Zermatt’s restaurants receive top online ratings


Zermatt is the Alpine gourmet village par excellence. Quite a number of TripAdvisor‘s 2014 certificates of excellence went to restaurants in the Matterhorn village, placing Zermatt third after Zurich and Geneva in Swiss comparison.

TripAdvisor‘s 2014 certificates of excellence.
TripAdvisor‘s 2014 certificates of excellence. - © TripAdvisor

According to the ranking, Zermatt has been elevated to the status of city, even though it has only 6,000 inhabitants. “The range of culinary delights in Zermatt is absolutely unique and cannot be compared to any other place in Switzerland”, says Marc Scheurer, Vice Director of Zermatt Tourismus. The legendary quality of Zermatt’s restaurants, combined with its guests’ extensive activities on ranking platforms, explains the excellent ratings on TripAdvisor. A total of 82 establishments in Zermatt have received the 2014 certificate.

Zermatt has over 100 village restaurants and more than 50 mountain restaurants. Each summer and winter, guests make a difficult choice between more hiking or skiing and more time for culinary delights and relaxing on a sunny terrace.

The certificates of excellence are evidence of consistent excellent service. All in all, 1,338 establishments received the certificate in Switzerland. The awards, which are based on guest ratings, are well respected in the sector.

City ranking

City Hotels / holiday apartments Restaurants Attractions Total
Zurich 41 96 14 151
Geneva 28 64 14 106
Zermatt 44 31 7 82
Lucerne 21 27 9 57
Basel 16 28 7 51

TripAdvisor ranking of Zermatt’s establishments

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