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DANTE a Bar and a Basement

#388 of 1,598 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Zwinglistrasse 22, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 43 317 19 18
18:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Wed 18:00 - 12:00
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Showing 36: English reviews
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Dante Bar has a very stylish environment. On the ground floor you find a wide open area with mostly place To stand. You may choose from a wide variety of gin and other tasty types of alcohol from different countries. Very well served by the staff. It has its price but it is worth it. I can recommend Munich duke... More 

Thank Flo S
Athens, Greece
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

If you like drinking Gin, visit "Dante" in order to taste one from its great variety. Gins from England, Holland, Scotland, France and many other countries. Reasonable prices. They also bring you a very good Tonic (CHF 5) with your Gin. I would like waiters be more friendly and the music a little louder. I will visit it again to... More 

Thank Caterina S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Impolite waiters. The manager who was on shift needs to be retrained in good customer service. Excellent selection of Gin and other spirits ( although) No Bacardi. However very poor service. We will not recommend or visit again.

Thank 12Bbking
Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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132 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Like gin? So the Dante in Zurich is a place to go. A broad range of gin, a broader range of drinks. Have fun, it's worth.

Thank Thomas P
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We went to that bar after a nice dinner to enjoy some cocktails and have a good time. The drinks are outstanding and the atmosphere in the bar was charming. Due to the size of the bar it is difficult to find seating and downstairs is not half as nice as upstairs.

Thank Feykir
Zurich, Switzerland
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226 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

Crowdy in the evening. Thats something for the people which want to have a GIN. In theory is a Zurich Gin Bar. Bar offers also nice interiors and the cozy basement (for the smokers)

Thank Kamcio
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We were having some great Gin drink on a Friday night - I must say they know how to do them right, but the evening was spilled by an extremely unfriendly waiter. He obviously seemed to be very unlucky with his job and started to be very impolite ordering us (NOT asking, but really ordering in an unfriendly way) to... More 

Thank Krzysiek B
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Cool, classy, hip and friendly, with the best Cocktail barmen in Zurich! If you love cocktails, then you MUST visit Dante. The best Basil Smash I've ever tasted is served here. Moscow Mule and Gin Fizz are yummy too.. the list is endless. For grand espresso, visit sisters Bovelli and Grande - what a trio! Want to hear more from... More 

6 Thank Coffee Me Z
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing. The service is very high level. The barmen knows their jobs and their products. Just watch them when their prepare you cocktails and you will see.

2 Thank Caroline L
Zurich, Switzerland
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1,387 reviews
745 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Dante Bar and a Basement is located close to Langstrasse and opens at 6pm. This corner bar has flip up bench seating on each side of the sidewalk. Inside, there is the main bar with stools at the back and the rest of the place is mostly open standing room besides a long table with chairs or I would suggest... More 

2 Thank FormerCaliBoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$41
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zwinglistrasse 22, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 317 19 18

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?