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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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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • 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 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Niomxx
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

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

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

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came here two times during our trip. First time for our two year wedding anniversary and the second because it was so good the first time. The first time we sat at the bar on the Terrasse first for some drinks...More

Thank travissass18
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear travissass18, Thank you very much for having your wedding anniversary dinner at the Rive Gauche and for having taken the time to share your impressions on TripAdvisor. We feel flattered by the words you find about the Rive Gauche and are very pleased to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

We chose this restaurant to take family to, and were impressed by the setting, cuisine, and service. Rive Gauche has an elegant indoor dining room and also a beautiful outdoor veranda across the street on the banks of Lake Zurich. The weather was perfect the...More

Thank mariagloria
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear mariagloria, Thank you very much for your positive feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read, that you have enjoyed your family meal on our Rive Gauche Terrasse. With pleasure we will share your review with the entire staff. It would be a...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Warning. This restaurant might make you visit Switzerland again and again and again! Why? Simply because they : 1) Know about food 2) Lead quality to new heights 3) Hire the best people, who transform the normal experience 4) Portions are normal (fine dining/gourmet is...More

Thank CYG_K
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear CYG_K, Thank you very much for your visit and for having taken the time to share your impressions here on TripAdvisor. We are very flattered by your kind words and that we have been able to match your expectations in every way. With pleasure...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Had the best Mother’s Day dinner at Rive Gauche. One of the best restaurants in Zurich. Lovely decor, excellent food and service. A varied menu with lots of choices. Certainly upscale but not fussy. Pleasant surroundings and staff attentive and informative. Can recommend very highly....More

Thank Fizbin7
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear Fizbin7, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to read, that you spent a wonderful Mother’s Day dinner at our restaurant. With pleasure we will forward your kind comments, regarding the food and attentive staff to...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Simple WOW! Rive Gauche deserves 5 stars and even more if it was possible!! This restaurant is absolutely amazing! We booked a table at this fabulous restaurant for my birthday dinner on Sunday. The minute we walked into Rive Gauche the customer service was outstanding,...More

Thank evia_emerald
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear evia_emerald, Thank you very much for having your birthday dinner at the Rive Gauche and for having taken the time to share your impressions on TripAdvisor. We feel flattered by the kind words you find about the Rive Gauche and are very pleased to...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

My hosts from WA, Australia, selected this restaurant as it is rated the best restaurant in Zurich for customers requiring gluten free dishes. She certainly was not disappointed. We all had fabulous meals, had not intended to have three courses but temptation was too much...More

2  Thank Ann B
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Ann B Thank you very much for having taken the time to write about your recent stay at the Rive Gauche. We are delighted that we have met your expectations in every aspect. As it is our goal to provide also guests with dietary...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The food was wonderful and the service was impeccable! We never poured our own wine or water or waited for a second for attention. And the steaks were tender, mouth watering and cooked to perfection (& I’m from Texas and know my steaks!) During my...More

1  Thank anesdoc22
Hotel_at_Lake, Manager at Rive Gauche, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear anesdoc22 Thank you very much for your recent visits at our restaurant Rive Gauche and for having taken the time to write about your experience here on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the food, the ambiance and the consistency of...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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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