St. Moritz is known for its exclusive ski resorts and fine dining locations. Add these small bars and restaurants to your itinerary if you want a more understated experience without sacrificing taste.
If you want to enjoy scrumptious pastries in a quiet location once frequented by Coco Chanel, John Lennon, and Audrey Hepburn, visit Café Hanselmann. The eatery was established over 120 years ago and sits in the centre of St. Moritz, making it a popular location for some of the finest sweets you will ever taste. Dark wooden furnishings and cases upon cases of treats make for an authentic feel you can only get from a long-established confiserie. Here you will find Swiss chocolates that will melt in your mouth and loaves of bread straight out of the oven. Visit Cafe Hanselmann if you’d like to taste the passion and skill that went into the creation of each delicacy.
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A single bright orange wall and contemporary decor will greet you as you enter Banfi’s Bar, the perfect spot for coffee, light snacks, or aperitif. Though somewhat nestled away, Banfi’s specializes in Italian cuisine and has longer hours than many other restaurants in the area, making it an ideal location for a late afternoon bite. On top of traditional Italian dishes, Banfi’s is known for its comforting, home-style meals and casual atmosphere if are looking for some down time after hitting the slopes.
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For an authentic evening on the mountains, visit Restaurant Alpetta, an alpine cottage on the Corvatschberg. Owners Dorigo and Silvia are known for their warm welcomes and light-hearted jokes, and the lodge itself is known for its rustic appearance and antique decorations. Alpetta’s extensive selection of fine wines, delicious cheese fondues, and fresh fruit cakes baked everyday appeal to a wide palette and are sure to please. LUXOS recommends sitting outside on the sun terrace to take in the spectacular views of St. Moritz.
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