Davos Mountain Restaurants
Davos is well endowed with mountain restaurants, with several dozen choices spread around the slopes
On Parsenn the Weissfluhgipfel offers gourmet cuisine (it has 13 points from the prestigious Gault Millau guide book) and great views of the Alps from Bernina to Säntis.
Another good choice is the friendly Gruobenalp lodge at the bottom station of the quad chair with the same name, which is known for its specialities from the Grisons. Joe’s Schneebar next door is a snow bar which serves hot and cold beverages and small snacks.
On the Jakobshorn the Jatzhütte has a popular terrace and even a hot tub. On the food side the Jatz salad is a popular choice but you’ll also find spare ribs, raclette, pasta and a barbecue. In addition a Vietnamese chef prepares meals outdoors in a wok.
Just below the mountain summit Châlet Güggel offers gourmet cuisine with fine wines, as well as homemade pizzas from the wood oven.
On the Rinerhorn the Jatzmeder is a rustic restaurant that serves both local and international dishes. There with two fireplaces and magnificent views from the large terrace. The Hubelhütte has a low-priced dish of the day and great views over Davos and the Alps beyond. On Pischa the Mäderbeiz is a small rustic place famed for its rösti.
Restaurants In Davos
If you like good food you’ll love Davos. There are around 100 places to eat ranging from simple cafes to luxury gourmet restaurants. Along with numerous excellent local restaurants, you’ll find establishments selling French, Italian, Indian and Thai food.
24 of the resort’s leading hotels offer a “Dine Around” programme for guests on half or full board, allowing them to eat at any of the other 23 hotels' restaurants on any night of the stay.
For a simple, quality meal try the Kaffee Klatsch (+41 (0)81 413 30 16, kaffeeklatsch) which sells home made products from the region including great breakfasts and vegetarian options.
For local specialities from the Grisons region the Landgasthof Lengmatta Lengmatta (+41 (0)81 413 55 79, lengmatta.ch) is good and has a range of great Swiss wines. Located in Davos Frauenkirch, it is especially family friendly, a particular house speciality is “Lengen Wähen” (pies). TheAlpenhof Davos (+41 (0)81 415 20 60, alpenhof-davos.ch) is an unusual rustic restaurant with a great choice of specialities from the Grisons.
The snug Bistro Gentiana (+41 (0)81 413 56 49, gentiana.ch) dates back to the “Art-Déco” era and spreads over three rooms serving all varieties of fondue, snails, mushrooms, game and homemade desserts.
At the gourmet end there’s a big choice including the Mann & Co restaurant, named after writer Thomas Mann’s depictions of great food, which offers both local classics of the Grisons region as well as more exotic touch. It has received 15 points in the Gault Millau guide.
The Flüela-Stübli is a small gourmet “Stübli" which scores 16 points in the Gault Millau guide and the Meierhof (+41 (0)81 416 82 85 serves creative dishes using local produce. The Pöstli (+41 (0)81 415 45 00, is yet another with Gault Millau points, 15 this time.
Due to Davos’s size, there are lots of food shops including bakeries, butchers, grocers and delicatessens.
The Bündner Land shop (Promenade 73, Davos Platz; +41 (0)81 413 14 70, bruegger-parpan.ch) was set up by the great-grandfather of today’s manager, and he was the acknowledged founder of the professional dried meat trade in Switzerland. Jörg and Marlene Brügger are the fourth generation to continue this tradition, selling pure, air-dried meat specialities from the local Grisons region as well as regional wines, cheese and fondue mixtures and their popular “Bündnerplatte” (assortment of dried meat and cheese)
The Kesslerhof (+41 (0)81 422 39 77, kesslerhof.ch) has an equally impressive pedigree, established in 1860 and still selling Alpine cheese, cheese from its own dairy, yogurt, butter and various baked goods as well as dried meats.
Ther Bäckerei / Konditorei Weber (Promenade 148, Davos Dorf; +41 (0)81 410 11 22, cafe-weber.ch) has been part of the local scene for three generations since 1903. Popular products include “Gipfelstürmer Royal” loaves and “Pain Paillasse” from the bakery as well as homemade chocolates and ice cream.
For chocolates, chocolate truffles and a famous nut tart, the Confiserie Schneider (Promenade 68, +41 (0)81 420 00 00, confiserie-schneider.ch) is the place to go.
Apart from these (and several other) famous local names, there’s a Co-op supermarket on Bahnhofstrasse (+41 (0)81 410 01 80) in Davos Platz, plus two Co-op mini marts in Dorf and Platz. There are also Eurospar supermarkets in both Dorf and Platz anbd a third chain, Migros, also has branches in both locations.
Kaufmann Weinhandlung AG (Dischmastrasse 7B, Davos Dorf; +41 (0)81 410 14 14; kaufmannweine.ch) Is a specialist seller of beer and wines.