Zurich Travel Guide

Zurich Restaurants

Zur Oepfelchammer

  • Rindermarkt 12 Map It
  • Kreis 1
  • Swiss

Known for

  • Tongue-in-cheek attitude
  • Traditional Swiss fare
  • Lively, often crowded, atmosphere

Published 04/20/2014

Fodor's Review

Dating from 1801, and once the haunt of Zürich's beloved writer Gottfried Keller, this lively restaurant serves traditional meat dishes—Geschnetzeltes Kalbfleisch—lightened up with fresh seasonal vegetables. One section is a dark and heavily graffitied wine bar, with sagging timbers and slanting floors; there are also two welcoming little dining rooms with coffered ceilings and plenty of carved oak and damask—choose the cozy, charming Gaststube (not the more staid Stübli). It's always packed, and service can be slow, so stake out a table and plan to spend the evening. Guests who succeed in swinging around the room's famous wooden rafters three times win free wine for their table. You'd be amazed at the number of diners who make the attempt.

Restaurant Information


Rindermarkt 12, Zürich, Zurich, 8001, Switzerland

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. and Mon.

Published 04/20/2014


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