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Best things to do in Zermatt

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Typically swiss food like cheese fondue, raclette or meat fondue for a good price.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A basement restaurant in the Hotel Alex on Bodmenstrasse. The garish stained glass mountain scenes on the walls and paisley upholstered chairs with gold frames may not be to everyone's taste, but you can't argue with the quality of the food at Hotel Alex Grill. It's rich, delicious and occasionally eccentric – there's white wine soup with dried meat; duck breast with pumpkin-mango chutney and sweet potatoes; icy Läckerli mousse, coffee ice cream and sauce of vanilla from Tahiti; plus a great range of Swiss steaks. Bodmenstrasse 12, 3920 Zermatt, +4127 966 70 70, www.hotelalexzermatt.com/catering-en/bodega-bacchus-en/bodega-bacchus/, $$”
2 locals recommend
Bar
“This lounge is an art gallery with delicious drinks, which makes it a little pricey. BUT they make great amaretto sours. ”
2 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Movies.. But caution please check if the Movie is in English or at least with English subtitles. Das Kino in Zermatt. ”
4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Famous Family bakery, you may like their Rye bread, with the AOC certification, this bread is exceptional. One of the most famous treats is their walnut & honey tart - delicious with a hot chocolate.”
2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Half-way up the main street, the Pollux Bar is a favourite with locals and home to the Ski Club of Great Britain's daily social hour at 6.30pm.”
3 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“You become literally crazy when someone uses the "C" word? Welcome to Wondkaland. Well, no Johnny Depp here, but the best chocolates in a Matterhorn shape that Alexandra designed herself and have these made in the centre of Switzerland in Thun by a premium chocolatier. These are also served in the 5 Star Hotel "Mont Cervin Palace" but this is a secret. Well not anymore now that it is written here. You are a hot chocolate connaisseur and have time and money to try their whole list? Add a succulent panini full of greens and healthy stuff or salad or cakes to add up the calories (it is rather cold in Zermatt, you will need these extra carbs).”
4 locals recommend
Café
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“You can find everything Home Made at Home Made! Doris even makes her chaï latte spices herself. She sells cosmetics, herbal teas, sirups etc with herbs she cultivates herself in the heights of Zermatt. She also bakes gluten free cakes, and serves many different non dairy milks for your lattes and cappuccinis.”
2 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Here you get the all the information about Zermatt and tipps for activities. Also online under www. zermatt . ch”
4 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
“If you're not sure what to do, these guys will recommend hikes, via ferratas, and many other types of sports available in the region. They'll also equip you for them. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“Delicious food for a very reasonable price (compared to others in Zermatt). Classic italian foods with seasonal dishes. ”
3 locals recommend