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Hess

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Dorfstrasse 50, Engelberg 6390, Switzerland
+41 41 637 09 09
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San Francisco, California
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Hess offers a nice mix of elegance but in a friendly and laid back manner. Very nice place to enjoy great food and wine after skiing all day. Options of tasting menu or a la carte. Excellent wines as well as a bar cart from which to select a digestif or two after dinner. Had the good timing to be... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We just love the food in this place. The ingredients are always the best of the best. The assemblage is straight forward and honest. The wine selection is always a treat. This is a must do while visiting Engelberg.

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Thank Urs E
Wollerau, Switzerland
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Top class lunch. Beautiful setting, lovely outside terrace overlooking the ski jump and Mount Titlis. Ideal for special occasion. Exquisite food, definitely one of the best chefs and restaurants in Switzerland. Great attention to detail with menu selection ,ingredients and little amuse bouchee details etc etc. Excellent service,highly recommended. Don't miss out on the cigar selection. ...

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Thank EPIEG
Sentosa Island, Singapore
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I have 3 favourite restaurants in the world....now I have a 4th!!!! We were welcomed (without a reservation) like old friends - the service was super and the food was totally delicious. We wanted to go back tomorrow night but they are closed on a Monday. Fine dining in a little village - what a nice surprise. Thank you HESS... More 

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Thank blissluxuryvillas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Perfect fine dining with perfect food and perfect service. Not forget to mention it's adorable decoration for each table. Anything just perfect!

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Thank Yulius Y
Winterthur, Switzerland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We enjoye a very pleasant dinner and a fine bottle of wine. The four course menu was delicious, the selection of wines impressive and the service very friendly. Al in all, very recommendable!

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Thank dohabo
Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

How! Best piece of steak I've had in a long time and probably in Switzerland. Fantastic service, even when one of our party cam in as we were finishing desert, they had her served and caught up by coffee! The prices reflect the food, nice ambiance and service of course, but well worth it :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Best restaurant in Engelberg, international level. French cuisine with a twist. Upscale option, great service, very friendly. Great selection of wines.

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Fantastic food, after all the heavy mountain food of all the restaurants in the village Hess was a real discovery for us! We ended up going twice so far and will definitely come back.

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Thank Julia G
Sion, Valais, Switzerland
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

A meal at this restaurant is much more than just gastronomy. I enjoyed the evening to start off with a familiar warm and welcoming smile as we arrived, followed by an array of raffined dishes. One feels pampered every single time at this restaurant. After coffees a must is the cigar lounge where advice will be offered as to which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Swiss, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorfstrasse 50, Engelberg 6390, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Obwalden  >  Engelberg
  • Phone Number: +41 41 637 09 09

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