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Cafe Schober

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Old Town
As featured in One Day in Zurich
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Napfgasse 4, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited at a table for half an hour for a COFFEE while I watched those seated after me get served. It never came after asking a few times. I left without ever being severed anything. I wasted a total of about 40 minutes of my day. If you're on your own and don't speak the language - go elsewhere. Very... More 

Thank JBonthego
Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is without doubt wonderful. The pastries also look wonderful. But what I sampled was not that good, and the prices are extremely high, although this is Zwitzerland and it's not their fault if their exchange rate is insane. I had a slice of a cake with pastry cream and berries and it was all right, neither bad nor... More 

Thank Reviewer71
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice walk in beautiful Zurich we went for hot chocolate and wonderful cakes at Cafe Schober. We sat outside in the early spring weather and it was great. The taste of the hit chocolate is absolutely fantastic. Definitely worth a visit even though it is quite expensive even for Swiss standard.

Thank Håkan J
Zurich, Switzerland
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388 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely cozy place, various rooms (I prefer the one on the top floor). Old style interior. A must is the hot chocolate, really delicious! Good pastries. Please note it gets often very busy and then it is not really quiet anymore and the service then gets a bit slow. However for me still one of the better options for coffee/chocolate... More 

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Athens, Greece
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Visited the cafe in January of 2017. It was full of people and that's not a coincidense. We drank a great chocolate and the sweet was just great. It was a great experience and I would suggest it undoubtedly.

Thank rednino
San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited September 2016 twice I had been to Cafe Schober in the 80s and remembered it fondly. The interiors just ekes "Old World". My son just relocated to Zurich and lives down the street on Niederdorfstrasse, so I was excited to visited Cafe Schober again. In fact, I found the ambience wonderful, and the food average. The croissants, hot chocolate,... More 

Thank Kathy R
Zurich, Switzerland
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I had a Sunday breakfast there with a friend. We enjoyed the visit very much. The interior is very lavish, but spacious and you can find your privacy. The breakfast menu is good and in reasonable prices. Definitely a place to come back to.

Thank Magdallenna
Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Absolutely love this place when it's all decked out for Christmas. Have visited for breakfast twice - second time we made sure we booked as it can be busy. The 'two eggs in a cup' breakfast is huge! Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Also love the little shop in front.

Thank daffodils2017
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

It is a nice cafe with the best Hot Chocolate in Zurich, I didn't stay too long there. Here is very often crowded, you can queue, usually needn't to wait long. I will visit it again.

Thank Liya W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome!!! The decoration simple amazing, the stuff so polite, the quality of sweets just delightful... Absolutely recommended, don't leave Zurich without visiting it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?