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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was not impressed by this restaurant. Food was quite average. I had tuna tataki as a starter which I didn't like at all. We then tried different fish dishes, all of them were quite dull, no special flavour, just tasteless sauces, also at gourmet...More

Thank Spyros M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was very similar to the Haus Zum Ruden in that both are located in old guild houses and both have lovely ambiances. We had excellent service and the food was delicious. My wife chose a local fish while I chose the schnitzel. Both...More

Thank Ojaijim
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest Thank you very much for your lovely comment and the great rating of our restaurant. We are very happy, that you enjoyed your meal at the Zunthaus zur Waag and we are looking forward to welcome you soon again. Kind regards Sandra &...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

The restaurant is in an old Guildhouse not far off the Bahnhofstrasse. It has that type of charm. The service is very attentive in an old fashioned way. Not 'Hi my name is Becky and I'll be your server tonight' nor is it three-star formalism....More

Thank cgny1fwd
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest First of all, we wish to thank you for choosing the Zunfthaus zur Waag to enjoy a meal in Zurich. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we can assure you that we use this information to do everything possible to create an...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I must confess I was impressed. I was here in a company event, 30 people or so. Incredible that they could take care of my complicated dietary restrictions within such a large group. Was impressed by their services, and superb quality of food. The separate...More

Thank Alexandre L
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely comments, We are very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your company event at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and that you appreciated our service. The most important thing is to fullfill the guests expectations and needs and...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Excelent Swiss Restaurant in Zurich. Very nice setting in the first floor. Just across the Church Frau Munster, ( where the vitraux of Chagall are). The menu is excellent, and all the dishes are very very good. This chef knows how to cook . Traditional...More

Thank pesadilla a
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest Thank you so much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed an amazing experience with us. Our main concern is to fullfill the wishes of our guests and to offer them an unforgettable meal. We are very proud that...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of meeting Sepp (after almost entering the wine cellar shhh🤫) the restaurant is on the second floor for those of you that are captivated by wine first then food. Lol. He led me to a lovely spot where I could watch...More

Thank diane a
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Diane Many thanks for your lovely and motivating comments. We are so very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated the food and the performance of our service team. We are very proud that we have...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This place was beyond delightful. A Historic building & legacy. Charming, Professional and Competent Servers. Impeccable wines. Glorious foods. Every dish was picture perfect and tasted as good asbitbloomed. The flavors were so well balanced and the ingredients were superb. Wonderful technique. The 4 of...More

Thank jtssea
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed an amazing meal at the Zunfthaus zur Waag. Thank you for you lovely comments! Our main concern is to spoil our guests and to offer them an unforgettable experience. We are very proud...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Although a very prim and proper looking restaurant - don’t let that stop you from going. Went for lunch just before Christmas 2017 and had the most delicious veal. Starters were fab. We didn’t have dessert as that would have been too outrageous. Everything tasted...More

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for having lunch with us and for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to know that you appreciated our restaurant, the food and the service. Many thanks for your lovely compliments! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Had dinner Christmas day. The food and the staff at this restaurant were first rate. It is very low key but absolutely first class. The veal Zurich style was off the charts good, and the Jerusalem artichoke soup was sublime. The room is old world...More

Thank Samuel E
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A good choice on a winter evening. The historic building has a lot of charm and food is enjoyable. Both fish and venison main dishes were very good. Wines are more economical than in most Zurich restaurants.More

Thank David E
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Dear David E. Thank you for your visit at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to know that you appreciated our restaurant as well as the food and wine selection. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 58
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 216 99 66
Description
A warm welcome to the MĂĽnsterhof (pedestrian zone) - a beautiful historic town square and the jewel of the Zurich city center. One great place to wine and dine and celebrate in the stylish atmosphere of the old city is the Zunfthaus zur Waag, directly facing the FraumĂĽnster church with its famous Chagall windows. Discover an authentic piece of Zurich's history for yourself and take delight in our hospitality given to you in a house dating from 1315 and steeped in history.
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