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Ziegel oh Lac (Rote Fabrik)

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Seestrasse 395, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
+41 (0)44 481 62 42
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of my favs in Zurich

I have lived in Zurich for nearly four years and this remains one of my favorite restaurants. The atmosphere is very relaxed, the food is good, and the price is decent for Switzerland. I also want to mention that they always have some nice veggie and vegan options. I am not a vegetarian, but I like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Kobe
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in Zurich for nearly four years and this remains one of my favorite restaurants. The atmosphere is very relaxed, the food is good, and the price is decent for Switzerland. I also want to mention that they always have some nice veggie and vegan options. I am not a vegetarian, but I like to eat good veggie... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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123 reviews 123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I went with a big group of people to the Ziegel oh Lac on a Thursday night. We were all looking forward to a funny night with friends and enjoy a bit of Italian food. It turned out to be a huge disappointment. The service was very unfriendly, the food was overcooked and not tasty. But at least the view... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Summing up, this is an excellent restaurant if you like the alternative, hippie-like lifestyle with a wide range of vegan and vegetarian dishes and you do not mind to wait a little longer or have self-service beverage. PRO: Situated on the shore of Lake Zurich with a wonderful view of the mountains on one side and the historic old city... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I was wondering about some critics written here which said that the spaghetti costs around 20 francs but sorry that`s not true. In fact they offer nearly the cheapest Napoli and Bognese in town. The vegetarian version was 12,50 chf and the really delicious "Bolo" 17,50 chf i think. Made with organic beef from the region they told. That`s unbeatable... More 

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Tervuren, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are in Zürich, you have to visit the 'Rote Fabrik'. Great location, wonderful dishes and friendly service. Wonderful view and nice atmosphere. Perfect location for lunch and/or dinner on a sunny day.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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625 reviews 625 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I decided to have lunch here one day by the lake. I arrived before the restaurant opened so I took the opportunity to just look around for a moment. They offer outside seating in nice weather right on the edge of the lake. The inside seating area consists of basic tables. As I walked near the side entrance of the... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Me and my husband love to go there for food, for a nice ambiance and a great lake view. We always get a nice plate of meat or fish with fresh veggies, and they claim their produce coming form organic sources which is a big plus for us.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

A group of us were booked in for this restaurant. From start to finish the woman who was looking after us was great and I think everyone very much enjoyed themselves. What was really nice is that the restaurant had booked us seats both outside and inside. Therefore, we were able to have nibbles and a drink to begin with... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

always good Food. Great value for Money, on the lake with table Service for the Food, but Drinks are self Service. All People from all walks of life dine here, it is great fun! Always going back!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

i go there quite often for lunch. the rote fabrik and its restaurant are great locations if you love non-commercial institutions. the food is mostly organic and regional. the staff is friendly and its good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Seestrasse 395, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Wollishofen
  • Neighborhood: Wollishofen
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)44 481 62 42

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 26
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?