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Sparky's

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Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 968 19 18
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sparky's Bar & Restaurant will be opening from Thursday 14th November till...
Sparky's Bar & Restaurant will be opening from Thursday 14th November till Saturday 16th November, and then from Thursday 21st November till Saturday 23rd.We will be opening full time from the Thursday 28th November. Hope to see you all soon.
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 134
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
un fussy food

Enjoyed a well priced meal here. Nice relaxed feeling and didn't feel uncomfortable as a single traveller. Enjoyed the food and the atmosphere the curry was great. Dog and family and traveller friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
S_Forder
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Enjoyed a well priced meal here. Nice relaxed feeling and didn't feel uncomfortable as a single traveller. Enjoyed the food and the atmosphere the curry was great. Dog and family and traveller friendly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife and I stumbled into Sparky's on our first night in Zermatt after being turned away from 4 places for not having reservations. Mark, the owner, made us welcome immediately. Great pub atmosphere with outgoing Americans, Irish, and Brits. Lots of Laughs.

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Doha
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had dinner with the family. Nicely greeted by the owner and had good service all night. The curries were excellent and everyone enjoyed their meal

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United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Have been coming here for years and Mark is always very welcoming. His food is always very good, but we did not go back for a second meal this year as we felt he was overpricing his meals. A shame as we do enjoy the atmosphere, although the music can sometimes be a bit too loud for us older folk!

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austin, tx
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Stopped in here on a whim! The food was great and reasonably priced! The staff was warm and friendly!! Good spot to eat!

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Austin, tx
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Right by our hotel and we found this place on our last night in town. Little place that serves great curry food that is priced well...given this is Zermatt. We walked in and service was excellent and attentive! I had the curry chicken which was fantastic. The salad was huge and for the first time in Zermatt, I found a... More 

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Geneva2009
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133 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have been there already last year and come back this year. Still the same quality no-nonsens service, food, ambiance good food, reasonable priced. the restaurant has also a hostel, therefore do not expect people in fur coats and smoking but decent, well behaved younger (20 -30 ) guest

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solihull, gb
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is above a youth hostel, and the English (?) guy who runs it is welcoming, fun and very helpful. The menu is not vast, about 4 different curries and nacho plates on the day we were there, delicious. The clientele seems to be a mix of holidaymakers in the know, and locals employed in the skiing business. All very... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Everyone is friendly. I speaking and dancing with people from all over the world. Bar staff brilliant.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Sparky is a nice guy, busy, but willing to talk about his 30+ years living in Zermatt. Nice relaxed atmosphere, great chef, and lovely presentation...surprisingly, these are some of the lowest prices for comparable food around town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 968 19 18

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget

Description

Sparky's Bar & Restaurant will be opening from Thursday 14th November till Saturday 16th November, and then from Thursday 21st November till Saturday 23rd.We will be opening full time from the Thursday 28th November. Hope to see you all soon.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?