guild houses

zurich tips – guilds zurich

the guilds zurich's offer a historical ambience for all kinds of events

would you like to dine in one of zurich's beautiful guild houses or even invite your guests to a grand banquet? we present you here the culinary association of zurich's guild community and thus an exquisite selection of historic houses of the guilds zurich's, who introduce themselves and their specialties briefly in own words.

Zunfthaus zur Waag

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The ZUNFTHAUS ZUR WAAG with its 700-year-old history is located on Zurich's Münsterhof opposite the Fraumünster. Due to its location, the majestic blue house is a favourite gastronomic meeting place with all its possibilities to indulge in culinary delights at lunchtime or dinnertime. Whether in summer on the Münsterhof with the few tables on the terrace, or on the 1st floor in the à-la-carte restaurant as Zurich's living room with its famous Zürcher Geschnetzeltes and Butterrösti, as a signature dish of Zürich City or also at a family celebration in the historic rooms, in the Waagstübli or in the Zunftstube, or the large business dinner in the large guild hall - it remains a culinary discovery that gives great pleasure.

Zunfthaus zur Saffran

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In the 18th century, the stately Zunfthaus zur Saffran was built on Limmatquai opposite Zurich's City Hall. It still stands today in its original stately form. In keeping with the tradition of the guilds, nothing was spared when furnishing the house. Today, as in the past, the event location in the middle of Zurich provides an exceptional setting for festivities for 20 to 250 people.
Be it aperitifs, birthday parties, weddings, business dinners, banquets, Christmas dinners, readings or auctions, the three exclusive rooms offer the right ambience for every event. In addition, regional delicacies paired with passionate hospitality.

Das Zunfthaus zur Meisen

Das bezaubernde Rokokopalais ZUNFTHAUS ZU MEISEN ist ein reiner Bankett- und Event-Betrieb.

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Hier finden Sie den idealen Rahmen für Hochzeiten, Geburtstagsfeste, Familienfeiern, Bälle, Apéros, Empfänge, Konferenzen, Präsentationen, Leidmahle usw. Die Küche und der Service geniessen einen ausgezeichneten Ruf.

Unsere Säle bieten Platz für 30 bis 240 Personen sitzend und bis zu 500 Personen stehend. Das Zunfthaus zur Meisen Ambiente ist echt, nicht gekünstelt, nicht aufgesetzt, nicht inszeniert, sondern gelebte Tradition.

Die Küche und die Menschen im Zunfthaus zur Meisen sorgen für das sprichwörtliche «Meisen-Feeling».

Zunft zum Widder

The five-star superior hotel in the heart of Zurich consists of 9 time-honoured buildings. In 1357, the building at Rennweg 1 was 

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mentioned in the tax roll as "H. Widers Hus". This family name also carries over to the house and the GULD OF BUTCHERS, who met here from 1401. An elaborate renovation united the historical heritage with modern elements and result in a unrivalled synthesis of arts. The 49 rooms and suites as well as 4 luxury residences impress with their independence and elegance. The city-famous Widder Bar with the Widder Garden, as well as the two restaurants: the casual restaurant Boucherie AuGust and the fine dining Widder Restaurant, provide for the physical well-being.

Zunft zur Schiffleuten

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The Storchen Zürich is a traditional five-star hotel with 64 stylishly elegant rooms and suites in the heart of the old city. Whether at the reception, at the Conciergerie, in the restaurant La Rôtisserie or on the Terrasse, on our Rooftop Bar The Nest, in the Cigar Bar, or in our trendy Barchetta, our long tradition of hospitality and our warm and personal service, can be enjoyed throughout the hotel.

In 1357 the «Hus zum Storchen» was mentioned in the tax records for the city of Zürich for the first time, just over 100 years later, it was specifically described as an inn and is also the guild house of the fishermen.

Haus zum Rüden

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Welcome to the “Rüden”, the house of the Society of Constaffel with a history of 700 years! Our kitchen creates innovative dishes from local and seasonal ingredients, prepared with great attention to detail and finesse. Our premises offer the appropriate atmosphere for every occasion: whether in the Gothic Hall with its original vaulted ceiling from the 14th century, in the light-flooded “Rüdenstübli”, or in the stylish “Constaffel” Hall - we have the perfect space for your event. Enjoy our Zurich cuisine, accompanied by a carefully selected range of wines and first-class service in one of the city's oldest guild houses.

Zunfthaus zur Schmiden

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The ZUNFTHAUS ZUR SCHMIDEN with its more than 600 years of history is the perfect location for private events and business occasions in the heart of Zurich's old town. The historical building, in which tradition and modernity merge in a perfect way, leaves nothing to be desired.

Our 3 halls - Zunftsaal, Zunftstube and Waserstube offer space for 20-190 guests seated and up to 250 guests for a standing cocktail. The Zunftsaal is the oldest - and for us the most beautiful - in the city of Zurich. Magnificently decorated with countless details from the 16th century.

Continue to write history: with your event with us. Here you will experience gastronomy at the highest level with charm and heart.

Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten

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The Zunft zur Zimmerleuten is located in the Haus zum roten Adler, a historic building from the Middle Ages directly by the Limmat River. The magnificent rooms offer an exceptional ambience for events with up to 120 guests. In the Küferstube or on the terrace you can enjoy the probably most popular Züri Geschnetzeltes. Or how about our highlight, the open-air fondue under the arcades with a view of the Limmat and the Fraumünster church?

The team of the Zunfthaus der Zimmerleuten has always cared for its guests with passion and heart and soul. The central location of the house is ideal - many companies and sights are easily accessible.

once you have experienced it, you will never forget it again: the traditional zurich sechseläuten festival with its colorful parade of all guilds and the guilds zurich's, the many visitors from near and far, and the much-awaited burning of the bögg. conviviality is at the heart of the guild community, which is why every guild has its own guild house or guild tavern.