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Restaurant Schaferstube

$$ - $$$, European,
Riedstrasse 2 | Daniela & Paul Julen, Riedstrasse 2, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 76 00
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb dishes” (35 reviews)
“raclette” (79 reviews)
“loin” (11 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Riedstrasse 2 | Daniela & Paul Julen, Riedstrasse 2, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not get enough of this restaurant. The best raclette and fondue ever! Ambience was charming.

Thank 614JUDITHR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is owned by Julen, that are pretty Big in Zermatt. The restaurant is in cellar level, without windows. Its all in old style including the uniforms for the waiters. The food is good, but the pricelevel A bit too high.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this meal. I had raclette (single order) and the grilled lamb. The raclette was excellent and the lamb fantastic. It is simply prepared and the meat melts in your mouth. It comes with delicious au gratin and some simple buttered vegetables. I was...More

Thank TOnyB123_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant, nice staff and lots of beer to sample. Overlooking the Ski Slopes, very picturesque.

Thank Indra S
Reviewed January 6, 2018

We loved our experience here. It felt like a nostalgic, romantic, homey Swiss chalet, festively decorated with cowbells and lamb memorabilia. Servers wore traditional clothing and were friendly and helpful. We booked this place upon reading reviewing that claimed it was incredibly "Swiss," which we...More

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Tamera was our server and she made our experience so wonderful. She explained the menu very well and gave excellent recommendations on food and wine. Atmosphere is quaint and homey. Food was farm fresh. Grilled Lamb is a must get! Cheese fondue added to our...More

Thank KHRJ16
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for four for New Year’s Eve. Food was very good although limited to the set menus: an excellent salmon tartare starter, then a meat fondue followed by a very good chocolate based dessert. The quality of the meat in the fondue...More

Thank KentishMole
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Very busy restaurant, but it's is worth waiting! Quality (and quantity) of meet (it was lamb) is just excellent. Perfect! But of course price is Swiss. And it's Zermatt. If you can afford it, try it!

Thank Schmid-Saugeon
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Went with family on Christmas Day for dinner. Took ages to get us seated and bring us menus. Granted they were crowded but it takes all of 10 seconds to pass us 5 menus. We got the menus ourselves eventually and to be fair there...More

Thank 474philf
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

What a great disappointment we went there for my birthday last friday snd at 20h30 we were still eating the waitress comes to tell us to leave because they have the second service soo rude we didnt have the chance to take a dessert and...More

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June 21, 2017|
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Response from rogwood | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it because the restaurant it in high demand and the food of excellent quality. We had a drink in the hotel bar after and from what we saw the hotel is also excellent although we had not heard of it before we booked... More
April 6, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riedstrasse 2 | Daniela & Paul Julen, Riedstrasse 2, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 966 76 00
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