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) #5 of 26 Restaurants in Stein am Rhein €€ - €€€ , European
Rhigass 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
+41 52 741 21 44
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“pike perch” (2 reviews)
“the river” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Central European, European
€€ - €€€
Rhigass 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We first ate here 15 years ago. At the time I said it was the best fish I had ever eaten. We just finished two meals here, both their pike-perch in herb butter sauce, and again I say it's the best fish ever! Some reviewers...More

Thank Nan R
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The Rheinfels is a traditional family owned and run restaurant. Not only the location over the river Rhine is most attractiv, but also the way its managed. The son has taken over the reins of the house since one year and carries on in the...More

Thank Androma
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Yes, the favorites of this place is fish - fresh fish prepared to your wish. The service was from classic and to perfection. The owner's style is also classic and was well received, at least by us ...

Thank myself_on_the_move
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner next to the river on the dining terrace. Not a wide choice of menu, but good quality. Fresh local caught fish offered and steaks as well. Very relaxed tables and chairs used.. Nothing formal. Too full for dessert but they...More

Thank Yas46
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Mother's Day lunch so the place was packed. It was a lovely day and everyone wanted to sit on the terrace. However this did not affect the quality of the food which was excellent. Fresh, beautifully cooked, and presented. This restaurant is known for its...More

Thank ButterflyArad
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Don't judge the Rheinfels by the entrance from the dark, heavy-timbered interior of the hotel filled with creaking floors, taxidermy, and assorted medieval knickknacks -- the outdoor terrace is a lovely setting by the river where you can get some surprisingly good food at reasonable...More

Thank DGandSAG
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very nice balcony/terrasse next to the river Rhein. very good + fresh fish-food. top hotel-restaurant. must-have-seen inside upstairs! historic house under protection with nice furniture, historic decor.

Thank Rick_5408
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

A must see ... the qeue for the boats are long thats the only bad thing otherwise you must have to memory cards for your camera :)

Thank Ahmed T
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Sit by the river, eat nice food and drink good wine. Perfect evening on the rhein. Good menu, they will do something special for you if need be. Fresh catches of river fish.

Thank ViralAhmedabad_India
Reviewed 24 July 2015

My wife and visited here in early July. We took the train from Schaffhausen, and made the mistake of not getting off at the 2nd stop, but got off at the first, and had a long walk to the falls. The falls are most impressive,...More

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Central European, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhigass 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schaffhausen  >  Stein am Rhein
  • Phone Number: +41 52 741 21 44
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