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Cafe Schober

Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
Swiss, Cafe, European
As featured in One Day in Zurich
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Napfgasse 4, Zurich, Switzerland
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cafe Shober is always worth a stop when you're in Niederdorf Zurich. Love their tasty pastry and the flavorful coffee. A must to go see during Christmas, the decoration is breathtaking.

Thank Richard B
Wheaton, Illinois
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here to taste the hot chocolate. We sat outside on the terrace watching the people go by and drinking our hot chocolate. It is very rich and the whipped cream delicious!!

Thank pat d
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice coffe shop, the pastry is really good and also the hot chocolate. A little expensive but everything is expensive in Zurich

Thank Nicolás C
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine from the US moved to Switzerland and took my friend and I here for afternoon drinks and pastries. This place is packed, always crowded, when you have anything on the menu you'll know why!!! The set up puts you back in a nostalgic era, and it is BEAUTIFULLY decorated. The pastries and candies are rich and... More 

Thank Allison D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe and its historic atmosphere is really nice. It was really crowded when we went there, so you may have to wait a little but it is worth to the delicious cakes and coffee.

Thank iakdag
San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for the Hot Chocolate and weren't disappointed. We also had cheese quiche and ham quiche, both of which were divinely Swiss in flavor. I would give it 5 stars, but it is pricey, even given that Zürich is an expensive to begin with.

Thank Brian H
Kuala Lumpur
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our friends brought us to this cafe, which has been around since they were kids ( a long time ago). They said we absolutely had to have the hot chocolate. They were right, the hot chocolate was delicious. But, remember this is Switzerland. It was also the most expensive hot chocolate we've ever had in our lives.

Thank leila1011
New Delhi, India
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Come here for the hot chocolate and the atmosphere. This cafe is adorable. I loved the smell of chocolate and coffee. Also the wonderful atmosphere in and around

Thank binnstrips
tel-aviv, israel
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Heard that this is the best hot chocolate in Zurich / Swiss / the world!! Was really good! And tasty! A bit expensive in my mind, but not for Zurich I guess... Also took a croissant (had better). Any way it's worth a try.

1 Thank nadavpor
Sacile, Italy
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Read some great reviews so initially sat at one of the street tables. A little too crowded so went inside where there is an enclosed patio. Very quiet and relaxing place for afternoon drink and pastry. If you like schnapps, Fine & More accross the street.

Thank Jamie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Swiss, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Napfgasse 4, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town

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