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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 8001, Switzerland
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited September 2016 twice I had been to Cafe Schober in the 80s and remembered it fondly. The interiors just ekes "Old World". My son just relocated to Zurich and lives down the street on Niederdorfstrasse, so I was excited to visited Cafe Schober again. In fact, I found the ambience wonderful, and the food average. The croissants, hot chocolate,... More 

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Thank Kathy R
Zurich, Switzerland
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a Sunday breakfast there with a friend. We enjoyed the visit very much. The interior is very lavish, but spacious and you can find your privacy. The breakfast menu is good and in reasonable prices. Definitely a place to come back to.

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Thank Magdallenna
Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love this place when it's all decked out for Christmas. Have visited for breakfast twice - second time we made sure we booked as it can be busy. The 'two eggs in a cup' breakfast is huge! Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Also love the little shop in front.

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Thank daffodils2017
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice cafe with the best Hot Chocolate in Zurich, I didn't stay too long there. Here is very often crowded, you can queue, usually needn't to wait long. I will visit it again.

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Thank Liya W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome!!! The decoration simple amazing, the stuff so polite, the quality of sweets just delightful... Absolutely recommended, don't leave Zurich without visiting it!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I were recommended this cafe whilst on a walking tour. We heard they did a good hot chocolate and it did not disappoint!! Make sure you get it with cream...amazing! They are pricey (7.50 for hc and 1.50 for cream) but definitely worth it. The food is really good too. I got a quiche which was delicious... More 

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Thank Monyean F
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit this place and try some of best deserts you'll ever taste! Also, place is not hard to find but it is very crowded almost every day.

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Thank Krešimir B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful place looks like one of the many fine chocolatiers and cake shops in Zurich, but there is an amazing surprise inside with 3 levels of cafe tables above (Cafe Peclard). Every level is packed with locals and tourists but you won't have to wait long for a table. The decor is incredible, especially at this festive time of... More 

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Thank Mark C
Western Australia, Australia
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Cafe Schober (aka Conditorei Peclard) is a lovely little cafe tucked away in Zurich's Old Town. It is a great place to stop for a hot drink and sweet/savoury treat as you explore the shops in the surrounding area. Four hot drinks, two quiches, one croissant and a slice of cake came up to about CHF 55. Service was very... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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129 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Oh, it was wonderful! The hot chocolate, the amazing Christmas decoration, the quirky little tables and rooms, the cake... I had to go twice because I liked it so much. It is a little swiss fairy tale, this place! My first visit was in the afternoon, which was very busy - I had to queue for quite a while and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, Cafe, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Napfgasse 4, Zurich 8001, 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?