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Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #41 of 1,383 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Neighborhood: Old Town
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Zürich (Switzerland)
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Lumiere is a small french style bistro restaurant in the old town in Zürich. Service is great, which is unusual in Zürich. Food is delicious. We had the beef filet cafe de paris which was very tender and precisely cooked like we wanted it. The dessert, tarte au citron was fantastic as well. We will definitely be back. It's a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Right in the heart of the old town and very convenient for the Hotel Widder, this bistrot style restaurant serves proper traditional French dishes. I enjoyed a very flavourful calve's kidney in a mustard sauce. Service is efficient. The patrons are mainly local. Prices are all right for the centre of Zurich.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The review long due and every time it proves to be a pleasant choice. It is not easy to find a place in the center of Zurich that combines the French bistro setting AND the quality of the food together. You won't be disappointed. The restaurant is more an autumn/winter place for me I really like the cosy and smaller... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I really enjoyed my visit here. The menu is reasonable in scope but as it is Zurich do not expect cheap! Our dinner party had foie gras followed by steaks and coq au vin - all delicious. The wine was also excellent. But I think the service quality and friendliness really made it special. With intelligent servers and great ambiance... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The food is awesome, service is great (they speak several languages), location perfect and decoration really cute. Only downside, it is very expensive… 160.- CHF for 2 persons with salad, meat and water...

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Zurich
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I visit Lumière in Zurich probably every few weeks for dinner, and I haven't been disappointed ever since. The hosts and the service team are very welcoming and friendly, the restaurant has a great vibe inside (the outside space is in a small plaza in the old town of Zurich, so quite some foot traffic walking by). My key recommendations... More 

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newcastle
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Spent a great afternoon here at the outdoor seating area in the sun drinking several cold ones. Great location and friendly staff

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Namur, Belgium
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

When you order a risotto, and you get it on your table in less than 5 minutes, the secret of the chef is called : microwave. but this is not cooking. Add a very rude, almost aggressive service, with one single ambition, get you out of the restaurant and a rating of 2 is more than deserved

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Amazing place in Old Town Zurich. The service were very friendly and the food was to die for! We had the wild garlic ravioli that was a special dish of the night and also the traditional entrecote and coq au vin! Both were delicious!!!!!!!! You have to try the desserts. We shared a lemon pie but other desserts that nearby... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, a very quaint bistro restaurant in a small street off Bahnhofstrasse in the old town. Decorated tastefully with framed photos, the decor exudes warmth.The food was plentiful, varied and well prepared. The service was very personable, friendly and discreetly attentive. An excellent experience thanks to a team that really cares about their guests. Well worth returning.... 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

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