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Cranberry Bar

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Address: Metzgergasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41442612772
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am

A popular gay cocktail bar.

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My Favorite Bar In Zurich

I visited Cranberry on Sunday April 5th... On my first trip to Zurich. I had googled Gay friendly bars and Cranberry kept coming up. The staff was very nice and the bartender... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
New Jersey
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Diss, England, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

If your looking for a place that you want to talk to people, this is not it. Go to another place for the guys!

Thank Andy J
ZrhWorldtraveller, Inhaber at Cranberry Bar, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you for your comment on Tripadvisor. We value customer feedback and take them as opportunity to improve our service. It seems that you did not have the best experience during your visit at our place. We have a great community response, but nevertheless it is a people business and it is always difficult to judge a place... More 

New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I visited Cranberry on Sunday April 5th... On my first trip to Zurich. I had googled Gay friendly bars and Cranberry kept coming up. The staff was very nice and the bartender made me a classic James Bond martini called Vesper. This drink includes Gin, Vodka and Lillet. I've read some reviews suggesting the drinks are expensive, but I found... More 

2 Thank Ciropolese
Zurich, Switzerland
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902 reviews
365 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 476 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have been here often, sometimes by myself and other times with friends. The bar staff is very friendly and they are quick to approach your table to take your drink order. They also provide the little fish crackers on all of the tables and sofas and offer refills. The drinks are a bit pricey, but during happy hour all... More 

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Warminster, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Found this cocktail bar walking home from the bierhaus, having become saturated with beer a nice cocktail was needed. Was enthusiastically greeted by the barman, who brought an English language menu to our table. We were told it was happy hour, which we thought would mean buy one get one free drinks, turns out it was double measures! Two doubles... More 

Thank fat_aj999
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The Bar is OK but the drinks are expensive. The staff is boring and they definitely need to be more fun... the team is perfect for retired people ;) The music is bad and they should really work on it... As regular customer, they don't even offer you a drink from time to time and of course no extra (1dcl... More 

3 Thank Globetrotteur_G
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

my favorite bar in Zurich for hang out is Cranberry bar, their cocktail is nice. On Saturday night sometimes the bar is full and little bit crowded, is a good time for catch a new friends. see u again Cranberry and always stay on the top in Zurich.

1 Thank NugrohoGaga
Zurich, Switzerland
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103 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Let start by saying this is a bar with a large gay clientele. The bar itself is fashionable and well maintained. The prices are very reasonable during happy hour ( 5-7), after that it gets more expensive but not more than you expect in Zurich. Martinis are prepared traditionally and precisely. A great place to go.

1 Thank AmeriSwiss
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

The worst bar in Zurich. Cocktails suck, price are much higher than other places, music is terrible, and clients arrogants. Most importantly, the service is incapable extremly unpolite : when I asked for a beer just before closing, I was told to "GO AND LICK THE TOILET'S FLOOR OR LEAVE" If you look for a nice gay bar in Zurich,... More 

3 Thank Trudy B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We went here two nights and the bar staff was very friendly. We went on a Sunday night and there was basically no one but the four of us. Monday night was a little more crowded. Would recommend this gay bar and it's walkable to go there from Old City Zurich.

Thank ScottinDC1975

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