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Cafe Schober

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Old Town
Swiss, Cafe, European
As featured in One Day in Zurich
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Napfgasse 4, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Nuremberg, Germany
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most tourists in Switzerland know about Sprüngli on Paradeplatz, which is justly famous for its cakes and drinks. Not so many go to Schober, because it's in the Niederdorf, which is a shame because it's just as good. Actually I think the hot chocolate is better. The building itself is worth a visit. In warmer weather you can also sit... More 

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Thank Mark R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide on the #freewalkzurich tour recommended this place to us. We liked it a lot. It is nicely decorated with very tasty deserts.

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Thank Danielle L
Huaraz, Peru
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Famous for the hot chocolate and delicious pastries, Cafe Schober is a "must visit" during your stay in Zuerich.

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Thank barbschwarz
Zurich, Switzerland
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1,309 reviews
685 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 609 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to visit Café Peclard, mostly during the holiday season as this place goes all out with their decorations and it’s a great spot to visit day or night. They have Christmas decorations on the plants at the entrance, once you walk inside and in nearly every spot up to the top level. A really festive atmosphere. In my... More 

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Thank FormerCaliBoy
Milan, Italy
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to this coffe shop is a must for chocolate fetishists!! They offer the best selection of chocolate I ever tasted!! Their house specialty is the hot chocolate with whipped cream.. it corresponds to a meal and is incredibly tasty. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch in a baroc/jugendstil atmosphere!

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Thank simon m
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been here before and my brother in law asked if I fancied a coffee while we waiting for the ladies having a spa As you enter it's like a small cafe with a cake counter but then it just opens up to lots of different area on different floors The decoration is stunning and this time of... More 

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Thank Andy M
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe has the loveliest atmosphere I have ever experienced. The cafe looks small on the outside but gets better the further you walk inside. The decor is cosy and whimsical with little surprises hidden everywhere. Whilst it may be pricey, the quality of the coffee and hot chocolate was clearly reflected in the price. Well worth it for a... More 

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Thank Dameauxchats
Collingswood, NJ
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment I stepped into this beautiful cafe, I knew it was special. Upon arriving, you'll enter the boutique and pass the most beautiful, heavenly-looking pastries in a glass case. Make your way through the downstairs and up the stairs, where you'll find rooms with different seating options. I'm not sure how the cafe is decorated during the rest... More 

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Thank LindaBWright
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this cafe in Old Town Zurich. The decor is the absolute best and each floor has a different feel and ambiance. I love their double baked almond croissant, their quiche, and their hot chocolate. My daughter loves the red velvet room.

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Thank Kate P
Turin, Italy
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Christmas decorations and atmosphere in general were very lovely but the coffee was just so-so and the service was a little lacking (they had the poor waitress covering a lot of tables and it seemed hard for her to keep up). One advantage is you can order a pot of coffee, which is enough for two small cups, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Napfgasse 4, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town

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