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the best bars & restaurants in zurich for delicious moments

you love to try out restaurants in zurich for real taste experiences? or you want to toast to life with your friends in a cool bar? - we present you here an exquisite selection of fine bars & restaurants in zurich who introduce themselves and their specialties briefly in own words.


mangia bene. ridi spesso. ama molto.

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According to this motto, we love and live the Italian cuisine in the Commihalle, where eating together is a tradition and really celebrated. From homemade and handmade pasta to the fabulous “Spaghettata” and the widely known “Tavolata in Tavola”: Monthly changing seasonal specialties offer everything the Italian heart desires.

Perfectly located near the Central station, the restaurant has a bistro with its own bar, a terrace and a capriccio. In the back of the facility is an event hall with its own bar, stage and gallery. The stage has already welcomed many dancers, DJs, actors and comedians.

Welcome to Bernadette`

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Schiller, Goethe, Bernhard - Up to now, male contemporaries in particular have eked out their existence at the lively Sechseläutenplatz. And also from the opera house, with Weber, Mozart and Wagner, an illustrious male cast overlooks the colorful hustle and bustle in the center of Zurich. Im summer 2020 a woman conquered the men's circle.

With an exquisite view of the glittering Lake Zurich and the lively Sechseläutenplatz, Bernadette' came to call. Fresh, sparkling, hot and spicy - From an exquisite lunch, to an after-work cocktail on the sun terrace, to an elegant dinner meeting point in a stylish ambience - in the interior design of the successful atelier zürich, chef Heinz Schärer serves delicacies from the newly launched Mediterranean menu.

Vegetarian since 1898

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According to Guinness World Records, Hiltl is the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world. Founded in 1898 as "Vegetarierheim & Abstinenzcafé", we have provided an atmosphere of friendly hospitality and excellent cuisine for 4 generations. Our over 125-year-old family saga is unique.

Around 300 employees from over 80 nations: that's our Hiltl team! We treat each other with respect, trust and fairness and we seek to exceed your expectations with demonstrated professionalism and passion. Our values: Healthy indulgence – vegetarian and vegan. Our ingredients are fresh, our dishes are varied and homemade. We aim to constantly improve our performance with innovation and attention to detail. Always with a sense of humor!

Terrasse Restaurant & Bar

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Nestled in the heart of the city, located at the Bellevueplatz, the Terrasse boasts a beautiful garden that offers a great view over the Limmat river and the Quai bridge. The terrace is an oasis in the bustling city, providing a serene and relaxing atmosphere for diners to enjoy their meals. The restaurant offers a diverse menu featuring dishes made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. From savory entrees to delicious desserts, the menu has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a romantic evening, a business lunch or an unforced brunch, this restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal while taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Studio Bellerive – Signature Grill & Brasserie

Restaurant Studio Bellerive Signature Grill and Brasserie Zürich Logo cotedazurich

Located directly on the shore of Lake Zurich, the restaurant's name is reminiscent of the legendary film studio that was built here in 1953. Today, Studio Bellerive combines glamorous zeitgeist with modern elegance to create a restaurant that is top class as a brasserie, grill and bar. One focus is on a variation of surprising signature grill dishes: Only the best cuts and fresh fish from carefully selected farmers and fisheries are prepared, as well as sustainably grown vegetables and fruits. The menu is complemented by exclusive Brasserie Classics, interpreted as Studio Bellerive Signatures. Vegetarian and vegan dishes also play a major role on the menu, so that every guest can experience an exclusive and sustainable meal.

Where Zurich eats best

Restaurant Die Waid Logo Zürich cotedazurich

At 546 m above sea level opens up an impressive panorama. The variety in our restaurant is just as impressive: two cookings are united under one roof. The classic traditional in the Seasons Restaurant and the WOK cooking culture based on Swiss cuisine in our Wok Bar with our original WOK pans to scoop yourself. The WAID highlights:

«WOK FESTIVAL» The wok buffet – à discretion – served in the middle of the tables. Choose 5 or 6 different WOKs from our entire range. Wählen Sie 5 oder 6 verschiedene Woks aus unserem gesamten Angebot aus.

«DINNER PACKAGE» Geniessen Sie einen unvergesslichen Abend bei Kerzenlicht mit der atemberaubenden Aussicht über die Stadt.l

Un piccolo ristorante. Carino e molto italiano.

Ristorante Zafferano Logo Limmatquai Zürich cotedazurich

Born from the friendship of Philipp Hildebrand and Rudi Bindella.

Good things come from simplicity. And for our "Zafferano" only the best is good enough.

Pizza - like in Napoli and "a modo nostro": crispy, cut and nobly topped. In addition classics from Italy. Everything from the wood-fired stone oven. Of course "fatto a mano", the ingredients exclusive and handpicked. Accompanied by the finest wines of Italy ...

Zurich's most photogenic Italian.

Trattoria Sempre Logo Restaurant Zürich cotedazurich

The heavens at Trattoria Sempre are full of hams. And images of saints. Hand-painted plates. Curiosities from Italy. The new restaurant in Zurich's Niederdorf is packed, loud, chaotic, cozy. A treasure trove of delicacies from the south, that's our Trattoria Sempre: cicchetti, polpette, fritto misto, panzanella, gnudi, tagliata, scroppino... wonderful specialties as we know them from our last Italian vacations, of course everything fatto in casa, homemade.

A little crazy, yes, but full of Italian hospitality – benvenuti!

Possibly the best fish restaurant in town.

Ristorante Bianchi Logo Fischrestaurant Limmatquai Zürich cotedazurich

An elegant restaurant - dedicated to the pleasure of enjoying and meeting at the table. Perhaps the best fish restaurant in Zurich stands for quality and Italian hospitality. In an inviting and comfortable ambience on Zurich's Limmatquai, we serve fresh fish and seafood every day.

Classic Tuscan cuisine at Augustinergasse.

Cantinetta Antinori Bindella Logo Zürich cotedazurich

Florence in a glass and on a plate: welcome to Cantinetta Antinori at Zurich's Bahnhofstrasse. Do you know Cappellacci, the delicate pasta speciality from Tuscany? The little hats filled with ricotta, fresh marjoram and aromatic parmesan are our house specialty - buon appetito!

The unique location near Zurich's Bahnhofstrasse, the world-famous Antinori family brand, the charm of the old town house, the simply prepared dishes from Tuscany and the rich wine palette from Marchesi Antinori characterize Cantinetta Antinori. An authentic restaurant that spreads pure joie de vivre.