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Rive Gauche

) #65 of 1,662 Restaurants in Zurich $$$$ European, , Gluten Free Options
Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 220 50 60
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful setting. Idyllic overlooking the lake. Food and service are both impeccable. We started our touring of Zurich with a lunch here and couldn't have picked a better spot to begin. The location is very central and walkable to major sites.More

Thank Road-Lifer
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Road-Lifer, Thank you so much for your kind feedback and that you shared your experience with us. We are more than happy to read that you were overall satisfied with your visit at the Rive Gauche Terrasse. The entire team is very touched by...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went here for dinner with my business colleagues. The service was the biggest disappointment. After we arrived we did not get bread for a long time, drinks came late or were forgotten. We waited for 20 minutes after our mains for someone to come and...More

Thank Matei C
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Matei C, Thank you for having taken the time to share your valuable review with us here on TripAdvisor. Please accept our sincerely apologies, that we did not meet your expectations during your recent visit at the Rive Gauche. Be assured that we take...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

The restaurant was a last minute choice but the nice concierge folks from the park hyatt called and we were able to get a high table at the back of the restaurant - actually worked out pretty nicely with our 11 year old. The lady...More

Thank Top_Ramen1
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Top_Ramen1, First of all I would like to thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your visit at our Rive Gauche. It makes us happy to receive such wonderful words and sharing them with the entire team. We are delighted, that we matched your...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Over the course of our stay at the Baur, I had lunch, dinner and evening drinks there. Each time was a wonderful experience. Staff went out of their way [without being IN the way] to make everything perfect. Food and drinks were great and the...More

Thank NYCDesign78
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear NYCDesign78, Thank you for having taken the time to share your recent experience at the Baur au Lac. We appreciate your review and we are pleased to have met your expectations. We have shared your compliments with the entire team and look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Came for a late lunch/early dinner. Given the awkward time of our dining, only the short menu was available, but staff were very accommodating and arranged for some meat dishes from the full menu. I don't often see Wagyu beef on Swiss menus, and when...More

Thank Jackie C
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Jackie C, Thank you for having chosen the Rive Gauche and for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your steaks from our Chef Olivier Rais. It was a pleasure to have you with us...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The intriguing aspect of Rive Gauche is that it is both elegant and unfussy, traditional and yet modern, and therefore appealing to a wide audience. With soft ambient lighting and intriguing musical selections (what you perhaps might hope for in a venue in a five-star...More

2  Thank Steven M
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Steven M, We are so happy that you had a wonderful evening with your friends in our Rive Gauche. Thank you for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. The entire team, especially our Chef de cuisine, Olivier Rais, were very touched by your kind...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A very nice restaurant connected to the Baur au Lac. Very good food and nice atmosphere and attentive service. RecommendedMore

Thank Global_traveller17
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Global_traveller17, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at the Rive Gauche with us. We are more than happy to hear that you were overall satisfied with your visit. The entire team was very touched by your kind words. It would be wonderful...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Good quality steak, but slightly overpriced considering the simplicity. Desserts were also very good with special mention to the Choco + cake!More

Thank Gerhard B
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Gerhard B, Thank you very much for sharing your experiences at the Rive Gauche here on TripAdvisor. With pleasure we will share your kind words with the entire team. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Rive Gauche. Warm regards, Panagiotis...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was not my first time at Rive Gauche but it had been a while since I last visited. We were there for dinner and started with a Bellini cocktail which was really delicious. The food is very good, I had steak which was cooked...More

Thank Lulu1722014
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Lulu1722014, First and foremost we would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at the Rive Gauche. Your wonderful words put a big smile on our faces. We are truly delighted to learn, that you enjoyed your dinner...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

I was staying in the Baur au Lac & this is separate to the hotel restaurant & bar but still a part it. Pleasant modern decor with low lighting over the tables & I liked the spaciousness of the sofa benches. The bar is to...More

Thank foodfozz
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear foodfozz, Thank you very much for having dinner at the Rive Gauche and for having taken the time to share your impressions on TripAdvisor. We feel flattered by the kind words you find about the Rive Gauche. We are delighted that we have met...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 48 - USD 96
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 220 50 60
  • E-mail
Description
The Rive Gauche will be closed from July 18th to August 14th. We will be happy to welcome you on our Terrasse during those hot summer days. «Fine casual dining» in the Rive Gauche restaurant: A sparkling blend of chic restaurant and bar, the Rive Gauche gives straight onto the city center – the ideal place for hotel guests to mingle with Zurich’s youthful, engaging society. Olivier Rais and his kitchen team apply themselves with typical creativity and devotion to delivering both exquisite meat and fish dishes and accommodating the rising trend toward vegetarian and vegan diets – in keeping with the motto «Meat our Veggies».
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