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Bu's

#40 of 1,605 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Old Town
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Kuttelgasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 211 94 11
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11:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 11:30 - 18:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is ok and the food is good but nothing really impressive. I chose this place based on the great reviews and TA ranking but it was quiet disappointing as I thought it is totally overrated. Nothing went wrong but I expected more from a location with such a high ranking. The locations is great and the menu is... More 

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Thank GabrielaSZajax
Zurich, Switzerland
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202 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

very charming place with excellent service. but the best was clearly the outstanding cordon bleu. cooked to perfection, excellent cheese, pretty big and supertasty. the sides of rice and spinach were fine as well but not as impressive. I never had a better one in my life. it is not cheap but who cares for such a masterpiece. i was... More 

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Thank Chris G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Zürich is full of great restaurants, but I have the say that this place is very special. Reservations are essential for visitors to the city as the locals like to keep this place to themselves. The setting is intimate when this small bar and maybe 20 tables. The maitre'd is a lively and colorful character who works closely with the... More 

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Thank Mark C
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Went over lunch with an internal client. Good food and warm atmosphere but it took ages to be served and to collect the bill. Soup was ok, although too hot and served in a small bowl (to keep it warm longer! Grrr) so i got burnt which made the rest of my lunch unpleasant. We were sitting in the big... More 

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Thank lionel g
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106 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The excellent wine list here is a book! The friendly Swiss owner is a wine buff and a vintner in France himself, producing a very good and reasonably priced Bordeaux - style red. The food is very tasty and freshly prepared to perfection. Comfort food heaven! Tender and juicy entrecote in cognac mustard sauce, soft venison steaks, very fresh and... More 

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Thank MykonosAgrari
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Fresh food, good service, nice wine, good for dinner with a friend or over a business lunch with a colleague.

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Thank Helena P
Zurich, Switzerland
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Small cosy restaurant next to Bahnhofstrassse. Great food, mainly traditionall swiss dishes in good quality. Great wines recommended by the charismatic host, Bü. Top professional service. At lunch the place is crowded with bankers, in the evening more relaxed.

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Thank ABZH_ontour
Zurich, Switzerland
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219 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Prices are very high, which is ok if you want to impress a business contact or are otherwise on expenses. It is less ok when you are paying for yourself. The quality of the food is high, though I found the service lackluster on a busy Wednesday lunchtime. The Mixed the sparkling and still water and forgot about an order... More 

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Thank zurichgrad
Zurich, Switzerland
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165 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had not visited this restaurant for many years but were so impressed and delighted with the warm and friendly service and the quality of food that we shall certainly become a more regular visitor. We booked by phone with the restaurant and were given a very nice window table. The service was warm and attentive and the owner of... More 

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Thank dayjj21
Shanghai, China
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I love everything about this place. It's in the perfect setting in Zurich, the restaurant itself is lovely and sit at front in the large windows. I loved all of the recommendations from the waiter who was helpful and the chef who came out to greet us. The recommended pear goat cheese salad was perfectly paired with the house private... More 

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Thank FieldShanghai

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 95
Cuisine
Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kuttelgasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 211 94 11

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?