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King's Cave

Central 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 256 55 55
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Ranked #311 of 1,206 restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $36 - $73
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: You will be dazzled by our regally bedecked cellar restaurant, with heavy curtains in knightly gold and blue and stately velvet chairs with artful ornaments. At King’s Cave Restaurant, your dining experience will be in a royal ambience. Chandeliers, mirrors, bar, wine cellar and fireplace give authenticity its final touches.Savor our delicious grilled specialties and a full-bodied wine carefully selected. Our guests are king, literally.
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Food was good, service ok, Price is high and I like the ambiance in this restaurant, piano music up in the Bar is also very nice.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We went to Kings Cave for a business dinner. The beef and fries were OK value for price. However the service was quite bad. Almost all servings were delivered to the wrong person, we had numerous different waiters that all just talked Swiss to us even though we let them know we were English. Waiters were clumsy and knocked over... More

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CentralPlazaHotel, Inhaber at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear TravelerDK2014 We are severily displeased to hear of the poor service. This incident is under examination and any actions to increase the quality of service will be taken. Please pardon the inconveniece we caused. Kind regards Dave Meyer Coproprietor More

St. Albans, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

When I come home to Zurich, this is usual my first request when my parents ask where we should for dinner. Numerous times I have had the most excellent dinner with family and friends and for special occasions at Kings. Sadly, the last couple of times we went it has been extremely poor service. I went for a dinner with... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went here just because we were staying at the hotel. The food was very good and the piano music from the bar upstairs was very good. The service was also very good.

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Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

very well located, good prices in a very expensive city, kind and friendly staff, normal food, nice decoration, quiet place, very good for a romantic dinner, candles etc etc

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Frankfurt, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Went there for a weekend dinner on our trip to Zurich - King's cave was hit and miss - an average dining experience/value for the price. Pluses included a nice, beautifully decorated interior, interesting pictures, candles and live piano music (from upstairs) that made for a nice and romantic evening. Service was the European standard, I thought slightly above, spouse... More

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Chicago, IL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I went to Kings Cave for a recent business meal. It has a great location, easy walk to anything after a nice meal. They have outside patio which is nice when the weather is warm. The inside of the restaurant is well decorated and has a good ambiance for a business or personal meal. The service was excellent. They had... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Lived in Zurich for 10 years and have eaten at Kings many times and always enjoyed the food. Last 2 visits in 2013, service has deterioated. Latest meal on 6 May, I ordered a medium rare peppered steak . The steak order was forgotten then arrived rare on one side and well done on the other.Pepper sauce like water .What... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The staff did their utmost to get us a table, it was a wait, but well worth it. The restaurant served my favorite dish - fresh dover sole! We did notice that the menu was varied. The prices are high but if they serve your favorite meal who cares!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The restaurant is conveniently located in walking distance from the main train station in the Hotel Central. Despite being a restaurant with no windows because it is in a sub-level floor the King's Cave is very cozy. They offer a variety of steaks. I have eaten there several times and the meat is always very good. They also offer a... More

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