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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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New York City, New York
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved Elsie's Bar. Such a friendly place, fun service and a just relaxed atmosphere. We went, had a few drinks and talked with some locals and a few tourists. I'm in Zermatt, so I splurge on a few glasses of rose champagne. Why not. They also have some good meat/cheese plates if you want a little... More 

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Thank delospoppy
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical inconic bar of zermatt, oysers tartare champagne & more. Always crowded, very small only a few table. So if you want to be shure to get a seat call them in advance ;).

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Thank Retter F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a bar with a good ambience and this place was spot on. Marcela was really helpful and accommodating. Would come def come back!

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Silverthorne, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My mother was named Elsie so how could I resist. Well worth the stop. Enjoyed beer and wine with a wonderful selection of nuts, pretzels and olives. Very friendly staff. Wonderful find, Highy recommended.

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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

spent here a great evening with my friends. in elsie's serve amazing drinks for reasonable prices. stuff is very friendly and making nice atmosphere in here. one of my favorite places here in zermatt. thank you again, we will return for sure! your czech group ;-)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Lovely situated in Center of Zermatt this cosy bar offers it all, good service, nice food, cosy setting and in the midst of it all, you just sit and relax. We had a photo shoot happening in front of us, horse and carriage passing by and the happy few, shopping around us. Relax and watch!

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Thank EllenReist
Zurich, Switzerland
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

As i know Elsie`s from winter i wanted to show it to my wife. Obviously in summer it is not really the place to go. No really menu with small things to eat. The service soso and not athmospehere at all. It is a pity as in summer it is anyhow difficult but why they don^t try to make more... More 

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Thank Robin270
Madison, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 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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353 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
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?