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Address: Zermatt, Switzerland
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A 13,533-foot-tall peak in the southern Swiss Alps.

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Castor is higher and more impressive

We climbed Castor and looked down on Piollox, which is basically old rock. We saw a number of rockfalls as we climbed

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2015
San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We climbed Castor and looked down on Piollox, which is basically old rock. We saw a number of rockfalls as we climbed

Thank ableami2015
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

THIS REVIEW WAS FOR THE PINTE. The salad seemed to have been through a chopping machine. Although it was a large plateful it was not very appetising. The soup was oversalted. The spaghetti with mushrooms was Ok but was a little oily and under spiced. The pork chop had a sauce that did not give the impression of home cooking.... More 

Thank Graham L
Totnes, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place is an oasis, if an oasis can have a warm fire and a cosy chair. The beer is excellent and all the drinks are reasonably priced with nibbles and crisps thrown in The excellent bar staff all speak English.

Thank MichealCanaole
Bellevue, Washington
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91 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We dropped in for dinner with no reservation and were fortunate to get a great table in a back cubby away from the grill fire (which is probably the preferred seating area in Winter!) as it was the tail end of a very warm day and it was quiet and nice. We had some good Austrian house wine, and enjoyed... More 

Thank Scottyp2014
Locarno, Switzerland
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Absolutely nice Restaurant with a very friendly staff. We had coffee and cake. Excellent coffee and very nice and freshly made cake. Price is good and not to expensive

Thank Mars M
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82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

lunch, coffee, drinks you cant go wrong here. The quality of the food is excellent, traditional cheese dishes or plenty of pasta to keep you going

Thank Fiona B
Zug, Switzerland
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The upstairs restaurant (since the recent redecoration) has lost a lot of it's charm and now resembles more of a "cookie-cutter" Zermatt restaurant rather than the old-style stube. The food quality remains the same, but the service is now bordering on poor (downstairs is an absolute shambles and should be avoided at all costs). There are far better places to... More 

1 Thank Schweizerli
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Decided to experience our first 'fondue' at Pollux and we were not disappointed. The staff were welcoming, pleasant and happy to explain various aspects of the menu to us. The food was exception and plentiful, difficult to finish in fact because the portions were so generous. Great value for money, we would happily recommend Pollux to other visitors.

Thank Richard C
Stockholm, Sweden
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122 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Very cosy and relaxed good service always busy. Good place to have a beer pre evening dinner in Hotel. Log fires good seating family run attention to detail. Favourite hang out for casual night out.

Thank Mark O
Geneva, Switzerland
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42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Friendly efficient service by waitress who seems to speak every language. Choice of breads, heaps of pickles for free and very generous portions of excellent home dried meat and fondue.

Thank suemike_12

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