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Le Gitan Grill

££ - £££, Barbecue, European
Bahnhofstrasse 64, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 968 19 40
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato gratin” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (26 reviews)
“skewers” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Swiss, Barbecue, European
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bahnhofstrasse 64, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a great place to come and enjoy superb Swiss cooking in a lovely atmosphere. The food was absolutely delicious: two in our party had a rack of lamb with as much gratin as they could eat and I had the gorgeous king prawns....More

Thank Ursula Q
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great ambiance in the evening with the open grill adding a nice touch to the atmosphere. Lunches were good too and their creamy celery and potato soup had me asking for a second serve. If only my steak had been even slightly tender then I...More

Thank Duncan0949
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I have rarely seen a restaurant where you get so little in your plate. Pastas were served in a risotto plate, I took minced veal and probably got 30g of it and on top of it no bread was provided. It tasted good but nothing...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband and I didn't reserve a table, but we managed to get one which was close to the firewood, warm but we were fine with it. I think we were the only asians there that night :p The staff were very attentive, we enjoyed...More

Thank Ruby L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our hotel recommended Le Gitan and we are pleased they did. 6 of us had a wonderful dinner, 3 had steak, 2 lamb and 1 sea bass, all were great. The service was excellent. the interior is small and tables are tucked away so you...More

Thank yoeddie
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Lovely food really delicious,the staff were very nice family run I think nothing was too much trouble

Thank lesley m
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a small place in Zermatt and found this gem of restaurant. Food outstanding (2x Chicken dish and 1x pasta / asparagus 1x Chocolate mousse). Staff very friendly, loved it!

Thank erbr63
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The concierge at our hotel recommended this spot for our first night in Zermatt. We arrived at 18:00 for our 18:30 reservation since we were not sure of the location of the restaurant. We were invited to have a seat and a beverage, but decided...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 15 April 2017

we had lovely pasta , excellent beef and great desserts. we also ate at the front, in the cafe, more casual side and the food was equally great.

Thank familiapughcor
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our 2nd night and it was the place where the staff were the most "off" The potato gratin is delicious and they come to the table to ask if you would like more which is very nice but actually it's a...More

Thank 186225Traveller624
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5 March 2017|
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Response from Colin L | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I'm afraid I have reviewed the restaurant , but I don't manage it.I would however say - it is fantastic and well worth a visit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$61
Cuisine
Swiss, Barbecue, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofstrasse 64, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 968 19 40
  • E-mail
Description
The sizzling “holzfeuer” is the centrepiece of Le Gitan, creating an immediate warm and welcoming atmosphere at the forefront of the restaurant. You can wet your appetite by watching all the action from your table; our chef prepares all our grills over the wood fire. Specialities include lamb, prawns, beef and spit-roasted chicken tarragon.
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