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Wirtschaft zum Vorbahnhof

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Swiss, European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly
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Zollstrasse 2, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
+41 44 272 01 00
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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed close by and was jet lagged and starving so this was convenient. Prices were reasonable, staff friendly and the food was also very good. Felt very traditional so was happy with that.

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1 Thank Satnam33
khormann, Manager at Wirtschaft zum Vorbahnhof, responded to this review

Dear KSatnam33, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services and quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely, Host and Team Vorbahnhof More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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518 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were down at the main railway station (Zurich HB) and fancied some refreshment so made our way up to ground level and stopped at the first bar we found, sat outside and ordered a couple of beers. These were sipped as we watched the to-ing and fro-ing at the adjacent tram stop.

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Thank Kevin H
khormann, Manager at Wirtschaft zum Vorbahnhof, responded to this review

Dear Kevin H, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services and quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely, Host and Team Vorbahnhof More 

New York City, New York
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I stayed close by in a hotel and did not want to run around too much to find a place for dinner. This place was busy and served me a very nice meal. Attentive staff, I would come here again.

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1 Thank muwojack
khormann, Manager at Wirtschaft zum Vorbahnhof, responded to this review

Dear muwojack, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely, Host and Vorbahnhof-Team More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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263 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stayed overnight at a hotel just around the corner of the restaurant. It was a freezing cold evening and we did not feel like hunting for a restaurant. This place was buzzing with locals having a beer and a bite after the workweek. We were lucky to grab a table as some people left just as we entered. Local... More 

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1 Thank Kwassie
Management response:

Dear Kwassie; Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely, Host and Team More 

Zurich
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The restaurant is kind of old and crowded during lunch; best to make a reservation. The service is OK. The menu is limited to "Rösti", meat dishes and some noodle dishes. Not really great but OK. The food is served quickly. The quality is OK.

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Thank Sponi
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Dear Sponi, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely, Host and the Vorbahnhof-Team More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Pleasant restaurant, friendly staff , efficient service, local food not too fancy but good.,good value for money concidering the high prices in Zurich away from the tourist trap.

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1 Thank Roland S
Management response:

Dear Roland S Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours sincerely, K. Hormann More 

San Francisco, California
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was our second time here. It is a pretty simple, down-to-earth, friendly local pub/gasthof that offers inexpensive local food and delicious beer. I always have the classic schnitzel with fries, and the proportion is huge! There is both indoor and outdoor seating. The service is great and friendly, although we were there at an off-peak hour. This last time,... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I ordered a salad with salmon. The salad was primarily shredded carrots, with eiberg lettuce. The lachs was quite "fishy" and had a strange spice on it.

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Thank Courtney K
Management response:

Dear Courtney K, We are very sorry to hear that our quality of the salmon fillet with iceberg lettuce was not up to your expected level. We will check the quality and take immediate measures. The salmon will be several times a week delivered fresh from a very good supplier. It is important for us to provide to our guests... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Nice pubish feeling. Nice traditional Swiss food. Practical distance from the main railway station. Service as good as it can be.

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Thank 2012Esa
Edmonton, Canada
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We ate here several times and always found the place crowded with happy people enjoying their meals and (lots of) beer. The food is only OK, certainly not wonderful, but nobody minds, because the service is prompt and cordial, and the atmosphere is relaxing and fun. If offered an English menu, be sure to ask for a German one too,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zollstrasse 2, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 272 01 00

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