Fifty Best Zurich Restaurants
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  Cuisine: Swiss  
Adler Swiss Chuchi

ADLER SWISS CHUCHI            Swiss

The Swiss Chuchi is famous for traditional Swiss classics such as Fondue and Raclette in many different variations, along with other dishes from various Swiss cantons. The Cheese Fondue is a local favorite here. Specialties include sliced Calf's Liver with herbs, or sliced Veal with mushroom sauce, both served with Rösti. Most of the Wines are Swiss. Located in the heart of the Old Town, perfect for people watching.

At the Hotel Adler
Rosengasse 10, at Hirschenplatz      +41 044 266 96 66


  Cuisine: Mediterranean, Swiss  


Located in the 5-star Alden Hotel in the heart of Zurich's financial district, the Alden Restaurant features a seasonal menu of modern innovations on traditional Swiss cuisine with a touch of Mediterrean. An expansive list of fine wines. The elegant ambience makes it perfect for a business lunch or sophisticated dinner. During the warmer months, dine "al fresco" on the white terrace.

Splügenstrasse 2      +41 044 289 99 99

Alden Restaurant


  Cuisine: Swiss  

A l'Opera

À L'OPÉRA                          Swiss

Romanticism and art is so distinctly perceptible at à l'Opéra. The artist, Tatjana Tiziana, has transformed the restaurant into a surrealistic-baroque work of art, with motifs depicting various opera scenes. Preference is given to local and regional producers. The WWF label, "Goût Mieux", and the "Golden Fish" distinction of quality bear witness to the first-class origins and impeccable preparation of the raw products. Also recognized by the Guide bleu for its outstanding cuisine. Try the sliced tender "Zurich style" Veal in cream sauce with fresh mushrooms. Wide variety of Swiss and international wines.

At the Ambassador Hotel
Falkenstrasse 6      +41 (0)44 258 98 98


  Cuisine: Swiss  

Glogge Egge

GLOGGE EGGE            Traditional Swiss

This cozy restaurant serves traditional Swiss and international food, just a short walk from the main station and the lake in the centre of Zurich. Worth a visit are the specialties including “Zürcher Geschnetzeltes”, Wienerschnitzelm, and the Lemon Ravioli. During the warm months, their outdoor garden is regarded as one of the most picturesque in town. The wine list offers a wide variety of Swiss and international selections.

At the Hotel Glockenhof
Sihlstrasse 31      +41 044 225 91 91

  Cuisine: International, Swiss  

HEUGÜMPER       Swiss / International
Located in the very heart of Zurich, Heugümper pays tribute to a sophisticated and sundry cuisine. Chef René Suter creates dishes with alluring spices that indulge the palate. His ingenuity and artistry ensures new culinary surprises, day after day. For starters there's the Vietnamese Vegetable Roll with Shrimps and Scallops appetizer. Savor the Shrimp-Lemongrass Kebab served on a bed of black Noodles with Saffron Sauce. Well chosen list of international wines.

Waaggasse 4 +41 044 211 16 60



  Cuisine: Swiss  

LE DÉZALEY                   Swiss

n the French speaking region on the sunny side of Lake Geneva, you will find Le Dézaley. A warm and welcoming atmosphere greets you within the cozy interior under ancient rustic vaults. The "Pinte vaudoise" is a traditional Swiss restaurant, serving a seasonal, classic menu of Vaud favorites such as Sausage Vaudois, fillet of Perch prepared in butter, Cheese or Meat fondue, and sliced Veal “Zurich style” with Rösti. In the summertime, the backgarden is an enjoyable place to dine under the cool shadow of the pergola. Swiss wine from the canton vaudois complements the regional menu.

Römergasse 7&9      +41 044 251 61 29

Le Dezaley


  Cuisine: Contemporary, Swiss  

UTO KULM       Contemporary Swiss

Enjoy the magnificent sunrise and sunset views high above the Zurich skyline. Exquisite dishes are prepared fresh daily, with the utmost attention to detail. The highly professional staff serves a wide selection of Swiss cuisine, from creative to traditional. There's something for every palate, including prime quality, air dried Beef and Ham, personally selected from a famous grison butcher, Vegetable Dumplings with hazelnuts with creamy curly cabbage, and Zurich-style sliced Veal served with golden brown Swiss-Rösti. Meals are complemented with an impressive selection of more than 800 wines.

8143 Uetliberg      +41 044 457 66 66

Uto Kulm


  Cuisine: Swiss  

ZEUGHAUSKELLER       Traditional Swiss

Originally an old armoury (Zeughaus) on the Paradeplatz in the heart of Zurich, converted into a beer restaurant in 1927, retaining its original columns and wooden beamed ceiling. The Zeughauskeller is now famous locally and internationally for its fine, traditional Swiss cooking. Dishes are often based on old recipes, including the fresh Sausages, whole Pork Shank, and Zürich Geschnetzeltes (pan-fried Sliced Veal and mushrooms in a delicious creamy white-wine sauce). Large table seating contributes to a sociable atmosphere, where conversations turn strangers into new acquaintances.

Bahnhofstrasse 28a      +41 044 211 26 90



  Cuisine: Swiss  
Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten


Ancient beams, stone walls and flickering candles create a romantic ambience at this elegant restaurant on the Limmat River. The chef honors Swiss tradition with local freshwater fish, rabbit and especially the deer prepared "grandmother style," with glazed chestnuts, crisp bacon and tangy red cabbage. Tender veal calves' liver, kidneys and sweetbreads sautéed in butter, is a true culinary delight. Summertime casual dining is served in the beautiful outdoor garden.

Limmatquai 40      +41 044 250 53 63


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