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Pension Gimmelwald

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, German
Near the Cable Car Station, Gimmelwald, Switzerland
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meat cheese” (2 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, European, German, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Near the Cable Car Station, Gimmelwald, Switzerland
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Reviews (114)
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous view from overlook. Comfortable outside seating, bar and lounge. Check out the "Honesty Store"!

Thank GJTF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the amazing reviews of this place we were disappointed that the only available food for lunch was bread and a cheese plate. They were really good but I was hoping for a real meal. They were also out of the Black Monk beer...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the dining experience at Pension. Such a unique and yummy time with the meal they plan for you and the prompt dinner time they give. They make you feel like family. Wonderful, and of course the view is absolutely stunning

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't stay in this charming little pension, but we did make it a post hike rest stop and enjoyed a beer on their terrace as the afternoon began to cool down. Take a few minutes to rest your feet here and take in the...More

Thank boz61949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a couple beers after our hike one afternoon. The beer and the views were great! The only thing that turned us off a little was when we went inside to use the bathrooms. I asked a lady inside...More

Thank Lauryn N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant twice during our stay in Murren and loved it!! The two women working there were so welcoming and friendly. They make you feel at home. Food, beer and their service were excellent. The second visit we had a young man serve...More

Thank Erin_UCF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were attracted by the beer garden and locally made beers. We spent a few occasions here, relaxing with a drink. Only a small terrace which seemed to get busy at lunchtimes but very relaxed and good service. The mountain hostel next door looks like...More

Thank razzybintheplacetobe
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Small pub just off of the cable car in Gimmelwald. Absolutely stunning view! We ere there on a nice sunny day. Very small menu and some of the items they were out of. Food we got was ok but a little expensive - BUT the...More

Thank Leroy H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

After a tram trip from Stechelberg, we enjoyed a delightful light meal at the Pension Gimmelwald. The staff was very friendly and while we had two choices- soup of the day or cold platter- both choices were delicious!! The soup was a vegetable with a...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Nice spot right near the cable car. We came here after doing the North Face Trail from Murren (took alternative path so we could see Sprutz Waterfall and came down through Gimmelwald). We split a soup and two liters of beer. Highly recommend!

Thank Laura R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near the Cable Car Station, Gimmelwald, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bernese Oberland  >  Gimmelwald
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You already list this as a hotel. I didn't stay at the hotel so can't rate it but want to provide this information: I wandered into Gimmelwald down the path from Murren and met the owner, David, hiking up the path. He is an attractive Brit and very knowledgeable regarding hiking and other activities in the area. I had a coffee on his terrace and later a couple of pints of beer while chatting with him and others. The view from the terrace is fantastic across the deep Lauterbrunnen valley to the mountains on the other side. I didn't get to try his food as the chef hadn't arrived yet, and I didn't see his rooms in the pension part, but this place is worth a try at least to sit on the terrace for a coffee/beer and enjoy the view. Rick Steves also lists it in his book on Switzerland.
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