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Restaurant Alter Tobelhof

European, Swiss
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Tobelhofstrasse 236, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
044 251 11 93
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place for all types of meals and groups. Excellent ambiance with kind service, fantastic wines options and different ambient. Bring your visitors!

Thank Eduardo M
Saarbrucken, Germany
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The restaurant is kinda pleasant, although the hall inside seems a little worse for wear. There are two or three good wines, apparently, but we haven't been offered the wine card. Also, if you come before 6pm only a very limited selection of dishes is available. I'd say the steaks are the main feature of the place. There is also... More 

Thank Qnan
Zurich, Switzerland
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215 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

After enjoying the brunch in the next door Chasalp place, we came there for a fondue evening. It's always annoying when we are asked for a Nusslisalad but I have to admit that this was very tasty. We had a fondue with red pepperoni and ham together with the cheese, that was quite unusual for us but very very tasty.... More 

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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Had dinner here with extended family. We were 7 adults and 1 child in total. It was hunting season so they were serving mainly deer and hirsch (elk?) but no bird game at all. To start with I had beet root and pumpkin. It looked pretty but for 15CHf I would have expected more taste. As main course I ordered... More 

Thank windvalley
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We arrived late for lunch on a sunny saturday. I thought we wouldn't get a table but we did, and with a smile. The day was pleasant, the food was good, Swiss specialities, and the kids had lots of fun in the playground. It was indeed expensive, but I have not been in another restaurant in Switzerland, I am comparing... More 

Thank Vmartinussi
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We took a taxi there since my parents loved it the last time they visited. The food was quite good, lots of variety. They have amazing salads but I chose the veal with mushrooms with roesti on the side, it was delicious. Overall we had a pleasant evening and they even brought something for me when my dad said it... More 

Thank Pinoruc
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Came here on a busy evening, happy we got seats, surrounding and interior very nice and cozy. The Waiter (Roman) came and made very nice suggestions and let us feel we are in the right "hands". From there everything went downhill... - waiter was far to pushy to sell us more things (very uncomfortable for us) , I do understand... More 

1 Thank Tobi1985
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This place is for real fondue lovers. However, there is no ventilation inside. We had a business dinner there and I have to admit that given the circumstances (i.e. business dinner, smart code dress) one needs to change over after that for the smell sucked into my jacket and sat there for another day. I did not bring an extra... More 

1 Thank ArnasB2
Zurich, Switzerland
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The Tobelhof is a place I visit quite frequently. The place offers outdoor seating (which provides nice views) under old trees which you should go for whenever the weather and temperature allows. There is a separate Fondue/Cheese place especially popular during Fall/Winter. Prices are at the upper limit for this category but the menu offered has high consistent quality and... More 

1 Thank meduc11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I used to eat at the Alter Tobelhof many times and I loved sitting in their garden restaurant in the summer. Far away from busy roads and traffic, you can enjoy your meal in the lovely garden area. Ideal for families with kids. Try one of their seasonal mushroom dishes which I liked in particular ('Eierschwaemmli' in Swiss) or their... More 

1 Thank Dana_Ross2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $45
European, Swiss
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tobelhofstrasse 236, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: 044 251 11 93

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