Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Zürich

Frau Gerolds Garten

Hmm, where to start? The wine bar? The margarita bar? The gin bar? Whichever poison you choose, this wildly popular focal point of Zürich's summer drinking scene is pure unadulterated fun and one of the best grown-u…
Top Choice Bar in Zürich

Rimini Bar

Secluded behind a fence along the Sihl River, this bar at the Männerbad public baths is one of Zürich's most inviting open-air drinking spots. Its vast wood deck is adorned with red-orange party lights, picnic table…
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Clouds

Zürich seems unfathomably tiny from the heights of this backlit, glass-fronted lounge bar on the 35th floor of the Prime Tower in the happening 5th district. Pick out city landmarks, the lake and Uetliberg over sign…
Club in Zürich

Hive Club

Electronic music creates the buzz at this artsy, alternative club adjacent to Frau Gerolds Garten in Kreis 5. Enter through an alley strung with multicoloured umbrellas, giant animal heads, mushrooms and watering ca…
Bar in Zürich

Old Crow

This atmospheric backstreet bar boasts more than 1600 rare spirits, with a particular focus on whiskies handpicked from the owner’s personal collection. Bentwood bar stools and a chequered floor add to the old-fashi…
Coffee in Zürich

Mame

Run by the barista champions of Switzerland, Mame serves some of the best brews in town. The stylish coffee shop is decorated in a minimalist Japanese design, and though it is tucked away in a side street, it's well…
Club in Zürich

Mascotte

The old variety hall ‘Corso’ has been revamped into one of Zürich's most popular clubs, with huge windows facing Sechseläutenplatz and the lake. A jam-packed calendar of events keeps things hopping all week; 'Cool M…
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La Cyma

Enjoy one of the best cappuccinos in town at this hip cafe and bar at the far end of the Old Town. Chat with locals at the large communal table outdoors or enjoy the scene inside, lounging on retro-furniture and sip…
Bar in Zürich

El Lokal

With photos, paintings and postcards adorning all the walls and a huge skeleton hanging from the ceiling, you could spend hours poring over the decor at this quirky riverside bar. However, it's the daily BBQ that dr…
Coffee in Zürich

Acid

Bar meets coffee shop in this hip address. Acid serves excellent coffee and mixes fine cocktails, most of which are their own creation or remastered classics. It's not just the drinks menu that's eye-catching – the …