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Z. Alten Lowen

#63 of 1,451 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Swiss, European, Spanish, Delicatessen, Tapas, Diner
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University Street 111, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
043 343 11 69
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11:30 am - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Eating and Drinking in historical flair. All without frills, just enjoy...
Eating and Drinking in historical flair. All without frills, just enjoy yourself feel good and homey atmosphere. Homemade, fresh from the market, seasonal. We are known for our tavolata; the multi-goers from pots and bowls, just simply at home. Prepared with love and passion. We look forward to you. Your Lions team
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely summer meal

This restaurant was a short walk from our accommodation - the food was fresh and wonderfully tasty. Helpful waiter. Just a lovely spot for dinner

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Jenny N
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  • Special occasions
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  • Italian first
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English first
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This restaurant was a short walk from our accommodation - the food was fresh and wonderfully tasty. Helpful waiter. Just a lovely spot for dinner

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

this is a great place with great food. I like it especially at summertime outside at the long table but it is perfect inside as well. book your reservation and enjoy tavolata here.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very nice restaurant, a good atmosphere due to a good mix of old and fashion internal design. The food is very good also, the meats that we have eaten was well cooked and with a pleasant flavors (both lamb and chicken). Good the icecream as a dessert (there are a lot of taste to choose). The service is professional and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had lunch here with a friend and enjoyed the lovely food. Due to the poor weather condition we sat inside. Service was friendly and prices are reasonable. We will definitely return here and enjoy the garden terrace.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Loved the place, a used-to-be-quartierbeiz in Zurich which kepts its charme and good service. Food is honest, portions are adequat and we enjoyed every single dish from grilled pork to aubergines. Prices are fair for Zurich standards, and the atmosphere is great (and we were inside, if you come in summer there is a large outside sitting area, so it... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this restaurant and decided to try it. We had observed that it was always full and now we know why! The food is so fresh and delicious and the price is very reasonable for the big portions. (We ordered the tavolata, where we were surprised with the dishes we received) the portions were generous... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A friend recommended the restaurant as a place with atmosphere and food with excellent ingredients. We had the artichoke to start with and then penne with tomato sauce and prosciutto, the Gordon bleu and the stuffed ravioli. It was all extremely tasty and well prepared but the tart tatin in the end was the best part of the night! We... More 

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San Juan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I love this restaurant so much. I usually come here when I have visitors over and want to take them out for some excellent food and good wine, or a night out with my husband, great for couples. In Kreis 6, lovely resto, outdoor seating in the summer. I always get the Tavolata, which is basically tons of dishses served... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The atmosphere in this place was really nice. It could either be a great dinner with friends or a romantic dinner with a loved one. The menu was only in German; however, the wait staff spoke English, so it wouldn't be a problem. The food was great, and I'm told they have a great wine selection (though I'm not a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

While this is a bit far from downtown Zurich, it is only about 15 minutes on the number 9 tram from the Bellevue station, or a short cab ride. The outside is almost invisible but the inside is comfortable and the food is well prepared and good value. We had the 'tavololata' service that gives you a sampling of many... More 

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Additional Information about Z. Alten Lowen

Address: University Street 111, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
Phone Number: 043 343 11 69
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Average Prices: USD $19 to $49
Cuisine: Swiss, European, Spanish, Delicatessen, Tapas, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: University Street 111, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: 043 343 11 69

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $19 to $49
  • Cuisine: Swiss, European, Spanish, Delicatessen, Tapas, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Eating and Drinking in historical flair. All without frills, just enjoy yourself feel good and homey atmosphere. Homemade, fresh from the market, seasonal. We are known for our tavolata; the multi-goers from pots and bowls, just simply at home. Prepared with love and passion. We look forward to you. Your Lions team
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?