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Lumiere

#19 of 1,416 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
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Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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 fantastic staff

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Stephen H
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Bangkok
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Our last night of a 9 day trip my wife and I walked by and decided to eat at Lumiere in old town Zurich. In short, everything was perfect and far beyond our expectations. We were greeted with smiles and help with our coats. We had no reservation on a Friday night, but we arrived early enough that they offered... More 

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