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Brown Cow Pub

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Bahnhofstrasse 41 | At the Unique Hotel Post, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 19 31
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Captures the pub vibe very well, comfortable. friendly, good variety of beer and lovely looking and tasty pub food - visited twice and enjoyed both times. Is quite busy but seems to have a constant flow of customers so you shouldn't have to wait for a seat for too long.

Thank Bjorn H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like lots of atmosphere, really really good burgers, just the best service... Just go here. Not what I was expecting in zermatt, costs reasonable, would come every night. You can't book, you just get in and fight for somewhere to sit. Brilliant!

Thank Nick J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walking into the Brown Cow Pub was like reliving some memories from past ski trips. It is usually fairly laid back though not without music as in any pub, and you can find a table front or back to settle into. There is a relaxed environment here which is almost refreshing from the rest of the venues and the food... More 

Thank Winson N
Naples, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The burgers are great, the only downside is trying to find a seat. There is no reservation system so expect to wait a while if going at peak times. It took us over an hour and a half to get a table but the food came up quickly and was delicious, it was definitely well worth the wait!

Thank Britlisa
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The second day, the second time we walked into this bar visited by many people, the lady-bartender nodded and said: 1 Aperol Spritzer and a large Cardinal draft beer again? What a way to welcome your guests!!! This is hospitality as it should be. We loved this lady and we loved to have a drink or two each late afternoon... More 

Thank MMBonaire
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular pub in the centre of Zermatt. Good selection of beer on tap for Zermatt, but the highlight of our visit was the cheese burgers. Probably one of the best I have had: juicy, smoky great tasting meat, with a nice seedy bun and good Swiss cheese. Chips were Chunky and pretty good too!!!! Don't miss out!

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm and inviting atmosphere. My friend ordered a Gordon Blue, which was a little on the dry side. My cheese hamburger had a decent patty and piece of cheese. Tasted very good. French fries were lovely!

Thank Euterpe_K
Minehead, United Kingdom
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Who doesn't love the Brown Cow Pub!! We have been going to Zermatt for several years and love going to this place! Certainly gets our share of our 'Apres Ski' budget!! Bands to one side, and discos below makes it the place to be at! And just one other thing... the burgers are to die for!

Thank JeremyK483
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in for breakfast (and lunch) during our visit to Zermatt. Breakfast menu is great, as all the items are individually priced, so you can build the breakfast of your choice. Very friendly service and food was delicious!

Thank jack06
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over-crowded, un-Swiss, and seemingly a recovery room for late night revelers. Food not bad, but service quite good.

Thank Larry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $27
American, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofstrasse 41 | At the Unique Hotel Post, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 19 31
  • This restaurant is at Unique Hotel Post
Brown Cow Pub- The place where people meet and eat.Here in our rustic, informal Pub guests and locals, young and old mix in a typical Pub atmosphere.The range of drinks which comprises, among other specialities, 4 different beers on tap and 16 different local and international bottled beers as well as our choice of Pub snacks for the small or big appetite let even a bad-weather day fly by.Sport fans are also in the right place at the Brown Cow with our live sports transmissions. Please find the sports program with the link “Events at the Brown Cow” on the left side.Open:365 days a year: 9am to 2pmKitchen open from 9am to 10.30pm

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