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Restaurant Schaferstube

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$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Riedstrasse 2 | Daniela & Paul Julen, Riedstrasse 2, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 76 00
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great restaurant in the basement of the Hotel Julen. Great to see them cooking the meat and melting the cheese right in front of you. Would go back.

Thank Jeremy H
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered portion raclette and a grilled lamb loin. Raclette is a must try, especially for cheese lovers! We requested for the lamb loin to be shared and they lovingly portioned for us into 2 servings, so we can enjoy the food with no hassle. The lamb was succulent and the potato gratin side was amazing! Had the warm chocolate cake... More 

Thank yingzzzjo
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were sent here by the front desk clerk at Firefly when we said we wanted to make sure we tried Raclette in Valais and where would be the best in town, he set the res. for us. When we arrived we were hit with the spicy aroma of their pine wood for roasting and the scent of good food.... More 

Thank Gus F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner on the recommendation from a local friend. Fondue was excellent, many interesting mouton dishes. All was very tasty and staff was great.

Thank Swissfreerider
Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant and hotel have been in business for more then 80 years. The owner stops by and chats with every single table to thank them for coming and to make sure they are enjoying their dinner. He was born in this hotel (at the time his family home) as was his son who is running the "new" restaurant upstairs... More 

Thank CuriousCulinarian
Singapore, Singapore
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72 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was full house when we went to Restaurant Schaferstube and was told to go upstairs where the food will be served from the same kitchen. Phew!! My friend and I ordered Lamb loin, Scallop ragout, Raclette and a dessert to share. The portion of lamb loin (CHF52) is good to share between two person and it is soooo delicious.

Thank gnowkeenz
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can see why this restaurant has a lot of good reviews from it's customers. It is a cosy, comfortable dining room in a 'traditional' style - the food is great too. We booked in advance and were shown to our table on arrival - nicely situated at one end of the room. We ordered our meals and waited. Then... More 

Thank Ray B
Seattle, Washington
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here 2 nights in a row and had the lamb loin both nights. Absolutely superb! Good idea to make a reservation.

Thank lauraloveschocolate
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Located at the basement of Hotel Julen, this place is a little jewel of traditional swiss decoration : rustic wood, sheep skins, etc. But if it looks touristic and is probably, it is not a touristic "trap": the lamb dishes are all excellent. Lamb cutlets, lamb fillet, lamb knuckles, lamb entrecote, lamb loin... I would not recommend the one with... More 

Thank Marisa R
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367 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

An atmospheric stube with a long history. Many tourists come here, but also locals. The raclette was excelllent as were the lamb ribs. We hope to return

Thank gsrs

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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
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?