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Top Choice Modern European in Engelberg

Brasserie Konrad

At Ski Lodge Engelberg's on-site restaurant, Chef Jonas Bolling conjures up extraordinarily good New Nordic cuisine that’s as pretty as a picture and perfect for refuelling after a tough day on the slopes (the three…
Mountain in Engelberg

Mt Titlis

Central Switzerland's tallest mountain, Mt Titlis, is known for the world's first revolving cable car. This was completed in 1992 and is still one of the few on the planet. It's just the last leg of a breathtaking t…
Bar in Engelberg

Yucatan

Engelberg’s après-ski heavyweight is this lively joint opposite the train station. Mega-burgers, fajitas, quesadillas, Thai curries and caipirinhas fuel parties with DJs, bands and jiving on the bar.
Monastery in Engelberg

Engelberg Monastery

The Engelberg valley was once ecclesiastically governed and the Benedictine abbey was the seat of power. Now the resident monks teach instead of rule, but their 12th-century home has kept its grandeur. Rebuilt after…
Indian in Engelberg

Spice Bazaar

This Indian restaurant at the Hotel Central gets rave reviews from both visitors and locals, and serves up all sorts of favourites, such as Badami Chicken (Sfr29.50), Tandoori Mix Grill (Sfr40) and Swiss-Indian fusi…
Swiss in Engelberg

Restaurant-Steakhouse Bierlialp

Specialising in meat, pasta and pizza, start at the salad buffet (Sfr12.50) then move on. The pizza and pasta are good, but if you're a meat eater with a fat wallet, go for the Irish Black Angus Beef (Sfr52). There'…
Swiss in Engelberg

Alpenclub

This low-ceilinged, candlelit tavern creaks under the weight of its 200-year history at the Alpenclub hotel complex. Feast away on fondue, pizza, Italian staples or the house speciality: sizzling beef tenderloin wit…
Dairy in Engelberg

Show Cheese Dairy

Located on the grounds of Engelberg Monastery is a state-of-the-art cheesemaking operation, where you can watch the cheesemakers, savour dairy goodies in the bistro and buy creamy silo-free cheeses and other Swiss-t…
Bar in Engelberg

Gadä Bar

This genteel bar at Alpenclub is all wood, leather and upmarket ambience. Think coffee and tea, après-ski refreshments or a nightcap before bed.
Sports in Engelberg

FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

Engelberg is a regular stop on the FIS ski-jumping circuit. Athletes come from all over the world for this weekend competition, held annually in December.