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Alpenstrasse 11, Zug 6300, Switzerland (Formerly Pickwick Pub)
+41 41 711 10 04
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Secunderabad, India
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited with a friend after a longish day out. It has a nice English pub-like atmosphere, though the selection of beers and foods is more geographically spread out.

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Thank Troglophile
Adelaide, Australia
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a snack and a beer on a Friday night with English speaking Expats or to meet other English speaking expats. Food is typical pub food but below standard of English pubs.

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Thank aussie1000Adel
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

For lunch all I wanted was something simple and fried, nothing fancy which is all too common in Zug. A friend suggested this place. I am amazed I never walked by it before but I will now visit every time I am in Zug. As for the location it is just as one exits the main train station, on the... More 

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Thank BudapestDude
LMGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear BudapestDude Thank you for your great review; our team appreciates your words very much. We do, in deed, strive hard to provide a great pub experience for all our guests. After 30 years we have become an institution in Zug and, “the place where people meet”. We hope to see you soon. More 

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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Love the Pickwick Pub. It is centrally located close to the train station and very lose to the old town of Zug. It serves great hamburgers and traditional fish and chips. After 8pm you need to be over 18 but before that you can also take your family.

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Thank Natan G
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear Natan G Many thanks for your kind words & we look forward to seeing you very soon! More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

It was not a busy lunch time this visit, but we had only come in for a drink on our tour of all the Pickwick Pubs in Switzerland. But ended up having lunch there as the specials board captured us. And the sandwich did not disappoint. Pulled pork that was very tasty.And to use a stock phrase they made it... More 

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Thank MissElainey
LMGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear MissElainey We are very happy to hear that Mr. Pickwick Pub tour continues to be a success! We look forward to your next visit. Best regards More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Friday night; not enough staff; runout of food before 10pm. Basically a rubbish pub that try to be English...poorly.

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Thank Peter B
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear Peter B, I am sorry to hear that your experience did not match that of many of our satisfied customers. The Mr. Pickwick Pubs have been in Switzerland for over 45 years experience so I can personally assure you that we work very hard to provide an authentic British pub experience. Expectations can naturally differ and mistakes can, most... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I visited this pub with my oldest friend who has lived in Zug for over 25 years. What a friendly pub it is with a lot people from all areas of Europe visiting. It is quite a sporty pub but the food and beer is excellent, complimented by the clientele who frequent the pub. We had a lovely afternoon meal... More 

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Thank Neil M
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear Neil M Thank you very much for your great review. It is very much appreciated by the whole team as we work hard to offer "a home away from home" for all our guests. We are launching a new food menu in the next few weeks that we are very excitied about so please pop in and try our... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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221 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Mr Pickwick is a proper pub, the publican has striven to make it the closest you can get to the British pub culture roots. It has TV broadcasts of sport, usually football, snooker etc, a wide range of beers, stouts and ales (the Guiness is good) and sits in the west bus terminus area outside the Zug railway station.

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Thank PhotoRAMBLER5
LMGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear PhotoRAMBLER5 Many thanks for your feedback; the team appreciate it very much. We strive hard to offer an authentic British pub atmosphere. Our Guest ales from England are very popular; at the moment we have Fuller`s London Porter and Belhaven Black Stout. We are also launching a new food menu in April which we are very excited about. We... More 

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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Great ex pat pub in Zug. This is where most Ex pats hang out. The land lord introduced himself which was good as we were new to the area. Dog friendly which is very helpful. The food is very good, considering its a pub. lots to choose from and they will adapt whatever you want. Thank you

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Thank Steve R
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear Steve R A great review, many thanks from the whole team. We strive hard to ensure a great atmosphere for all our Swiss and international guests - we are "the place where people meet!". We are launching a new food menu in April 2016 so if you are in town pop in and try something new! One of our... More 

Hunenberg, Switzerland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Big screen sports, good selection of British beer and nice choice of pub grub. Well located near the Zug train station.

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Thank Craig G
JSGastrag, Inhaber at Mr. Pickwick Pub, responded to this review

Dear Gordon646593 Many thanks for your positive review. We hope to see you again soon. Next time why not try one of our English guest beers. If you like rugby we televise the 6 Nations games live (Feb-March). On behalf of the team I wish you a very Merry Christmas. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, American, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alpenstrasse 11, Zug 6300, Switzerland (Formerly Pickwick Pub)
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zug  >  Zug
  • Phone Number: +41 41 711 10 04

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?