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  • Bengaluru : – From its scenic landscapes to picturesque heritage towns, Switzerland is truly a fascinating country. But what makes the alpine nation even more intriguing is its rich culinary diversity. Taking inspiration from the Germans, French and Italians, Switzerland has devised its own variety of alluring dishes, leaving no stone unturned to pamper all food lovers.

    Nothing beats the likes of Switzerland than one of its most prized possessions – The Swiss Cheese. Home to over 450 varieties of cheese, people from around the world flock to the country to unravel the mysteries behind its delectable taste.

    Whether it is dining at high-end restaurants, or indulging in local flavours by picturesque street corners, there is always something new to discover. On this National Cheese Fondue Day (April 11) and at the Lucerne Street Food Festival (April 12-14), get those taste buds rolling as you explore some of the best food havens of Switzerland!


    Whether in an open-air restaurant, on a boat, in a streetcar, or the traditional way in a cosy chalet, Zurich’s chefs are very creative when it comes to presenting fondue in its best light. Head to the below places in the city for a one-of-a-kind-food experience.

    1. Le Dézaley
      To experience the best of French-Swiss hospitality, head to the Le Dézaley restaurant in Zurich. Representing the Vaud area in the German-speaking part of Switzerland, this restaurant serves delicious specialty dishes and fine wines from the Suisse-Romande region.
    2. Swiss Chuchi – Hotel Adler
      For some of the best culinary surprises, head to the Swiss Chuchi hotel at Hotel Adler to sample the traditional ‘Adler House Fondue’. What’s best? During summers, you can sit by the lively streets of Zurich’s Old Town and get the best of both – food and weather.
    3. Fondue Tram
      Experience fondue tasting to a whole new level with a ride on the Fondue Tram in Zurich. As you dip your fork into the melted cheese, you can watch the lights of Zurich’s inner city pass by, as the old – timer tram departs trundles through the streets.
    4. Chäsalp

    Standing at an impressive 61,702 cm above sea level, this out-of-the-ordinary cosy restaurant is housed in an ancient cowshed. Amidst this unique alpine hut atmosphere, cheese lovers will find themselves in culinary heaven with over 15 different cheese fondue variations. You can also opt for the “Fondue Fetä” (Fondue Feast), comprising up to eight different types of fondue.