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Kronenhalle

Raemistrasse 4, Zurich 8001, Switzerland (Hochschulen)
+41(0)44 2629900
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Ranked #82 of 1,319 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Swiss
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Hochschulen
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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were told that this is a traditional Swiss restaurant. I think its an institution that is now resting on its fame. The food is OK. Service was very poor (sloppy) and very rushed. We were out within 1hour. I would not go again.

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Berlin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We went to the well known Kronenhalle last night, expecting a good meal accompanied by good wine. It started suspiciously - we got a table upstairs, where it was quite evident that most of the diners were foreigners. Down stairs at the big dining hall was a very different atmosphere, that's where I suspect they seat the locals and more... More

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England
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160 reviews 160 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This came highly recommended in a Zurich travel guide, but it missed the mark a little for us. Our food was fine, but nothing special with the possible exception of a deliciously light and creamy chocolate mousse. Overall, it was expensive for what it was. The service was good.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One of the classic restaurants in the city center. Great interior. Food is traditional, local fare. Service was below standard - though the gentleman was very attentive, helpful and nice - as soon as the place becomes busy, it is obvious that the place understaffed (for such prices you'd expect more .....).

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a wonderful experience several years ago in this restaurant when Yves Saint Laurent was seated near us. He saw us admiring the paintings and asked the maitre d' to give us a tour of the many works of art on the restaurant walls. The paintings by Chagall, Miro, Picasso and others are still there, but the ambiance of... More

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docfunk6
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to the bar on a recommendation from a friend, we are really glad we did. We arrived around 4pm so it was a little slow at that time, but we got more than attentive service from our bartender Christian. He spoke english well and provided spot on cocktails with some great appetizers. The walls were adorned with original... More

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Dover, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My meal at the famous Kronenhalle goes down as the best meal i have ever had as a world traveler. The atmosphere has old world charm meets modern amenities. Our service was impeccable. The food was cooked to perfection and the lamb lettuce salad was delicious. You definitely get what you pay for. Following dinner i indulged in a few... More

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Houston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Compliments to the chef! The meal (I had the duck and my friend had the sea bass) was perfectly cooked. Our hotel made reservations for us but there was a mix up but they were able to get us a table. Service was not at the level where it should be given the price and type of restaurant. We had... More

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Reston
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went here because Kronenhalle is supposed to be something special. Maybe my expectations were too high. I had expected speciality cocktails - quite a few Swiss wines by the glass. I was disappointed. There were only 4 vodka drinks on the menu - all common ones. I finally settled on a champagne cocktail - it was tasty and beautifully... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Service: Perfection. Polite and professional. Plenty of staff, you feel surrounded. Location: Next to the lake, at Bellevue Platz. Interior: Amazing - nice decor. Old fashioned but classy and historical. Food: Delicious. Nice wine. Best Zurcher geschnetzeltes.

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