A day on the slopes will raise anyone’s appetite, and visitors to Zermatt, Switzerland can rest assured that there will be no shortage of world-class cuisine for après ski dining. From family-friendly and rustic mountain restaurants to Michelin-starred dining experiences, here are 10 remarkable places to eat in Zermatt.
After Seven is probably the only Michelin-starred restaurant in the world where you can also catch a movie while enjoying your dinner. Entry to the“Cinedinner” experience comes with an aperitif and a three-course dinner that changes weekly. Every set menu is based around a group of ingredients, which includes anything from lychee to lamb.
After Seven, Hofmattstrasse 4, Zermatt, Switzerland, +41 (0) 27 966 69 70
This affordable, cosy restaurant is one of Zermatt’s oldest businesses, and has certainly perfected its selection of no-frills, authentic comfort food over the years. Be sure to try the fondue and raclette, as well as other traditional Swiss dishes like Schüblig (dried sausage) and rösti. Top it all off with a delicious homemade apple strudel, served with custard. Expect warm, family-friendly service.
Zermatt is located right on the Swiss-Italian border, so it should come as no surprise that plenty of good Italian food is available in the town. Capri is the cream of the crop, with a menu that has earnt it a Michelin star. Items such as turbot cooked in a salt crust with champagne sauce, and beef served with Neapolitan bitter chicory bring an authentic and stylish taste of the Mediterranean to this Swiss town.
Bahnhofstrasse 31, Zermatt, Switzerland, +41 (0) 27 966 88 88