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Cafe Schober

Napfgasse 4, Zurich, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #39 of 1,290 restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Old Town
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167 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

the best hot choccolate drink and the tartaleta with maracuja are the top. outdoor seats on the terrace is a dreamy place in the middle of the old town.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Its a very small confisiery But with clasic desert But very good. Nice design, small terase and ITS near The river Very Old

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Don't visit Schober if you're Starbucks regular or you are on a tight budget and in a hurry. It's like stepping back in time when you enter. Decor and ambience are all part of the experience. We enjoyed a leisurely coffee and cake there several times during our week in Zurich, my husband favouring the apple strudel with vanilla custard... More

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New York
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had just arrived in Zurich and decided to take a walk through the old part of the city. We were looking for a place to have lunch and we saw this what looked like a little bakery/café. There were some seats outside so we sat down and looked at the menu. The menu was totally in German. Usually menus... More

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Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A beautiful cafe in the Old Town district of Zurich. A very quiet and peaceful courtyard setting for a tasty light lunch. The pastries and chocolates on display looked absolutely wonderful. Definitely must return.

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were wandering around Zurich on a Sunday morning looking for a cafe for breakfast when we stumbled on this cafe. From the outside it looked like a tiny bakery but, like the tardis, it is far bigger on the inside. We had a great breakfast (coffee and pastries) in a lovely atmosphere. I would recommend this cafe to friends... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My husband and I had dinner in a restaurant and were looking for dessert. We asked the after in a bar where we could go to find dessert and coffee and he suggested that this was the best dessert in Zurich. A little hard to find at night as the main shop was in darkness. Once we found our way... More

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Singapore/San Francisco
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

When everything else in old town Zurich is full, Cafe Schober always comes to the rescue. Its low ceilings and cozy couches fulfill all fantasies of a 300 year old coffee house, and their simple menu with flammenkuchen, quiche, and salads to go with your coffee, hot chocolate, beer or wine are perfect for a main meal or at weird... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The only reason I am giving a rating 4 is because of the nice and cosy atmosphere. Otherwise the cakes were not good. Eclair was quite bad.

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Orlando, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We arrived around 6pm since our teenager wanted a "Good" hot chocolate on her trip to Zurich. It was all decorated perfectly for Easter and there were so many choices for chocolates and pastries. I am a coffee drinker, but had the hot chocolate which was amazing served with whipped cream. The atmosphere is cozy, whimsical and elegant!!!!

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