This is where originals meet adventurers. Experience traditional hospitality. Since 1843.
Steeped in tradition, the “Pinte” restaurant has always been a place where regulars have met travelling adventurers, savoured good Swiss cooking and lifted a glass to life. The Hotel Bellevue-Pinte is the oldest hotel in Grindelwald and is part of the Bergwelt Grindelwald, the new Alpine design resort.
The restaurant –
bound by tradition
The Pinte has served freshly-prepared Swiss fare since 1843. Satisfying menus and refreshing drinks followed by a strong coffee make for a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, guests can watch the village go about its business over a home-made dessert. In the evening, the restaurant – with its pristine white tablecloths – is the scene of many a hearty meal.
The Pinte also serves takeaway food. All the dishes and drinks are attractively packed for guests to take with them, wherever they are going. Off on an adventure or in the comfort and convenience of their own home.
The hotel –
at the heart of Grindelwald
Adventurers and pioneers, explorers and travellers – they have all spent a blissful night here at one time or another. Eight lovingly refurbished boutique double rooms indulge guests with their own bathroom, free Wi-Fi and a rich and varied buffet breakfast in the Bergwelt Grindelwald. Can also be booked with exclusive access to the Fire & Ice SPA.
Check-in at the reception Bergwelt Grindelwald
The bar –
Ye Olde Spotted Cat
The legendary stone cat by the front door goes with the Pinte as Grindel goes with Wald. It is said that touching it brings you luck. This is where the people of the village meet after an eventful day, as the sun goes down and the moon rises in the night sky. Stories are told, old friends are greeted warmly and new friendships are forged.
The host –
in the footsteps of “Pintefritz”
Georg Jussel has taken up where “Pintefritz” left off in 1926: providing true hospitality. Over the years, Georg Jussel has made a name for himself in Grindelwald as a popular chef. By taking over the gently refurbished Pinte, he has made his dream come true, along with the dreams of many a guest.
The history –
a Grindelwald legend
The Pinte owes its name to its burly original host, Fritz Bohren. “Pintefritz” first became host in 1888. With a glint in his eye, a cheroot in the corner of his mouth and a flat cap perched on his head, he took very good care of his guests. He would give soaked travellers grog, dry clothes and a friendly word or two.