You can enjoy travelling abroad from Switzerland: in the dining cars of various partner railways.
InterCityExpress (ICE) trains offer a wide range of rail cateringLink opens in new window.: an on-board bistro or an on-board restaurant, eating at your seat in 1st class or a refreshment trolley.
Seat reservation in the on-board restaurant.
Seats are not reserved in the on-board restaurant for individual passengers.
It is possible to book seats in the on-board restaurant for groupsLink opens in new window. of at least 4 to a maximum of 28 passengers. The menu required must be pre-ordered when the booking is made.
Groups of ten or more persons may pre-order a group package to their seats. Bookings can be made both in 1st and 2nd class.
Up to 5 days before departure.
DB Fernverkehr AG
Central advance booking for on-board catering
Tel. +49 1805 051 826
Fax +49 69 265 593 59
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Opening times: Monday–Thursday 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
EuroCity (EC) and InterCity (IC).
From Switzerland you can travel outward and return in EuroCity or InterCity trains to Munich (EC 190–197), Stuttgart (IC 180-187, 280-285) and Hamburg Altona (EC 6 / 7, 100-102). As with the national trains, you benefit from an SBB Restaurant, an SBB Minibar or a 1st class steward/stewardess in these trains.
On SBB trains, an SBB dining car is provided between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. just as on national services. You can also select snacks and drinks from the refreshment trolley between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Booking seats in the dining car.
You can book seats in the dining car direct at the SBB ticket counter or by telephone via Rail Service 0900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/min.). We deduct the booking supplement of CHF 5 per seat from your meal bill.
Seats: up to 1 day before departure.
For groups of 10 or more, we can organise special menus in the SBB Restaurant or special items from the SBB Minibar as required, or individual catering services.
Seats: up to 1 day before departure.
Menus: Please submit your order for the SBB Restaurant 5 working days before departure, and for the SBB Minibar 2 working days before departure.
You can travel to France from Switzerland with the TGV and TGV Lyria and there is a varied on-board cateringLink opens in new window. service for your culinary enjoyment. As part of the Lyriapremière service between Switzerland and Dijon/Paris, your meal in 1st class will be served to you at your seat. You can pre-order it before your departure. There is an on-board bistro or on-board bar available depending on the route.
As the TGV on-board bistro has no seating, seat reservations cannot be made.
Pre-ordering meals on board the TGV and TGV Lyria.
Groups of ten or more:
You can pre-order food and drink before you set off and have your meal served at your seat (orders must be placed at least seven days before departure). This offer is valid for passengers travelling in 1st and 2nd class.
Since 1 April 2012, railjetLink opens in new window. catering services have been provided by DO&CO. If you travel 1st class to Austria on board a railjet train, you will be served specialities and drinksLink opens in new window. from the railjet restaurant directly at your seat. The railjet restaurant offers a large selection of food and drinks, which passengers travelling in 2nd/Economy class can take away. There is also a mobile trolley service featuring Nespresso coffee.
Reserving a seat in the restaurant car.
Passengers cannot reserve a seat in the railjet restaurant. It is recommended that groups of more than twelve people place their food orders in advance.