A highpoint in many respects

Matterhorn glacier paradise restaurant

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Note:

To make sure that you can still satisfy your hunger despite the COVID-19 closure of the restaurants in Valais, you can choose from a variety of tasty take-away menus at the Restaurant Matterhorn glacier paradise and the ICE Buffet Bar Pizzeria on Trockener Steg.

Get yourself a delicious pizza at the ICE Buffet Bar Pizzeria or order burgers, hot dogs and chips as well as sandwiches and wraps to go at the Restaurant Matterhorn glacier paradise. In addition, both restaurants offer cold and hot drinks to-go. Various outdoor seating areas and are available, in accordance with the generally applicable rules of distance and hygiene.

Temporary opening hours: 

  • Monday - Friday: 10:30 - 14:30
  • Saturday and Sunday: 09:15 - 15:15

“En Güete” in Europe's highest mountain restaurant. The Matterhorn glacier paradise restaurant is at the astonishing altitude of 3'883 metres. You can easily imagine the stunning view through the panorama windows while you’re enjoying your meal: the crème de la crème of Swiss Alpine peaks are gathered all round the Klein Matterhorn, on which the restaurant stands along with the highest mountain station in Europe.

Mmmmh ... something for every appetite

Whether you’re enjoying breakfast on the mountain, a homemade supper, Valais specialities from the pan, burgers, pasta or the daily choice of desserts and dishes – the menu of the Matterhorn glacier paradise restaurant has something for everybody. Wow! In the show kitchen you can watch your dish being prepared with care from fresh ingredients.

Pssst ... Children’s portions in the “pasta” and “fried” categories are half-price.

The building was renovated in 2013. It has seating for 60, wheelchair access and conforms to the highest environmental standards. The menu offers international dishes alongside Swiss specialities. You need to charge up your energy levels to take on all the adventures awaiting outside. If you want to get some regional souvenirs first, you’ll find a choice in the adjoining Peak Shop.

Well fortified to the Matterhorn glacier paradise

When you leave the mountain restaurant, you have a genuine paradise at your feet: the Matterhorn glacier paradise. All around Europe’s highest mountain station, there are potentially record-breaking experiences awaiting visitors. The highest viewing platform in the Alps for example, with a 360º panorama of 38 four-thousand-metre peaks and 14 glaciers in three countries. The highest glacier palace and the cinema lounge are also close by.

Discover the highest mountain station in Europe

Up and away: Offers for seminars and groups

More is less: for groups of ten or more, the restaurant has special offers for group menus and apéritifs.

Group menu

Menu for aperitives


Days at 3'883 metres. The building houses a fully equipped conference and seminar room with seating for up to 72 participants – for all who set their sights high. 

Environmentally friendly delights

The building’s energy concept was developed by Zermatt Bergbahnen AG and is regarded internationally as a model of its kind. The proof: multiple awards for cutting-edge environmental standards.

The highlights:

  • Photovoltaic system on the south façade produces enough energy to cover the building’s heating, ventilation and lighting requirements for the entire year – Swiss and European solar prizes.
  • Microbiological wastewater treatment plant
  • MINERGIE-P® certificate: The building is completely self-sufficient in energy requirements.


For more about sustainability of the Matterhorn glacier paradise restaurant click here.

Contact

Visit the Restaurant Matterhorn glacier paradise and break your personal altitude record! Because at 3'883 metres you've probably never eaten before.

We are there for you 365 days a year from 9:15am to 3:45pm. Seasonal changes of opening hours can be found in the timetable.

Do you have any questions? Gabriele Leiggener, manager of the Restaurant Matterhorn glacier paradise, is happy to advise you. 

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Safety guidelines covid-19

The Matterhorn glacier paradise restaurant is open according to the timetable. The general protective measures of the protection concept for the hotel and restaurant industry approved by the Federal Government and the Canton of Valais apply.

  • Mandatory masks
  • Keep distance
  • Respect hygiene measures
  • Limited number of persons per table

You can find more details about the protection measures in our protection concept.

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