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Le Chalet de Gruyeres

rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 21 54
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
4 days ago
“Very traditional and very good”
1 week ago
“Cheese lovers delight”
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CUISINES
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

It has a nice setting - inside the chalet or you can also sit outside in the open air. The food is good as we had ordered fondue and raclette.

Thank Prashant N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent fondue, made with wine and cheese and served with silverskin onions, gherkins, crusty bread and delicious baby potatoes. Staff are well organised and able to cope with groups and individuals.

Thank Obanwalkers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After enjoying the walk through the town, this is where we had our cheese fondue of course accompanied by local wine! Had far too much bread and loved the bite size potatoes we dipped in the cheese. Deserts are a healthy portion but read the...More

Thank richard g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with two friends and had the raclette which was excellent. The gorgeous melted cheese, fresh bread, new potatoes, onions & gherkins with the extra salad we ordered made this a perfect lunch all set in a lovely Swiss chalet in one of the...More

Thank Clive480077
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Gruyeres....amidst panoramic views the food is a delight....the vegetable soup is highly recommended and for cheese lovers, you must try the fondue 👍👍👍

Thank Leveric N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We do recommend this place! It's romantic, cosy but also family friendly and have a delicious and authentic cheese fondue served by Swiss ladies. The roasted small potatoes were very tender and pickles went well with the fondue cheese. Please save room for their legendary...More

Thank Ines R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good fondue quality Always busy Fast service Mainly for tourists Quite expensive In general a positive note

Thank Jose D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we took some visiting close friends to The Chalet de Gruyeres this weekend. We had warned them that in this kind of location, you should manage your expectations... the reality is, we had a fantastic lunch with quality products. The fondues were VERY good, and...More

Thank PenibleMaisJuste
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Food was good but we didn't like the attitude of waiters. One was not smiling at all... If I come back to this city, I will go to another restaurant

Thank foxina892
Reviewed May 15, 2017

チーズフォンデュとテザートを2人でシェアしました。 チーズフォンデュは、とても食べやすく、コクもあり、美味しかったです。ジャガイモとピクルスのセットを1人分注文しましたが、2人で食べてもかなり満腹になります。メレンゲもほどよい甘さで美味しかったです。店内も可愛く、また機会があれば訪れたいです。 We shared the cheese fondue and melange. We loved the rich taste of Gruyere cheese. We ordered one fondue and shared by two, but enough for us. Melange was also good.

Thank samezame
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Louise313
What are your opening days of the week and hours?
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Frederic V | Property representative |
Toute la journée et repas dès 11h30
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Inna L
1. Do you have menu in English? 2. Do you accept major credit cards? Thank you.
May 17, 2016|
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Response from Frederic V | Property representative |
hello, yes for both quesitons :-)
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manpuneet
How is the cheese fondue priced at this restaurant
August 12, 2015|
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Response from Frederic V | Property representative |
Hello, thank you very much for your question, our PDO cheese fondue is priced at chf 29.50 per person, including condiments, bread and potatoes. I wish you a good tasting at the Chalet restaurant in Gruyères. Enjoy your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$26 - $46
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  La Gruyere  >  Gruyeres
  • Phone Number: +41 26 921 21 54
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Description
Welcome to the Chalet de Gruyères L'è avui le lathi de la Grevîre k'on fâ lè mèyà fremâdzo! or welcome to the Chalet de Gruyere, says the shepherd from Gruyere with a glow in his eye. He is proud of his origins, just as he is proud of the recipes he inherited from his father: that of the Gruyere cheese and the Fribourg Vacherin - two wonderful cheeses from the region whose reputation have gone way past our borders for decades. Every summer, the shepherds and their flocks go up to the high pastures of Gruyere for several months. The rough and tasty grass, mixed with the Alpine flora, gives the milk its particular flavor. In the evenings at the chalet, after they have milked the cows, the men with sun weather-beaten faces already know which flavors will prevail from the many hectares of wild flower meadows.
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