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Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 227 70 00
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Ranked #15 of 1,348 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $104
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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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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This place was really amazing..felt very proud that many indian dishes were relished by many Europeans..Enjoyed the dinner very much...

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This is a fully vegetarian restaurant. Meaning? You can not order meat or fish..but don't worry, also carnivores can have a good time here and enjoy the taste of the vegetarian cooking. The food selection is wide, ranging from pasta to Asian dishes. The house dishes are a big plus, putting a creative spin on vegetarian food, so that the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Fantastic vegetarian buffet, but also food to order a la carte. The quality and range on offer is simply excellent, with particularly the vegetarian curries being really outstanding. It is not cheap, but little is in Zurich, and this is definitely worth the extra. Thoroughly recommended.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

looking for a trendy veggie restaurant? good food with a choice of indian dishes and great buffet. Can get crowdy on peaktimes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

I still cannot believe that all that food was vegetarian! Amazing varieties that must cover every taste there is, so delicious, cosy atmosphere, easy open buffet arrangement, you pay according to the weight of the food on your plate.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

I am obviously biased, as I really like all sorts of meat. Still I really enjoy good vegetables and advanced cooking so I had some expectations as I went there. Staff is really nice and location is obviously central, but that's about it. You have a large buffet, which you pay for by weight which makes it quite expensive for... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 NEW

The sheer choice in vegetarian is stunning. The restaurant, quite massive, is usually overflowing, indicating both the restaurant's and the concept's success. Book ahead though, or you might ending up waiting quite long.

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Millinocket, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a wonderful place. We weren't sure what we were getting into but decided to give it a try. Google search lead us here and what a place. We were a bit overwhelmed at first. It's a buffet and a sit down place. We looked at the buffet but most of the tables were taken. On our way upstairs to... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Positive: - quality - choice variety - taste Negative - complicated buffet: not easy to access - a bit pricy. Vegi should not mean that you have to pay more. Nevertheless will be returning frequently .

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was very impressed with the world's oldest vegetarian restaurant! Prices were reasonable with many options on the menu. The buffet had almost everything on the menu, and I would try it next time. The wine list was ok, and the service was excellent. I will definitely go back!

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Address: Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 44 227 70 00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
Average Prices: USD 26 - 104

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