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“Probably The best Moules Marinière outside France...”
Review of Mere Catherine

Mere Catherine
Ranked #114 of 1,970 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Fantastic Moules Marinière! Great service, perfect location. A little loud inside.. but overall perfect!

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2014
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Herzlichen Dank für Ihr Lob. Es freut uns sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefällt. Sagen Sie es weiter! Beste Grüsse

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Reviewed 9 November 2014

This restaurant is warm and welcoming. The menu wisely consists of only few dishes, which are nicely presented and tasty. I have never been disappointed by its salads and meats. Some more 'experimental' seafood dishes offered are definitely not the restaurant's best suggestions. Suitable for dinner for two or dinner with friends.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2014
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Herzlichen Dank, dass Sie sich Zeit genommen haben, einen Beitrag zu unserem Lokal zu schreiben. Wie immer werden wir alle Verantwortlichen im Betrieb informieren, mit dem Ziel, uns kontinuierlich zu verbessern. Bis bald? Beste Grüsse

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Reviewed 21 October 2014

We had our lunch here today and were pleasantly surprised to find a French bistrot in the Nägeli Hof, a little square in the old town. The lunch menu are reasonably priced. We had a lovely peas soup as starter and I had some pork belly on spinach with risotto and my wife opted for a veggie curry with fried noodle. My pork belly was presented well and tasted really good whereas my wife's oriental dish was average but eatable. The décor reminded us of Paris. Next time my wife will order something French and enjoy it better. Will definitely return to this restaurant.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2014
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Danke, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben, unser Lokal zu kommentieren. Wir freuen uns darüber, und wir freuen uns auch sehr, dass Sie wieder kommen wollen.

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Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is a quaint, cosy little bistro tucked away in a rustic corner of the Zurich Old Town (Niederdorf). The service was friendly though a bit scatty after 8pm when it got really busy. The quality of the food impressed me. First a very fresh, mixed leaf salad, which was humungous with very decent italian dressing. But it was the mussels that really impressed. They were small and succulent with a scrape out of the bowl white wine cream sauce, accompanied withe fine french fries. Nice sicilian red to wash it down, I actually thought the price was fair for the experience we had. The whole menu is not that exciting, but if they execute everything as well as the mussels, it would definitely be worth another visit.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2014
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Vielen Dank für Ihre lobenden Worte. Wir würden uns freuen, Sie mit anderen Spezialitäten zu verwöhnen. Bis bald?

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

We visited on a rainy night, and welcomed the warm, french bistro atmosphere. The menu was ecclectic. One of us had the octopus salad and the summer pea soup with small pieces of saddle lamb which were excellent. The other had perch-pike with braised cucumbers and root vegetables. The dessert menu, unfortunately, was uninspired, so we passed. The evening was marred by perfunctory and slow service, as well as the presence of cigarette smoke in this non-smoking establishment because the maitre d' allowed guests who went outside to smoke to stand in the doorway. There are many other restaurants in Zurich that surpass this one.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2014
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Vielen Dank für Ihre Inputs. Es ist üblich, dass Raucher ihrem Laster vor der Türe frönen. Wir werden die Geruchsemissionen prüfen. Beste Grüsse

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