Top things to do in Grindelwald

Top Choice Cafe in Grindelwald

Cafe 3692

Run by dream duo Myriam and Bruno, Cafe 3692 is a delight. Bruno is a talented carpenter and has let his imagination run riot – a gnarled apple tree is an eye-catching artwork, a mine-cart trolley cleverly transform…
Swiss in Grindelwald


Always packed, the Eiger Hotel’s unpretentious restaurant rolls out tasty Swiss grub such as rösti, raclette and fondue, as well as – titter ye not – 'horny' chicken with a spicy 'Christian' sauce. Try to bag a tabl…
Bar in Grindelwald

Avocado Bar

This is a young ‘n’ fun place to kick back on a leather pouffe with a post-ski schnapps or people-watch on the terrace in summer. There's occasional live music on Wednesdays.
Gorge in Grindelwald


Turbulent waters carve a path through this craggy glacier gorge. A footpath weaves through tunnels hacked into cliffs veined with pink and green marble. It’s justifiably a popular spot for canyon and bungee-jumping …
Swiss in Grindelwald

C & M

Just as appetising as the menu are the stupendous views to Unterer Gletscher from this gallery-style cafe’s sunny terrace. Enjoy a salad, coffee and cake, or seasonally inspired dishes such as home-smoked salmon and…
Cafe in Grindelwald

Grindel Lounge

This lounge-cafe has a nicely laid-back vibe and vintage touch. Nab one of the leather sofas to unwind over a speciality hot chocolate, or snacks such as foccacia, salads, tarte flambée and homemade cakes.
Pizza in Grindelwald

Onkel Tom’s Hütte

Tables are at a premium in this incredibly cosy barn-style chalet. Yummy pizzas are prepared fresh in three sizes to suit any appetite. The encyclopedic wine list flicks from Switzerland to South Africa.
Pizza in Grindelwald

Pizzeria da Salvi

This cheerful Italian in Hotel Steinbock rolls out delicious wood-fired pizza. There are 110 different kinds of grappa on the menu.
Sports in Grindelwald

Eiger Bike Challenge

A major fixture in the mountain-biking calendar, the 88km Eiger Bike Challenge races over hill and dale in mid-August.
Art in Grindelwald

World Snow Festival

In late January, artists get chipping at the six-day World Snow Festival to create extraordinary ice sculptures.