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Restaurant Zum See

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Wichieweg 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
027 967 20 45
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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A really fun place, set off the piste almost in amongst cowsheds. It already has a reputation (for years since we went there 20 years ago) and it did not disappoint this time. We had a great meal, loads of delicious rose wine and good food. Nothing is cheap in Zermatt, but service was prompt and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Alex M
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A really fun place, set off the piste almost in amongst cowsheds. It already has a reputation (for years since we went there 20 years ago) and it did not disappoint this time. We had a great meal, loads of delicious rose wine and good food. Nothing is cheap in Zermatt, but service was prompt and delightful. Thoroughly recommend, but... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for nearly 20 years. Its alway been fab. How they present the quality of food from such a small kitchen I always marvel at. Its great such a team effort with a hands-on family running the place with style and panache. This year was a birthday celebration for 14 people so we booked late... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Traveled to Zermatt in December with our family. Not everyone skied and Zum See was the ideal location for some of us to take a nice hike up to for lunch and the rest of the skiers to meet us at along the trail! Meal and accommodations were great. Beautiful walk back to town!

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Locals know it alteady and we got our recommendation from friends 20 years ago, and it is still the best place to relax after a whole day of skiing. Their mains are all good, but this time, we just had a dessert. Try their "cremeschnitte" - they are just fabulous and light. Best to make this a routine stop and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

There wasn't a close comparison in Zermatt in terms of food, friendliness, service, and atmosphere. Traditional Alpine but nuanced as opposed to stodgy. Max and Greti are gracious hosts. The Herb Crusted Lamb with Rosti were among the best I've had anywhere, and the hike to get there is worth it.

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I highly recommend a visit to Restaurant Zum See. The food was delicious, the staff super friendly and accommodating and the view... well, go and see! :) We ordered a vegetarian option of the rösti, i.e just with eggs and the homemade pasta with porcini mushrooms and creamy herb sauce. Also, we tried the tasty Napoleon Zum See, a traditional... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were very much looking forward to visiting the much talked about Zum See during our Zermatt vacation. We made reservations a few weeks ahead to ensure we were able to get the time that worked best for us. The restaurant is just of piste 50 with very clear signs directing skiers. We walked up to the restaurant, and we... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

I cannot praise our lunch with friends at Zum See enough. The food was delicious, I had the sweetbreads, would have preferred rosti to noodles, but hey hoe not the end of the world. Great singing and lethal ski down in the dark, what more could you want?

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This review is for a private dinner buyout of Zum See in March 2015. Overall, the food, service and ambiance made this evening the most memorable part of our three-day summit in Zermatt. Food: 5 stars. We had a limited menu and dinner was for 62 people in total, so we had simple dishes that were able to be executed... More 

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Worcestershire, England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after our plan to ski in Cervinia was foiled by high winds. We skied down from Furi from where the restaurant is signposted. We had not booked and so we're lucky to get a table. Despite it being very cold it was a lovely experience - the sun and blue skies and blankets certainly helped. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wichieweg 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: 027 967 20 45

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 94

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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