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Restaurant Chez Heini

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Swiss, Barbecue, European
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Wiestistrasse 45 | 3920 Zermatt, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 16 30
19:00 - 00:00
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Kilchberg, Switzerland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meat overall is amazing but especially the Lamb it's boom / great... and the escargot for a starter is better than any London or NY restaurant! You get a lot of food here so skip lunch.... It's awesome... come hungry you won't regret it

Thank Zurichphotographer
Mosman, Australia
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212 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were warned that Chez Heidi was a bit crazy so on hand the mad decor shouldn't have been a surprise but in traditional Zermatt it is seriously strange! The restaurant was packed full which reflects the delicious meals served -lamb especially. The service was good but the place is busy and noisy so you need to be in the... More 

Thank DebCC
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chez Heini we know since over 35years, when Dan Daniels father was serving his lamb specialities. I also remember simple starters like a salat with lamb liver or nice soups. This time, we went their to eat our beloved "gigot" again. We tried several starters but the quality and also the style was not in line to the DNA of... More 

Thank Prato-Borni
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant, such great value particularly for Zermatt. High food quality and personal attentive service. Plus a great host in Matthias spoiling us and making our night great fun. Let's not forget the end of evening show. When you join in you are rewarded with extra portions, free coffees/teas and digestifs. We were even given the over large grappa glass.... More 

1 Thank EuroBuck
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chez Heini is one the few restaurants where you can feel that everybody from the owner to the waitress is trying hard so you can have a special night out in Zermatt. From the decor on the table to the many pictures from celebrities on the wall, everything fits in quite well and gives the restaurant a very warm and... More 

1 Thank Michel_2911
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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301 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Soup in a shoe, a menu made of records. One could say it is fun, but its just hiding the fact that the food is average and the pricing (even by Zermatt Standards) is madness. Cheapest wine on the menu is 55CHF. Our bill for 2 people was 370CHF which is Michelin pricing, and it isnt Michelin food. Waitress was... More 

1 Thank edwowen
Magoebaskloof, South Africa
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during the Christmas week for dinner, which we enjoyed very much. Extortionately expensive even for Zermatt standards. The menu is witty and unusual, the food was simple and simply presented (apart from the pea soup in a stiletto!). I can also vouch that, although not complicated cuisine, it tasted good. The waiting staff were very friendly but there were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we ate at this place. Unfortunately the service was pretentious and too rushed, obviously to sell our table to someone else. Food was really avarage. Setting is quirky and interesting. Dissapointing!

Thank Michael M
Southampton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lamb was great and the end of meal song and show are worth the money! Eclectic decor - fun "record" menus. Definitely a must see if visiting Zermatt!

Thank 724dory
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Chez Heini is an institution in Zermatt and that for good reason. The service is super straight forward, responsive and funny. The food is creatively arranged and very tasty. Lamb lovers will not find a better place in Switzerland. Enjoy, its great!

Thank Urs E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$90
Swiss, Barbecue, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wiestistrasse 45 | 3920 Zermatt, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 16 30

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?