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Le Chalet de Gruyeres

rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 21 54
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (48 reviews)
“meringue” (28 reviews)
“potatoes” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were only in Gruyere 3 nights but ate here twice. The restaurant itself is a true Swiss chalet so is an experience in itself. The staff, and the food were excellent. Highly recommend it.

Thank joryder68
Reviewed 3 days ago

We always ate fondue in Switzerland, especially in regions known for cheese. We were sadly disappointed here. Service is great, but the cheese had no flavor. How is this possible in the cheese capital of Switzerland?

Thank hawaiiansiren
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best fondue of my Switzerland trip, me and my wife split a portion and it was more than enough. Served with gherkins, potatoes, bread and picked onions.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's was full up, for the special day of the Bénichon, good food, nice atmosphère... the Bénichon is the time when you finish the hard work in the land and share food of his own culture like you have on the farm, with the community...More

Thank p0siek
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing restaurant in a beautiful small town. I really recommend it, cause everything is delicious and it's really cosy and nice inside. And oh my God, cheese is unforgettable! I was enjoining every moment in this place <3

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fairly small and popular restaurant in the village of Gruyere. Not a big menu but that does not matter when you are faced with the choice between a cheese fondue or a raclette. In my book the raclette wins. A very good wine list...More

Thank JCD4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fondue and wine are delicious. The tiny Town had amazing view. The restaurant it self is a great experience. In a traditional wooden building. Its the best cheese fondue I ever had.

Thank Fika_unique
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food , good service , i have been twice in one week , the cream is soooo good , fromage fondue , you can't stop eating

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at the small tables outside looking down the Main Street of Gruyères and up at the Alps, so amazing! This white Swiss wine recommended by the waitress was delicious and complimented the cheese dishes. Had the macaroni and cheese with jambon and it was...More

Thank drgaines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go to the Chalet when you are in Gruyère. The fondue is delicious!!! My boys had macaroni which were also marvelous! I still have the sweet memory of the fondue "moitié - moitié" 🧀

Thank Julien H
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slp32003
8 July 2017|
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Response from cowenzo | Reviewed this property |
Depends on time of year of your visit, if you want to lodge at the chalet and want to go during the winter months, I would suggest at least 4 months prior; if for just lunch/dinner, a day ahead.
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Louise313
1 September 2016|
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Response from Frederic V | Property representative |
Toute la journée et repas dès 11h30
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Inna L
17 May 2016|
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Response from Frederic V | Property representative |
hello, yes for both quesitons :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  La Gruyere  >  Gruyeres
  • Phone Number: +41 26 921 21 54
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Description
Welcome to the Chalet de Gruyères L'è avui le lathi de la Grevîre k'on fâ lè mèyà fremâdzo! or welcome to the Chalet de Gruyere, says the shepherd from Gruyere with a glow in his eye. He is proud of his origins, just as he is proud of the recipes he inherited from his father: that of the Gruyere cheese and the Fribourg Vacherin - two wonderful cheeses from the region whose reputation have gone way past our borders for decades. Every summer, the shepherds and their flocks go up to the high pastures of Gruyere for several months. The rough and tasty grass, mixed with the Alpine flora, gives the milk its particular flavor. In the evenings at the chalet, after they have milked the cows, the men with sun weather-beaten faces already know which flavors will prevail from the many hectares of wild flower meadows.
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