Zermatt sits under the foot of the famous Matterhorn. The Matterhorn village, known as the Matterhorn ski paradise, offers a lot; beautiful mountain scenery, winter sports, hiking trails, gourmet cuisine, fantastic apres-ski, and live music.
The car-free Zermatt village is regarded as one of the world’s best ski resorts. It’s one of the most magical places to be in winter. While you will find the village most charming during winter, there’s still much to do in other seasons, like touring the legendary Matterhorn village.
Are you looking for a luxurious ski chalet for your winter getaway? The Luxury Chalet Company has some of Zermatt’s most exceptional handpicked premium alpine properties. We have a large selection of fully catered chalets which offer a similar dining experience to Michelin star restaurants. Most of our fully catered properties offer dining 6nights on a week long trip (leaving 1 night to try the local haute cuisine). Let the team know your favourite flavours and we’ll get you booked into a perfect restaurant as part of your travel itinerary.
Zermatt Michelin Star Restaurants
The Michelin Star remains among the most coveted awards by Chefs and restaurants alike. Being the center of some of the best Swiss gastronomist restaurants, it’s no surprise that some of these restaurants have received Michelin stars or a Bib Gourmand. They have been recognized for their high-quality ingredients and unique taste. If you’re after great restaurants (but not michelin star) take a look at our restaurants in Zermatt article or our zermatt mountain restaurants article.
These restaurants include After Seven in the Backstage Hotel, Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni in the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, Ristorante Capri in the Mont Cervin Palace, Brasserie Uno and Aroleid Restaurant.
Address: Backstage Hotel, Hofmattstrasse 4, 3920 Zermatt
Tel: +41 27 966 69 70
Website / no online menu / Michelin Star
After Seven is your spot if you’re looking for a great place to eat before commencing your apres ski evening activities. The restaurant opens after seven at Backstage Hotel Vernissage. The hotel provides all the comfort needed after an activity-filled day. It also offers a heated pool and complimentary breakfast.
After Seven is one of the best restaurants in the Backstage Hotel. The mastermind of the assorted, mouth-watering recipes is the two Michelin star chefs, Florian Neibauer. The restaurant offers meals made from ingredients fresh from the market.
Your food journey at After Seven begins with a surprise menu with 4, 5, or 7 courses. Complimentary wine will accompany the meal to create a pleasant dining experience.
While at it, you can also visit Cinema Vernissage to see blockbuster movies. Or if you are in search of something historical, you can see documentary films by Zermatt’s August Julen, “Menschen am Matterhorn,” and “Whymper’s Weg aufs Matterhorn.” End your day in the Vernissage bar, where you can hang out and dance till dawn.
Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni
You can’t afford to miss a taste of Zermatt native dishes while on your tour. And Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni is where you can find great meals made from seasonal Valais ingredients and other cuisines.
The restaurant is at The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, which lies at the heart of Zermatt. The hotel offers luxury services for customers from all over the world.
Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni offers some of the richest cuisines in the Canton of Valais. From local menus to dishes inspired by highlights from international cuisine, you can expect a variety of rich meals. Some of their unique menus include the rabbit Tatar, turbot, foie gras, bass, and zinger gnocchi.
During your stay in The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, you can visit the How Do You Do? Bar Lounge Cafe in the afternoon for snacks and drinks. You can also drop by the Stars Bar when the stars come out to enjoy live piano music while drinking.
Here’s a place exclusively for winter tourists: Ristorante Capri opens during winter at the Mont Cervin Palace. The hotel promises to welcome you with a warm smile to heat the winter. The rooms offer sensational views of the Mischabel mountain chain, the Edelweiss, and the infamous Matterhorn.
At the 1 Michelin star Ristorante Capri, the Head chef, Giuseppe Parisi, brings his summer experience to the winter. The restaurant offers a taste of the Mediterranean as you view the Alps from the 4th floor of Le Petit Cervin. It is the perfect luxurious blend of delicious food and breathtaking sights.
After skiing, sit and enjoy tasty meals like Ravioli Capresi, L’Orto, Agnello, and Merluzzo Nero. Round off your dinner with a visit to the Capri bar for exquisite drinks.
Address: Kirchstrasse 38, 3920 Zermatt
Tel: +41 79 851 17 68
Website / no online menu / Michelin Star
What better way to round off a day of skiing and touring the Matterhorn village than in a cozy restaurant? Brasserie Uno is a small dining restaurant with outstanding cuisine. You can enjoy a calm evening while eating local and international dishes made from the finest ingredients at Brasserie Uno.
Expect a delicious surprise with their 6-course menu that brings the freshest flavors from seasonal and high-quality ingredients to life. Whatever you need, talented chefs can create a dish that will please your taste buds. They offer vegan and vegetarian dishes and delicious swiss meat and fish dishes.
Aroleid Restaurant proudly stands as the only restaurant in Zermatt to win the Bib Gourmand Michelin award for restaurants that give the best value for money. So, you can expect to relish some of the best seasonal and international dishes at affordable prices like malakoff, corn & sansho, and walliser teller. Coupled with a carefully selected wine or coffee, your evening will be nothing short of exceptional.
Aroleid Kollektiv offers a family-style dinner experience, so though you might be a tourist, it still feels like home. On the ground floor, guests get to speak with the chefs and learn from them. You don’t just get food; you get to feel like a part of the process. They also offer a kid’s menu so there’s something for everyone.
Need a reservation? Our ski concierge team will booking any of the above restaurants as part of your travel itinerary. We’re also available during your trip for any last minute reservations, although It’s worth noting, that during high season (Christmas & half term) most of these popular Michelin star restaurants will be booked weeks in advanced.
If you’re looking for great restaurants (but not Michelin star) head over to our Zermatt’s best restaurants article. If it’s apres then head to our apres ski article or if it’s nights out head to our pubs and clubs article.