During your Zermatt skiing vacation, you will likely enjoy many hours skiing the excellent slopes of the Swiss Alps and the Matterhorn. However, there will be times when you will want to relax and enjoy a good meal. Zermatt have some of the finest restaurants in the area; however, the mountain restaurants provide the unique experience of dining on delicious food while enjoying being on the mountain. Even if you are not in Zermatt to ski, you can still enjoy dining in these fine Zermatt restaurants.
3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat – Located in the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps, the Kulmhotel Gornergrat, this exceptional restaurant offers a variety of traditional Swiss dishes. Guests can sit on the terrace and enjoy panoramic views of the Monte Rosa massif, the Liskamm and the Matterhorn. A truly enticing combination of food and breathtaking views.
Alm – Located next to the Riffelberg Express, the newest 8-seater cable car, this mountain restaurant is perfect for grabbing a quick bite before heading up the slopes. It is suitable for families and offers fresh trout from the restaurant’s own pond. Specials include traditional dishes from the Valais region in addition to delicious cheese fondues and pasta dishes.
Adler Hitta – Located right on the slopes (2,200 meters above Zermatt), this mountain restaurant has a wonderful sun terrace that is perfect when you need to take a break from the slopes or after a delicious meal in the restaurant. Reservations are recommended, as this is a popular restaurant due to its location and its section of fresh and delicious dishes. Enjoy one of the fine wines from the restaurant’s extensive wine list.
Chez Vrony – This wonderful restaurant is located at approximately 2,100 meters and embodies the service and attention to detail you expect from a fine restaurant. The service is excellent and is only surpassed by the food and the breathtaking views.
The Pension Edelweiss – Located about an hour’s hike from Zermatt at 6,500 feet above sea level, The Pension Edelweiss provides fantastic views of the mountains. Hike through the lovely meadow and forest to reach this quaint, mountain restaurant. Then enjoy some of the areas best local dishes before taking a leisurely hike back to your Zermatt hotel.
When planning your Zermatt vacation, remember to experience eating at one of the areas mountain restaurants in addition to the great choices in town.Google+