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Zurich Restaurants


  • Bahnhofstr. 28 Map It
  • Kreis 1
  • Swiss

Updated 09/09/2012

Fodor's Review

Built as an arsenal in 1487, this enormous stone-and-beam hall offers hearty meat platters and a variety of beers and wines in comfortable Germanic chaos. The waitstaff is harried and brisk, especially at lunchtime, when crowds are thick. Unlike the shabbier beer halls in Niederdorf, this one is clean and bourgeois, reflecting its Paradeplatz location. They're not unaccustomed to tourists—menus are posted in English, Japanese, and at least 10 other languages—but locals

consider this their home away from home.

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Bahnhofstr. 28, at Paradepl., Zürich, 8001, Switzerland

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Updated 09/09/2012


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Mar 18, 2008

Sit with Strangers

The hostess sat us with complete strangers, which is common there, but was new to us. The atmosphere was like something out of a movie. Quite an experience. If you are sitting on the outside of the table, look to the inside for the mustard.

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