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Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Old Town)
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Ranked #8 of 1,383 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Old Town
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Kindli is a hotel and restaurant in a historic building in the old part of Zurich. Great for traditional Swiss food in a historic setting. Attentive service and nice ambiance

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Zurich, Switzerland
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166 reviews 166 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Kindli is a traditional restaurant in a beautiful house in the middle of Zurich old town. The service is friendly and the food is good but not exceptional. The portion of jamon Iberico was generous, the dorade fish on caper sauce not impressive but still ok. The place is popular, make sure to have a reservation. The do not have... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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108 reviews 108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is very difficult to find a restaurant in Zurich in December. All good restaurants are full with company groups celebrating a Christmas dinner. So we had to find a restaurant to eat without reservation and we ended up at the last free table of Kindli. It is really excellent and the waiters try to make your stay as pleasant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My family visited this excellent restaurant on a Saturday evening. From first to last the service was really excellent. All of us had 3 courses and we all thought they were excellent. One of my kids is quite fussy but she liked everything she ordered. There was a "seasonal" menu which I tried: scallop risotto was superb as was the... More 

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Malibu, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We saw the Kindli while walking the streets of old town Zurich. I took a card, returned to our hotel and the concierge definitely recommended we visit for a meal. My husband and I had our small dog with us and we were all greeted graciously. The restaurant is comfortably elegant and was filled to the brim on this mid... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We ate here for our one night in Zurich, Tuesday 16th September in transit from Paris to Milan and on to Venice by train. We had wandered through the Allstadt area and saw this old building from 1474. It caught our eye, and early evening we ventured inside. We were offered a table without booking and the service was quick,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It is a very popular place in the center of the old town and we are so glad we finally tried it out- if you come to Zurich and want to try out some typical Swiss food, Kindli is the place for you. The way of cooking is un-complicated but the ingredient is at the top quality. I have tried... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We have eaten at the Kindly many times (lunch and dinner). We find the service to always be very friendly and professional. The food was always excellent, tasty and appeared fresh. The ambiance is nice and pleasant in a very old building, which is cared for excellently. Because of this we prefer to eat there rather in autumn / winter... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

After looking at the TA review I thought I would eat there. Delicious Swiss food and reasonable price. This place is so good you just have to try it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was our last evening in Europe and we decided to try Kindli after reading all of the wonderful reviews. The restaurant is located in a great area just off the Bahnhofstrasse. The setting was very comfortable and traditional - dark, wood paneled walls and candles at each table. A great setting for a more romantic meal to relax &... More 

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Address: Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town

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