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Findeln 2051m, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
027 - 967 25 88
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We had a perfect meal at Finderhof on our first day of skiing in Zermatt. We sat outside and while it was a bit chilly, the restaurant had blankets ready for us and they invited us several times to sit inside. We ordered a sashimi platter, sampling of pastas, the amazing quiche and a delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a perfect meal at Finderhof on our first day of skiing in Zermatt. We sat outside and while it was a bit chilly, the restaurant had blankets ready for us and they invited us several times to sit inside. We ordered a sashimi platter, sampling of pastas, the amazing quiche and a delicious bottle of wine recommended by... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great food, reasonably priced, friendly staff. Cramped inside but that just lends to the authentic feel!

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Nissaki, Greece
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Findelhof. (we call it Franz &'Heidi's who are the charming owners) has been our favorite mountain restaurant for. 32 years. The food is even better than ever this year. The staff are terrific and really look after their guests . Delicious sashimi and tartare of beef. I then had perfect calves liver served with rosti. My husband. Loved his vegearian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I love Findlerhof. Great food, and the staff were the best out of all the mountain restaurants in Zermatt. Great Quiche and Lamb Shank!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We always try to visit Findlerhof when in Zermatt. For some it's the best in Findeln with unobstructed views of the Matterhorn. I would say it's in the top 3 on mountain restaurants. My husband and I came for lunch earlier this week. We each had salads (others were splitting them) and shared an apple strudel for dessert. The kitchen... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

OK. Off the bat, the title is really not how it sounds. There are many reasons why you wanted to visit Zermatt and this is certainly one of them. It is a bit difficult to find. Ski down from Sunnegga to Findeln, and you will first past Chez Vrony (see my review) which is right by the ski piste, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My personal favourite at Zermatt! Has a great terrace, ask for the upper deck terrace when booking to get the best seats outside. Lovely staff and owners came by to ask how everything went! Menu had a good selection of salads, meats, and fish dishes compared to other restaurants in Findeln. Enjoy!

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Chester - England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

On a recent week long trip to Zermatt we were advised to book lunch at a couple of the mountain restaurants to avoid disappointment when just turning up un-announced. We did our research as we always do and with this being Trip Advisors #5 (at the time) we thought it well worth a visit! Our booking was made for the... More 

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Plantsville, Connecticut
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Unbelievable setting and wonderful food. A little tricky to get to, but worth every step you take. Reservations are a must. If you are skiing or hiking Zermatt, do not miss this gem.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

It is really a toss up between here and Chez Vrony. In our opinion they are both the best restaurants in Zermatt, sadly you can only eat here until 5pm. The service here was by far the best! Everyone was so nice and welcoming. The views are fabulous and all the food was delicious. Save room for the dessert surprise... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Findeln 2051m, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: 027 - 967 25 88
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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