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#319 of 1,576 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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German, Swiss, European, Central European
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Koechlistrasse 6, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 242 80 68
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Köchlistube is a "Quartierbeiz" - a family owned restaurant/pub for people living in that area of Zurich. They have indoor seating and a few tables & benches outside. It's a place for uncomplicated lunch / dinner. Dishes are very reasonably priced (given the big portions) and freshly prepared. I was there with a friend living in the neighbourhood and both... More 

Thank Jens T
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
162 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

This was my dinner one night and very tasty. The food is great and the portions are large. Fun food and close to our hotel.

Thank xxtrasafe
Level Contributor
68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We went for lunch without reservation, most other guests seemed to be (older) regulars. The restaurant seemed to be run by the owner alone. There was no printed menu but she explained us three lunch specials. The Cordon Bleu or Schnitzel that I was hoping for was not one of the options but Beef Stroganoff and a Roast were also... More 

Thank atsfrm11
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

We booked a table for two people and order two cordon bleu. The dishes arrived after 1 hour and they didn't bring us anything in the meanwhile, not even some bread. The restaurant is pretty small, so not many people to serve. Moreover, we noticed that a big table of 8 people were served before us. I told the waitress... More 

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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Indeed excellent service and great food with very big portions. I tried the cordon blue as main dish and cold soup as an appetizer both were delicious but too much for one person. I'm following trip advisor recommendation and I'm not regretting it :)

Thank Mohamed H
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
1,357 reviews
718 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 631 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

This small restaurant is located just a few blocks from the Wiedikon bahnhof and located down a small street, so you really need to know the address of the place or you may not find it. There are a few sidewalk tables, but on nice days more than likely these tables are mostly reserved, during the lunch hours, by the... More 

1 Thank FormerCaliBoy
Kent, England
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

We read the reviews after seeing the restaurant advertised in 'Zurich in your pocket'. We walked from The Crowne Plaza (about a mile) and after the most wonderful meal (huge!) needed to walk back too. The service was excellent even though the lady's English was limited (as is our German) but with a lot of fun and the help of... More 

1 Thank OzVal
Davis, CA
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

We stayed for several days in a fun apartment rental near here. This is a very nice, small restaurant in a totally residential neighborhood. Could be really great--the food is terrific, the staff are great--but it is oddly brightly lit for dinner. I suppose that is a cultural thing. Everyone else, all locals, seemed quite jolly. In any case, it's... More 

Thank Darell7
Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

I never would have found (or even looked for) this place had a Swiss friend not taken me. Easy enough to get to when one knows the way but on a small side street. Not wheelchair accessible because it is up a couple of stairs from the sidewalk. The previous review describes it well. A comfy, homey atmosphere in a... More 

1 Thank Garnet C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2011

This is one of the few and last traditional restaurants where you can get typical Swiss cuisine. It has a limited number of choices but what they have is awesome (for those of you who are not vegetarians: Go for the "Fohlenfilet" (horse steak) or the "Cordon Bleu" (amazing piece of pork meat with cheese)). The guys running it is... More 

1 Thank Mastapieces

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Swiss, European, Central European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koechlistrasse 6, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 242 80 68

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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?