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Rive Gauche

₹₹₹₹European, , Gluten Free Options
Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 220 50 60
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On entering we were not made to feel welcome. Some tables were littered with dirty dishes and glasses and we were told there was only bar space. No move was made to clear the tables. We asked for champagne and the barman suggested the Crystal....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 327bettyj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to get a table at this restaurant during the November visit by chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Waw, the food!!! Absolutely excellent set menu. Lovely staff, nice atmosphere, we will truly remember this as one of our unique restaurant experiences! Many thanks!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank calinlungu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though less formal than the Pavilion - the other Restaurant in Baur au Lac - this restaurant still offers food and service of the highest order. The menu is creative and exciting and the wine list is positively world class with a brilliant range of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DCG
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Great international kitchen. Nice ambiance at the Bar. Service is top. I have been going for years and I will keep going. I have always been very happy with the fish I ate there. Good for Business Lunch/Dinner, evening with friends, anniversaries.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carlo M
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carlo M, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write your kind comment about the restaurant Rive Gauche here on Trip Adavisor. It makes us very happy to learn, that we were able meet your expectations at every visit. We would...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

I dined at Rive Gauche as a walk-in, single diner and found the restaurant to be very welcoming and friendly with excellent service. I was not stuck in a remote corner as can often be case when dining alone, but was given a very central,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fidmadge
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear fidmage, Thank you very much for your visit and for taking the time to write your experience with us here on TripAdvisor. It makes us more than happy to hear, that you truly enjoyed your visit to the Rive Gauche. We will forward your...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

For us the first impressions were great, very central to the city , the food was good but the people were better ! Special thanks to Panagiotis and Karmen for their hospitality! The Dessert as a treat made the visit memorable ;)More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tariq R
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tariq R, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write this review here on TripAdvisor. With pleasure will we forward your compliments to Carmen and Panagiotis. As well your kind words regarding the food and especially the dessert will be shared...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Upon arrival the service is well done in terms of hosting. The restaurant itself is a bit outdated in terms of decor and a slight boring atmosphere. The menu is very over priced and the food doesn't do it justice. The bar upon the entrance...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank John g
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We loved it ! The setting is classy and is the perfect place for a romantic night. High end food choicesMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Niomxx
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Niomxx, Thank you very much for your kind feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you had a romantic and enjoyable dinner with us. We hope to be able to welcoming you soon back at our restaurant Rive Gauche. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

The place is beautiful with a nice garden right downtown Zurich, all is made of great quality. Service is friendly and quite fast. The menu is not the most elaborate, but the dishes are fair sized and relatively simple, by no means was the food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JRock1980
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear JRock 1980, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write about your experience at the restaurant Rive Gauche. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your time on our wonderful terrace. As well we would like to thank you for...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

My daughter and I enjoyed a lovely meal at Rive Gauche our last evening in Switzerland. The attention to detail during the service was "spot-on," while the food was just as superb. We each had a pasta dish, ravioli and trofie, and both outstanding. The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Autumnglory
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Autumnglory, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write about your experience at the restaurant Rive Gauche. We are delighted to read that you have had a wonderful last evening in Switzerland with us. Your feedback regarding the service quality, the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 48 - US$ 96
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 220 50 60
  • E-mail
Description
«Fine casual dining» in the Rive Gauche restaurant: A sparkling blend of chic restaurant and bar, the Rive Gauche gives straight onto the city center – the ideal place for hotel guests to mingle with Zurich’s youthful, engaging society. Olivier Rais and his kitchen team apply themselves with typical creativity and devotion to delivering both exquisite meat and fish dishes and accommodating the rising trend toward vegetarian and vegan diets – in keeping with the motto «Meat our Veggies».
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