Engelberg Mountain Restaurants
There are 20 mountain restaurants to choose from, ranging from large year-round cafeteria style facilities such as the complex at the top of the Titlis glacier, to more intimate table service establishments. The Fürenalp mountain restaurant is a good choice for sampling local specialities and also recommended are the Jochpass restaurant and the Ritz at the end of the Laub piste.
Restaurants In Engelberg
Engelberg has a great range of dining with about 55 establishments to choose from and a good international mix too, not just fondue and raclette merchants, although there are plenty of those wonderful establishments. You’ll also find Chinese and Indian establishments as well as a dozen places to buy a pizza. The Yucatan is a lively choice for Tex Mex restaurant with frequent early evening happy hours.
One particularly magical dining option is Engelberg’s ‘Evening Candlelight Dinner’ up at 10,000feet/300m above sea level on Mount Titlis. You ride up on the cable cars and begin your dinner with a cocktail on the terrace, then enjoy an extensive Fondue Chinoise (meat fondue) buffet in the extraordinary atmosphere created by hundreds of candles at the top of the mountain.
There are about a dozen food shops in Engelberg ranging from traditional locally-owned grocery stores to larger supermarket chain outlets.
For bakery items try Bakery Hug which has outlets on Dorfstrasse (+41 (0)41 637 36 56; baeckerei-hug.ch) and Klosterstrasse (+41 (0)41 637 11 11;
For fresh meat head for Butcher's Gabriel (Dorfstrasse 16; +41 (0)41 637 13 34) or Galliker (Dorfstrasse 3; +41 (0)41 637 15 88).
Cheese and other dairy goods are sold at Molkerei Hurschler (Blumenweg 17; +41 (0)41 637 12 70) and at the ‘Show Cheese Factory Engelberg’ (Klosterhof, +41 (0)41 638 08 88;
The supermarket options include a Coop (Titliszentrum 5, +41 (0)41 639 70 10) and Migros-Detailist (Klosterstrasse 5, +41 (0)41 637 16 85).
Endulge in a traditional swiss cheese fondue at one of many Engelberg restaurants