History of Walliserkanne


1889 The siblings Katharina and Johannes Aufdenblatten-Imahorn built the house with its restaurant on ground floor in traditional Valaisan style.


1934 
Emma and Otto Aufdenblatten bought the restaurant 'Chemin de fer' and the flat on the first floor.

Otto and Emma Aufdenblatten in front of Chemin de fer (1935)

 

 

1940
'Chemin de fer' is renamed to 'Walliserkanne'.

 

Interior view in 1940

 


1945

Otto Aufdenblatten builds a chalet on the west side and a bowling alley on the ground floor. Today the “Pfisterstube” is located there.


1957

The brothers Armand und Hugo Aufdenblatten take over Walliserkanne.

"Dancing Walliserkanne" on the ground floor until 1971

 

 

From 1961 until 1971

are guests bleating at the “Ziegenbar” (goats’ bar) in the basement.

Ziegenbar (1961-1971)

 

 

1966
The “Raclettestube” is opened on the first floor..
  
1969
Menu

 

1971
A dance bar is opened on the first and second basement floor.

Dancing Walliserkanne” with live band

 


1991
Armand Aufdenblatten becomes the sole owner of the house.
 
Menu


 1991 – 1994 
The terrace on the first floor is being expanded and offers now space for 65 guests.
  
1992

The house over the restaurant is getting renovated and 3 new residential floors are realised.

 
From 1994

the walls in the “Dance Garage” are shaking in time with the latest techno music sounds.

Disco Dance Garage (1994-1998)

 


1998
Alex and Andreas Aufdenblatten take over the “Walliserkanne”. The disco turns into 'Il Ristorante'.


2000
The “Raclettestube” is carefully renovated to preserve its character. The comfort for guests and employees is improved.
 
2002
In autumn the “Pfisterstube” is getting renovated. 

 

2003

The restaurant and the “Raclettestube” are getting embellished once again.

From 1935 until 1995 the good soul in the “Walliserkanne”: Anny Heinen-Perren

From 1957 to 2005 in the “Walliserkanne”: Adelheid Clausen (right)

A group of happy regulars in the 40s

The service crew in about 1960