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Rifugio Pastore

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Localita Alpe Seewy SNC, 13021 Alagna Valsesia, Italy
+39 0163 91220
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a 1:30 min walk following the gtaTrail from the village of wold (red & white stripes marks) we arrived at one most beautiful scenery in the Alps you have the monte Rosa chain just in front of you. The food is simple but tasty and real effort to make it look nice as well. Great service and very friendly... More 

Thank Joaquim F
Ottawa, Canada
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294 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had lunch with couple friends after back country skiing down from Monte Rosa and was probably happiest just to sit down and take a break. Inside the restaurant looked of fresh log beams and warm fire. My group had a lunch menu and chose the 'stinco' (pork shank) and I had the lamb chops with baked potatoes, baked apples... More 

Thank Grivola
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It is a worthwhile effort to reach this restaurant - either hiking up from Wold or off-piste skiing in from Balma. The restaurant architecture and design are authentic and very beautiful. Same for the mountain views. The fireplace makes it even more cozy and offers a chance to warm and dry up while eating. Finally, the food is delicious -... More 

Thank Ian Z
Athens, Greece
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158 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

In a beautiful, bright sunshine day, we left Alagna Village and we started our tracking on the trails towards the Rifugio Pastore. The magnificent Autum colors of the nature were serrounding us and the view of the Monte Rosa in front of us was really amazing. When we reached the large, green, almost flat, area where the Rifugio Pastore is... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place! We skied down to this place from Punta Indren, and lunch was very welcome indeed. It was a very abundant lunch - huge servings, and very delicious - and a fantastic ambience inside. Traditional log mountain refuge with wood burning stove and usual wall accoutrements - old skis, etc, as well as a group of old... More 

Thank IceFloeMo
Sassenheim, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Fairy tale location, great, friendly service from wonderful enthusiastic staff who make the mountain refuge seem like a luxury hotel. Also good for star gazing at night, when you walk outside from the bedrooms to the wash block.

Thank ChrisAllenNow
High Wycombe
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

What a beautiful location for this refuge, a pleasant hour walk from Wold, but it is a bit of a climb. The apple strudel and chocolate and pear cake are certainly worth the walk.

Thank SueHighWycombe
Province of Fermo, Italy
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100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great refuge, well located and comfortable. The restaurant inside is very characteristic and food is good. Rooms have comfortable beds and are "practices" for need of a bathroom and they're in a central position from the restaurant. Beautiful view of Monte Rosa, especially during sunrise.

Thank Marian L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

After a lovely Winter hike in the snowless mountains, a sunny plateau, an atmospheric group of Walser houses huddled together under the awesome Monte Rosa, a warm welcome and delicious simple mountain fare. The cheeses and desserts were especially good! A bottle of the local Gattinara and a pleasant walk accompanied by the sound of waterfalls and babbling brooks back... More 

Thank spottysalmon
Preston, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great welcome after a hard walk on Tour of Monte Rosa.Excellent refuge, food and hospitality. staff very helpful and beds comfortable. Very clean.

Thank Mike B

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$22 - US$34
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Alpe Seewy SNC, 13021 Alagna Valsesia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Vercelli  >  Alagna Valsesia
  • Phone Number: +39 0163 91220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?