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Wheelchair Accessible Restaurants at Zermatt Part 1

Even though Zermatt is a mountain village where it sometimes has steep slopes, up or down, and rocky areas, visitors with mobility impairment or in a wheelchairs or with baby carriages can get around just fine. They also have no problem getting to the viewing locations, where they can see the most beautiful mountains in the alps including the Matterhorn and 37 other four thousand meter peaks. Eating at a restaurant can be a bit difficult sometimes while in a wheelchair but Zermatt offers many restaurants where it is wheelchair accessible.

Vis-A-Vis is a mountain restaurant surrounded by 29 four thousand meter peaks and offers varied, high quality menu including culinary delights and traditional Swiss cuisine, such as various types of Rosti or garlic soup in typical Valais bread. Vis-A-Vis offers delicious Valais specialties, Swiss specialties and fondu, raclette and cheese. Visitors can enjoy regional and Italian style of cuisine at seats outside which offers 80 seats and or inside which they offer 100 seats, with wheelchair accessible at both restaurant and toilets.


Panoramaself is a self service restaurant where visitors have the choice between fresh salads, hot and cold meals with the view of the magnificent 29 four thousand meter peaks. This mountain restaurant offers a breathtaking panorama view of the peaks serving Valais specialties, fondu, raclette, cheese and Swiss specialties. Visitors can enjoy the regional and Italian style of cuisine at one of 120 seats inside or outside with 80 seats while viewing the amazing view of the beautiful mountain peaks. Both restaurant and toilets are wheelchair accessible.


Restaurant Alexandre is the five star restaurant that is the jewel in the culinary crown of he Riffelalp Resort and the resort’s location high above Zermatt. The inventive international cuisine is complemented by a lack of formality and outstanding service that makes it a delightful place to while away the evening. This gourmet, mountain restaurant offers outstanding regional cuisine with 150 seats all which are wheelchair accessible.


Avena is a very pleasant and cozy restaurant with rustic and casual atmosphere. They offer delicious fish specialties all home cooked, fresh with regional seasonal products. They offer fresh, best quality of products, a minute preparation and aesthetics of the presentation. Visitors can enjoy the fresh and delicious specialties at one of the 70 seats inside or at one of the 40 seats outside. Visitors here can enjoy their delicious meal while viewing the beautiful stars outside or enjoying the cozy atmosphere that the restaurant offers. The restaurant and toilet is wheelchair accessible.