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Le Chalet de Gruyeres

rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 21 54
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (47 reviews)
“meringue” (27 reviews)
“potatoes” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue du Bourg 40, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Restaurant and very good Food. The Service is very frendly and the Swiss Chess Fondue is delicious.

Thank 310frederica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here last here and had to come back again while we are in Switzerland and the Gruyères region. A must to visit. Price is very good for Switzerland standards, food is amazing, the house cheese fondu recipe is to die for, one of...More

Thank Anthonytio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant for our only night in Gruyères based on TripAdvisor reviews, and was very happy with the choice. Had we booked, we might have been able to get a table upstairs, which is nicer than the more down-to-earth downstairs. Nevertheless, it did...More

Thank Masseneinwanderin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to get a traditional raclette. Stick with the raclette or fondue and do without the cold cut plate. Potatoes with cheese should fill you up and go for the dessert! Anything with the double cream goes well.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here before our tour for lunch. The food was very good and our server as extremely polite. The price wasn't expensive when compared to other swiss cities. It's surroundings are absolutely charming. I would highly recommend d this place, specially if one is...More

1  Thank Ptaboardmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The raclette, cold cuts etc all super. Authentic Gruyere experience. Service is friendly but a tad slow. But then the experience is to be savoured at a gentle pace.

Thank TheBhasins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, Switzerland is expensive. I knew that before I traveled there. I don't mind paying a little extra money for good, quality, food. We came for the fondue. The cheesy fondue was served with bread, pickled onions, small pickles and warm yellow potatoes. The fondue...More

Thank Reilley B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good cheese fondue. Pleasant and efficient service. Prices are not so low but ... would recommend it to cheese fondue fans.. mix half gruyere half vacherin is excellent

Thank jtnl17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried most of the restaurants during our time in Gruyeres and found the quality of food to be very good in all. I'll review them in due course. Le Chalet de Gruyeres stood out though above all due to the quality of the staff,...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The place is very atmospheric and will instantly give you a vibe of Switzerland. Boy it does smell, but totally worth it. Trust me, I am a local, here you will enjoy best fondue in Switzerland. If you hopefully have the capacity, polish it off...More

Thank Navratri
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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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2 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
18 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$46
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
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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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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