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Balmalp

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German, Austrian, European, Central European, Italian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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A-6764 Lech am Arlberg, Lech, Austria
+43 4355 833312
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Balmalp is the best stop during the day in Lech. Great restaurant. The scenery is unique. Goulash soup is delicious. A nice place to get some rest.

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Thank NIKOS Z
Guildford Surrey
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Ball alp is a lovely restaurant perched on the cliffs overlooking Zug, right beside lift 2. You can also get there from Lech on lift 6 with a short flat section of poling or walking. The outdoor terrace is a fantastic place for a sunny lunch with glorious views over Zug and beyond. And for colder days the inside is... More 

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Thank Ockham
Oslo
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is the only place in the mountains where I get the Nikki Beach-feeiling. We always stop here - every year when we visit St Anton/the Arlberg area and it is not a short pit stop, rather hours of joy!

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Thank Marianne555315
Hampton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

A quick pit stop for hot choco clock. Nice outside bar with great views. Loved the display of empty champagne bottles dotted around!

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Thank Shung1809
County Meath, Ireland
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on our last day of skiing after my ski-instructor recommended it and we only wished we had come earlier. The atmosphere is great, views of the Alpes stunning and the food and drinks scrumptious. The staff is very accommodating and despite the place being full the waiter immediately found 2 seats for... More 

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Thank CGISB
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This place has got it all... Great food, superb interior design - a mix of traditional alpine style and sleek modern lines - and an atmosphere you would normally find at the high-end beach clubs in Ibiza or Mykonos... Super cool music, good looking people, great location bang in the sun... Absolutely loved it... The only minus: terrace is rather... More 

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Thank AntoineLondonSW11
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in a great location high above Lech. You need to get there early to get a table. If you are after 12.15pm you may struggle. The pizza is good and the wok dish was also fine. As the restaurant is so popular it's a bit industrial with people coming and going. If you get a table outside... More 

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Thank Calder C
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Dream location at top of chairlift from Zug. Fantastic outside bar with brilliant helpful staff and inviting fleeces to sit on. Great music, brilliant vibe, irresistible range of foods and drinks - a magical retreat from the cold, with a lovely run beside a stream back down to Zug. Bliss!

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Thank ShotoverRay
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

What a nice place! With the best view in Lech, this newly renovated lunch restaurant delivers exactly what you expert from a good alp-hütte! Service is good and the pizzas are amazing! Highly recommended!

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Thank Alex73196
Seattle
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant/bar several times in the past and are happy we came each time. We were there when it was a small hut and again after it was rebuilt. The construction and style are so beautiful. The views are tremendous and breathtaking. Even from the bathroom window! The outside bar has sheepskin seat warmers and a... More 

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Thank Jane P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Italian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A-6764 Lech am Arlberg, Lech, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Vorarlberg  >  Lech
  • Phone Number: +43 4355 833312

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?