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Gasthof zum Schutzen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, International
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Schachenallee 39, Aarau 5000, Switzerland
+41 62 823 01 24
06:30 - 00:00
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Sun 06:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 00:00
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237 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Aarau for a reason. Great food, super service, and a great vibe. On a sunny day it is unbeatable. And the tagesmenu is a great deal. A must visit

Thank Frank M
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Dear Frank M. Thank you very much for this amazing feedback. We're looking forward to welcoming you again. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We had a nice evening at this place. It was a little bit noisy but the atmosphere was quite good. But please replace the chandelier, this lighting in a kind of Tiffany style has seen his best days in the 90tis and doesn't fit to the enterieur... We had a complete menu with meat from local wildboar and deer carpaccio... More 

Thank Overlord44
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Dear Overlord44. Thank you very much for your visit in Aarau. It's a great feedback, that you recommend our "Wild Menu". This time of the year is a special period and full of passion for the Schützen-Crew. It would be great to wellcoming you again, despite our Tiffany style chandelier. More 

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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Already 2 times here for family lunch, quite close to the citycentre. Food is good, people are friendly here. It is a good place for family gathering, enough space and a big packing place. As I was invited, so I have no idea how the pricing range is, but I believe that it should be in a reasonable range.

Thank Liya W
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Dear Liya W. A huge thank you for your words. We're pleased, you could enjoy already twice the food and athmosphere in our house. So it would be a great pleasure, to welcoming you again in the Schützen. We're looking Forward to. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very delicious for Familycelebration or businesslunch with large capacity. Very friendly Service. Excellent Food and good atmosphere. I like to be there on every Occasion.

Thank Eli W
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Dear Eli W. Thank you for your great feedback. Our house is a place to be for everyone and every occasion. It's nice to read, that you enjoyed our dishes, the atmosphere and also our service-team. We're looking forward to welcoming you again. Gasthof zum Schützen, Aarau. More 

Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very friendly welcome. Good location relative to the old town. Very nice rooms, modern, no carpet, therefore no allergies, quality construction for a quiet night's sleep. Breakfast room nice and breakfast buffet plentiful...only regret was to stay only one night through pre-arranged biking trip.

Thank guyrlac
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Dear Mister Lacroix Thank you very much for your great feedback. It was a pleasure to have you for that night in our house and we are happy, that you really enjoyed it. Thank you for writing these lines, it's a huge motivation for the whole Schützen-Family. We would be pleased to welcoming you again in Aarau at another occation.... More 

Nusa Dua, Indonesia
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I went to Aarau to visit friends and this was actually the 4rth time I ate there and was never disappointed. It is nothing fancy but rather soild swiss comfort food. the wine list is well selected and of good value

Thank theasiantourist
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your great feedback. We're looking forward to your 5th visit in our house. All the best, your Schützen-Team. More 

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127 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I like to go there when I'm in town and I was never disappointed. Food and service was always excellent and this for a reliable price. This is a familiy owned restaurant and the owner famliy and the employees work with great passion. Go there, you will not regret it.

Thank Daniel8000
Manuela S, Administration at Gasthof zum Schutzen, responded to this review

Hi Daniel80000, thank you so much for your recommendation. It makes us happy to read these lovely words and we would be pleased to welcome you again very soon. More 

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Went there with a group of Co workers. I strongly recommend to eat game, as it is shot by a real hunter. It is not cheap but worth the price. Staff has been very friendly and attentive.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Had Lunch at this restaurant and chosen Deer Schnitzel. It was cooked to perfection and overall of very good quality. Appetizer Salad, Dressing lacked a bid of taste. Service was very attentive. Overall a very good place to have chosen to enjoy Sunday Lunch as option are limited on Sundays Aarau.

Thank Bert D
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We visit the 'Schützen' quite frequently... Also because we know the owners, and they are very sympathetic.. But even more because when they are not there, we always enjoy a great meal at this restaurant. Prices are quite high, which is justified by the exquisite menus and the good quality of the offerings. Even though I (who usually order a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, European, Central European, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schachenallee 39, Aarau 5000, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Aargau  >  Aarau
  • Phone Number: +41 62 823 01 24

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