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Restaurant Zum See

Certificate of Excellence
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best Food in Zermatt
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Zum See 24, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
027 967 20 45
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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207 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been for lunch with my wife. We have loved the place and the service. Food was made with very good quality ingredients but as it was not a sophisticated cuisine which did not require too much preparation we found the final price a bit high.

Thank Guido U
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery and hidden in old Swiss wooden alpine stable setting a hidden gem, So romantic and cosy, not overdone, but very charming. Excellent service and even better food. I chose for the vegetarian dish and it was heavenly, not a vegatarian myself, however am now tempted! finished with a yummy desert and beautiful wine, done and dusted!

Thank EllenReist
New York, N.Y.
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

SItting outside on a gorgeous day surrounded by diners from many countries and especially by ice cream eating children would be enough to make this memorable. But there is more: the food is consistently excellent. Try the lamb and rosti, along with a salad from their own garden - you are not going to eat better in Zermatt.

Thank NewYorker300
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long hiking in the mountains we reached this restaurant. Our friends recommended it to us. It was really enjoyable, lovely fish and wine and dessert / Mille Feuille was just a dream.

1 Thank _stella_ackermann123
Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Zum See is about 40 minutes from Zermatt Zu fuss and a beautiful hike mostly through lush forest.. It is a key part of our hiking experience. We usually head up towards Furi and beyond towards Schwartzsee to insure at least 1.5 hours up hill. We then return to Zumsee knowing it is one of the best restaurants in Zermatt.... More 

Thank Richard L
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Same great food, wine and service, but with hiking- instead of ski-boots... A bit tougher to reach without skis, but makes lunch all the more worthwhile!

Thank LostInZurich
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We had lunch after walking down from the Furii gondola stop; an old farm house very charming and the food was very good. Service friendly. We had a tradional meat platter as a starter to share and salads and pastas for mains. nice wine selection

Thank jeannemb
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

really fantastic place hidden away you can go down from fury and walk back to the village This is feasible even for people who walk slowly the food is excellent the service is top really a place to go when in zermatt

1 Thank robertvalerie
Arlington, Virginia
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This restaurant is near the bottom of the mountain. My wife and I usually eat here @ 2ish and call it a day afterwords, since a schlep back up the mountain for any decent runs. The sun room is the best spot to eat, if you can get a table. The food is delicious and the wine list extensive. Whatever... More 

1 Thank ghasenei
Newbury, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Our first time sat in the new conservatory on our favourite seat when it used to be outside. I had the kidneys...always do. Wonderful. Service is as ever superb. Thank you.

Thank aholyman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $94
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zum See 24, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: 027 967 20 45

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