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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (13 reviews)
“perch” (3 reviews)
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11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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
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
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
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

Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went here with a group of 9 other coworkers. We were treated to delicious food, impeccable service appropriate to Swiss efficiency, and even an impromptu live musical performance. I ordered a salad (Nüsslisalat mit Speck, Ei und Brotcroûtons - Lamb’s lettuce with bacon, egg...More

1  Thank datavortex
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your lovely words and the great grading. And of course for taking the time to share your experience at our restaurant. We are glad to read that you and your coworkers appreciated the food, the service and the...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I loved this restaurant during our recent visit to Zurich. The food was spectacular! I particularly enjoyed the veal dish. The service was fantastic and we had a lovely visit with Sepp Wimmer. This was such a memorable experience and one we...More

Thank shsdca0
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed a memorable experience in our restaurant. We are very proud that we have succeeded so well in making you happy and will pass on your compliments to our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 39 - USD 60
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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