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Restaurant Alter Tobelhof

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Tobelhofstrasse 236, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 251 11 93
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent place for all types of meals and groups. Excellent ambiance with kind service, fantastic wines options and different ambient. Bring your visitors!

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Thank Eduardo M
Saarbrucken, Germany
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

The restaurant is kinda pleasant, although the hall inside seems a little worse for wear. There are two or three good wines, apparently, but we haven't been offered the wine card. Also, if you come before 6pm only a very limited selection of dishes is available. I'd say the steaks are the main feature of the place. There is also... More 

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Thank Qnan
Zurich, Switzerland
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238 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

After enjoying the brunch in the next door Chasalp place, we came there for a fondue evening. It's always annoying when we are asked for a Nusslisalad but I have to admit that this was very tasty. We had a fondue with red pepperoni and ham together with the cheese, that was quite unusual for us but very very tasty.... More 

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Thank DMLDML
Switzerland
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Had dinner here with extended family. We were 7 adults and 1 child in total. It was hunting season so they were serving mainly deer and hirsch (elk?) but no bird game at all. To start with I had beet root and pumpkin. It looked pretty but for 15CHf I would have expected more taste. As main course I ordered... More 

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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

We arrived late for lunch on a sunny saturday. I thought we wouldn't get a table but we did, and with a smile. The day was pleasant, the food was good, Swiss specialities, and the kids had lots of fun in the playground. It was indeed expensive, but I have not been in another restaurant in Switzerland, I am comparing... More 

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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

We took a taxi there since my parents loved it the last time they visited. The food was quite good, lots of variety. They have amazing salads but I chose the veal with mushrooms with roesti on the side, it was delicious. Overall we had a pleasant evening and they even brought something for me when my dad said it... More 

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Thank Pinoruc
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Came here on a busy evening, happy we got seats, surrounding and interior very nice and cozy. The Waiter (Roman) came and made very nice suggestions and let us feel we are in the right "hands". From there everything went downhill... - waiter was far to pushy to sell us more things (very uncomfortable for us) , I do understand... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

This place is for real fondue lovers. However, there is no ventilation inside. We had a business dinner there and I have to admit that given the circumstances (i.e. business dinner, smart code dress) one needs to change over after that for the smell sucked into my jacket and sat there for another day. I did not bring an extra... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

The Tobelhof is a place I visit quite frequently. The place offers outdoor seating (which provides nice views) under old trees which you should go for whenever the weather and temperature allows. There is a separate Fondue/Cheese place especially popular during Fall/Winter. Prices are at the upper limit for this category but the menu offered has high consistent quality and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

I used to eat at the Alter Tobelhof many times and I loved sitting in their garden restaurant in the summer. Far away from busy roads and traffic, you can enjoy your meal in the lovely garden area. Ideal for families with kids. Try one of their seasonal mushroom dishes which I liked in particular ('Eierschwaemmli' in Swiss) or their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 45
Cuisine
European, Swiss
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tobelhofstrasse 236, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 251 11 93

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?