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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.


  • Cream of pumpkin soup
  • Vegetable cream soup
  • Onion soup with cheese croutons
  • Cream of sweetcorn soup with curry
  • Leek and potato soup
  • Vegetable bouillon
  • Bouillon with sliced pancake strips
  • Carrot and orange soup
  • Minestrone
  • Cream of spinach soup with feta
  • Fennel and carrot soup


  • 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

Autumn dishes

  • Rice with creamed cabbage, roasted smoked tofu and sesame seeds (v)
  • Sweet potato and cauliflower curry with walnut crumble and fresh herbs (v)
  • Veal rissoles with creamy mushroom sauce, butter noodles and broccoli with almonds
  • Cauliflower and peanut bowl with coconut and basmati rice (v)
  • Aubergine gratin in tomato sauce with herby cous cous
  • Beef in a rich sauce with mashed potato and carrots
  • Planted Chicken BBQ with polenta, fried mushrooms and vegetables (v)
  • Lentil and pumpkin curry with basmati rice and pitta bread (v)
  • Lasagna with beef bolognese
  • Red planted Thai curry with Chinese cabbage and green beans on rice noodles (v)
  • Spätzli with chanterelles and leeks (v)
  • Pork schnitzel in breadcrumbs on warm potato salad with pumpkin seeds, gherkins and rocket

        (v) = vegan


  • Stracciatella cream
  • Pear compote with cinnamon cream
  • Autumn fruit salad with nuts
  • ‘Jugistyle’ roasted apple with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce
  • Rice pudding with cinnamon sugar
  • Coconut and linseed pudding
  • White chocolate mousse
  • Chestnut puree with cherries
  • Tiramisu mousse
  • Mandarin salad with almond yoghurt
  • Mini apple strudel with vanilla sauce
  • Creme brulée with flaked almonds