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Uetlibergstrasse 166, Zurich 8045, Switzerland
+41 43 333 13 15
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
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17:30 - 23:30
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

One place in Zurich which serves good Indian food. Two stops away from Silhcity which is well connected from almost anywhere in Zurich. Food, not a problem - pretty good quality with good portions. I visited this place regularly or a month and always had take aways for my order. One thing I noticed is that if there are more... More 

Thank Scorpio_Nomad
Island of Malta, Malta
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109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The restaurant is not that centrally located but still easily accessible. The Indian buffet is quite popular and the clientele is mainly locals. The food is very good and the self-service buffet allows you to eat at your preferred pace and try as many dishes as you like. Price is very reasonable by Zurich standards.

Thank Peter C
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

There are two SWAADS in Zurich, while Im pretty sure the one in Uetlibergstr is not exactly great either, I have to point it out that we were in the one in Zollikerstrasse. Couple of things that were wrong: -Out of 3 staff, 1 spoke very basic english and a few immitation of german words, the other two spoke ZERO... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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119 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

The lunch buffet is not expensive (currently less than CHF20). But you won't be imspired by the ambience. It seems to be a canteen. The take-away is less than CHF15. But the take-away box is too small to put food enough.

Thank Noki57
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Many indians who work in the close by's bank IT department have their lunch at Swaad. Which is a good sign. I love the near-real dishes they offer for a mire than reasonable price - and it is 'eat as much as you can'. Usually this is one plate with starters and one with warm dishes - like dal, chicken... More 

Thank Staunender
Zurich, Switzerland
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

Cheap and cheery lunch buffet with a decent vegetarian selection and for CHF 17.50 you most certainly get the bang for your buck! If this was priced at CHF 28-30 then I'd say the price is NOT right and I'd change the rating to 3 stars as you would be better going to Tandoori, which is priced at around CHF... More 

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New York City, New York
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218 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

Went there with my husband to have lunch. We chose the buffet : great choice of appetizers, vegetables, chicken and fish. The food itself was one of the best Indian food I have ever had. Great choice of vegetarian dishes. My husband, who spent a month in India last year told me that the food, and especially the mango lassi,... More 

1 Thank Foodetcaetera
Zurich, Switzerland
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Have been twice here, and both time it was good. Nothing more, nothing less. Not fancy, not traditional, weird ambiance. But you always find a table without reservation, as it is not in the centre of the city, which is a plus. Disapointing was, that both times, I have been there, I have asked for spicy, extra hot food, but... More 

1 Thank xdavidox
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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145 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

we were a part of an indian group tour n thus we landed up here for our dinner during our overnight stay in zurich.decent ambience n good staff was sumthing very evident.the food too,being a buffet,was good enough.getting tasty n hot indian food at the end of a tiring day n in switzerland is def a huge pkus plus.the food... More 

Thank Shweta D
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Even 2 years after its metamorphosis into an Indian/Thai buffet at lunchtime, Swaad continues to offer tasty, well-prepared food at a great price. There are at least 5 or 6 main dishes to sample, plus a starter buffet, rice, naan and papadom. We have been there 4 or 5 times now - and even taken vegetarian guests from London -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uetlibergstrasse 166, Zurich 8045, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 333 13 15

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