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“Bonbec is authentic and a good choice”
Review of Bonbec

Bonbec
Ranked #47 of 576 Restaurants in Bern
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner, Healthy, Cafe
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a local I always like to find new places with good and authentic food. Bonbec is one of these restaurants. It is a small restaurant located in the old city. It offers food with an Asian/Indian touch assimilated to the local kitchen. The food is really tasteful and the spices are fresh and present but not too much. I was there twice in one week and both times the team was really kind. It's worth a try for locals and tourists!

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Thank drBuhi
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Our dinner spot tonight. Really nice place in the Bernese old town. Rather small and we were lucky to get a table without reservation. We felt welcome from the first minute. Service is great and so is the food. My curry was just delicious. We will be back for sure.

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Thank simonabroad
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Food for everyone! Also vegetarian and vegan. Had lemon humus as apetizer and red lentils with bulgur as main dish. Both highly recommendable.
One critical point: expensive and small portions. Not for people who are very hungry ;-)

Thank Florian R
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Trying too hard too many things at the same time. Healthy. Fusion. Cool. Vegetarian. Young. Trendy. Classic. Gourmet. Stylish. Old. New. Restaurant. Bar. Dark. Light. Result doesn't satisfy fully. Although the food is of good quality, interesting and original, it's hipness seems to shrink the portions and increase the price. Excellent location, but I feel one day it's extreme conceptualness will kill it. Also, the service is not friendly, has that slightly arrogant "I drink lemon-infused water so I'm better than you" vibe. Not a fan.

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Thank Zerosixzero
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CriLB, Geschäftsführer at Bonbec, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Zerosixzero,
Thank you for your time.
What to answer??
We are sorry that our concept has confused you.
We are also sorry that our service has left the impression to be arrogant.
We just might not become friends.
Many regards,
Bonbec
PS: Sorry for the imperfect English as well :-P

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A great find in the Bernese Old Town. An alternative menu with Indian influences and focus on high quality, healthy ingredients. Extremely filling: Had a chicken curry with plums and a shared appetizer served with fresh bread which was more than enough. The French wine we were recommended was fantastic. Everything at a very high level. Only some 35 spots so recommend reserving! Our party of two went on a Thursday and it was full. Only drawback are the Swiss prices...

Thank riikkaahr
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CriLB, Geschäftsführer at Bonbec, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Dear riikkaahr,
Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to see that our concept and effort are being acknowledged. Sorry for the Swiss price level, nevertheless, we are convinced that we serve high quality at a fair price.
Many regards from Bonbec

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