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Café & Restaurant

The Alimentarium will feed your mind, with exhibits, presentations and videos designed to nourish your knowledge of food and nutrition. We think about your stomach too, though! After all, as the saying goes “a hungry belly has no ears!”

The Restaurant

Our chef and his team concoct a variety of tasty seasonal dishes to add a gourmet touch to your visit. With a dish of the day, a chef’s special, a vegetarian meal and a children’s meal, there’s something to suit all tastes and purse strings!

Top tip! Our Restaurant is open to the public Tuesday to Saturday from noon.

For groups of 10 or more, we strongly advise to book a week ahead. Please complete our reservation form or call us on 021 924 44 18.

Every Sunday, our Restaurant is reserved non-stop from 10:30 to 13:30 for our ‘Brunch with artisanal produce’ (book here).

Our Café and Terrasse serve light refreshments throughout the day.

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Chef's special for May 

Chef's special (CHF 19.00)

Caramelised pork ribs

Polenta with wild garlic

Assorted spring vegetables

The Restaurant also proposes

a seasonal dish (CHF 19.00),
a vegetarian meal (CHF 16.00) and
a children’s meal (CHF 13.00),
varying with the weather and the chef’s inspiration!

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Alimentarium brunches

On Sundays, even if you plan on going swimming or hiking, spare a moment to savour an authentic brunch at the Alimentarium! Here you get a real taste of the place! There aren’t any frozen pastries, industrially produced fruit juice and cold cuts, because our buffet is prepared hand-in-hand with local artisans so you can sample their unique specialities… 

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The Terrasse


Feast your eyes on our lush Garden, the splendour of Lake Geneva and the Vevey quayside as you savour refreshing drinks, waffles, ice creams and much more... Our Terrasse is set to become one of the most popular spots on the Riviera this summer!

Top tip! The Terrasse is open from 27 April to 06 October 2019 (Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 17:00).

The Café

The comfortable armchairs in our calm, light and spacious lounge are great for just sitting back and relaxing as you enjoy our range of drinks (coffee, fruit juices, wines, etc.), seasonal treats, salads and hot or cold sweet or savoury snacks. There are plenty of fun and educational magazines and books lying around too, for you to leaf through should you wish! Not forgetting our nearby Shop, a real treasure trove...

Top tip! If the Museum is open, the Café is open too!​