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Restaurant Spycher

€€ - €€€, European,
Steinmattweg 7, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 77 41
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Swiss, European, Central European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Steinmattweg 7, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cozy and traditional Swiss restaurant in the heart of Zermatt. Food is delicious and interesting: We had a course being prepared (flambe’) at the table (their speciality). However they should stop making a difference between locals and tourists! The waiters (being generally pretty inattentive) almost...More

Thank frpe1960
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Restaurant Spycher (pronounced "Speaker") is superb. It is very popular and doesn't have that many tables, so a call ahead (or even an eMail reservation before you arrive!) is justified. We were there at the beginning of the venison season, and had the flambéed saddle...More

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Luckily we got a reservation at the last minute so we had a very nice table in the main dining room. Walk-ins seemed to be seated in another room which did not have table cloths. Our waiter was very good and poured our wine without...More

Thank DestinyRides
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We selected Restaurant Spycher based on their excellent Trip Advisor reviews and they did not disappoint us. I had the grilled beef tournedos with 3 sauces. My filet was cooked perfectly and the sauces were fun to use on the beef and the veggies. For...More

Thank JamieB312
aristella-team, Guest Relations Manager at Restaurant Spycher, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dear Jamie B, thank you very much for helping us to keep our excellent status on Tripadviser! Glad that you had a great expierence with us and we hope to welcome you back one day. All the best from Zermatt and lovely regards, Your Spycher...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We were led here by the good reviews and were lucky enough to get a table. We were both tired and very happy to be guided by the staff who were absolutely lovely. The curry soup and prawn starter I will never forget; it was...More

Thank judith c
aristella-team, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Restaurant Spycher, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Judith C thank you so much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we are very delighted about your words. We are looking forwrad to welcome you back once again when you ar ein Zermatt. All...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

We were fortunate to secure a table without a reservation. The food was to a very high standard but unfortunately the service detracted from the overall experience. For the most part the wait staff seemed rather distant and aloof. It is not something that we...More

Thank litigate
aristella-team, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Restaurant Spycher, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear litigate, thank you very much for your review! We are very sorry that you couldn`t feel our familiar atmosphere, especially our owner Bernard always takes time for a chat at the table! We would love to welcome you again and show you how our...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We have had great food in Switzerland but this was special. Small, family-owned, comfortable and cozy. We were greeted warmly and they confirmed that 2 of the 4 of us were gluten free as per the call ahead from our hotel Mont Cervin Palace. We...More

Thank Rsprenk
aristella-team, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Restaurant Spycher, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear Rsprenk, thank you so much for your wonderful detailed review which we really appreciate. Glad that everything was to your satisfaction and that evening will be a good memory of Zermatt! As we also run a hotel we are sure you will like this...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

It was a sheer joy to eat here again after such a long absence. When next in Zermatt we will certainly be eating here again.

Thank Jumbo S
aristella-team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Restaurant Spycher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Jumbo S, thanks a lot for your nice review! It is always a pleasure to welcome our guest back, Looking forward to your next flambe experience.. All the best from Zermatt, Your Spycher Team

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Spycher on tripadvisor and are extremely happy we did! First of all the restaurant itself is beautiful and typically Swiss - a really nice atmosphere and good feel. The service was exceptional - friendly and talkative as well as very attentive. The...More

Thank Annie L
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We went here to celebrate our friends birthday and it was everything we hoped it would be and more. I made reservations via email from their web site and they responded quickly. Our table was ready when we arrived and everyone was very friendly and...More

Thank V7419VWjohnr
aristella-team, Guest Relations Manager at Restaurant Spycher, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Dear John R, It is a pleasure to read such a lovely review, thank you very much! Glad that we could share this great birthday experience with you. We are looking forward to welcome you again at our restaurant and wishing you all the best!...More

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Response from Jumbo S | Reviewed this property |
My problems although different to yours were extremely well catered for. The staff were most helpful and understanding and the meal was excellent.
28 November 2017|
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Response from Dimondii | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary. You need to redirect your request to the restaurant itself. We really enjoyed our meal there and will definitely go again next year. Great atmosphere and good food. Enjoy. Best wishes Diane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 10:15
10:00 - 10:15
10:00 - 10:15
10:00 - 10:15
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10:00 - 10:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinmattweg 7, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 77 41
  • E-mail
Gourmet Grill Spycher: famous Dining with superb Quality, Tradition and creativity!Unique flambe and speciality grilled dishes and an exquisite wine list. During May and November we are closed
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