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Sparky's

Schluhmattstrasse 32, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 968 19 18
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Ranked #8 of 172 restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Contemporary
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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.
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  • German first
  • Russian first
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English first
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

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

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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.

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Freiburg
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We tasted the Thai dish as well as the Indian one. Both were very good! Service is really quick and the owner very friendly. I would definitely recommend this redtaurant!

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dorset
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Enjoyed a really friendly welcome from sparky when staying in zermatt, friendly and fun place to spend an evening with friends and family also great way of meeting new people. Good excellent and good value must say the curries smelt and tasted great must try. Beer reasonable price for area. Great place to visit.

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geneva
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We have been to Zermatt many times and we always go to Sparky's. This trip 3 times in one week. Sparky (the owner, server, bar tender, cook . . .) is very friendly and welcoming. The food is good (not haute cuisine, but nicely prepared and tasty), the service is good, and the rustic, casual and friendly atmosphere is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Lovely place freshly cooked food. 5 star service. Made to feel welcome would recommend any meal on the menu.... Went there twice in a week!!

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Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Simple place with a lovely host in the owner and tasty food. We went 4 of us, all ordering different dishes and we were all very happy with our dish. Menu is a bit small but offer tastes from locally inspired dishes to typical British stuff like currys. If your looking for something different from the normal stuff in Zermatt... More

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Champery, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Zermatt's not a cheap place to eat - but at Sparky's (the nickname of the friendly English owner) its affordable and very high quality. Even if money is no object, at least one meal at Sparky's is well worth it

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