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The Lion Pub

#459 of 1,675 Restaurants in Zurich}
$$ - $$$, British,
Oettenbachgasse 24 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 888 66 69
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (9 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Oettenbachgasse 24 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were holding leaving drinks and decided on The Lion. This was my first visit and I we suitably impressed. Staff were friendly, atmosphere was good and prices were in line with Zurich. Food being delivered to other patrons looked well presented. Will definitely return.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

There’s no better place in Zurich to watch your favorite sports while catching up with your friends. From football, to cricket, boxer or rugby, if you have a pint, you will never be alone. Order some pub food to share with your mates and time...More

Thank Miguel G
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear Miguel G, thanks for your great review and four points. It is our great aim to provide great sports events live on screen coupled with a wide range of beers and wonderful culinary delights. We look forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely,

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I recently made my first, and last visit to the Lion Pub. There are a number of 'Pubs' in Zürich ranging from ok, to great. This venue doesn't even make it to ok. The service (if it can be called that) is hopeless. We managed...More

Thank RogersTravels
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear RogersTravels, Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about your recent visit. We are sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations and therefore would like to extend our apology. It is unfortunate that you did not mentioned anything...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Good food, good Atmosphere and good beer. I juts can recommend this place for those who are looking for a relaxed funny and cool atmosphere.More

Thank Thomas N
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Thomas N, Many thanks for leaving this nice review and four points on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you had a good time. The Lion Pub is the perfect place to meet up with locals and expats; to watch good football matches...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This so called "English Pub" just off Bahnhofstrasse is just a few minutes walk from the Main Station. Attractive interior with plenty tables for 4-6 people, and a few seats outside on pavement. Menu is mostly burger oriented, and the one I choose was very...More

Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Andreas F, General Manager at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear JohnHWBirmingham, Thank you very much for your kind review and four points on Tripadvisor. The Lion Pub is very well know by the expat-community of Zurich as the perfect gathering place for a good beer, food and sports. We sincerely hope to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Waiters have no manners. We ordered and they brought whatever they understood, which was not what we ordered. They got offended when we said "this is not what we ordered" and even discussed that they brought the right drinks. Do not recommend, won't go back.More

Thank enusaru
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear enusaru, Thank you for leaving a comment on Tripadvisor. We are really sorry to hear about your experience and therefore would like to extend our apology. Nevertheless, we hope that we can make up at your next visit and therefore looking forward welcoming you...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Saturday afternoon around 4pm we decided to look inside this pub and have a drink. It's airy and really nice inside - after looking at the menu, we spontaneously decide to have some food. we had Cesar's salad, club sandwich and the lions pub burger!...More

Thank Andro77
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Andro, Thank you very much for your kind review and five points on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the culinary aspect of the Lion Pub. The entire menu is served throughout the day. We hope to have another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nice English pub in the heart of Zürich. Offers free wifi and the system sends you a code as a text message, which I never received due to not having a local phone number. However, the bartender was aware of this problem with their customers...More

Thank MrMax2004
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear MrMax2004, Welcome home away from home. We are so happy to read about your recent visit at The Lion Pub and appreciate that you took the time to write about and rate us with four points. We hope to have you back soon. Best...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

After many years visiting Zurich I stumbled across this bar on my way back to the Station. It is very well appointed, quite British but in the classy not East End way as you would expect in this city. A nice local beer at a...More

Thank Stephen_Lloyd
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Stephen_Lloyd, Many thanks for leaving this review. We are pleased to hear that you found us and enjoyed a moment of home away from home. Sorry about the wifi which we hear for the first time, however we hope you received assistance from our...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Really great food & atmosphere - very good prices! Staff is friendly and charming!! Good selection of food & drinks

Thank Shawna B
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear Shawna B, thank you so much for your kind review and five points on Tripadvisor. We are happy to read that you like the atmosphere at The Lion and therefore we hope to have you back soon. Yours sincerely,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 30
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oettenbachgasse 24 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 43 888 66 69
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Description
Typical english pub in the heart of Zurich. Best spot for sport entertainment of all types.
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