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Restaurant Volkshaus

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European
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Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to have a good lunch or diner and you don't want to go to the regular places in town, go visit restaurant Volkshaus. All meals are fresh cooked, using only bio ingredients. The taste of the dishes, that change every day, is delicious. A must go if you live in Zurich or if you visit the city... More 

Thank Frank V
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

A reservation at this hotspot is very recommended, all table in the restaurant area were occupied the Thursday evening we visited. The restaurant offers good plain cuisine but very very tasty. Our visit was quite a success, we especially liked the Leberkäs, a bavarian-south-german dish. Our dishes were very tasty. Check the menu in the internet before you book: they... More 

Thank Stephan G
Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

This place is a bonus if you are interested in restaurant and graphic design. Great, lively atmosphere but despite being in the cavernous room the tables were intimately spaced and it was easy to carry on a conversation with your dinning partner. Like most places in Zürich, the menu is on the pricey side for it's casual vibe but the... More 

Thank Enrico P
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Love the place and the atmosphere. The room is quiet amazing. The food is average - and that's what you come for. The staff is very busy and we didn't find the service to be anything but average.

Thank Trine T
Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Prices are typical of Zurich, so the place is not cheap (expect to pay 35-45 chf for a main course) but you get much less for your money than in other restaurants. Menu is very basic although there are at least a couple of vegetarian options. No atmosphere, average service, very average food and if you like larger portions this... More 

Thank Rachel D
Molde, Norway
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

I`m often in Zurich, and this is one of the places I keep coming back to. I usually find the food very good (it may vary a bit as the menu changes with the seasons) and the recommended wines also very good. I like the look of the place, and all though some of the staff may be a bit...intimidating... More 

Thank YlvaSW
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

The Volkshaus is something of an institution in Zurich, offering good Swiss food and a pleasant atmosphere. The bar area is also nice and popular with locals. The prices are average by Zurich standards and overall it's highly recommended.

Thank Alex B
Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

We really enjoyed spending an evening at the Volkshaus restaurant. French Brasserie type with very high ceilings. The food was excellent. The prices are representative of the Swiss cost of living though...

Thank Laurence1905
Waedenswil, Switzerland
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Volkshaus is not only a restaurant but also a concert hall. So, Joe Jackson was playing (amazing concert btw) and we went for dinner at the Volkhaus before his gig. We have been there before and it never disappoints, and also not this time. I like the look of the place - service is very friendly and the food is... More 

Thank Miranda_8820
Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

we wanted some privacy to talk. the restaurant is not loud in the back also the service was nice the food was good its more swissish and easy but all really good. we will be back. there is a bar in front and that has also a nice atmosphere just for drinks, breakfast is nice as well.

Thank Ela L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $59
Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Langstrasse
  • Neighborhood: Langstrasse
  • Phone Number: 0442421155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?