Alpine Casual Dining



The Ferdinand

Raclette, fondue and BBQ are the specialities that await you at Ferdinand. That’s right. The menu is traditional. However, if you’re thinking of a stuffy old fondue restaurant, you’re way off.

Ferdinand offers a taste of the cosmopolitan life in Zermatt. The atmosphere is hip. The meals are made with delicious, top-quality products.

Alpine casual dining at Ferdinand means that all of our products come from either the Valais region or elsewhere in Switzerland.

Last but not least: Ferdinand is also one of the architectural highlights in the CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort. The restaurant, which is located in its own chalet, has space for 80 guests and balances alpine tradition and modern style with ease.

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Our Menus



Something Green To Start

green salad with balsamic dressing 12,-

lamb’s lettuce with egg, walliser bacon, croutons and french dressing 16,-

mixed salad, roasted pumpkin seeds and balsamic dressing 14,-

goat cheese, mesclun salad, fig & seeds, honey dressing 22,-


beef consommé with sliced pancake 12,-

potato soup 14,-

+ smoked pork sausage 6,- 

Charcuterie & Cheese Moments

Ferdinand’s platter: cured beef, centre cut brisket, dried ham, dried bacon, house sausage 22,-

cured beef from the Valais 26,-

cheese shavings from Valais Täschalp 18,-

half & half: cured beef and cheese shavings 28,-

house sausage, air-dried 8,- (1 piece)

mountain cheese nuggets with apricot chutney 20,-

Swiss Cheese


Fondue & Raclette

Fondue and raclette are prepared with cheeses that have earned the AOP label, making them a treat for your taste buds – just like the excellent meat dishes sourced from sustainable, free-range farms.

Ferdinand Fondue

served with semi white bread

60%/40% “moitié-moitié” Vacherin Fribourgeois AOP – Gruyère AOP 29,-

100% VALAIS mountain cheese 29,-

100% SHEEP organic Valais sheep cheese 38,-

The Special Fondues

DELUXE with champagne & black truffle 39,-

DOUBLE “T” with tomatoes & thyme, potatoes 29,-

LUMBERJACK with roasted onions, bacon and “Schwarzer Kristall” beer 35,-

SHADES OF ZERMATT with roasted walnuts, local dries meat, mountain herbs, garlic, Genepy 37,-

The Raclette Collection

served with boiled potatoes, apricot chutney, gherkins, pearl onions, Ferdinand spice mixture & caraway

ALL-IN Bagnes 01, Gomser 01, Turtmann, Bagnes 98, Vacherin Fribourgeois, Bio Schafskäse 32,-

VALAIS AOP Bagnes 01, Gomser 01 & Turtmann 30,-

24 MONTHS X-OLD Bagnes 98 34,-

FRIBOURG AOP Vacherin Fribourgeois 30,-

SHEEP organic sheep cheese 39,-

*extra 120g your choice 10,-

*extra 120g organic sheep cheese 14,-

*extra 120g Bagnes 98 12,-

(extra in combination with Raclette Collection only)

The fondue collection


To take home

100% VALAIS Valais cheese blend
500g 16,- / 750g 24,-

Be your Chef



served BBQ sauce, cocktail sauce, herb butter, pepper sauce, aioli, Ferdinand spice mixture & fleur de sel, vegetables (spring onions, red pepper, mushrooms)

MIXED BBQ Eringer entrecôte, corn poulard (breast), Angus- & cheese sausage 34,-

RIB EYE Natura Beef 44,-

LOVE ME TENDER beef- and veal filet 48,-

VEGAN KARMA smoked tofu, spring onion, red pepper, mushrooms & zucchini 32,-

FIFTY FIFTY Raclette Valais AOP (120g) & Mixed BBQ (130g) 36,-

* extra 100g filet of beef or veal 22,-

* extra 100g Eringer entrecôte or Rib eye 21,-

* extra 100g corn poulard 8,-

*  extra 60g Angus & cheese sausage 5,50

* extra 100g Vegan Karma 12,-

(extras in combination with main course only)



CERVO Fries with truffle oil & parmesan 9,-

Ferdinand Fries with Sbrinz AOP and rosemary 9,-

salad / grilled vegetables 7,-



Sweet Dreams

warm chocolate cake with vanilla cream 14,-

cheese cake with double cream from Gruyère 12,-

pear sorbet with Williamine 12,-

fresh fruit salad with pepper mint 12,-

granola, zermatter yoghurt, plum sorbet, plum ragout 14,-

ice cream/sorbet 5,-

Wine & Drinks


Wine & Drinks

Of course we only include wines from the Valais region on our wine list. The wide variety of soil conditions in the vineyards of the Valais and the unique climate ensure that every bottle is a new taste experience.


English Breakfast, Green, Red Kiss,Piz Palü, Mint, Verbena, Ginger, Camomille 5,-


Réserve vol. 41 10cl 38,-

Wildkirsche vol. 40 2cl 18,-

Superieur vieux vol.41 2cl 8,-

White Wines (Selection)

Fendant Vieilles Vignes `17, Roduit, Fully 1dl 7,- / bottle 48,-

Johannisberg `17, Andy Varonier, Varen 1dl 8,- / bottle 52,-

Petite Arvine `17, Defayes & Crettenand, Leytron 1dl 10,- bottle  68,-

Complete selection of wines in the menu

Pink Wine

Dôle Blanche La Liaudisaz 1dl 10,- / Fl. 68,-


Quöllfrisch bottle 33cl 7,-

Schwarzer Kristall bottle 33cl 6,-

The Huntsman by CERVO bottle 33cl 6,50

Red Wines (Selection)

Pinot Noir de Finges `16, Cave de la Pinède, Susten 1dl 7,50 / bottle 48,-

Humagne Rouge `16, Deafayes & Crettenand, Leytron 1dl 10,- / bottle 68,-

Cépages Nobles `17, Domaine Cornulus, Savièse 1dl 9,50 / bottle 64,-

Complete selection of wines in the menu

Sweet Wine – Late harvest

Mitis `14, Amigne J. Germanier, Vétroz 5cl 10,- / 37,5 cl 74,-

Find Us


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Easy and casual Alpine Food & Drinks in a cozy environment: Ferdinand!

Opening times


05.12.2019 – 18.12.2019
Thursday to Saturday

19.12.2019 – 06.01.2020

07.01.2020 bis 02.02.2020
Wednesday to Sunday

03.02.2020 bis 12.04.2020
Wednesday to Sunday


We look forward to your visit!

Bookings: +41 (0)27 968 12 12 or info@ferdinand.ch



Ferdinand by CERVO, Riedweg 156, CH-3920 Zermatt

Daniel F. Lauber, +41 27 968 12 12, info@ferdinand.ch

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Blitz & Donner Medienzauber und Kommunikationsberatung, Bern

Blitz & Donner, Ferdinand by CERVO

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