Swiss Breakfast: Best 13 Breakfast in Switzerland That You Should Try

Today we will write about Swiss breakfast and the best 13 Breakfast in Switzerland. The Swiss breakfast is not yet world famous, but one thing is for sure is good! But there are also some dishes that are authentic Switzerland traditional breakfast to try! Read here Swiss food, drinks in Switzerland and vegetarian dishes in Switzerland.

On average a breakfast in a sit-down restaurant in Switzerland will cost around 10-20 CHF depending what you are ordering coffee and bread will be cheaper that if you order a proper dish for breakfast in Switzerland. A coffee can cost 4 CHF and a dish the price can be around 10-15 CHF.

As you see most of the breakfast in Switzerland will include coffee, apple juice and hot chocolate in winter. Swiss breakfast in the weekend could be a brunch with Fondue and Rosti. Regular breakfast for week days in Switzerland can be Birchermüesli, coffee, typical Swiss bread, chocolate and cheese.

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Swiss Breakfast: Best 13 Breakfast in Switzerland

1. CHEESE FONDUE

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Cheese Fondue is another popular Swiss breakfast to try. Fondue is Swiss melted cheese served in a pot heated and eaten you eat with bread using forks. It can be also make with chocolate. Price per person can be around 15-20 CHF in cafes and restaurants.

2. ROSTI

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Rosti is another of the most popular Switzerland traditional breakfast to try. You can have Rosti for breakfast, lunch or dinner in Switzerland. There are different types of Rosti usually mixed fried eggs and potatoes and served in giant pancake could be similar to an omelette.

You can also add spinach, the egg on the top since there do Valaisanne style and Bern style depending on which canton you are visiting in Switzerland. You can find in local restaurants for 15-20 CHF is a good one Swiss breakfasts for sharing.

3. SWISS CHEESE

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Swiss cheese is very popular around the world and obviously is a Swiss traditional breakfast that you must try. There are different cheeses like Alpine cheeses (hard or semi hard cheeses) and the Alps cheeses softer which are the most popular all over Europe.

4. BIRCHERMÜESLI

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Birchermüesli is a popular breakfast in Switzerland. Birchermüesli is simple and easy to make with oats and you can add nuts, apple, banana with milk or yogurt. There is no strict rule depending what you prefer to add just your choice.

5. ZOPF BREAD

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Zopf Bread is typical for breakfast in Switzerland. It’s made of white flour, milk, eggs, butter and yeast. Zopf Bread has a sweet taste and you can find in the bakery. It’s also served in countries around like Italy, Austria, France and Germany.

6. BASLER LÄCKERLI BISCUITS

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Basler Läckerli Biscuits is traditional from Basel in Switzerland. It’s made of almonds, hazelnuts and honey. It’s baked and added sugar. It’s ideal for you if you have a sweet tooth.

7. BÜNDNER NUSSTORTE

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Bündner Nusstorte is a traditional sweet pastry in Switzerland. If you are traveling with kids to Switzerland they will love to this sweet Swiss food.

8. SWISS CHOCOLATE

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Swiss chocolate is one of the most popular chocolates over the world. You can try them for breakfast in Switzerland if you want for cheaper price get them in the supermarkets. There are also souvenir shops everywhere selling Swiss chocolate.

9. Pastetli (Meat pie)

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Pastetli (Meat pie) is usually small pie. You can bake and fill with mushrooms and meat with a creamy sauce. Pastetli is a great Swiss breakfast for winter time and before going for a hike. You can also have it as snack in Switzerland.

10. Zimtsterne Cinnamon Cookies (Christmas Cookies)

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Zimtsterne Cinnamon Cookies (Christmas Cookies) is made from foam of whipped egg white, almonds, cinnamon, flour and sugar. Zimtsterne Cinnamon Cookies are popular in Christmas time in Switzerland and Germany. You will find everywhere in winter and Christmas markets.

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11. HOT CHOCOLATE

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Hot Chocolate is the most popular of the drinks in Switzerland (non alcoholic). What to drink in Switzerland for breakfast? You can have hot chocolate anytime in Switzerland especially in winter. Hot chocolate is made with powder chocolate mixed with hot milk. Prices is similar than a coffee around 5 CHF.

12. Coffee

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Hot chocolate is popular in Switzerland for breakfast and over the world. A perfect breakfast could be hot chocolate with bread or even Swiss cheese. You can made at home with chocolate and hot milk or you can have it in cafes and restaurants. Prices is around 4-5 CHF.

13. APPLE JUICE

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Apple Juice is a popular to have for breakfast in Switzerland. Apple juice or Süssmost can be served warm or even cold depending on the season in Switzerland. When you make warm apple juice at Christmas time you can cloves and a cinnamon stick when boiling.

WHERE TO STAY IN SWITZERLAND

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There’s no lack of hostels, backpacker inns, and budget hotels anywhere in Switzerland. These rooms can go anywhere between 50-100 CHF per night for accommodation in Switzerland. If you are looking for mid budget and luxury hotels prices are starting from 200-300 CHF.

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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