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Haus Hiltl

#11 of 1,627 Restaurants in Zurich
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Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 227 70 00
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06:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 04:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 04:00
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roma
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Low quality food but the worst thing is the service.... very impolite with who doesn't speak German.

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Thank trap84
Switzerland
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great vegetarian restaurant with a fantastic variety of deliciously prepared food. We tried the self-service as there were so many options, only regret is that we can't try everything in one meal. Then again we'll be back!!!!

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Thank oberlandInterlaken
Jakarta, Indonesia
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40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good restaurant for vegetarians, they have many kind of different style of vegetarians food, some from overseas, e.g.: Indian curry, Thai curry, etc. You pay the food by the weight. Very interesting concept.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As an avid meat eater, I wasn't too sure how I'd find Hiltl, but as I do often partake in the meatless Monday thing, I figured I'd give this place a go on a Monday night with a vegetarian friend of mine from the area. I was quite surprised by the wide assortment of food! They had something for everyone... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always wonderful warm and tasty food, friendly and helpful service with nice atmosphere! I always like to bring my visits here since everything is always so great! Lunch in a week day went easy with no need for reservation but I normally always reserve since it is usually so full. The great thing is that they accommodate space even if... More 

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Thank Nizl
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was amazing to see a buffet open all day with a 100 items at a reasonable price - about 50 CHF for all you can eat and about 5 CHF per 100 g if you go by weight. To top it up, its all vegetarian which is a delight for vegetarian tourists in Switzerland who rarely find good options.... More 

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Andover, MA
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family was in Zurich for the week after Easter and ate at Hiltl twice during that week. There is a large variety of offerings and everything we ate was excellent. We recommend it for everyone, not just vegetarians.

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Thank Sundog17
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a vegetarian but wanted to give this place a chance due to its history and reputation. I absolutely loved it! I went for the buffet, which has so many options that it makes hard for one to choose! Everything I tasted was delicious, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere is great. Would definitely recommend!!!

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Thank CG-H-77
Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing, the food is ALL vegetarian and SO delicious! I went there with my 2 boys and my mother, and we all had a great time. There is so much food to choose from and a little area for children to play and draw. I would definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Jayne1980
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. It gets fairly crowded. They have an amazing array of dishes. They have a buffet based on weight. A simple automated measuring device tells you how many gms/kgs you are going to eat & gives you a receipt for that. The waitress keeps track of that & you pay eventually! They had at least 50-60 dishes as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 41
Cuisine
Indian, Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 04:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 04:00
Saturday
06:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 227 70 00
Description
According to "Guinness World Records" Hiltl is the first vegetarian restaurant in the world. The company was founded in 1898 by Ambrosius Hiltl and is now run by the fourth generation of the Hiltl family. It offers around 500 dishes and includes, in addition to the a la carte restaurant and Hiltl buffet, self-service and takeaway, a bar-lounge, a club, a cooking studio and a shop...

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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?