Grächen has a lot to offer for sports enthusiasts – and gourmets, too. You can easily reach the numerous restaurants in the village on foot.
Grächens Gastronomie im Tal
High up in the mountainous surroundings of Grächen, you will find numerous culinary delights. And in the town and valley, too, you’ll encounter a wide selection of delicacies from many different cuisines, based on traditional Swiss and international recipes.
Stroll through the village and admire the authentic Valaisian architecture against a magnificent mountain backdrop. And once all this sightseeing has made you hungry, the restaurants of Grächen will spoil you with their culinary creations. The local chefs know their trade well and will cook for you with great passion.
Light enjoyment at Restaurant Hotel Gädi
When host Martin is not cooking up a storm of tasty, light dishes in the kitchen, he is usually in the garden harvesting fresh seasonal vegetables and herbs. Because at Restaurant Hotel Gädi, he cooks what the market and the seasons have to offer. A four-course meal full of happiness is waiting for you (upon reservation) – alternatively, you can opt for the à la carte classics.
A passion for traditional cuisine at Le Chalet
Restaurants in the Valais are characterised by their charm and cosiness. At Le Chalet, you can immerse yourself in the diverse world of Valaisian flavours and get to know the art of Swiss cooking from a truly regional perspective. Traditional delicacies are freshly prepared and served with excellent Valaisian wines. The award-winning invention of the house: the “Les Trois Fondues” multi-course meal.
No ordinary steakhouse – Weisshorn Restaurant
Not visiting Weisshorn Restaurant would be a huge missed steak! But even if you’re not into steak, don’t worry: We are not talking about a traditional steakhouse here. Originally founded as the first pizzeria in Grächen, the restaurant is now a real secret tip among foodies! Based on the motto “Earth, Forest and Alps”, chef Sven and his team serve guests newly interpreted alpine cuisine at the highest level.
“Kuhstall” restaurant at Walliserhof Grächen
You’re sure to notice the quaint building of Hotel Walliserhof at one point or another while on holiday in Grächen. The “Kuhstall” (cowshed) restaurant offers a romantic ambience and features a unique and creative decor. Expect home-style, regional dishes with a modern touch.
A culinary trip to the past at Bärgji Alp in Grächen
Do you have a soft spot for charming customs and folklore? At Bärgji-Alp, traditions have been cherished and upheld for four generations already. In the cosy, nostalgic ambience of the restaurant, you can choose from a wide variety of culinary options – from traditional dishes to modern Swiss delicacies. Vegetarians and vegans are also well catered for here.
Mediterranean flair at Piazza restaurant
In the mood for a culinary treat like in Bella Italia, right in the centre of Grächen? At Piazza restaurant, Doris Amstutz and Geri Steiner will spoil you with typical Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Popular with locals and guests: the delicious pizzas, the outstanding Valaisian wines and the cosy ambience.
On the hunt for culinary joys at Restaurant Walliserkanne
In a cosy ambience, the hosts Sara and Hannes Schalbetter serve you culinary highlights in a class of their own. The finest meat specialities and vegetarian delicacies are always freshly and creatively prepared and served with excellent wines. Special tip: As a passionate hunter, Hannes is happy to serve you a wide variety of game dishes.
Grächen nostalgia at Thomas Platter Stube
“Tastes just like at grandma’s!”: That's how you could best describe the delicious dishes you can feast on at Thomas Platter Stube. At this local gem of a restaurant, home-style dishes are cooked, fried and baked with lots of love. The result: delicious meals served with a side of cordiality.
At Taverne Grächen, culinary joys are the dish of the day – every day! Regional delicacies from the in-house butcher delight gourmets from near and far.
Our special tip: the high-quality meat of the Eringer cow. Vegetarians can of course indulge in meatless delicacies in the cosy ambience of the restaurant.
Dining together at Träffpunkt restaurant
Never say no to vino? Then you’ll love the rustic “Träffpunkt” wine restaurant. On the garden patio with its stunning views or in the atmospheric winter garden: A good glass of wine will raise your anticipation of culinary joys in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Dining at Walliser Stube
Originality is the order of the day at the traditional Walliser Stube, which was built from the wood of a disassembled barn from 1726. At the “Chinumatta”, as the restaurant is affectionately called by locals, you can enjoy typical Valaisian specialities in an authentic ambience. On the sundeck with a view of the stunning mountain scenery, you can savour raclette from the fire or an original Valaisian cordon bleu.
Dining at Aktiv Hotel & Restaurant Hannigalp
Located in the car-free zone of Grächen – yet anything but sleepy: Hannigalp Restaurant at Aktiv Hotel & Spa in Grächen. With attention to detail, delicious dishes are “seasoned” with traditional chalet charm and modern touches. The “Châteaubriand” and the flambéed “Tom Dooley” meat on a skewer are the house specialities – you should definitely try them! They also have a delicious variety of vegetarian and vegan delicacies to choose from.