Alp Scheidegg Restaurant

Breathtaking panorama

Enjoy the breathtaking panorama at Alp Scheidegg, the highest restaurant of Canton Zurich at 1,200 meters above sea level. Experience the spectacular view from Säntis mountain to the Alps of Central Switzerland as far as Rigi and Pilatus.


Eat and enjoy on the alpine pasture
Enjoy unique dishes and fine wines in an idyllic atmosphere and an almost forgotten tranquillity and try our outstanding speciality, the Alp Scheidegg cordon bleu.
Whether it is a family reunion, a team or a company event, the restaurant opens for groups with a reservation as of 20 people also outside regular opening hours and makes your event an unforgettable day.

Paragliding and model flying:
Watch closely how paragliders conquer the air, starting at Alp Scheidegg and model flyers perform their spectacular manoeuvres. The flying conditions make Alp Scheidegg a Mecca for pilots and spectators.

Sledge run Alp Scheidegg:
The curvy sledge run with its optimal gradient is 1.8 km long and lets the heart of every sledging enthusiast beat faster. A great experience for young and old.

Getting there

Combine your excursion with a hike starting from Steg station or directly from Wald station as far as Alp Scheidegg and enjoy the spectacular view:
Steg – Hüttchopf – Wald:
12.4 km| 588 m difference in altitude | 4 h 30 min
Wolfsgrueb – Tössscheidi – Hüttchopf: 
7.4 km | 525 m difference in altitude | 2 h 45 min
Opening hours
Closed Mondays/Tuesdays (from 1 October - 31 March open in good weather from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Wednesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Gasthaus Alp Scheidegg
Scheideggstrasse 4
8636 Wald ZH
Tel +41 (0)55 246 40 40
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