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Restaurant Chez Heini

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Diner
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Wiestystrasse 45, Zermatt, Switzerland
0041279671630
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 147
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent!

Writing this as coming to the end of an exceptional meal. Chose this restaurant following trip advisor reviews and not disappointed. We went for the set 4 course (which turned out to be 5) Easter menu and have to say could not fault anything about the food, service or ambience. This is our first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Dominique P
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Writing this as coming to the end of an exceptional meal. Chose this restaurant following trip advisor reviews and not disappointed. We went for the set 4 course (which turned out to be 5) Easter menu and have to say could not fault anything about the food, service or ambience. This is our first dinner in Zermatt and now rather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

First: always make reservation. Second: eat lamb. Third: ask them they put tartar of lamb back on the menu. It is a place one of is kind. Maybe they have to think a bit over some dishes for children but even now that little problem they always can solve. Fantastic food, great atmosphere and super friendly, not traditional restaurant. If... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you want to have extremely rude and aggressive waiters that won't take orders past 8.30pm, for average food, this is the place. Rather dated place with dated music and owner singing his own kitsch songs from the 80's, every night! The food is average at best. I arrived at 9.15 pm and wanted to order food, the waiter (... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

................................service was so professional foods, people, atmosphere is so impressed, guite, small but funny decoration we liked it....................................

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Sanguinet
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were sent to Chez Heini by friends and after having heard quite a lot of recommendations we thought to give it a shot... and really could have kicked ourselves for taking 3 years to try this restaurant. The service is amazing, Matthias takes care of you with a fine sense of detail and an amazing wine counsel. We had... More 

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Skien, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We booked a table due to other reviews, and the fast that we rented an apartment close by. We were not disapointed! We had the best meal on our stay here. The restaurants specials are lamb, and it was very good, and the portions were large.

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Meerssen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Perfect evening! Great food, wine and atmosphere. Presentation of The soup in a high heel show was just stunning. Loved The performance at The end of our diner. You Will never get The Matterhorn song out of your mind.

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Matawan, New Jersey
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ate a Chez Heini on Sat. February 13. We went there based on the reviews we had read. We did not have a reservation, so we decided to just walk over and see if they had any tables. When we walked in the place was packed- everyone was smiling and having a great time. We waited a few minutes,... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Where to start ? So much to say but I will summerize in three main points: - Food: the food is very tasty, I have never tasted such grilled lamb. It's beyond description. My favourite was the rack of lamb with the fillet served after. It just melts in your mouth. - Staff: you will be served by the most... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

While visiting Zermatt a friend recommended that my husband and I go to Chez Heini for dinner. The restaurant had a wonderful ambiance and the food was amazing. I'd have to say that it was one of the top 5 meals we've ever had. You will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wiestystrasse 45, Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: 0041279671630

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 95
  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?