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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

Munsterhof 8, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41-44-216-9966
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Ranked #47 of 1,318 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $96
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It's actually quite easy to impress your guests in Zurich, with the number of qood restaurants in town. Leading the list for me is the Zunfthaus zur Waag. Everything works like clock-work (after all, we are in Switzerland..) And the excellent wine-list is only topped by the work of the kitchen and the impeccable service. I hosted a group of... More

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Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wonderful restaurant in a beautiful setting in the centre of Zurich. Visited this restaurant as a result of a recommendation from a local. Excellent food, great service.

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Vienna, Austria
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Located in the first floor of the "Zunfthaus" you'll find a great restaurant. The staff is exceptional friendly, the food is very good and you feel very welcome!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I visited Zur Waag for my partner's birthday in February. The service was exceptional & the food even better. Perhaps the Scandinavian Band who appeared latterly would not be to all tastes but this provided much entertainment to our table if perhaps a little surreal. For Zürich the value is good as many comparable meals, served in settings not so... More

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Romania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had an informal dinner with a group of about 10 persons, choose it by chance just wondering through the Old City in search of a nice place to eat outside in the evening of what happened to be one of the hottest days in Zurich. The restaurant is just next to Fraumunster in the little piazetta behind the church,... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Booked this restaurant for a conference dinner for 145 people. Everything was perfect and the staff were friendly, efficient and helpful from the initial contact, booking arrangements to the evening itself. The food was delicious, wine was excellent, surroundings were beautiful both in the Zunfthaus and in the wonderful cloisters of the Fraumünster where we had our pre-dinner aperitif. I... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The best of the several guild houses in the heart of the old town. A building with more than 700 years history. A small restaurant. Not cheap but every CHF is it worth. Sepp Wimmer is the host. You feel like at home.

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St. John's, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We travel a lot and love to eat out. We rely on Trip Advisor reviews all of the time but this one was definitely a miss. Our experience was terrible from start to finish. We were greeted quickly and informed that they had a "special table" just for us upstairs. We were escorted to a private room with a huge... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I went to "Zunfthaus Zur Waag" !!!! for a business dinner and all of us had a great time, even though most of the time we were talking about business. The service was great and efficient, food was amazing, the décor is cosy and welcoming. We were greeted by the owner of the restaurant , who was so hospitable and... More

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Zürich
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Our institute has a formal (award) dinner at the Zunfthaus zur Waag every year. A historic guilde house is of course a great backdrop for such an event, especially for international guests. When the event happened there in 2013, the Waag was packed full, they had big dinners going on in every room they had. They still managed quite well... More

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