We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 968 19 18
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #6 of 173 Restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Contemporary
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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.
Write a Review

177 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    123
    44
    8
    2
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Stans, Switzerland
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Always a friendly welcome from the manager who makes time to say hello. Small but perfectly formed menu (large portions!), great tasting and excellent value. Quite a find in expensive Zermatt.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brit in Switzerland
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Generous portions of uncomplicated but tasty food at reasonable prices. Sparky is a friendly guy who gave us some great tips.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Glad to have had dinner at Sparky's one evening in Zermatt - we had curry so it was nice to have something different (ie. without cheese) and a meal that didn't cost the earth. Small friendly place with a nice causal and relaxed atmosphere. Only thing I would say is that instead of playing extreme sports on the TV, just... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Amazing place lovely welcoming from the owner food served quick hot delicious in perfection. So recommended. King regards. MY Dubai

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
UK
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ideal location bottom of lift. Fantastic veggie curry, big portions at a decent price hard to find in this town. Maybe go back to stay next time.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A nice resturant with very good food an large portions. You have my strongest recemondations.. The staff is very cool. Spectaculare bike and skividios, filmed by the owner himself..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Just what I was after, tasty flavours, spices, and not to pricey. Friendly atmosphere, and great staff. Sparky himself is a credit to Zermatt, with some amazing knowledge of all goings on in town, and some outstanding ski films, and extreme sports on the tv. It was just the buzz we were looking for to keep up is the mood... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great food, efficient yet friendly and charming host. Quick service, great banter with the regulars and visitors. Feel equally at home sitting at the bar for beers and/or food or, taking a table. Exceptional value in a very expensive resort. Children clearly welcome.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Freiburg
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have been here twice. The beer and the food is excellent also the hospitality of the owner. The food is really a little British, but of the excellent type. Only a few dishes are on the menue, but these are outstandingly prepared. It has also a little of a pub with some guests from Britain were misbehaving, being so... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Sparky is a lovely guy who even after 30 years still invests himself fully in his business. The food is OK and I guess he's not trying to do anything particularly special. He was extremely accommodating of our kids and very friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Sparky's also viewed

 
Zermatt, Valais
 

Been to Sparky's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sparky's

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing