Food and drink
in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area
Rustic ski hut charm meets gourmet à la carte
From tranquil ski huts and sun terraces to convivial umbrella bars and a superb gourmet restaurant, the gastronomic scene in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area is as multifaceted and diverse as the palates of winter sports fans. Skiers in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area tend to indulge in several breaks each day so that they can taste the wide variety of food and drink on offer.
Swing off the piste and take a seat on the TOP Hotel sun terrace
Easy and enjoyable après-ski – just a few turns in the snow separate you from the piste and our panoramic sun terrace in the Relais & Châteaux TOP Hotel Hochgurgl. Delight in our cuisine – from savoury and hearty dishes to sweet treats prepared by our in-house patisserie. Your pleasure doubles when culinary delights are garnished with views of the Ötztal Alps’ impressive peaks. Return to the skiing fray as fast as you got from the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area to our panoramic terrace. In no time at all, you’re at the midway station of the Hochgurglbahn and Grosse Karbahn. Alternatively, go straight from our sun terrace to the Hochgurglbahn’s lower terminus.
Top Mountain Star
The Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area’s gourmet and panoramic highlight: the TOP Mountain Star, an exclusive temple to foodie pleasures at 3,080m above sea level, one of Forbes’s top 10 ‘World’s Best Bars with Views’. Perched on the narrow ridge of the Wurmkogel, the TOP Mountain Star also offers a panorama bar and a unique viewing platform. Up here you can fully indulge in the brilliant 360° views and enjoy TOP-level gourmet food. On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Dolomites in South Tyrol. Food and drink in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area is always special – never more so than at the TOP Mountain Star.
Top Mountain Crosspoint
6,060sqm of futuristic chill and experiences zone with culinary delights
It’s an exceptional fusion of panoramic restaurant and terrace, indoor and outdoor chill zone, motorcycle museum and toll station. Catch the Perrier Jouët gourmet gondola at the Kirchenkarbahn’s lower terminus. It can comfortably seat up to five people and serves drinks and specialities from the TOP Mountain Crosspoint restaurant. A passing point between North and South Tyrol and meeting point between the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area and the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road. Located at 2,175m altitude on the Austro-Italian border, this is where gourmets enjoy culinary summit meetings between the kitchens of Austria and Italy with seasonal specialities from North and South Tyrol. Why not follow that with a real Italian coffee on the sun terrace of the TOP Mountain Crosspoint?
Restaurant Downhill Grill
Mountain hut magic with excellent barbecued steaks
It’s heaven for steak lovers at the Downhill Grill by the Hochgurglbahn’s lower terminus in Pill (Untergurgl). Tasty burgers, Tyrolean Gröstl and various dumpling specialities are also on the menu. Food and drink in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area – variety that’s rooted in the soil and vistas second to none.
Wurmkoglhütte – midway station
at 2,807m altitude
The Wurmkoglhütte combines fantastic views of the Ötztal Alps and a laid-back hut atmosphere. Whether on the sun terrace or in the rustic Stube with its old-fashioned tiled stove, après-ski delight is guaranteed.
Kirchenkar ski hut
at 2,580m altitude
Enjoy a hearty wooden platter of cheeses and cold cuts on the sun terrace, or tuck into sweet mountain specialities in the cosy Stube: enjoy typical Tyrolean ski hut delights at the Kirchenkar Hut.
Top Schermer Schirm and Hochgurglbahn
Last but not least, no skiing holiday is complete without rollicking après-ski fun. At 2,350m above sea level, the TOP Schermer Schirm hots up Mondays and Fridays with live music, and Thursdays are when things really get going at the Hochgurglbahn umbrella bar in Pill.
Find your favourite Obergurgl-Hochgurgl food and drink venue on a ski journey of discovery!
See you soon in the diamond of the Alps!