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Restaurant Gothard

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Swiss, European
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rue du Pont-Mure 16, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
+41 26 322 32 85
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 23:30
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 23:30
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Wichita, Kansas USA
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Full of locals, pots of personality, good eats, not terribly costly, friendly. Beryl got roast chicken with frites and I got the same frites with a mystery sausage. Beryl definitely made the right choice. Get the local white wine, NEVER found in the States, quite good, we thought.

Thank Alpax23
Siena, Italy
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112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite sophisticated atmosphere and traditional food right in front of the cathedral. Nice service but an international menu could be helpful.

Thank Alex F
Province of Cartago, Costa Rica
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86 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

In Fribourg, in my swiss opinion there is 2 restaurants that you have go, and this is one. it's a swiss restaurant , you have to ask in your hotel for a reservation it will be much better.

Thank Marc F
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The best original swiss fondue,try the moitie moitie and combine with a Johanis habite wine...marvellous decoration with an artistic taste

Thank Anastasia X
Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This restaurant is in a very convenient location right next to the Cathedral. Nicely decorated with very friendly staff this seems to be a typical Swiss restaurant full of locals. The fondue was excellent and reasonably priced given the location and you should definitely try the froid-chaud dessert with warm fruits and ice cream.

Thank George B
Southwold, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I went along on a cold, wet night in November at about 6 PM only to find the place heaving. I managed to get the last seat without booking so would recommend booking ahead. I went for Fondue and was not disappointed. The service is efficient and quick. The surroundings traditional Swiss. Hit the spot with a couple of beers.

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Milan, Italy
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very typical, ancient, local, romantic, homy, cozy, fondue-restaurant. Fantastic fondue, good wine list, excellent service!

Thank simon m
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I had been wondering about this place for a while and finally tried it and we were all enthusiastic! It is difficult to find bad cheese fondue in Fribourg, however this was amongst the best I've had here, it was delicious! The service was great too, the staff was friendly and always available. I would suggest making a reservation because... More 

Thank Anna B
Chilmark, Massachusetts & North Eleuthera
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Fondue is meant to top the list of a romantic culinary experience. It also brings friends or newly acquired acquaintances closer together; it's all about sharing...and the Gothard caters to such an atmosphere. Swiss Cantons have thrived on competing for the claim of the "best" fondue, but after tasting each for a half of a decade, my top choice is... More 

Thank danak153
New Forest, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We walked passed initially, feeling 11.30am wasn't quite the ideal time for a fondue but the restaurant was bursting so we went in - and what a treat we were in for! We had the Fribourg traditional fondue and rosti and they were wonderful. Cooked to perfection, the staff were very attentive and helpful and there was a great buzz... More 

Thank LynseyC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Pont-Mure 16, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  Fribourg
  • Phone Number: +41 26 322 32 85

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?