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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of meeting Sepp (after almost entering the wine cellar shhh🤫) the restaurant is on the second floor for those of you that are captivated by wine first then food. Lol. He led me to a lovely spot where I could watch...More

Thank diane a
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was beyond delightful. A Historic building & legacy. Charming, Professional and Competent Servers. Impeccable wines. Glorious foods. Every dish was picture perfect and tasted as good asbitbloomed. The flavors were so well balanced and the ingredients were superb. Wonderful technique. The 4 of...More

Thank jtssea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a very prim and proper looking restaurant - don’t let that stop you from going. Went for lunch just before Christmas 2017 and had the most delicious veal. Starters were fab. We didn’t have dessert as that would have been too outrageous. Everything tasted...More

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner Christmas day. The food and the staff at this restaurant were first rate. It is very low key but absolutely first class. The veal Zurich style was off the charts good, and the Jerusalem artichoke soup was sublime. The room is old world...More

Thank Samuel E
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

A good choice on a winter evening. The historic building has a lot of charm and food is enjoyable. Both fish and venison main dishes were very good. Wines are more economical than in most Zurich restaurants.More

Thank David E
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David E. Thank you for your visit at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to know that you appreciated our restaurant as well as the food and wine selection. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

I went here with a group of 9 other coworkers. We were treated to delicious food, impeccable service appropriate to Swiss efficiency, and even an impromptu live musical performance. I ordered a salad (Nüsslisalat mit Speck, Ei und Brotcroûtons - Lamb’s lettuce with bacon, egg...More

1  Thank datavortex
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your lovely words and the great grading. And of course for taking the time to share your experience at our restaurant. We are glad to read that you and your coworkers appreciated the food, the service and the...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband and I loved this restaurant during our recent visit to Zurich. The food was spectacular! I particularly enjoyed the veal dish. The service was fantastic and we had a lovely visit with Sepp Wimmer. This was such a memorable experience and one we...More

Thank shsdca0
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed a memorable experience in our restaurant. We are very proud that we have succeeded so well in making you happy and will pass on your compliments to our...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

My husband and had dinner here after seeing a story about the restaurant on television in the United States. While almost all the diners were eating outside, we elected to have our meal inside to get out of the unseasonably warm weather. The first floor...More

1  Thank IKIGAItravels
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely comments, We are very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your dinner with us. The summer in Switzerland was very warm this year and we are glad, that you decided to have dinner inside in the cool....More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great location, great legacy, great service and appetising food/drink make this restaurant an interesting and enjoyable choice but the stairs are steep and there's no a/c at the top if the weather is on the warm side. With over 700 years of history, including serving...More

Thank adrianloader
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely comments, We are very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially the good food, our hospitality and the exciting history & architechture of our Zunfthaus zur Waag. We apologize for the heat at...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

My wife and I had dinner on our recent visit to Zurich. Had arrived in town a bit late and walked to the restaurant to see if we could be seated. Fortunately, they had a seat even though the restaurant was quite busy. We both...More

Thank Boscorelli53
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear guest We are very happy to hear that you have spent a wonderful evening at the Zunfthaus zur Waag with your wife. The well-feeling of our guests is the most important to us. Therefore thank you so much for your compliments for the food...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$37 - US$58
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 216 99 66
Description
A warm welcome to the Münsterhof (pedestrian zone) - a beautiful historic town square and the jewel of the Zurich city center. One great place to wine and dine and celebrate in the stylish atmosphere of the old city is the Zunfthaus zur Waag, directly facing the Fraumünster church with its famous Chagall windows. Discover an authentic piece of Zurich's history for yourself and take delight in our hospitality given to you in a house dating from 1315 and steeped in history.
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