Pop Up Fondue & Raclette Chalets

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Pop Up Restaurants? Love Them! Pop Up Fondue & Raclette Chalets? Live for Them! Call us crazy, but these cheese havens happen only once a year bringing gourmet dishes with fireside coziness and fairytale romance to those cold, long winter nights.

Here’s our Top Picks for Fondue & Raclette Pop-Up Chalets in Zurich.

Winter Garden

When: 1 November – 27 January | Mondays to Saturdays from 11.30 and Sundays fro 17.00

Where: Gustav-Gull-Platz. Europaallee 42, 8004 Zurich (map)

2-second scoop: They invite you to enjoy a fondue, raclette and definitly a Schnapps! To take date night up a notch, reserve the 2-person candle-lit gondola.

Save me a Fondue Fork: Europaallee Christmas Website

Fräulein Holle

 When: 4 November – 30 December 2017  | Mondays to Saturdays from 11.00 and Sundays from 18.00

Where: Sihl City. Kalanderplatz 1, 8045 (map)

2-second scoop: Sihl City has had a fondue chalet for years around the holidays, but this one has a new name and new look and we can’t wait to check it out.

Save me a Fondue Fork: Fraulein Holle Website

Frau Gerolds Winterstube

When: 21 October – March | daily from 18.00 | Closed Sundays beginning January

Where: Geroldstrasse 23, 8005 Zurich (map)

2-Second Scoop: With it’s bohemian, urban feel and crackling fireplace, we’re so in!

Save me a Fondue Fork: Frau Gerolds Website

Chalet au Lac

When: 1 – 31 December

Where: Talstrasse 1, 8001 Zurich (map)

2-Second Scoop: Warm punch and mulled wine aperitif on the terrace followed by Swiss delicacies like fondue with truffles and double cream Gruyère Meringue…delish!

Save me a Fondue Fork: Baur au Lac Website

Fondue Tram

When: 3 November – 28 February | Monday – Saturday 17.30 & 20.30 seatings and Sunday at 16.30 & 19.15

Where: Meeting Point Bellevue (map)

2-second scoop: Awesome idea for when guests are in town. Check off sightseeing and fondue at once saving more time for shopping!

Save me a Fondue Fork: Zurich City Website

Heavenly Krug

When: 2 November – 21 December | Dinner & Lunch availability

Where: Widder Hotel. Rennweg 7, 8001 Zürich (map)

2-second scoop: Ok, not fondue, but close…raclette and we couldn’t help but include them. The selecdtion of classic, truffle, sheep and lavender fondue is served inside a glass barrel of  Grande Cuvée with breathless rooftop views.

Save me a Fondue (raclette) Fork: Hotel Widder Website

Bellevue Wienachtsdorf   

 When: 24 November –  23 December 2017  

Where: Sechseläutenplatz (map)

2-second scoop: Warm up after open-air skating and Design Market in the cozy Fonduestube right in the middle of the Bellevue Christmas Market

Save me a Fondue Fork: Wienachtsdorf Website


 When: 2 November – 31 January 2017  | Daily from 17.30

Where: Widder Hotel. Renweg 7, 8001 Zurich (map)

2-second scoop: Ruinart Champagne and Master Chef Tino Staub’s Swiss Raclette inside a frosty, snow covered torch-list chalet

Save me a Fondue Fork: IGLOO Website


For more cheesalicious ideas, check out our How do you Fondue article