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Gandegghutte

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$$ - $$$
Swiss, European
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Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 79 607 88 68
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Chermignon-d'en Haut, Switzerland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Warm welcoming, nice cosy restaurant, good food. The prices are high aligned with the altitude of the restaurant. Big need for improvement of sanitary installation

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Thank Patty A
Breda, The Netherlands
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171 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The location of this hut is already great: out of the way, from the main ski area, perched on 3030m on the edge, overlooking the Gorner glacier. Where very good traditional Swiss cuisine (mostly cheese oriented food) for skiers. If you sit out on the terrace, this is great if the setting is magical, if the weather keeps you inside,... More 

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Thank Michiel N
Basalt, Colorado, United States
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

From Hornli to Gandegg Hutte is about 4 hour, mostly all down hill as one would think. Located a 15 minute walk from Trockner Steg it has tremendous views of the Klein Matternhorn and the glaciers. It is a smaller hutte with a large balcony and warm, inviting dinning/sitting area inside. We arrived earlier than anticipated so had lunch on... More 

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Thank Sandy K
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The location of this cabin is already amazing: out of the way, off the main ski area, perched at 3030m on the edge, overlooking the Gorner Gletscher. Serving very good traditional swiss food for skiers. If you can sit on the terrace, this is great as he setting is magical, if the weather keeps you inside, the interior is very... More 

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Thank Marisa R
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Stayed while skiing recently for an overnight even though we had a nice hotel in Zermatt itself. we were the only ones staying. we were well looked later and a good meal provided both evening and breakfast. we were lucky with weather and had the most fantastic sunset and sunrise. Bear in mind if you do stay this is mountain... More 

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1 Thank Dave R
Stockholm, Sweden
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340 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

The restaurant must boost the best late sun spot on the Zermatt Piste with mountain views to win debate on any level. Many people ski past without ever seeing this climbing refuge which doubles as a great place to eat wholesome food and grab a beer in the most spectacular location in Zzzzz. Check it out on your ski map... More 

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Thank Mark O
united kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

A beautiful location with stunning views. Now for the bad news !!! It is a nightmare walking hike uphill on skis to get there,even if you are super fit,its testing !! When you get there you are asked, CHF10 for, gluhwein,CHF13 for a bottle of water. With these prices,it simply is not worth the effort of going there. Sit in... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

If you know how to get there - which you can only do by boarding / skiing and then hiking a little - it is a monument to simpler times overlooking monster cliffs with a huge glacier down below .... The views are stunning and so are the cliffs that drop off all around you - so be careful !... More 

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1 Thank AdVantageV12
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

This is one of the greatest restaurants in the mountains of Zermatt. While the menu list is not that large, all the food is excellent. Service too is very nice and the location is unparalleled.

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1 Thank Harry W
London
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

This place is just magical, with one of the most stunning views in the whole of the Valais. In summer if you're planning to go up to the Kleine Matterhorn ensure you get off the cable car at Trockensteg on the way back and head up to the hut. It's only 20-30 minutes away and well sign posted. You also... More 

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 79 607 88 68

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