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Restaurant Chez Heini

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Swiss, Barbecue, European
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Wiestystrasse 45, Zermatt, Switzerland
0041279671630
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Baden, Switzerland
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very nice BBQ restaurant, original service, singing host, good surprise menue with tender lamb or beef, reasonable wine

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Thank Martin F
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Even if you don't stay for the polarizing show, this place will still make it in the "excentric" category for most of us. From starters served in a shoe (a new one, I am told) to layers of layers of beautiful lamb, food is great, decor is outrageous and staff friendly. Do try it but be prepared

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Thank ZOR-O16
Waedenswil, Switzerland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It stared really wierd and I was worried if this evening wouldn't be a disaster, but it turned out to be a fantastic, funny and yummy place. First thing, you eat lamp! If you don't like it, don't go there or give it a chance. It's so delicious! Second, you like live local music! If not..... I will definitely go... More 

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Thank Annette K
The Netherlands
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice to experience, very good food and great lamb!! Make a reservation. A must do when visiting zermatt. Good desserts too

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Thank PieterNBNL
Hamburg
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience! You will find a super stylish place AND: the food is as great as the place! Try the lamb mix, and just rely on recommendations and enjoy this fantastic place. By the way, the waitresses are super cute... Highly recommended.

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Thank Andy_R1
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We were recommended to eat at Chez Heini during our recent few days' break in Zermatt, and how glad we were, as otherwise we may have missed a wonderful evening. From the moment we entered and were greeted by Matthias, we knew it was a "one off" experience and one we were glad we had saved for our last night.... More 

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Thank MamaG2011
Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Interesting place Chez Heini is. First of all, DON'T BE LATE. This was beaten into us by our hotel concierge when he made the reservations for us. And proof, while we were there, a party (who seemed familiar to the establishment) came in and without any welcoming pleasantries, was greeted with a "you're 4 minutes late!" I looked at the... More 

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Kuwait city
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188 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Location: center Zermatt Ambiance: This restaurant is specialized in grilled Lamb which is a local delicacy. You can actually see the grill in the corner of the seating area. After diner there is a daily performance by the owner of the restaurant singing ABBA songs. It's really entertaining and fun. Host: super fun and friendly. They accommodate our last minute... More 

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Thank ANSQ8
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

A very unique atmosphere. Food was wonderful and you got plenty of it. Only negative was the high prices but it is Zermatt.

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Thank HappyTravels335
Zermatt, Switzerland
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

An experience not to be missed assuming you like lamb and don't mind a little concerto by Dan Daniele in person. A slightly dark restaurant but excellent food, nice wine and a very professional service. After 9pm the owner will sing a few of his songs.

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Thank Marc L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $92
Cuisine
Swiss, Barbecue, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wiestystrasse 45, Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: 0041279671630

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