Fodor's Expert Review Haus zum Rüden

$$$ Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf Swiss Fodor's Choice

The most ambitious of the city's many Zunfthaus dining places, this fine restaurant is also the most spectacular, with a wooden barrel-vaulted ceiling and 30-foot beams, beneath which you can enjoy such innovative entrées as lobster-coconut bisque with dried prawns and mango, or sautéed goose liver. Slick modern improvements—including a glassed-in elevator—manage to blend intelligently with the ancient decor and old-world chandeliers. The river views are especially impressive at night; ask for a window table. The ground-floor bar also offers light lunch refreshments.

Swiss Historical Quiet Lunch Dinner $$$ Views Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Limmatquai 42
Zürich, Zurich  8001, Switzerland

044-2619566

www.hauszumrueden.ch

Known For:
  • Old-world elegance
  • Impeccable service
  • Well-prepared Swiss and European fare
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed weekends and mid-July–mid-Aug., Closed Sun.

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