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Kindli

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Old Town
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Switzerland
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240 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Atmosphere: warm, cosy, intimate, old-school charm. Beautiful dining room. Service: a real pleasure - attentive and friendly. Food: very good carpaccio; soup; calves liver. Veal steak a little overdone.

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Thank cranny
Urdorf, Switzerland
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314 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On this occassion we decided to go here spontaneously. We had been looking for a restaurant to have lunch and we'd been turned away at a few places, we were 4 adults and 2 baby's so it wasn't easy to find a suitable place. At Kindli we were received with open arms and seated right away. The children received teddy... More 

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Thank ddoron
Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and cozy Restaurant in the Heart of Zürich. Staff could be a bit friendlier and show a smile on their face. Otherwise good Service. Food is of good quality but priced on the high side for what it is. You might need a starter as some menus are rather on the small side.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a small, cute restaurant in the old town. The food is delicious and the service is good. The waiter was quite friendly. It worths trying if you are in Zurich for a long time. Though I believe when you are ready to pay that much there are better alternatives in Zurich.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Promptly served with our starters (I had the Carpaccio) colleagues had soups. Tasty. Chose the calves liver with rosti potatoes: calves liver beautifully cooked - medium to well done but melt in your mouth tender and no unpleasant hepatic ducts or major vessels to chew through at all. Absolutely delicious. Riesling also nice and crisp and good against a range... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Zurich over priced,freezing cold,and not very interesting but were saved by this small restaurant attached to a nearby hotel with nice service. Braised goose, red cabbage, chestnuts and dumplings were delicious comfort food, as was the venison steak, red cabbage, chestnuts and sprouts. We went for 3 nights in a row. Decent wine by the glass.

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Zug, Switzerland
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere, food, drinks, service – excellent and unpretentious. I may have walked by the Kindli hundreds of times, but never actually recognised it, although it is located in very pretty building in Zurich's old town. It really was an overall excellent experience and the quality of the food was only topped by the quality of the service. Standing ovations and... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love restaurants that don't have a kids menu but instead say "no, but your children may chose anything the like from the menu and we will serve a small portion of the dish". Because frankly, if you go somewhere that serves veal with lemonsauce and deliciously thin and buttery homemade taglierini, or rocklobster pasta with cherry tomatoes, or veal... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had lunch there on a Saturday with no reservation. The staff was friendly and helpful. I love the atmosphere there, it's actually very cosy and romantic. Food was good and I can't wait to go back.. my friends who were visiting from hong kong loved it too..

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Switzerland
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215 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Came here for a business dinner and were not disappointed. Good service, good menu and excellent food and wine. Would definitely recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pfalzgasse 1, 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?