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“Lobsters and oysters”

Hummer & Austernbar Zurich
Ranked #22 of 2,194 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Uber 75 Jahre ist es her, dass Ernst Manz im "Zunftsali" des Hotel St. Gotthard die Hummerbar ins Leben gerufen und damit eine perfekte Buhne fur prominente Leute wie Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Arnold Schwarzenegger und Gunther Sachs geschaffen hat. Die Hummer & Austernbar ist eines der fuhrenden Restaurants an der Bahnhofstrasse Zurich und eine sehr bekannte und beliebte Institution in kulinarischen Kreisen. Die Hummerbar wurde 1935 eroffnet und ist sehr traditionell und doch innovativ in der Zubereitung von Hummern, Austern und Meeresfruchten aller Art. Bis heute hat das Gourmet Restaurant in Zurich die Originaldekoration bewahrt. Fotos von beruhmten Filmstars und Politikern, welche bereits Gaste waren, hangen an den Wanden. Die Hummerbar bietet klassische franzosische Gourmet Kuche an, kombiniert mit einem mediterranen Akzent. Sie konnen in einem eleganten Ambiente frische Hummer oder Austern geniessen und werden stets mit abwechslungsreichen und innovativen Gerichten uberrascht.
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It is a very classical restaurant. It has a very pure flavor style cuisine. I would have liked it to be a little less classical and more experimental. May be decomposing flavors and such.. The restaurant inside is very romantic, and the music played is very suiting. Specially like the artwork of lobsters and oysters!!Nice experience overall.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marchp
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Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Marchp

Thank you very much for visiting the fine dining restaurant of the hotel St. Gotthard and thank you for having taken the time to give us your great feedback. We are very glad that you liked the traditional ambiance, known since 1935 for fish, lobster, seafood and oysters. We are open all day long and you can, also enjoy a classic lobster with Champagne sauce in the afternoon or just enjoy a nice glass of wine at the bar. (exception Sunday, then we open at 5:30pm.)

We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again and remain

With our best regards

Martin Santschi & Lobster- & Oyster bar team
General Manager Hotel St. Gotthard

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

First and foremost, the highlight of the evening were the service at Hummer & Austernbar. Singh Mann was welcoming, friendly, and very helpful. He always wore a smile and made sure we had a great evening. The food met the expectations of the place, the dishes were very well executed, and the seafood (oysters and lobster) were all fresh. We appreciated the small details, but often forgotten in other restaurants, of serving the orders that we shared, already split for each of us; a thoughtful touch.
They gave little touches to our dinner to make the birthday celebration feel special.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Thank eroc2014
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Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Ero C

Thank you very much for celebrating your birthday in our fine dining restaurant of the hotel St. Gotthard and thank you for having taken the time to give us your excellent feedback. We are very glad that you liked the service and the food and with pleasure we forward your motivating words to Mr. Singh Mann, who for many years has been delighting our customers with an excellent service. We are open all day long and you can also enjoy a classic lobster with Champagne sauce in the afternoon or just enjoy a nice glass of wine at the bar.

We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again and remain

With our best regards

Martin Santschi & Lobster- & Oyster bar team
General Manager Hotel St. Gotthard

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great place to sit and watch life go by. Nice selection of drinks and some great snacks to go with it.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear Gitte Obertin S

thank you very much for having taken the time to give us your exellent Feedback. In the Gourmet Restaurant of the Hotel St. Gotthard you can enjoy just a glas of wine or a few oysters at the bar or enjoy a nice lunch or romantic dinner with Fresh fis, seafood, nice lobsterdishes or also meet and vegetarian dishes.
the hotel St. Gotthard also offers other Restaurants: The Lobby Bistro with international dishes and piano musik, the italian coffee bar Manzoni or the terrace "Piazzetta", where you can enjoy the activities of the world famous Bahnhofsreet, known as one of the most famous shopping areas of the world.

We are Looking Forward to welcoming you soon again and remain

with our best regards

Martin Santschi
General Manager - Hotel ST .Gotthard

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

My wife and me had the great pleasure to visit Hummer & Austernbar Zürich on a hot summer afternoon. We have been the only guests, and enjoied this peace so much. The food (hummer with spagetti) and wine (Cabernet Sauvignon) was excellent. Especially we like to thank Mr. Mann, that payed a lot attention to us. We will certainly come back one day!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018


Dear michaelgermann

Thank you very much for visiting the Gourmet restaurant oft he Hotel St. Gotthard, known for seafood and fish since 1935. We are very pleased to know that you liked the traditional ambiance, the service and the food. With pleasure we forward your motivating words to our kitchen and service staff, specially to our chef de rang, Mr. Singh Mann.

Your recommendation to other gourmets is highly apreciated and we are looking forward to welcoming you soon again.

With our best regards

Martin Santschi & Lobster- & Oysterbar team
General Manager, Hotel St. Gotthard

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Hummer and Austerbar specialize in two things, lobster and oysters so you better choose one or both. We had a great dinner, my wife started with the lobster bisque and I the Oysters. Both starters were fantastic. For our mains, I had the surf and turf (a fillet and half lobster) my wife the lobster risotto. Both were excellent. I think another excellent choice would be the full lobster. It is quite a site.

The restaurant is small, romantic and very upscale. This is probably one of the pricier meals I’ve ever had but it was well worth it. If your in Zürich and near the main Zürich HB station, I highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear andezz99

Thank you very much for visiting the Gourmet Restaurant of the Hotel St. Gotthard. We are very glad that you liked the ambiance of the restaurant, the service, the food and the central location. With pleasure we forward your motivating words to our kitchen & service staff. Your recommendation to other travelers is highly appreciated.

We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again.

With our best regards

Martin Santschi & Lobster- & Oysterbar team
General Manager, Hotel St. Gotthard

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