rest day in the Restaurant Golden LokDown
Tuesday 30th of May 2023 and
Thursday 1st of june 2023
Welcome to the Golden LokDown
Embark on a culinary journey.
Experience delicious Italian food, international dishes and fine wines. In addition to our house specialities of home made pasta and stone baked pizza, we offer a varied selection of dishes to tantalize your palette. Discover our food and drink menus below.
The interior will amaze and delight. The jewel of our restaurant is the unique Gornergrat locomotive that originally went into service in 1898. She now stands grandly in the centre, emblazoned in gold.
We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Contact & Reservation
Englischer Viertel 3
+41 27 966 26 91
The GGB locomotive from 1898
Amazing ambience guaranteed.
A restaurant with a locomotive at its heart – truly unique! And this is no ordinary locomotive, she ran on the first electrically operated cog railway in Europe and the second in the world.
Her story begins back in 1890 with a Publisher from Biel. He submitted an idea to the Federal authorities to build a railway up the Gornergrat and also the Matterhorn. The railway would be powered by electricity rather than steam and be operated purely by cogwheel instead of haul ropes.
Construction began in 1896 and to this day, the Zermatt – Riffelberg – Gornergrat line remains one of Zermatt’s most important tourist routes. And the first locomotive to run on that line now stands here proudly at the heart of our restaurant.
But enough of the story, let’s take a look at the menu!