Beer Flight is an exciting experience for our experimental guests: top-fermented and bottom-fermented beers from Britain and Switzerland are paired with matching snacks.

A meeting place for visitors and locals

Tea for two –
or more

English cheese


Say Cheese, please

Let’s not forget our cheese. We present a selection of the very best cheeses the UK has to offer. People here tend to be most familiar with Cheddar and Stilton from the prepacked-products fridge in the supermarket. We have made it our mission to prove that these two cheeses in particular deserve better than to end up as a filler wedged between two pale slices of toast.

Our cheese has earned its own page

More than juniper

GIN – happy water for fun people

Whether with tonic, as a Sling, Martini or Gimlet. With cucumber, rosemary or pepper – the choice is yours!

Start your
day right

For breakfast, we serve our hotel guests local Swiss products in the spacious The Bristol Lounge at a special price of CHF 10. A tip for the residents of Bern: external guests are also welcome to have breakfast at The Bristol. All locals not staying with us can enjoy our breakfast for CHF 15.

Beer is food too

Two beer or
not two beer

Hello, where are you?

Happy End

If you have to wait longer than usual for your companion this is probably because of our appealing toilets. A distraction in hot pink.