Zell am See Mountain Restaurants

Posted by George Biffen

Last updated on September 14th, 2017 at 04:44 pm

We know how important refuelling is on a ski holiday and Zell am See does not disappoint on the gastronomy front.

Zell am See isn’t all about the skiing, they also have some fantastic restaurants serving a variety of dishes; from traditional Savoyard classics through to pizzas, there is something to suit most tastes.

These remarkable restaurants range from the affordable to the exceedingly expensive!

We have taken the time to list all the restaurants both on and off the mountain that we think are worth paying a visit, many of which we have had the pleasure of eating in.

Sonnkogel – Zell am See

+43 6547 20113

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Offering you fresh and local Austrian cuisine, Sonnkogel is perfect for the family to enjoy a meal at, overlooking Lake Zell.

Our favourite dish is the ‘kaiserschmarren’ which are sweet pancakes, chopped up and served with icing sugar and stewed plums or apples.

Perfect for a lunch time filler and the kids will go crazy over it!

Berghotel-schmitten – Zell am See

+43 6542 53690

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You can find this amazing restaurant at the top of the schmittenhohebanh lift with fantastic views of Zell.

You have the choice of a sit-down table service or if you want a quick bite, head to the self-service section.

With an outdoor seating area for those sunny days and warm log fire restaurant inside for those white out days, this is a highly recommend restaurant to visit in zell.

Expect fresh and local cuisine with the decor from the 1900’s.

BreitEck – Zell am See

+43 6542 73419

Here you can expect Granny’s homemade recipes, fresh pastries and the best hot chocolates.

Reasonably priced and the food is still made from scratch with only local ingredients.

It is located on the far side of the Zell am see mountain and has a large deck to relax on when the sun comes out.

Pinzgauer hütte – Zell am See

+43 6549 7861

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From the balcony you can admire the beautiful views of the Hohe Tauern and enjoy the home-cooked by the landlord specialties.

Our guests favourites have been the cheese dumplings or venison dishes.

Friendly service and great hot chocolates.

Schirmbar Zur Lederhosn – Kaprun

+43 (0) 6547 7291

The Umbrella bar to Lederhos’n is located in Kaprun at the Valley station of the Panoramabahn Schaufelberg offering local Pinzgau cuisine as well as great après ski.

They serve the classics such as Tiroler Gröstl and Wiener Schnitzel. No fuss food.

Their motto is: Downturn, Skis out and partying going on. Guests are promised: “Here you find the largest Lederhos`n (leather Pants) in Europe.

Häuslalm – Kaprun 

+43 (0)6547 7024

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Located on the Kitzsteinhorn, Häuslalm is a rustic Alm on the Langwiedboden, offering local Pinzgau cuisine as well as great après ski.

This is located at the top of the first bubble lift up to the Kitzsteinhorn. Great food and fun après.

We would highly recommend trying the Gulasch Suppe here as it is the perfect winter warmer and priced fairly.

If you’re feeling particularly peckish, follow it with Ein Paar Wurstl – a couple of joined-together frankfurters.

They are served Mit Senf (with mustard), ketchup – and chips if you must.

Alpine Centre – Kaprun 

+43 6547 8621381

Located on the Kitzsteinhorn, this is ideal for big group and families with its self-service restaurant.

The cuisine is international, anything from the generous choice of pasta dishes, a sizzling grill, salad buffet, a variety of pizza, burgers, seasonal soups and local specialities.

Gipfel Restaurant – Kaprun 

+43 905 265944

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Located at the very top of the Kitzsteinhorn, this is the highest possible point you can eat and ski at 3.029m in Land Salzburg.

It has a self-service area with mainly classical Austrian cuisine as well as a comfortable serviced lounge.

You can enjoy a breathtaking view of Austria´s highest peaks, together with local culinary delicacies. 

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