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Restaurant Volkshaus

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Langstrasse
Swiss, European
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Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
0442421155
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, Great atmosphere.

Very nice atmosphere, very good service! The menu is Swiss, sophisticated! Very good quality price, the Cordon Bleu, apparently the house speciality is delicious, and the zander reminded me my childhood, when my grand dad used to fish and cook it. The win list is honest, and thanks to the advice of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Gerome M
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice atmosphere, very good service! The menu is Swiss, sophisticated! Very good quality price, the Cordon Bleu, apparently the house speciality is delicious, and the zander reminded me my childhood, when my grand dad used to fish and cook it. The win list is honest, and thanks to the advice of the waitress, the Austrian wine (red) did combine... More 

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Thank Gerome M
Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We have been in this restaurant some ago to celebrate a friend farewell party. We are all expats, none of us is Swiss and looks like this was a major issue from the point of view of the waiter. Just to mention the last episode: we paid cash, the waiter counted the money and started to argue there was less... More 

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1 Thank VonBaumberg
Basel, Switzerland
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81 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This restaurant is quite good, located in a nice old building with high ceilings. Food & service are good, but not outstanding. Prices are on the higher end. The place can get quite crowded and loud. All in all, a decent place to go.

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Thank Intihuasi
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Volkshaus proposes a good selection of Swiss-German food. The menu is rich enough to satisfy different tastes and attitudes. The wine list is quite good, and good issues are available by the glass as well. Service is quick and precise: sometimes a bit rough but definitely effective. The location is very nice and still gives the flavor of the ancient... More 

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Thank Joe_Shlabotnik
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Risotto swimming in oil, super salty. Terrible meal! Would definitely not recommend. Also the service is not good.

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Thank Kathy W
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

The Volkshaus serves up rustic fair in a traditional yet eclectic setting. Food was delicious and service friendly. It's just meters away from public transport so very convenient to get to

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Thank 967AJacobs
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Based on a friends recommendation we had a good meal with great service. Locals with few tourists. Provides a nice flair of Zurich.

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Thank Mark-Jennifer J
Croatia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Beside menu, there are daily offers, and honestly, they were better than what was on the menu. I had salad for entree, white fish with black rice and asparagus in lemon sauce for main dish, and chocolate fondue with ice cream, whipped cream and strawberries for dessert. Everything was perfectly cooked and nicely served. Service was friendly. They have good... More 

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Thank anitramd
Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Had good food on a weekday evening. Excellent and friendly service. Except for the prices for the spanish vines - which were actually offered under a promotion scheme - and which were totally overpriced, we spent a great evening.

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1 Thank Hans K
London
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really sound Swiss cooking, which avoids the cliches and fuss. Go hungry. The safe is at the front, with the mire formal restaurant at the rear. Staff are starched in white aprons, and are multi lingual. And they know the menu. Formal, but slightly ironic, reflected in the decor.

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Thank Colin R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Langstrasse
  • Neighborhood: Langstrasse
  • Phone Number: 0442421155

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 59
  • Cuisine: Swiss, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?