September 10-13, Almeria, Spain

Food stores, tipping, etc.

Switzerland is not exactly the cheapest place on earth, however you can get good food and beverages for a reasonable price at the following stores near the conference location:

These stores sell basic groceries, including fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as bread, meat, milk, etc...

There are plenty of restaurants near the conference location:

  • Vegetarian
  • McDonalds, Burger King, Döner, .. take away food
    • McDonalds at the train station, Bahnhofplatz 10, (5min walk)
    • Burger King at the train station, Genfergasse 4, (10min walk)
    • Royal Döner at the train station, Bahnhofplatz 10, (5min walk)
  • Italian
    • Da Vinci Bern (aka "Celina Bern"), Spitalgasse 2 (5min bus ride)
  • American-style
    • Papa Joe's Bern, Schauplatzgasse 23, (10min walk)
  • Mexican-style
    • Desperado Bern, Bubenbergplatz 5a, (7min walk)
  • Chinese-style
    • Boky Bern, Laupenstrasse 5, (5min walk)
  • Korean-style

While you don't need to give a tip, it's customary to round up the price a little bit (5% is fine, 10% is a bit much).

The following bars are located close to the university and are recommended:

  • Pickwick Irish bar, Wallgasse, (5min walk)
  • Pangäa, Schwangengasse 8, (5min walk)
  • Beaulieu, Erlachstrasse 3, (5min walk)
  • Desperado Bern, Bubenbergplatz 5a, (7min walk)