Switzerland, why does this country have to be so enchanting? It is difficult to find a place that you are not going to fall in love with in Switzerland. If asked which city or village is our favorite, we would not be able to give an answer simply because everything about Switzerland is beyond adorable. Take Zurich as an example. What is not to love about Zurich? The city itself is gorgeous, the people are friendly, the air is fresh, the sky is blue, the food is excellent, and the list goes on. It is not hard to find a restaurant serving exquisite dishes in Zurich, but we have our favorites. Here are seven superb restaurants that you must visit when in Zurich:
1. Restaurant Lindenhofkeller
Exquisite cuisine and excellent wines are the best description for Restaurant Lindenhofkeller. Located in the old town of Zurich, Restaurant Lindenhofkeller can be found in the cellar vault of a house built a very long time ago, in 1357. Serving mostly French cuisine, the cooking method of the restaurant is creative-conservative. The restaurant’s specialty is the roast Swiss prime saddle of veal. Along with this exquisite meat, you can select a beverage from an extensive selection of more than 600 types of wine!
Address: Pfalzgasse 4, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
2. Wirtschaft zur Burg
Wirtschaft zur Burg is nestled inside of an old house. Surrounded by green nature that promises serenity, the restaurant is located near Lake Zurich. It’s not only the establishment that will amaze you, but also the food and the drinks. The chef’s skills are apparent in each dish as the meals served in the restaurant are all homemade. Something as simple as fresh salads or homemade bread tastes especially good. There is also a wide selection of drinks; guests love the cappuccino!
Wirtschaft zur Burg
Address: Auf der Burg 15, 8706 Meilen, Switzerland
Website: Wirtschaft zur Burg (in German)
Did you ever wonder what it was like eating in complete darkness? Wonder no more as there is a restaurant in in Zurich that offers an interesting experience dining with only four of your senses, blindekuh. The restaurant was established in 1999 as a way to provide employment opportunities for people who cannot see or are partially visually impaired. Will you be able to eat with eyes that cannot see? The restaurant is pitch dark, there is no light at all. When eating your dishes, you don’t need to see them, you only need to taste them, and all the dishes are so delicious that they will surprise you!
Address: Mühlebachstrasse 148, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
4. Restaurant Munsterhof
The world-class cuisine offered by Restaurant Munsterhof will never fail to seduce guests. Located in Zurich’s old town, the dishes served at the restaurant are numerous and varied. Whether you love vegetable, meat, or fish, you can choose whatever you’d like. You can also try the local specialty, zuri-geschnetzeltes, which is a special type of veal ragout. The restaurant’s wine cellar provides a delightful selection of wines. Guests can choose to dine in the rustic dining room on the ground floor, on the first floor where the atmosphere is more feminine, or outside on the terrace where you can enjoy the view of a beautiful piazza.
Address: Münsterhof 6, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: Restaurant Munsterhof (in German)
Kronenhalle enjoys its reputation as a preferred gathering spot for anyone, from friends and families to writers, musicians and artists. People have chosen Kronenhalle as their favorite meeting point because the restaurant is warm, cozy, and stylish. Serving French cuisine and classic specialties, you are free to dine, drink, chat, laugh, debate, or do whatever you’d like, as long as you don’t disturb other guests.
Address: Rämistrasse 4, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
6. Baltho Küche & Bar
Situated in the heart of Niederdorf, a part of the old town of Zurich, guests can enjoy delightful cuisine served in an exceptional atmosphere that is a perfect balance between modern and classic. A dish named bang bang chicken is a must-try for all visitors. Another great thing about this restaurant, which is located in the Marktgasse Hotel, is the impressive service.
Baltho Küche & Bar
Address: Marktgasse 17, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: Baltho Küche & Bar (in German)
7. Hiltl Restaurant
Hiltl Restaurant has been promoting a healthy lifestyle long before we all were born. Hiltl Restaurant is probably the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world since it has been serving vegetarian dishes since 1898! Located in Sihlstrasse in Zurich, guests can sample more than 100 appetizing items. Freshly pressed fruit juices and homemade lemonade are also available to accompany the healthy dishes. For those who have been living a healthy lifestyle or those looking for something a bit lighter, Hiltl Restaurant is definitely the perfect restaurant for you. For those who love eating meat more than vegetables and fruits, there is no reason why you should not come to dine at the restaurant as it can make you fall in love with healthy foods as soon as you taste their dishes.
Address: Sihlstrasse 28, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
Website: Hiltl Restaurant
The greatest pleasures can be found in something simple like good food
It is true when people say that the simplest things can bring happiness to our lives, and good food is one of those simple things. When you see a table covered in good food, what do you feel? Happy, right? Zurich is one of many cities in the world that can offer you happiness that comes from good food. The restaurants in Zurichare superb, especially the seven discussed above. Come to the right restaurants in Zurich, and you will experience the greatest pleasures in life.
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