Fodor's Expert Review Romantik Hotel Restaurant Au Sauvage

12 Planche-Supérieure, Fribourg, Fribourg, 1700, Switzerland

A cloister in the 17th century and an inn during the cattle-market days of the 18th and 19th centuries, this sophisticated auberge now has a striking blend of minimalist furnishings and medieval details. In the guest rooms, whitewashed stone walls hide TVs, and sleek bathrooms include elegant vanities. Under the tutelage of chef Serge Chenaux, the small restaurant (closed Sunday and Monday) serves gourmet seasonal cuisine under an original vaulted ceiling.

PROS

  • enchantingly steeped in medieval history
  • central location
  • fine-dining restaurant serves fresh, inventive cuisine

CONS

  • staff does not always speak English well
  • typically neutral Swiss color scheme
  • walls may feature uninspiring paintings

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 026-3473060

HOTEL DETAILS

17 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast
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