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Lumiere

#45 of 1,533 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
French, European, Central European
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Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the lumiere has a real italian and spanish feel to it which is refreshing in Zurich. it is very popluar and rightly so. it has two sitting a night. the owner was there to greet us and hist staff pay just the right amount of attention to you. the food was excelleint. the tuna tartar, the beef, the chicken and... More 

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Thank mrsP7741
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need a reservation and you know why once you have been there. We had a perfect dinner and we are going again. What else do you need to know?

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Thank Lobaria
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ambiance. Accommodating staff. Great wine list. Small space so reservations are recommended. They were fully booked when I walked in but offered me a table if I was willing to eat quickly. I appreciated the option and took them up on it.

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Thank meshell813
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch on a Saturday, very nice area, people very friendly and professional, I had the beef filet café de Paris: really fabulous and my wife the burger that was absolutely delicious too. A bit pricy but great place to go.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small Space, but very pleasing atmosphere. Pommes Allumettes alone are worth a visit. The service is professional but funny and friendly. It's a great place to meet with friends and family.

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Thank ClaudiaOC
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

His quaint and intimate restaurant is tucked away in the old town of Zurich and serves up some of the best French food we've eaten outside of France. The restaurant is small and cosy but packs a punch when it comes to the food. The portions are generous and we left holding our belly's. We had the most beautifully cooked... More 

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Thank 967AJacobs
Dietlikon, Switzerland
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Small but wonderful restaurant. Reservation necessary. Very romantic especially during the holiday season. Great food!!!

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Thank Anita B
Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Had already enjoyed several business lunches inside the restaurant, now spent a very ejoyable summer evening on the terrace. The food is always excellent; very tasty, original and fresh. The wine list is excellent. And the staff is the jewel in the crown, truly friendly, welcoming, professional and attentive. Not a cheap meal but so worth it! Will definitely return.

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Thank mariannerameau
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times while living in switzerland. The staff are amazing and very friendly. The food is excellent and so is the wine. They have a California wine called F.U.C.K which is to die for.

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Thank Sonja R
Zurich, Switzerland
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Wine list is substantial with great recommendations. Service is friendly and excellent. Food is absolutely some of the best in Zurich. Thank you Alessandro - returning soon.

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Thank munkycheeks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town

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