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$$ - $$$
European, Central European, Swiss
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Rhigass 8, Stein am Rhein 8260, Switzerland
+41 52 741 21 44
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 old and much appreciated tradition. We love to go there for a leisure dinner on... More 

Thank Androma
Zurich, Switzerland
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300 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Adliswil, Switzerland
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273 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 looked tasty. Beautiful sunset while we dined. Definitely go again.

Thank Yas46
Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 fish dishes and did not disappoint.

Thank ButterflyArad
Sharon, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 (for Switzerland) prices. We asked for a cheese plate and got a beautifully presented sampling... More 

Thank DGandSAG
Ennetbaden, Switzerland
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Ahmedabad, India
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366 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Fleming Island, Florida
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, and are the most powerful in Europe.It is 492 feet wide and drops 82 feet... More 

Thank John G
Paris, France
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157 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

I had dinner there recently and it was an enjoyable experience - though pretty pricey. Hotel Rheinfels is a beautiful old house right beside the Rhine. The dining room is small but cozy, and my window table had a nice view over the river. The tenant lady was quite smiling and enquired regularly about the well-being of the guests. On... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
European, Central European, Swiss
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?