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Seasonal dishes

Every day, the Swiss Youth Hostels offer delightful and balanced daily menus.

Our menus include a salad or soup, a main course and a dessert. The current weekly menu plans are posted at our youth hostels.


  • Coconut curry corn soup
  • Alphabet soup
  • Vegetable cream soup
  • Minestrone
  • Curried carrot soup
  • Bouillon with sliced pancake strips
  • Cream of tomato soup
  • Bouillon with diced vegetables and herbs
  • Vegetable broth with batter pearls
  • Cream of spinach soup with feta


  • Cabbage salad with herbs
  • Carrot salad with sultanas and almond slivers
  • Chicory-orange salad
  • Mixed leaf salad
  • Cucumber salad with dill
  • Coleslaw salad
  • Fennel and apple salad
  • In many youth hostels we offer a varied salad buffet every day

Vegetarian dishes

  • Veggie nuggets, pasta with tomato sauce
  • Quorn schnitzel on chickpea peperonata
  • Polenta with vegetable stroganoff and soy mince
  • Oriental quinoa vegetable stir-fry
  • Mild red vegetable tofu curry
  • Carrot-millet medallion, basmati rice
  • Spinach falafel
  • Fried tofu cubes

Meat dishes

  • Turkey escalope “Saltimbocca”, mashed potatoes, spring vegetables
  • Chicken Riz Casimir with rice and various fruits
  • Meat loaf with rosemary jus and spaetzle
  • Minced beef with macaroni and applesauce


  • Stracciatella mousse
  • Caramel flan
  • Vanilla cream with rhubarb
  • Nougat curd dumplings
  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Lemon cake
  • Meringue with cream and seasonal fruits
  • Tiramisu glacé
  • Crème brûlée
  • Tartelette with Bavarian cream