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Lumiere

#26 of 1,453 Restaurants in Zurich
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Old Town
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Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 59
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and staff

Is probably one of the few restaurants that I have been more than once during my business trips in Zurich. Great food. A bit expensive but worth it. The menu is small but everything are great!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
George K
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English first
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Is probably one of the few restaurants that I have been more than once during my business trips in Zurich. Great food. A bit expensive but worth it. The menu is small but everything are great!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This has become my regular weekend restaurant in Zurich. from the first time I ate here I was struck by the excellent food and the friendly ambiance of the place. The staff are always friendly and are able to converse with the guests in numerous languages . It is the first restaurant I think of when inviting friends out for... More 

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Panama
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a small restaurant with around 12 tables, with a nice selection of wines. Every dish we ordered, left the table empty. It is a mix between Spanish, French and Swiss, and its greatly accomplished. Very nice, recommended. (Order a wine called I see Kay, it was really good)

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Joburg
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Wow , this wonderful , small restaurant just off Bahnhofstrasse has a great setting and magnificent ambiance . Booking is absolutely essential The steak and French fries are a must. The preparation of the steak is unique and is succulent and perfectly prepared. I will definitely be back.

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Food was great and service was excellent. Just a nice classy restaurant and although Zurich is super expensive, the restaurants prices are very fair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

All the below reviews are too true: excellent ambience, excellent service, excellent food. However, oh how envious I was when I saw what most of the in the know were ordering - the steak and frites - albeit with a house twist. I will be back just for that!

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Gersau, Switzerland
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139 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I had lunch at Lumiere on Friday. It's a very quaint and cosy restaurant with excellent service. The menu is not that large, but good. Both of us had nuslisalat for starters and it was swimming in dressing - what a pity. It's a Swiss thing actually because I get it wherever I go and normally ask for my dressing... More 

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Zermatt, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Not a lot to say here, an excellent place to eat in a very small restaurant. It fills up quickly on weekend so make sure you reserve early. People tend to cal it a bit pricey but I think for Zurich it is still a very good value.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place is seriously tiny but omg so good. I can not decide what I like most about this place: the incredibly good food, super friendly and efficient service or the buzzing happy atmosphere. Well, I guess put these three together and you have an amazing restaurant. French is not my favourite cusine but everything they do is really delicious.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Found this cozy little place on a work trip. We hadn't reserved but were welcomed with a smile. This place is not cheap (but then again Zurich never is, and steak in Zurich most definitely never is). A classic Entrecôte Café de Paris is their speciality...sliced (medium rare) ribeye in a classic butter sauce, with thin fries will set you... More 

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Additional Information about Lumiere

Address: Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: French, Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Japanese
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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