A fantastic spot for skiing in Switzerland, St. Moritz boasts some of the best mountains and slopes in Europe. As any skier knows, breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day before setting off for the slopes, which is why we’ve selected the best spots this snow-sure resort has to offer.
Offering fantastic panoramic views of the lake, just a few metres from its shores and only a couple of minutes from the train station, Segelclub is a quaint and intimate establishment and a great breakfast or brunch destination. The outdoor and indoor seating makes it perfect all year round, and it serves wonderful Swiss pastries as well as fantastic hot chocolates and, for those partial to a morning drink, brilliant local beer.
Address & telephone number:34, Via Grevas, St Moritz, Switzerland +41 81 833 14 10
One of the most iconic cafés of the town and a brilliant place in which to sample real Swiss cuisine, Confiserie Hanselmann has a range of sumptuous, authentic Swiss pastries and divine, real Swiss chocolate. This cosy café warms patrons up with its hearty, traditional hot meals and delicious hot drinks, while guests enjoy some spectacular views of the lake and its snowy mountainous surroundings.
Address & telephone number:8, Via Maistra, St Moritz, Switzerland +41 81 833 38 64
With windows offering stunning views of the lake as well as a gorgeous outdoor patio that can be enjoyed during the summer, Hauser Restaurant provides a superb breakfast, with an extensive buffet that includes home made marmalade, home made pastries and fresh croissants, as well as some great hot drinks. During the summer months, Hauser hosts a Sunday Jazz brunch on its lovely terrace, offering a large traditional brunch buffet to accompany the exciting Festival da Jazz.
Address & telephone number: 7, Via Traunter Plazzas, St. Moritz, Switzerland +41 81 837 50 50
Nestled in the Engadin valley itself, 2,200 meters above sea level, El Paradiso is an oasis of luxury and style in the midst of the ski slopes, complete with its own individual drag lift. Its height means that its open deck offers simply superb views of the surrounding mountains and is a great destination all year round, with the chance to eat on the sunny terrace during the summer. Enjoy the traditional Swiss fondue and the delicious home made chocolate, all while soaking in the feeling of being on top of the world.
Address & telephone number:Via Engiadina, St Moritz, Switzerland +41 81 833 40 02
Located in the truly luxurious Carlton Hotel, Restaurant Romanoff provides a breakfast that is as refined and elegant as its setting, not to mention oodles of authentic Swiss dishes and several local delicacies. It is an especially cosy place to be during the winter, with its gorgeous fire place, making it a truly delightful spot to spend the morning before setting out to brave the cold ski slopes.
Address & telephone number:11, Via Johannes Badrutt, St Moritz, Switzerland +41 81 836 70 00