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The cheerful family celebration, the dignified business dinner, the intimate tête-à-tête – all this is possible in the gourmet restaurant Bärenstobe. With Jürgen Schmid’s award-winning cuisine, he leaves the best impression on his guests and is delighted with the delicacies he conjures up for you.

Half board in the Bärenstobe

The Bärenstobe is the address for gourmets and is known far beyond Appenzell for its excellent gastronomy and service. Experienced chefs Jürgen Schmid and his crew will delight you with their refined dishes, while attaching great importance to regional products. Our sommelière recommends fine wines and rarities from our centuries-old wine cellar. Half board is offered from Wednesday to Saturday evening. We recommend early reservation.

  • Three-course indulgence menu in the Bärenstobe

Menu cards


Menu Bärenstobe

Just as the premises are a fusion of Appenzell tradition and modernity, so is the philosophy of our kitchen team. You can expect culinary highlights and creative encounters of international ease with refined, hearty Appenzell down-to-earthness.

Current menu



Tavern is the meeting place for our hotel guests and visitors from near and far. During the day for coffee & cake and later in the afternoon for aperitifs, our tavern invites you to linger on seven days from 8 am to 11 pm.

Tavern is open from 8 am for all guests

Bären wine list

In our centuries-old cellar vaults of the Bären store our exquisite and carefully selected selection of wine treasures. The Wine Cellar offers room for up to 25 guests to enjoy aperitifs or tastings in an atmospheric ambience.
Only the right drop completes a culinary experience.

Wine list


Bären Cigar menu

Cigars are as delicious as life itself. You don’t keep life for yourself.
One enjoys it to the full.
Arthur Rubinstein

Cigar menu


Delicacies & Vouchers

Whether beary-fruity, beary-scented, beary-smokey or beary-high-proof:

Our exquisite house specialities offer something noble and unique for every taste.
Enjoy our spices at home, so that you can wallow a little longer in bearish times.