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Elsie's Bar

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Kirchplatz 16, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
41 27 967 24 31
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Windsor, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had nightcap here with my wife and adult son. Atmosphere is relaxing, service friendly and quick, and prices are reasonable. Would definitely recommend for a drink before or after dinner!

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Thank MarkF-CT
Stockholm, Sweden
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317 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Aristocrats to Plutocrats no fur coat will get a second blink in here. Weather dawning Grannies old cardigan or your ski guide attire to Hermes, top to bottom, all mix it up in this most beautiful of understated atmosphere with residents to Presidents and rock stars all determined to get a moments anonymity and laugh enjoy good company and seek... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This place is fairly legendary in Zermatt so if you plan to stay for a while or to eat - book in advance - it is not very big inside but very cosy and warming. We arrived at 1700ish and found a spot at the bar for two (there are probably only 6-7 seats there at the bar really). All... More 

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1 Thank MattPWilson
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

10/10 in every way.... Food, service( Karen) you are a star! Great oysters, great lobster bisque, great filet steaks, great wine, ambience to match.. Try it, you will not be disappointed...our best meal here!

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1 Thank garyh0bs0n
Sotogrande
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Elsie's is a classic, friendly bar and a great place to unwind after a day on the slopes. It's got a cosy and warm atmosphere.

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1 Thank GlobalEDGEucation
Catania, Italy
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Stopped by for a quick glass of wine before dinner! Charming atmosphere and reasonably priced wines! Definitely recommend.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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510 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

ELSIE's is the place to have apéritif. It is located in a small chalet next to the church and offers fresh oysters which were delicious. We did not like the tartar so much. Though it was knife-cut the cook mixed ketchup into it which gave it a sweet taste. We complained but apparently this was the recipe of the house.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Always had a lot of hype.Small so hard to get a seat and hugely expensive BUT had a lovely evening there.Friendly staff and the menu/food looked sensational.

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Senlis
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We went there on trip advisor review. Very disappointed. Very expensive. The lobster spaghetti was poor:maybe a quarter of a half lobster tail... Tartar steack: no salad, no French fries or side dish, but very expensive... Dessert: chocolate cake was poor... Water bottle is 11CHF when it's between 6 and 9 in other places... Very disappointed.

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Thank phiphi747
Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Two nights we went for dinner and enjoyed the food and atmosphere tremendously. The food is high quality. Alaska wild salmon, excellent tournedos, very good lobster bisque and a very dedicated waitress.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Swiss, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchplatz 16, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: 41 27 967 24 31

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