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Restaurant Chez Heini

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French, Diner
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Wiestystrasse 45, Zermatt, Switzerland
0041279671630
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Strange but good

It is a very special place, a bit wired. Buts service and food is very good. It is reasonable expensive depending on the quality of wine you decide to drink. Overall a good place to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Robin270
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It is a very special place, a bit wired. Buts service and food is very good. It is reasonable expensive depending on the quality of wine you decide to drink. Overall a good place to go.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have lived here and been traveling regularly for a few years..and the meal we had at chez heini will forever be one of our favorites. The lamb, the ambience, the service...all top notch! Loved the show at the end. Special thanks to the kindness showed to my two kids, who were very welcome. We will certainly come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

No trip to Zermatt is complete for us without visiting Chez Heini. My husband has been a regular for many years. You have to basically go for their set menu as their lamb is out of this world. The meat comes from the owner's father's flock. The decor is certainly quirky and the place is pretty much an institution in... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This restaurant is memorable - it is the proof that a dinner is not only about the cooking - it is about the whole experience. If the host is warm hearted and entertaining, if the service is professional and humorous, if the decoration is extraordinary, the atmosphere cozy and if the food is surprising you by the taste AND the... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Wiestystrasse 45, Zermatt, Switzerland
Phone Number: 0041279671630
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
Average Prices: USD 24 - 94
Cuisine: French, Diner

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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 - 94
  • Cuisine: French, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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