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Eiger Swiss Restaurant - CLOSED

552 Parramatta Rd, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales 2049, Australia
9564-1160
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average0%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
21 Dec 2015
“Eiger has closed”
12 Aug 2015
“Eiger eccentricity!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
German, Swiss, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
552 Parramatta Rd, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales 2049, Australia
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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We have visited the Eiger Swiss Restaurant many times over the years. Planning our next visit, we found out, the restaurant has closed. The reviewers here (and other sites) are rather mixed for good reasons. They owner who runs the restaurant is rather eccentric and...More

1  Thank Live_Life_Each_Day
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Like a wacky dream after an evening of cheese-eating, this place is a little...different....but you're really getting what you expect from a Swiss restaurant in the middle of the Inner West. Dropped in for a Wednesday night meal with my German Father in Law, and...More

1  Thank BenricHardnett
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Didn't even stay to eat. Was clear we weren't welcome from the start. My mother got yelled at on the phone when trying to make a reservation (he yelled "stupid person!" And then hung up the phone). Can only think the reason was because she...More

3  Thank SandwichDrinker
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I have been going to the Eiger regularly for a few years now and always enjoy my visit. The food is good, honest and hearty. One of the best dishes is the barley soup which is usually on the menu during the winter months; it...More

Thank Owen R
Reviewed 7 May 2015

A lot of people have given negative reviews based on Alains sometimes hard to crack exterior. Make a joke, he comes around in the end. Firstly, he is French, not Swiss. His wife Ruth is from Bern Canton and she is a fantastic cook. Don't...More

1  Thank sydneysiderworldtour
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Poor and not terrible just for the food... Some Swiss sausages and Rosti taste good (not exceptional - but good). The service was terrible and very rude. Maybe for that reason we were alone in the restaurant? An advice for the Australian people: try Swiss...More

1  Thank Claudio K
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Have been going to the Eiger for about 20 years now with friends. Once you know Alain (the host) fairly well & understand his sense of humour (& you'll then understand that he can take a joke as well), you'll enjoy the night; though a...More

Thank Brad d
Reviewed 4 May 2014

When the Von Trapp family made it over the Alps they would have headed straight to the Eiger to celebrate. The food is simple home cooked authentic Swiss. The atmosphere is great, shabby but traditional decor and Alain is an insane host. Sometimes charming, sometimes...More

Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Food is average but service is super super bad. Owner is so rude and have bad attitude to customers! This has ruin my whole night! Do not go there! Waste of time and money!

2  Thank Howard C
Reviewed 4 February 2013

I have never had a bad meal here. The menu is the same all the time and will never change as Alan's wife does all the cooking. Alan will always ask have you been here before when you book so you know his sense of...More

1  Thank greytravellerSydney
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$16
Cuisine
German, Swiss, European, Central European
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 Parramatta Rd, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales 2049, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Petersham
  • Phone Number: 9564-1160
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