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#819 of 1,698 Restaurants in Zurich
$$ - $$$, European,
Falkenstrasse 1, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 268 64 64
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
18 Oct 2017
“dreadful customer service”
31 Mar 2017
“Beautiful view and good value lunch”
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Falkenstrasse 1, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Nice outlook and nice ambience, shame about the dreadful customer service. Mix-up about the menu order, as the waiter brought the wrong portion. When we queried the bill, the manager was adamant that the inexperienced waiter was right and that we were wrong. We were...More

Thank Blackrock2017
Barbara E, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Belcanto, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Thank you for your report, we are very sorry about that and have already talked to the manager in charge. The small portions are very much appreciated and unfortunately there was this mistake. Nevertheless we hope to see you again, in order to show you...More

Reviewed March 31, 2017

As Zurich is one of the more expensive cities to eat out, I was pleased to find that the Belcanto at the opera house in Zurich offers a very good value lunch. There is an excellent salat buffet included with the lunch menu and for...More

1  Thank gih0
isabelleschiegg, Manager at Belcanto, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2017

Dear gih0 Thank you so much for your great review as well as the time you have taken for fullfil. It is a big pleasure to have such a nice review and of course I will give these informations further to the Service and Kitchen...More

Reviewed January 31, 2017

The food; nothing very special. The service; very good, if you are lucky to meet a serviceman with japanise look and smile. The view an location; perfect.More

Thank Medard L
isabelleschiegg, Manager at Belcanto, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Dear Medard L Thank you for your feedback on Tripadvisor, as well as the time you have taken for. Would you please be so kind to let us know what exactly was not very special concering the food - thank you so much. Anyway hope...More

Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice and friendly staff. We were lucky and got a table by the window. Our option was eating the dishes of the day. Simple but tasty. The prices were around 25CHF.More

Thank MacSacra
isabelleschiegg, Manager at Belcanto, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2016

Dear MacSacra Thank you so much for your positive feedback as well as the time you have taken for. You can be sure that I will inform my Team about your feedback. Wish you a nice week and a good start for 2017. Best regards,...More

Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I came here on a sunny day to have drinks with my friends, after a long waiting time to be seated, the waiters became arrogant and didn't pay attention to us. This is unacceptable for a place of such standing. Don't go there, even in...More

Thank B S
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Our table held an excellent view of the Lake and the main square opposite the elegant Opera House. It was a lovely day and throngs of people were celebrating lunch on the steps. The daily lunch menu was not inviting to my companion , so...More

Thank missfifi2111
Reviewed December 27, 2015

The restaurant is located next to the Zurich Opera so it´s very convenient if you want to have something to eat after the show. Food was excellent, service prompt, friendly and professional. The ambient is elegant, I would change the lights however, as they are...More

Thank Dorota T
Reviewed June 16, 2015

The restaurant offers good choice of lunch, including fresh salad buffet. The view over the Zurich Lake is gorgeous. Service is a bit slow, but it is okay.

1  Thank Noki57
Reviewed February 9, 2015

The opera that I was attending started at 6pm so the Belcanto was perfect for a late-afternoon lunch. Staff were friendly and efficient. Steak tartare, veal strips in cream sauce with the inevitable rosti potatoes, crepes suzette. Excellent Swiss white wine. Very expensive, but very...More

Reviewed February 3, 2015

we had dinner after the opera. So a good place for late dining with the possibility to get their straight from the wardrobe of the operahouse.

Thank Dorrith Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Falkenstrasse 1, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Hochschulen
  • Neighbourhood: Hochschulen
  • Phone Number: +41 44 268 64 64
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