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Riffraff Kino Bar Bistro

$$ - $$$
Bar, Cafe
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Neugasse 57-63, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
+41 44 444 22 05
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Riffraff is my favourite cinema in Zurich, located in the famous '4th district' full of pubs and restaurants. But if I want to have a beer or snack before or after the screening I usually stay there with friends and enjoy a nice atmosphere and friendly service.

1 Thank Mariusz F
Zurich, Switzerland
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

Next to the cinema, you have the bar where you can have a nice drink an chill out. No need to go to the cinema, you can just enjoy a drink or small food. At night especially, I enjoyed the cosy atmosphere with the lights, music, sofas... Perfect place to have nice long discussions with your friends or lover.

1 Thank Fred F
Zurich, Switzerland
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1,309 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 611 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

RiffRaff is located off Langstrasse and is part of the Riff Raff movie house. There are several sidewalk tables and inside seating consists of tall tables and stools by the bar and padded sofas and chairs in the rest of the bar. I observed several families there with pram in tow. The environment is rather chilled. The staff was very... More 

Thank FormerCaliBoy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2015

Wandered in this place as the excellent International Beer Bar opposite was closed. Looks like a good selection of drinks and food - we just had a beer and a coffee between us. What annoyed me immensely was my bill came to SFr9.80 - I handed over a SFr20 note - the waitress gave me a tenner back and without... More 

3 Thank Nick S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012

We looked up the Riffraff Bistro website so we knew what to expect: a small lounge-bar with drinks and "nibblies" - ideal for a pre- or post-movie snack. It turned out to be a somewhat better than that. First we ordered drinks. My partner was happy with his red wine and I was more than pleased with my white (from... More 

1 Thank MartinW_Dublin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $19
Bar, Cafe
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Open Hours
10:00 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
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neugasse 57-63, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 444 22 05
The Riffraff lies in the heart of the lively Langstrasse quarter and is a real Zurich original! At the unique Riffraff Bar we mix cocktails and offer a wide selection of drinks. Just next door at cozy Riffraff Bistro we serve food and snacks as well: daily breakfast, hearty sandwiches and quiches, fresh salads and finger food along with drinks and wine. At the in-house cinema Riffraff Kino we show independent films from around the world. No need to say: always in original language version with subtitles and without intermission.

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