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Alten Loewen

Universitatstrasse 111, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 43 343 11 69
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Ranked #89 of 1,383 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $48
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Diner, Delicatessen, Swiss, Tapas
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nice familiar restaurant with creative kitchen. The owner is working in kitchen and the owners wife guides the service staff. Tavolata is the speciality of the house.
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Sydney
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I was taken here by a local and was initially a little confused about the concept. We both thought our first round of dishes was it and we were wondering what all the fuss was about. But there were three more rounds of dishes to come. The food ranged from very good to outstanding and we certainly didn't go hungry.... More 

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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 October 16, 2014

One of my foodie friend speaks highly of Alten Loewen, so you can not blame me that I was just slightly disappointed when I saw the outside of the restaurant. "well another beer garden" was probably the first comment that comes to my mind. But how wrong was I! The wine selection, plus the tavolata concept that they introduce, is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

An extremely busy place. Couldnt get in first night so booked for the next. Really hot space though with so many people. The food was nice, however, no english menus and the staff were not overly helpful to describe dishes so we did do a bit of guess work. It was expensive, cheaper else where. Again atmosphere and food was... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We loved the food at Löwen (although its quite pricy) - the other day my two friends shared a tavolata, and in addition to my soup i picked a few items to try from their plate: at the end, the waiter charged us 20.- extra to the bill because i had some food of my friends tavolata (to be clear:... More 

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Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Located in a nice residential area Close to the University this old local Restaurant is a wonderful positive experience.At lunch you get a wonderful set menu which changes daily but book in advance as the place is always full .The big surprise is in the evening when you can enjoy a tavolata with friends the bring nearly every dish plus... More 

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Romania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a dinner in our first evening in Zurich, made the reservation based on Tripadvisor reviews and considering it was not so far from our hotel and seemed relatively OK as for prices. It is a little bit out of the Old City, we took a tram from Central (big tram station close to Hauptbahnhof, on the other bank... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

From the outside it looks like a typical tavern serving typical swiss food. But inside you will be pleasantly surprised by the deco, atmosphere and menu. We had the tavolata menu that is made of a selection of starters and two mains. Chose the wine by the glass and when you get the bill, you'll be pleasantly surprised that you... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Atmosphere in this restaurant was nice. Their antipasto selection was broad and tasty. My friend ordered artichok pasta, grilled chicken, which both are nice. I ordered Waguy beef medium rare recommended by the waiter, which turned out very chewy so I have to return it. then I changed to fish, which was cooked perfectly, although the side dish was not.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I've been here only once some time ago but I definitely would love to return. Nice ambiance, friendly service and good food (appetizer, main course and dessert!)!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

For around 55 Swiss Francs you get a very good and rich menu. Usually i cannot eat it all :-) Its very fine and the chef of cuisine Roebi is very good cook and friend. Together with his wife Maria, they have created a very good and unique offer in Zurich. Reserve your table early! The restaurant is always fully... More 

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Additional Information about Alten Loewen

Address: Universitatstrasse 111, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 43 343 11 69
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 18 - 48
Cuisine: Diner, Delicatessen, Swiss, Tapas

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