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“Fun place to eat lunch and learn about cheese”

Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch
Ranked #3 of 15 things to do in Pontresina
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

This cheese place (for a better name) is right behind the train station, and also close to Morteratsch glacier so that you can do both in an afternoon. Go on Wed. right before lunch, get their cheese platter - which is delicious. On Wed. they have a large group of Americans come - and they also had Alphorns there for entertainment during the meal. It was very enjoyable to listen to the music while eating. Then at 1:00 they have a demonstration on how cheese is made. (There is also one at 9:00 - if you want to have less of a crowd.) Then afterwards, cross over to the other side of the railroad and take a hike up to Morteratsch glacier which is a beauty! You will have had a wonderful meal, and educational experience and exercise in a beautiful location. The best experience of all!

3  Thank AWildtrout
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Wanted desperately to go to the place and eat their lovely cheese,based on other reviews on tripadvisor.But mistakenly thought that Pontresina was the station behind which it was situated.Actually Morteratsch is the station where it is,NOT PONTRESINA.It is an hour away by walking/20 min. by bus from Pontresina station.

2  Thank Shirin7560
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

The "Heutaler" of this cheesery is certainly one of the best Swiss hard cheeses. You can also buy it at the "Sennerei" in the midst of Pontresina.

2  Thank Peter2016-01
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

We went for lunch the other day to the Alp Schaukäserei in Morteratsch. It is always a nice place to go on a sunny day. It is a good place to go with the family, children and dogs have a good time there. We had two very generous plates of mixed cheese and hams which were excellent. Also the bread was fresh and so tasty. we had to ask for plates for us which did not come as expected. Service was nice and the toilets have just be renovated and are really well done. One can also stay and look how they make cheese but we came just in between two presentations.

2  Thank Amaya A
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

The Schaukaserei is right by the railway station, and offers a wonderful brunch - this needs to be booked the day before, but is definitely worth planning for.
There is a large selection of cheese and meat, as well as various different types of bread, all lovingly arranged.
We saw that most people who get off the train or wait for the train just go straight to the restaurant by the train station, but this hidden gem just behind the restaurant is worth going the extra few hundred yards for !

Thank Frau P
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