A culinary journey in Zermatt

Alpine hotspot for gourmets and connoisseurs

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Do you consider yourself a gourmet or connoisseur Do you always associate eating and drinking with luxurious pleasure? Are Swiss specialities, Alpine fine food and Valais delicacies on your “to-savour” list? And do you consider no holiday complete without gourmet restaurants, Alpine cuisine and mountain huts? Then embark on a culinary voyage of discovery in Zermatt, the gourmet hotspot in the Alps.

If you’re searching for chef’s hat awards, GaultMillau points and Michelin stars, you’ll soon find what you’re looking for in the Matterhorn region. Zermatt seems to be a magnet for international awards.
 

Mountain pleasures to your heart's content

Fashionable modern eateries and traditional gourmet restaurants offer culinary delights at every turn. Enjoy the pleasures of the table in cosy dining rooms, elegant salons or on sunny terraces. In the mountains and in the valley, there are restaurants offering regional specialties or exotic dishes. All have one thing in common: excellent quality.

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Zermatt tastes this good

The Zermatt region is a paradise for hikers, skiers, bikers and visitors who also like to savour fine cuisine as part of their holiday experience. Regional dishes are particularly in demand. Classic Swiss specialties such as rösti or veal ragout, for example. And Valais delicacies: cheese fondue, raclette, Valais dried meats, apricots, rye bread and don’t forget the Matterhörnli nougat pralines.

Gourmet restaurants On the Matterhorn

No less than 18 Zermatt restaurants were awarded GaultMillau points in 2018. For example, The Omnia, the Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni in the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof and the Restaurant Veranda in the Hotel Mirabeau. Two venues are even ranked amoung the 70 best restaurants in Switzerland: After Seven at the Backstage Hotel and Ristorante Capri in the Mont Cervin Palace. Fine dining to complete your holiday!

When eating and drinking become an experience

If you want it a little more exclusive, look no further than the culinary special offers: the term is “gastronomic experiences”. Sunset Dinners, Gondola Fondue or Gondola Breakfast – the names tell you these are culinary experiences in a class of their own. You don’t normally treat yourself, after all!

Must-have for pleasure seekers: the Findeln Gourmet Pass

With the Findeln Gourmet Pass culinary explorers will be taken to new heights. The tiny hamlet of Findeln is THE gourmet destination, an idyllic location on the sun-kissed southern flank of Zermatt. The density of gourmet restaurants may be a record. And you can explore these delights with all your senses on a culinary hike. Included in the Gourmet Pass: Apéritif and three courses – or put another way: 42 GaultMillau points.


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If your mouth is already watering, you’d better contact the team at Zermatt Bergbahnen AG without delay. Your culinary journey of discover to the Swiss gourmet hotspot on the Matterhorn is just a phone call away.