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Untergstaadstrasse 26, Gstaad, Saanen 3780, Switzerland
+41 33 744 57 21
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Gstaad, Switzerland
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Hotel Christiania is part of the Gstaad tradition, I stayed there for two winters in 1970 and 1971. Located in the center of Gstaad, facing the skating ring/tennis court it is a very convenient place to stay. Everything is quaint, small and well appointed. The hotel restaurant provides the twist with a very good Arabic cuisine menu, plenty of mezzes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The lamb with noodles is delicious, I will be back again soon!! Also good value on the wine list, a nice selection from France and Italy.

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Gstaad, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

All ways enjoy our visits. Mix of Middle Eastern & Swiss Cookery in Small quaint restraint with friendly couple running it.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We just stayed in the restaurant for a coffee (CHF 4.50) and a beer (CHF 5.60). Service was slow and unfriendly. Some people even did not understand german. Location is very good next to Gstaad train station and Coop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience at the restaurant! Very cosy. Food was delicious and the bamia made me nostalgic...! The most impressive aspect is definitely the service; the owner is so kind and accommodating without being "pushy". We had two infants with us and unlike many restaurants was made to feel very welcome! Definitely coming back, if not only for the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We went for lunch on a quiet day, and found the chalet style interior comfortable, the staff friendly and welcoming and the service exemplary. I had the delicious pan-fried filet of sole, and I would certainly pay another visit to this restaurant to try out other dishes on the menu.

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Gstaad, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

The exterior of Christiana is not that inviting - but don't be put off!! It's well worth a visit to sample the fine fare, lovingly prepared ' family style'. It's comfortable, unpretentious and simply delicious foods. The platters are massive and seem to keep coming, well after you have eaten your fill. A great, down to earth place to eat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

The falafel, hummus, tabbouleh & harisa sauce were delicious! The phulesh was the highlight, tasty and filling and sumptuous. The kids had a great time too,..the staff was prompt, warm and courteous! U need a chain of this restaurant in all of Switzerland : ))

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Montreux, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

I can not say I was pleasantly surprised somehow, or super happy. The service was attentive. Croute fromage was a half smaller than normal size but at the same price as elsewhere. Taste common, good. Shrimp salad average. What cheered me up was a pancake with white chocolate, ice cream and warm chocolate sauce. It was very good.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

My family and I ate at the Christiania Hotel Restaurant for lunch while visiting Gstaad in the summer of 2014. The meal was quite good, with traditional Swiss offerings. I was a bit confused when reading the prior reviews because of the Lebanese menu references, but I triple-checked and this is the same restaurant. So, either they have changed the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 76
Cuisine
Lebanese, Swiss, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Untergstaadstrasse 26, Gstaad, Saanen 3780, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Saanen  >  Gstaad
  • Phone Number: +41 33 744 57 21
  • This restaurant is at Christiania Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?