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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

#21 of 1,606 Restaurants in Zurich
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Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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11:30 - 22:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here with some friends. Nice atmosphere, but quite rude waiter and overpriced food. I had Züri geschnetzeltes and it was average. The servings are good size but probably wouldnt go there again.

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Thank eoez
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This guild restaurant situated in the old town is very typical for Zurich. The food is good and there are some local Swiss wine (altogether with international selection). I enjoyed veal Zurich style with kidneys. However my friend didn't liked his Dorado. The waiters and especially chief waiter were terrific! Last time when there were no places in his restaurant... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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100 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very classic even formal place...more for a date than for a group of friends But anyway we had a very good evening The menu is not very large, but there are many attractive options Dishes are pretty classic as well, but very well executed The nice surprise was the wine list : not only did it have a lot of... More 

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest We are so pleased you had a most enjoyable evening and thank you so very much for your delightful review. Many thanks for your compliments, especially for the good food and the large wine selection. Your special mention of the reasonable prices of our wines is great and we appreciate a lot. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't have picked Zunfthaus zur Waag myself but I got a voucher from work for Christmas so we decided to go while our daughter was on ski camp. The ambience of the old building was lovely and the small dining room had an intimate atmosphere. The food was delicious and my husband's steak as soft as butter. I had... More 

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Thank lisaccrouch
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant, all the more since the Zunfthaus zur Waag was not on your bucket list before. Your compliments for the ambiance, the food and the service staff mean a lot to us, THANK YOU! We look forward to welcoming... More 

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173 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

we had dinner here and for me it was a trip back on memory lane, yet in a very positive way. the current team here makes it work, old traditional Swiss dishes in a old historic ambience with a NEW twist. try the Fillet de Perch, super, or the scallops ! a nice Swiss wine list also to match all... More 

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed a dinner with lots of memories and that you appreciated the good food and wine selection, as well as the performance of our service team. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Warm regards from Zunfthaus zur Waag Sandra & Sepp Wimmer More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The restaurant is on the first floor of the very picturesque guild house with the light blue facade right on the Muensterhof square. The square used to be an open air parking place; it was changed recently so that there are no cars or traffic. During summer time, the restaurant may offer the possibility to be seated outside at the... More 

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your review of your detailed dinner experience in our restaurant. We are very pleased to hear that you as a regular guest always feel good at the Waag and that you enjoyed the food, the wine and the competent service staff. The awarness of the atmosphere is very individual. We would describe the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a wonderful evening in this exceptional restaurant! The service is very attentive and the dishes delicious! Dining at Zunfthaus zur Waag with the warm and welcoming atmosphere was the highlight during our stay in Zurich! We can highly recommend it!

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review and your recommondation of our restaurant. We are very pleased that you so enjoyed your dinner and mentioned in particular the delicious food, the attentive staff and the warm atmopshere, many thanks! We look forward to welcoming you again soon during your next stay in Zurich. Kind regards Sandra &... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

After multiple visits to this restaurant, I felt this place deserves an outstanding review. It is a cozy dining room, welcoming both regular local gears and foreign visitors. The menu changes according to seasonal ingredients, and all dishes tasted like they were freshly prepared with only the best ingredients, including many locally sourced produce. The staff is also happy to... More 

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely review, especially from you as a regular guest! We are delighted you so enjoyed again the food and the cozy atmosphere, as well as our attentive staff. We very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards from Zunfthaus zur Waag. Sandra & Sepp Wimmer More 

Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
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168 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Münsterhof is now traffic- and parking-free - which makes it one of the nicest places to visit. Besides, there are the nearby Fraumünster church, lots of fancy boutiques and the Limmat, which attract all those who love the old part of the city. The Zunfthaus zur Waag is a very traditional building with a long history (hundreds of years, remind... More 

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest We are so pleased you had a most enjoyable meal at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and thank you so very much for your delightful review. We always try to reach a good balance between high quality service and charming hospitality and are looking forward to provide a more personal service on your next visit. Wishing you a merry... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very nice atmosphere with a beautiful view to the Fraumünster. The food is excellent and the people are very friendly

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. especially the great food, the friendly staff and the beautiful view. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Wishing you a lovely advent season and kind regards Zunfthaus zur Waag Sandra & Sepp Wimmer More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 78
Cuisine
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts American Express
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 216 99 66
Description
A warm welcome to the Münsterhof (pedestrian zone) - a beautiful historic town square and the jewel of the Zurich city center. One great place to wine and dine and celebrate in the stylish atmosphere of the old city is the Zunfthaus zur Waag, directly facing the Fraumünster church with its famous Chagall windows. Discover an authentic piece of Zurich's history for yourself and take delight in our hospitality given to you in a house dating from 1315 and steeped in history

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?