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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Zum Alten Stephan

Restaurant Zum Alten Stephan

Located in the heart of the historic city of Solothurn, you find Zum Alten Stephan restaurant. Here, chef Stefan Bader prefers to utilize as many seasonal products as possible in his dishes. This way, the gourmet menus are constantly changing.

Zum Alten Stephan

Solothurn, Switzerland
G&M 15
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Stefan Bader

Stefan Bader
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Chef de cuisine Stefan Bader assures that his dishes at Zum Alten Stephan restaurant will deliver first-class quality. He started his career as an apprentice under star chef Andy Zaugg. He then worked in the Krebs restaurant in Grenchen with Emil Blümli and in the Kreuz restaurant in Kriegstetten with Urs Bucher. 

Tamara Bader

Tamara Bader
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Sommelier Tamara Bader, who oversees the ambiance, service, and wine cellar of the restaurant. The daughter of Italian descent grew up in Wynau. Her training was acquired with Ivo Adam at the Kaltenherberge and Werner Schürch at the Burgdorf star restaurant Emmenhof.

Gourmet dining

Pure ingredients

Historic location

Zum Alten Stephan’s cuisine

The motto in old Stephan's kitchen is: “Simple, but really good.” The word “simple” stands for straightforward culinary art. The main focus on the plate should not be lavishly decorated and spectacular tiny items, but first-class, professionally prepared food.  “Really good” relates to flavor, a trait that is central at Zum Alten Stephan in the work of chef Stefan Bader. For the purchase of his ingredients, he has an extensive network of high-quality producers to rely on.

History in the heart of Solothurn

Zum Alten Stephan restaurant is the oldest restaurant in the heart of Solothurn. Nowadays, instead of market guests coming and going, restaurant guests include those who want to spend a few pleasant hours in a relaxed atmosphere. Solothurn has a lot to offer its visitors. Various cultural events are held throughout the year in the town, including Solothurn Film and Literature Days. A few of the museums include the History Museum and the Natural History Museum, world-renowned in their respective fields.



Zum Alten Stephan Friedhofplatz 10 4500 Solothurn Switzerland


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Opening times

Tuesday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 22:00
Thursday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 22:00
Friday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday 11:30 - 13:30 18:00 - 22:00


If you refer to Mastercard Priceless Experience when making your reservation, we will give you a bar of our homemade chocolate.

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