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Widder

#197 of 1,439 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
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Rennweg 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
044-224-2526
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Relaxed lunch, great food and nice vibe

Had lunch here as part of work trip. Initially I though it might be too formal (from the outside). Turns out its relaxed with shared tables and a nice atmosphere. A mix of business, couples and some families. The menu is very interesting (at least for a non Swiss). Selections of cold and hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
TerenceAtkinson
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A wonderful little spot in Zurich. Great food, attentive service, fairly priced wines (at least compared to everything else in Switzerland!)

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46 reviews 46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had lunch here as part of work trip. Initially I though it might be too formal (from the outside). Turns out its relaxed with shared tables and a nice atmosphere. A mix of business, couples and some families. The menu is very interesting (at least for a non Swiss). Selections of cold and hot meats (at varying prices) and local... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner at the Widder Restaurant. The food was absolutely amazing from the starter to the dessert! Best quality, fantastic tastes... and the service is perfect. The restaurant is located in an old historic building that has been renovated in a lovely and luxury way.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stopped there with my wife, we were looking for a place to have lunch. it was a marvelous ! The view to the cooks, and the deco are worth to pass and eat there. It's something unique in Zurich. The staff seems a bit young and needs to get in the routine. But there were very friendly. My wife... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife and I visited the Widder's AuGust restaurant on November 17, just shortly after it had opened. It was an appalling example of how not to open a new restaurant, and a striking example of the saying "You only get one opportunity to make a first impression". The location is great, the concept innovative and the room is nicely... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

they call it fine dining but it is not up to par compared to what i am used to. perhaps they should avoid calling it a fine dining experience. the prices are indeed in what you would call fine dining range but that's about all. I was a bit disappointed in the menu. I had the foie gras and the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Our international association celebrated Chrismas in style at the Widder hotel this year. We were over 100 participants. The venue was elegant, the service very attentive and the menu was both original and festive. The food and wine were true to tradition: definitely lived up to the promise...

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Very good quality ingredients. Excellent preparation and original meals. A pleasant experience, good ambiance but quite pricey. Large wine list.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The very chic and posh Widder bar is famous in the city and has one of the best whisky selection in Zurich. The service is perfect and the drinks word famous.

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Tervuren, Belgium
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Enjoyed a great after dinner drink in the jazz bar and was impressed with the 2000+ bottles of various alcoholic beverages and the Whiskey selection! The staff was wonderful. Great ambiance.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rennweg 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 044-224-2526

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?