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Babu's Bakery & Coffeehouse

Loewenstrasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 212 87 45
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
“carrot cake” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Loewenstrasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I like Babu for the atmosphere but sadly have been disappointed a few times with the glutenfree options. The glutenfree cake was dry and the greek yoghurt with figs (Griechischer Yoghurt mit marinierten Honigfeigen for CHF 7.90) was pre-prepared and had only 3 quarter pieces...More

Thank himmeli2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in this café a Saturday afternoon, it was full but we still had a place to drink a very nice coffee and eat blueberries pancakes. Nice decoration, very kind people and lovely food. NB: better to make a reservation :)

Thank CamiWalther
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make reservations from Brunch on Sunday well in advance. Their choices are excellent. Service is also exceptional (they lost our reservation, but made it work anyways). Food is very good. Atmosphere is cozy.

Thank Britta S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We went there almost every morning duting our stay in Zurich. Really great place to begin your day or to go for brunch. Pretty and cozy, very friendly staff and reallt good food.

1  Thank Dahliapa
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must go for a brunch or breakfast. All cakes are homemade and very fresh. Don’t miss scones with cream and marmalade! In this place you really feel at home.

Thank PTO002
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had brunch on a monday morning after reserving two days ahead. The place is very crowded and when we walked by on saturday it was obvious that it has to be something special. There a A LOT OF tables so it is pretty crowded...More

Thank whitebee
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had the salmon bagel and the ham & cheese breakfast platter, loved it! Simple, easy and delicious - what more would you like :)

Thank Daria A
Reviewed 27 September 2017

found this spot on TripAdvisor. great reviews so checked it out. nice atmosphere, friendly staff, busy cafe. food very good standard. Caesar salad delicious. coffee really good. had breakfast and lunch here and loved both. cakes also looked great but didn't partake. strongly recommend going...More

Thank kmo1989
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The food and service are excellent. The cakes are die for. Very croweded but if you get there don't give up, it is worth the wait, you can also make reservations on line.

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Love Babu's, there's such a great atmosphere. You need to have a table number before ordering your food at the till. They do great breakfast which is served until 11.30am. I had pancakes with blueberries when I was last there and it was delicious. The...More

Thank Lulu1722014
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acceciliano
12 October 2017|
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Response from Sandra K | Property representative |
Hi Acceciliano Thank you very much for your inquiry. There are a lot options available. For example the brownies and poppy seed cake is glutenfree and if you order one of the brunch etagère you can also order them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenstrasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 212 87 45
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