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Oliver Twist Pub

#340 of 1,554 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Rindermarkt 6, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 252 47 10
12:00 - 00:00
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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your pub crawling in Zürich, I would recommend this place as the atmosphere is interesting. There are a number of nooks and crannies that have couches, the Decor is truly Irish, they do have dartboards and televisions. I would say it is a nice place if you have a group of people walking around old town.

Thank taylor b
CGGastrag, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear taylor b Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit at the oldest British pub in Zurich! We have been striving hard for over 46 years to provide an authentic pub atmosphere to our guests. Why not pop in again soon and try one of our guest beers from the UK... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm terribly disappointed by this place, it was the most unpleasant dining experiences I've had in Zurich so far. I went there with three other friends on a Tuesday night and the pub was not that busy. We ordered burgers and nachos and it took about 40 min for the food to be served, after solicitation. The burgers were cold... More 

Thank Marta S
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear Marta S Thank you for taking the time to write such detailed review. First of all, we would like to apologize that you and your friends had such a disappointing experience. This is not our usual standard since we strive hard to provide high quality service and pub food to all of our guests at all times. I will... More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were looking for a cheap place to have lunch and ended up at this pub. The place really reminded me of authentic Scottish pub which was cool and the barman was friendly but to be honest we did not enjoy our time there. The beers were flat and when our burgers arrived they were cold, it seemed like they... More 

Thank Angini P
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear Angini P We have taken your comments seriously and will follow up on them. We normally receive very good comments about our pub food and even more reason that we will strive hard to ensure that we offer great quality pub grub. Best regards More 

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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to catch the Detroit Lion's football game on Thanksgiving... this place had it! Plenty of seating to walk in and sit down. Decent selection of beers. Went with the bacon burger, which was average. Sweet Potato fries were awesome. Good atmosphere. Worth it to be able to watch American football!

Thank LinaBoBina
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear LinaBoBina Great that you found us in the old town of Zürich! We strive hard to provide a great British pub experience and we hope that you have found your "home away from home" to watch the American football! See you soon! More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Actually I really like this pub. So I came here almost every week in recent months. The pub is cozy, I like the selection of meals and drinks and the staff is basically friendly (and they are doing a good job). But sad to say that there is one staff member whose attitude falls beyond the pale. Over the past... More 

Thank iamlukem
JSGastrag, Owner at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear iamlukem Many thanks for your feedback. I have received a number of reports concerning a member of staff in the last few days and the Manager has spoken to him and the person concerned has decided it is best to leave. This may sound harsh but the decision was mutual. We are working in the people business and our... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, authentic-looking inside, intimate yard at back, great for live sports...but...the food wasn't up to scratch. I had fish and chips. The portion was way too small and the price was way too high...and they forgot the mushy peas!

Thank MarkyMark58
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear MarkyMark58 As soon as we saw your review we followed it up. It appears that for a couple of days a few items had not been delivered and unfortunately the fish n`chips was still being offered to our guests. We can only apologise and if you contact the manager, Nick, he will offer his personal apology and offer you... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

After checking out a number of restaurants in Zurich, and being on a budget, we came upon Oliver Twist, an English and Irish pub with all the decor that goes with it.it also had very nice pub food at a reasonable price so it was a winner for us:)

Thank Eva K
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear Eva K, We are so glad that you found your way to us through the old streets of Zurich! We are indeed the oldest British pub in Zurich and we have been working hard for over 46 years to provide a great atmosphere to our pub guests. Our pub community is growing & thriving every day! We welcome our... More 

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85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This pub is no different to what you find anywhere in the UK. A selection of hand pulled British beers with Sky sports on numerous TVs. It has a small beer garden and the men is typical pub grub. The only downside is the prices but that is the same all over Zurich.

Thank Mark_aka_OX
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear Mark_aka_OX Thanks for taking the time to write your review. The Oliver Twist Pub is the oldest pub in Zurich and we strive hard to provide an authentic pub atmosphere and a great pub community. The beers, food, sports, darts, quizzes, parties and more help us provide you with a reason to visit us again soon! Best regards More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Good place to spend a few hours while having a couple of pints, and maybe something to eat like we did. The staff was nice, and the outside seating area is cute. Prices are a bit on the higher side, but that's Zurich (and Switzerland) for you. 9 CHF for a pint of London Pride, between 20 and 30 for... More 

Thank RobertGVA
Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Decent pub with a great quizz on mondays. Always a good place to stop by for a pint. Also recommended for sports, especially Rugby and Soccer.

Thank cbraker
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Oliver Twist Pub, responded to this review

Dear cbraker Many thanks for your positive review. Did you know that we offer two regular UK guest beers on tap? If not, please check out the website for more details. We can also recommend our new fish and chips when you next pop in! Best regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rindermarkt 6, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 252 47 10
Welcome to, "the place where people meet" and "the oldest pub in town". Two great reasons to visit us! We offer great quality pub food, English & Irish beers on tap and much more! Our staff strive to offer an authentic pub atmosphere to ensure our guests feel at home.The "Twist" is located in the old town of Zurich. We hope to see you soon!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?