Food & drink

Good food nourishes the soul

A nice café in the car-free town square, a platter of Valais specialities in a rustic mountain hut, a scrumptious pizza in the Italian pizzeria or a hearty traditional Valais dish – Brig-Simplon has a wide range of traditional Swiss restaurants and other dining options.

Did you know? Legend has it that the cordon bleu was invented 200 years ago in a restaurant in Brig. Enjoy a delicious cordon bleu made according to the original recipe in one of our restaurants

Brig cordon bleu

From something bad comes something good

It would be hard to find someone who hasn’t heard of this breaded schnitzel filled with cheese and ham. But few people know that the cordon bleu was invented in a restaurant in Brig over 200 years ago.

Yes, the cordon bleu is believed to have been first served in a restaurant in Brig a little over 200 years ago, at the time of Napoleon’s occupation of the Valais.

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