Canton of Zürich restaurants

Top Choice Swiss in Zürich

Didi's Frieden

With its unique blend of familiarity and refinement, Didi’s Frieden features among Zürich’s top tables. The look is understated elegance, with wood floors, white tablecloths and wine-glass chandeliers. Service is di…
Top Choice International in Zürich

Kraftwerk

This born-again kraftwerk (power station) now pumps out excellent locally roasted coffee, delicious meze and lunch specials in uberhip industrial surrounds. Vintage furniture is scattered around the high-ceilinged, …
Top Choice Vegetarian in Zürich

Haus Hiltl

Guinness-certified as the world's oldest vegetarian restaurant (established 1898), Hiltl proffers an astounding smorgasbord of meatless delights, from Indian and Thai curries to Mediterranean grilled vegies, plus sa…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Zürich

Ecco

If you want to blow the budget, two-Michelin-starred Ecco is the place to do it. As the culinary bastion of the five-star Atlantis hotel, it has serious cachet, with sensational cityscape views and cuisine delivered…
Top Choice Sweets in Zürich

Café Sprüngli

Sit down for cakes, chocolate, ice cream and exquisite coffee drinks at this epicentre of sweet Switzerland, in business since 1836. You can have a light lunch too, but whatever you do, don’t fail to check out its h…
International in Zürich

Baltho Küche & Bar

Monochrome colours, plenty of light and well-spaced seating give Baltho, at Marktgasse Hotel, the look and feel of an urban-chic brasserie. Attentive staff serve attractively presented dishes with a nod to the seaso…
International in Winterthur

Nachbarsgarten

A one-man-band affair in the kitchen, this little restaurant on the fringes of Winterthur is wonderfully inviting, with warm wood, bistro lighting and cheek-by-jowl tables. On the menu: creative salads (Italian fenn…
Swiss in Zürich

Alpenrose

With its tall, stencilled windows, warm wood panelling and stucco ceiling ornamentation, the Alpenrose exudes cosy Old World charm, and its cuisine lives up to the promise. Hearty Swiss classics, like herb-stuffed t…
Norwegian in Winterthur

Frisk Fisk

A little drop of Nordic cool in central Winterthur, Frisk Fisk specialises in Norwegian salmon, served smoked and marinated, hot or cold, in bagels or on platters. The look is young, hip and deliberately understated…
Cafe in Zürich

Juicery 21

Decked out in black and white tiles, this on-trend cafe reels in locals with its great speciality coffees, cold-press juices, smoothies, bagels, and açaí and quinoa bowls (any of which are vegan). It's hip and healt…