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“Great Dinner, Great Services, and beautiful views”
Review of Sonnenhof

Ranked #2 of 55 Restaurants in Gstaad
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Swiss
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We were privileged to have s great dinner at this beautifully located restaurant and hotel. Was located at Lake Constance with great views of Austria and Switzerland across the lake. The views of the lake and the sunset was awesome!
The service and food was superior!

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Sonnenhof is the brainchild of the Baumer family, he takes care of the kitchen and the cellar while she orchestrates the dining room.

The menu depicts a vision of what refined well-healed clients look for. The Wine List does likewise with a great variety of European wines as well as the new Swiss wines, be them from Valais or Lavaux.

The service is impeccable living up to the standards of the food giving the Sonnenhof a place as one of the best restaurants in Switzerland.

The view is marvelous, overlooking Gstaad and Saanen as well as the whole valley with the Wasserngrat, the Videmanette, the Wildhorn and Diablerets being part of this idillic view.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Thank carlovvg
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

I thought to spoil myself with a visit to Sonnenhof.

Every time they know how to surprise with great food, more then large enough portions and the best view from the terrace. Worth every CHF.

Thanks again!

Date of visit: October 2016
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Thank DorusH3
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It's game season so we tried the venison dishes and were delighted with the presentation, taste and flavour. Nothing to complain about here. The usual accompaniments of chestnuts, red cabbage and Brussel sprouts were served along with spätzle, and mixed wild mushrooms. And the plum was amazing!

For starters we had the mixed salad and steak tartare, both of which were delicious and well presented.

Dessert options for us included the assorted sorbet platter, chocolate mousse, and pannacotta with raspberries. Everyone was happy!

The downside to the meal was the amuse bouche, which was totally uninspired, comprising olives, mixed nuts, meatballs with sweet chilli dipping sauce, slices of salami and Parmesan cheese chunks. One small item made with care would have suited us better than a few bought ready for consumption (which we could buy ourselves anyway).

The petit fours served afterwards were on the contrary well mixed, tasty and finished off a good meal.

Book early to get a good table on the terrace. The environment is landscaped beautifully with flowers, window boxes and a panoramic vista.

Service was excellent, although the owner was rather offhand and could be more welcoming given the prices charged.

Main courses average CHF50
Starters around CHF15-20
Desserts CHF 16

Extensive wine list with plenty of options around CHF100, or more if you care for something special.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Spincs
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Best view in the Bernerhof Oberland. Colorful and manicured flower garden.
And then there is THE FOOD.
Since it is game season we wanted to try some of their house specialties.
We tried two different types of deer with fantastic sauces and wonderful accompaniments. Presentation was great.
This restaurant was packed on an off season night. That tells the whole story.
The owners, of course, come and personally welcome you.
#1 Definitely.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Thank Hyflyingbee
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