Top things to do in Gstaad

Top Choice French in Gstaad


Founded by the Aga Khan in the 1960s, this dairy-turned-Michelin-starred-restaurant is the pinnacle of fine dining in Gstaad. Taste sensations as simple as rack of summer venison with cherries, asparagus tips with s…
Swiss in Gstaad

Michel’s Stallbeizli

Dining doesn’t get more back-to-nature than at this converted barn. In winter you can feast away on fondue, drink Alpine herbal tea, or munch home-cured meat and cheese, with truly moo-ving views (pardon the pun) of…
Music in Gstaad

Menuhin Festival

Top-drawer classical-music festival with 50 concerts over seven weeks.
International in Gstaad

16 Art

Huddled away down a pretty backstreet, this former bell factory now chimes with a season-driven, largely regionally sourced menu, be it white-asparagus soup, corn-fed chicken with chard or perfectly cooked entrecôte…
Swiss in Gstaad


Marvel at views of Les Diablerets glacier and Gstaad from the slope-side perch of Wasserngrat, where a fire crackles in the rustic-chic restaurant and skiers warm up over fondue on the sunny terrace. Top ingredients…
Bar in Gstaad


DJs spin to an upbeat crowd at weekends at this super-central bar, graced with blown-up prints of Hollywood legends. Wine pairs nicely with the tasting plates on offer. When the weather warms, try to snag a spot on …
Asian in Gstaad

Blun Chi

This convivial spot rustles up authentic Asian food from spicy Malaysian beef to Sichuan-style pork, dim sum to tom yum. There’s a bamboo-flanked terrace for warm-weather dining.
Cafe in Gstaad


For a decent cup of Joe and pastries, this buzzy central coffee shop is hard to beat. It also does great smoothies, fresh-baked bread and pralines.
Sports in Gstaad

Freeride Days

Freeride events for powder freaks, with ski and snowboard testing and partying at Glacier 3000 in March.
Sports in Gstaad

Suisse Open

Gstaad hosts this famous tennis tournament at the Roy Emerson Arena in late July.