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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Romantik Hôtel l’Etoile, Restaurant Nova

Restaurant Nova

At the family-run restaurant Nova located in Charmey, in the heart of Gruyère, you are sure to receive a warm welcome. Chef Alexandra Müller serves her finest modern French cuisine which delights the palate of every gourmet fan. Aside from the restaurant, the Romantik Hotel L'Etoile has eight double rooms and a family suite, all with comfortable bedding. With breathtaking views of the Pre-Alps, this friendly hotel is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. 

Romantik Hôtel l’Etoile, Restaurant Nova

Charmey, Switzerland
G&M 14
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Alexandra Müller

Alexandra Müller
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Chef Alexandra Müller runs her own hotel restaurant at L’Etoile Nova. During the summer of 2018, her kitchen staff unexpectedly left. The hotelier, who had never ever managed a kitchen before, suddenly found herself in the role of head chef. A miracle occurred 6 months later: the Michelin Guide awards a star to restaurant Nova.

Modern French cuisine

1 star Michelin


Nova’s cuisine

Guests can expect to experience exceptional cuisine in a stylish atmosphere at restaurant Nova. The French cuisine is modern, regional, rich in colors and flavours. A true gastronomic favorite of guests near and fear. The menu includes creative dishes such as the salad with oyster mushrooms, bacon, egg, and crawfish, the pork belly cooked at an exceptionally low temperature. And for those with a sweet tooth: the chocolate cake with salted butter caramel There are a number of Swiss wines on the wine list, in addition to French vintages. Paired with the perfect wine, you are sure to have an extraordinary dining experience at Nova restaurant.

Charmey surroundings

The Romantik Hotel L'Etoile is located in Charmey, in the south of the canton of Friborg. Charmey is among the main places for the production of the finest Gruyère cheese. Let yourself be charmed by the idyllic setting at the foot of the Pre-Alps.  A convenient central location makes the Hotel de L'Etoile the best choice for a sightseeing holiday in Charmey. Only 300 meters from the hotel you can ride a cable car that will take you to ski slopes and hiking trails. 

Romantik Hotel l’Etoile

At Romantik Hotel l’Etoile you have the choice between eight rooms and a family suite, all in a traditional and authentic style. The cozy chalet-style rooms can accommodate up to three people and are all spacious and bright.    Enjoy the charms of an Alpine atmosphere in a Swiss chalet. The rooms in this 3-star hotel all have breathtaking mountain views, creating an authentic Swiss experience with a warm atmosphere. The Ziörjen family looks forward to giving you a warm welcome and share their love of the region with you. 



Romantik Hôtel l’Etoile, Restaurant Nova Rue du Centre 21, CO 24 1637 Charmey Switzerland


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Opening times

Wednesday 18:30 - 23:00
Thursday 18:30 - 23:00
Friday 18:30 - 23:00
Saturday 11:30 - 14:00 18:30 - 23:00

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