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Restaurant Burgli

Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich 8038, Switzerland (Wollishofen)
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Ranked #78 of 1,321 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $89
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
Neighborhood: Wollishofen
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Over 100 years as a restaurant has allowed Zurich's Buergli to really hone the skill of serving food in gorgeous surroundings. With its historic rooms carefully decked out in glorious technicolour the effect is stunning. With a brave bright 60s orange accompanied by mid century style furniture in the large dining room and a boudoir-ish feel in the smaller, so much thought has clearly gone in to making this a place to excite the senses before you even see the menu. However our pick of seats has to be on the terrace with its absolutely breathtaking views of the lake, the perfect spot at which to marvel at this glorious city and to enjoy food prepared with passion and verve.
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Good food, nice view, cosy atmosphere. The reason thought that this is a clear 5* rating is the "ethical menu". On my visit here last year they had a claim on the menu that they do not serve endangered species - e.g. Tuna as well. This just resonated with me immediately, I love this kind of responsibility. Carry on Burgli,... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This cosy restaurant offers a nice view over the lake of Zurich. Prices are -like many places in town- quite high. The menu offers a selected list of nice dishes and fancy wines. Service was fair: they forgot to bring one dish, but compensated this by offering the person involved a dessert on the house.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My friend told me that the best entrecôte in Zürich is served here! I have been to Bürgli for several times and as far as I remember, I have not tried anything else here. The waiter made sure you got the meat how you liked it. And the Café de Paris sauce was awesome! Just dip all your fries into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Very busy local restaurant full of charm and character. The food was excellent and the portions were very generous. I look forward to returning in the summer for brunch on the terrace.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Eating out in Zurich is very expensive, but at least the quality is usually high. Bürgli is the restaurant that offers the best value for money in town. Yes, it's a bit far out of town (Take the number 7 tram south out of town), but the combination of atmosphere, authenticity and great food make this place a winner. Of... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This hidden gem offers very attentive service, an attractive menue and good wine list, beautiful dishes and dependable quality - all this comes at a price in Switzerland. The place is well kept and has an interesting outdoor garden section - you will not be disappointed.

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Austin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Entrecôte is sooooooo good! It comes with all you can eat fries which you can directly put into the delicious entrecôte butter sauce. I've been three times now and each time the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The menu is very diverse so anyone can find something they will like. It's a nicer place, so it is not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Rude! The Burgli is usually a good, reliable restaurant. After my latest visit though I'm not sure if I'll ever go back. The food was ok, but the waiter was incredibly rude and aggressive. It started off badly and never improved. The waiter (older, slender, short grey and black hair) was very keen on pushing an aperitif of prosecco with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

limited menu of seasonal produce that does not change that frequently. he constant is the excellent cafe de Paris entrecôte steak. Good wine list. Staff friendly by Swiss standards. But the smaller rooms with low ceilings can get very hot and window opening is frowned upon.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The food is just as stunning as the magnificently beautiful decor, chandeliers, piano and table out lay! Fabulous choice if art, colors and the view of Zurich lake is to die for! Rain wind or shine, what a PERFECT choice of venue and menu to brighten any day! Amazing staff, catering for all your needs!! In short.... SIMPLY OUTSTANDING!!!!!

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Additional Information about Restaurant Burgli

Address: Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
Phone Number: 044-482-8100
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Wollishofen
Average Prices: USD 0 - 89
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

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