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Restaurant Schaferstube

Travelers' Choice award winner
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Riedstrasse 2 | Daniela & Paul Julen, Riedstrasse 2, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 76 00
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Alexandria, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a very small venue, so you should make your reservations as soon as possible. The Grilled Lamb Loin was simply delicious. I've never rated any restaurant a 5 star before just due to one dish, but it was tender, flavorful and melted in your mouth. And don't even get me started on the chocolate cake with Baileys ice cream... More 

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Thank twoifbyc
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest, What a great pleasure to read your valuable feedback. We are glad to share your fabulous comment with the whole Schäferstube-Team. It makes us very proud and motivates us enormously to hear that you enjoyed the home-produced lamb meet from the sheep of our own farm. We thank you that you took the time to evaluate your recent... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our orders was Trockenfleischteller which was according to the waitress beef. When we tasted, it was lamb. We asked the waitress to change the plate. Even the chef came to convince us that it is not lamb but beef. After 20 min we finally got a new plate. No excuse, no polite gesture to offer coffee etc. The... More 

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Thank 186338Lili
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would particularly like to thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback about your recent restaurant experience. Nevertheless, we regret very much that we could not meet your culinary expectations regarding our gastronomy. We would like to apologize for the inconveniences you have occurred during your dinner. Again, we thank you for sharing your... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most in our group had lamb and claimed it was the best they ever had. I went for the Fondue Chinoise and that was delicious as well. Everything is perfect; the food, the staff and the lovely restaurant decor.

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Thank Ursula Q
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest, What a pleasure to read such a great feedback. We are delighted to share your fabulous comment with the whole Schäferstube-Team. We thank you that you took the time to rate your recent restaurant experience. Whenever you are in Zermatt, it would be a pleasure for us to welcome you at Tradition Julen Zermatt and at the restaurant... More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

not a lamb person but coudn't have been more of a lamb person when i left. got great service from a wonderful server Tamara, and great advice when i had no clue what to order. go here! this place is great!

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Thank Shawn K
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest, It makes us happy to hear that we could meet your culinary expectations with our lamb specialities and convert you into a lamb meat lover. Great to hear that you enjoyed the service offered from our staff. We will not miss to transmit your great feedback to our whole team. We would be delighted to welcome you again... More 

ireland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect Swiss experience of really good food in great atmosphere. The variety on the menu is incredible. The staff are all helpful and can answer all your questions when trying to make decisions what to order. All the lamb dishes are sourced from the family sheep farm and each one is delicious. The rich aroma of cheese being cooked... More 

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Thank marymathewobrien
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guests, It is such a pleasure to read your fabulous comment concerning your recent visit at our restaurant. We thank you very much that you took the time to rate our restaurant. We are glad to hear that we could meet your culinary expectations with our cuisine and that you enjoyed our lamb specialities with the lamb from the... More 

Hong Kong
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a lamb lover, this is the place where you will find your love! From tongue to knuckle, all about lamb!!

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Thank Victor M
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest, The whole team of the RESTAURANT SCHÄFERSTUBE is very grateful for your outstanding feedback concerning your recent visit at our restaurant. Your recognition is our best reward and our greatest source of motivation to continue dedicating ourselves to giving our guests an extraordinary experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our home-produced lamb specialities with lamb... More 

Nicosia, Cyprus
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best in Zermatt. Excellent food quality coupled with attentive and warm service in an authentic, rustic environment. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank ZacHarryTzimitras
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to reward us with your fabulous feedback! It is a great pleasure to hear that we met your culinary expectations with our lamb and cheese specialities! We will happily share your positive words about our staff with the entire Schäferstube-team. We are already looking forward to welcoming you... More 

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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a restaurant high on our list because of the TripAdvisor comments. When we got to our hotel I asked our consierge to get us reservations. He apologized that he could "only" get us a reservation upstairs and not downstairs. No worries, it was beautiful up there. We were surprised that they offered a salad bar. It was a... More 

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Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you very much that you took the time to evaluate your recent visit at our restaurant. We are very grateful to hear that you enjoyed our cuisine and the ambiance in the Restaurant Julen. We are proud to offer our guests the home-produced lamb meet from our own farm. We will not miss to transmit your... More 

Dothan, Alabama
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a typical Swiss meal at this charming little restaurant. Excellent lamb dishes but beware if you order the rack of lamb for it is two portions. Upon completion of the first plate, you will receive a second whole plate. We took the second portion back to our Air B&B and enjoyed it for dinner the... More 

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Thank LBC54622
Familie-Julen, Manager at Restaurant Schaferstube, responded to this review

Dear sir or madam The whole team of the RESTAURANT SCHÄFERSTUBE is very grateful for your overwhelming feedback in reference to your recent visit at our restaurant. Your recognition is our best reward and our greatest source of motivation to continue dedicating ourselves to giving our guests an extraordinary experience. We look forward to welcoming you to TRADITION JULEN and... More 

Moscow, Russia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

My friends and I visited this restaurant on Jan 14, 20017. I believe this is one of the best restaurants in Zermatt. Menu consists mainly of lamb. We tasted three different lamb dishes and all of them were excellent. This is a right place for those who love lamb. Vine list is big and comprises a lot of local vines.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?