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Rathaus Cafe

Limmatquai 61, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 261 07 70
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (2 reviews)
“quick drink” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Swiss, European
$$ - $$$
Limmatquai 61, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually don’t take photos of my food. But when I do its because I know its deserving of a great Tripadvosor review. Im a solo traveller and I rely (slightly) on reviews from travellers from whichever city I intend to visit. Most times I...More

Thank Keziah C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I m from Zurich &I I know a lot of locations in here. I went with my girlfriend for a drink, we were sitting on table, than we had to change the table, we were waiting for more than 15min for service, nobody came. They...More

Thank Imad Z
ZrhWorldtraveller, Inhaber at Rathaus Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hello Imad I am really sorry to hear, that your visit at Rathaus Café was not enjoyable. Unfortunately, I was not aware of your review earlier, therefore quite difficult to follow up on the situation. The team has a good spirit. Seems that in this...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had different types of aperol drinks, overlooking the water and enjoying the late afternoon. Waiters are extremely friendly, and the place is very cozy.

Thank dorthe_keilberg
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We stopped in the outside part for a great view with a beer to kill some time. Service was great, but prices were high (as they are in Zurich). However, it did come with a small snack with the drink (pretzels and crackers in a...More

Thank victoriagordon0
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick drink and a snack. Loved the pizza. The pretzel with butter you can pass. Local beer tastes like bud and the local red wine was very good

Thank BKSNtravel
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had a short stopover on our walk about of Zurich and had a lovely break. Nice snacks, good service & fantastic ambience. Definitely worth a stopover if it's on your way.

Thank Hament R
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a layover in Zurich and we decided to roam around and have coffee at Rathaus Cafe before our next flight. Its located across River Limmat and you can chose to either sit inside or across the river. It had amazing lounge chairs and...More

Thank sam001101
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Located at the best area at Lucerne, on the lake and near by the shopping area at the heart of the town. Their local beer is adorable and unbelievable. The dark or the yellow one. Both are fresh and coming out from those brass containers...More

Thank Ramez_adel
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Great landscape and a very good caffeteria with alot of choices to drink cocktails and things ,and the staff were very friendly the way how they talk to you and the way they serve u.

Thank Drilon K
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A great stop, no matter which time of the day. Been there several times during the summer season but also inside during the winter season. A great variety of finger food, cakes and cookies. For the later part of the day, a great assortment of...More

Thank Niklas L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Cafe, Swiss, European
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limmatquai 61, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 261 07 70
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Unique setting on the river Limmat, right in the heart of Zurich. Perfect location to enjoy a break in the heart of the city.
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