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James Joyce Pub

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Yummy Lunch in Fantastic Setting

We stopped here for lunch that was quite good along with attentive service. The real draw here is... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

We visited the James Joyce Pub Zurich for nostalgic reasons as parents wedding party had been held... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
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20 Sep 2018
“Yummy Lunch in Fantastic Setting”
17 Aug 2018
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Pelikanstrasse 8, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
01 221 18 28
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

We stopped here for lunch that was quite good along with attentive service. The real draw here is the antique bar that was transported from Ireland. If you like the feel of a comfortable cozy pub, this place is for you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visited the James Joyce Pub Zurich for nostalgic reasons as parents wedding party had been held there in Dublin in 1948, during its previous incarnation as the Antique Bar in the old Jurys Hotel. It is one of only three Irish pubs that were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Really liked this bar, spacious with the big booth style for a big crowd. Very impressed that it was brought from Dublin in the 70's in honour of James Joyce, who lived his last years in Zurich and is buried here with his family

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank carmel337
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had visited the James Joyce society nearby and had a drink here followed by a meal in the evening when they had a group playing. Very friendly, attentive staff and lovely food. I had the tikka masala and husband the burger - both filling...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank bayofroses
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, music and staff. I come here regularly and don't see that changing any time soon. Try "The Complete" burger, it's delicious and substantial. Or the complementary nuts, up to you! :)

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank davidO8013CE
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went here for drinks with girls from work on a week night. We had made reservations but at 7pm wasn't too full, yet. My friend was disappointed in her whiskey sour and my champagne was tasty but was clearly flat as there were no bubbles.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Juerner
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This attractive bar - also with covered outside seating - has very pleasant interior, wooden panelling with paintings and mosaic tiled floor, very comfortable and relaxing. Always very clean and well maintained. All the staff are very pleasant, friendly and helpful - and always made...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Dropped in for a pint and a whiskey on a hot summer afternoon. Fabulous. The Guinness pour was perfect and the shot of Irish whiskey a lovely compliment. Friendly service, cool on a hot day, and lovely finishings. I could write a novel here!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Muriel M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Range of beer and food to suit most tastes. Close to Rennweg tram stop. Great customer service and reasonably priced for Zurich.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Twineyboy
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Just FYI: I am trying to understand why this establishment is listed as a tourist attraction instead of a food & drink joint. I've been to the Joyce a few times while living in Zurich, and it is a really nice pub with a pretty...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank harshapaulraj
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