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Hiltl

Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 227 70 00
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Ranked #12 of 1,306 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Founded in 1898 by Ambrosious Hiltl, Haus Hiltl is the world’s first vegetarian restaurant in the world. Four generations later, Haus Hiltl is managed by Rolf and Marielle Hiltl who have transformed the restaurant into an internationally renowned establishment. From the early hours of the morning until late at night, guests enjoy home-made fare, prepared fresh every day – from take away snacks to coffee and cakes, right up to refined cuisine and house made beverages all served in a unique atmosphere.
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We had a fabulous lunch. The food was fresh, very tasty, wonderfully spiced and all vegetarian but you couldn't not tell. The atmosphere is lovely, its busy at all times so best to book. Staff are nice, efficient, quick. Most certainly going back.

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

This Restaurant is my preferred in Zurich,it is vegetarian but you don't feel it the food is very and with high quality , is a good restaurant to go with friend for a good dinner

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Vancouver
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My husband is Swiss and I was first introduced to Hiltl on our first trip to Zurich and every year we go back, I make sure we come at least once. I've probably been over a dozen times now. My in laws give me gift certificates for Christmas and Birthdays! Every time it delights. Service is always attentive, efficient and... More

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Boom, Antwerpen, Belgium
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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

When it comes to vegetarian restaurants, Hiltl sets the bar. Literally, this was the first restaurant in the world to offer vegan food. Indian, Thai, even a bit of Swiss cuisine all mingled together make every visit a dream come true.

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went to Hiltl last night! İ reserved our table a day before and received an Sms for confirmation-which helps for a busy place like Hiltl! I was the only vegan in the family but my sons (age 10 and7) loved their veggy burgers and basil spagetthi. İ got the open buffet starter, where all of us tried new things... More

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Emiliano Zapata, Mexico
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Many family generations have continued with this traditional restaurant ,more than 100 vegetarian specialities.. For lunch and dinner. Recently they opened a Bar Lounge /very nice.! And guess what Nice ladies very vegetarian oriented ( slim and beautiful ) This is a must for a person who are in the vegetarian way.

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Trendy vegetarian restaurant, in my opinion the food lacked flavor and creativity it felt as if everything came out of a bag and went directly to the fryer.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very nice setting near the lake and opera house. The vegetarian food is quite good, with enough options to keep you coming back (we ate here twice). Definitely a nice find after a few days of heavier Swiss fare, though not inexpensive for a quick serve 'buffet' style restaurant. Very popular among the locals.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Found this restaurant by chance on trip advisor when i was sourcing for hotels in Zurich. Very cozy, modern restaurant with a bar on one side. Really lovely variety of Veg food - i think one of the most options i hv ever seen on the buffet. We made a reservation online & glad we did as it was busy... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Amazing food great location service ,great variety vegetarian buffet by weight ,avoid samosas not the greatest ,great variety of foods,healthy choices,

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