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Restaurant Huhnerhimmel

$$ - $$$, European,
Forchstrasse 76, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 381 00 88
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (23 reviews)
“poulet” (2 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Forchstrasse 76, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2018

I'd definitely go back when I crave for chicken, it was perfectly cooked and very tasty. Coupled with a very relaxed atmosphere and friendly service, it is on my list of restaurants to go to :)

Thank foodietraveller4ever
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went there on a weekday lunch. Service was friendly and efficient. The lady that served us spoke English as she’s originally from UK. We ordered a few version of the Poulet and I personally find the Swiss Herb version is the best. It’s so tasty...More

Thank FamSiegle
Reviewed 4 October 2017

What a fabulous, cozy and delicious restaurant! When you walk in, you feel like you are at someone's house, And Sally the owner is so warm and personalble. Started with her recommendation for a glass of wine (we chose red wine which was delicious and...More

1  Thank Admo23
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Perfect chicken dishes. Chicken entrees come with a choice of marinades - I have now visited a few times but only ever tried the Swiss style marinade because I like it so much. Good fries / coleslaw accompaniments, in fact even the salad dressing has...More

Thank inventedhere
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This specialist restaurant serves chicken in many inspired ways and our meal was superb. A warm welcome, excellent service and delightful decor made for a very enjoyable dining experience. We took Sally's advice on the wines and were pleasantly surprised. The desserts were a real...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 1 January 2017

For those who love chicken meat, this place is the place! We visited this place solely on tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. We made an advanced online booking to be on the safe side. This is important as the restaurant is small and could...More

Thank debayan_p
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

No fuzzy, chique restaurant and no-nonsense recipes. Just very good and tender chicken accompanied by excellent wine. Thanks to the chef and the extraordinary kind host.

Thank JuniorNobbi
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I don't have much to add to the other reviews other than to reiterate their main points: the chicken is amazing, and the service is fantastic. Oh, and you definitely want dessert.

Thank SurfZurich
Reviewed 20 October 2016

When chicken met Sally, it's fatal for the chicken... but a big yummie for the guest. Got the biddy and the Original Swiss organic chicken, everything smooth and well seasoned, some tasty veggies coming along with it and fries. Sally, the charming owner is doing...More

Thank Okaloosa64
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My son and I spent our last night in Zurich eating at this restaurant based on traveler reviews and it DID NOT disappoint :) Easy tram ride up the hill from the Opera House to HuhnerHimmel... met the lovely family who runs the place... Sally...More

Thank Elizabeth C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forchstrasse 76, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 381 00 88
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