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Hummer & Austernbar Zurich

#12 of 1,494 Restaurants in Zurich
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Bahnhofstrasse 87, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
044 227 76 21
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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San Gwann, null, Malta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

During our visit at St. Gotthard Zurich we had the opportunity to eat dinner at the The Oyster and Lobster Bar and what an experience. The food was to perfection and delicious. The service was of the highest level which made you feel so comfortable. Kept me speechless for this wonderful night.

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Thank Lorraine B
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine B Thank you very much for visiting the Lobster & Oyster Bar of the Hotel St. Gotthard and thank you for your excellent feedback about the food and service. Your motivating words were forwarded to our staff. Our restaurant is open all day long, so you can enjoy also fresh oysters, nice lobster dishes, seafood and fish during... More 

Seattle, Washington
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254 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blown away by the attention to detail from the staff; we felt very well taken care of throughout the dinner. Food was absolutely delicious, loved my lobster, would recommend this place to anyone visiting Zurich. Terrific ambiance and wonderful dinner.

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Thank KBeth00
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dekar KBeth00 thank you very much for your great feedback about the lobster- & oyster restaurant of the Hotel St. Gotthard. We are very glad that you liked our food and service. Your motivating words were forwarded to our kitchen & Service staff. We highly appreciate your recommendation to other travellers. Looking forward to welcoming you during your next trip... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

So I'm in town for business and in a business meeting in this restaurant which supposedly one of the best restaurants in , so i ordered a medium well fillet and a lobster thats baked same dish Surprisingly the steak came in medium so i sent it back and asked the waiter to make it medium well so he took... More 

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1 Thank Mohammed A
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear Mohammed A Thank you for your review about the Lobster & Oysterbar, the French Restaurant of the Hotel St. Gotthard, specialized in lobster, fish, oysters and seafood. We are very sorry that we did not reach your expectations. We are very glad in another review about the Hotel St. Gotthard, you were very satisfied about the hotel and the... More 

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169 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Wanted a special place for lunch and the Hummer and Austernbar did not disappoint. We were unfortunately running late due to bad traffic but the staff were very understanding and helped us calm down after a long drive and the stress involved!! The scampi cooked at the table was excellent accompanied by great wine and good service. It's a special... More 

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Thank P J
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear P-J Thank you for your great review about the french restaurant of the Hotel St. Gotthard. We are very glad that you liked our food and service after your long drive. It is important to mention that the Lobster- & Oysterbar is open all day long, so we can wellcome our customers also during the afternoon with a nice... More 

London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This restaurant is one of the better restaurants in Zurich. They have oysters on offer and the bar is well stocked with champagne and liquors The seafood is well presented and is fresh ! not like some other places I could mention . The restaurant is well appointed with white linen tablecloths and fresh flowers on the table I had... More 

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Thank KINGSLEY B
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear KINGSLEY B Thank you very much for visiting us and thank you for your great review. We are very glad that you liked our food and service. With pleasure we forward your motivating words to our kithchen- & service staff. We higly appreciate your recommendation to other customers. Looking forward to welcoming you again during your next trip to... More 

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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386 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Here is where the elite dine in Zurich over $18CHF oysters and bottles of Moet. Very formal with a small bar, white tablecloth tables and all this is actually part of a hotel with a casual eatery just steps away. This is the place best known for lobster, hence, the lobster motif outside the restaurant. We had the lobster with... More 

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Thank LGspartan
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear LGspartan thank you for your great feedback and we are very glad that you liked the Food and the service. We are known since 1935 for seafood, oysters, fresh fish and nice lobster dishes. We higly appreciate your recommendation to other customers and are looking foward to welcoming you soon again. With our best regards Martin Santschi & Lobster-... More 

Houston
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Superb service. Our waiter was attentive and accommodating. I had the seafood in a champagne orange sauce with asparagus and rice. Outstanding. Husband had the shrimp scampi flambeed table side. You could smell the butter in the air. I wish I could bottle that smell. Bread is okay. Dessert was okay. Seafood really shined.

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Thank peg c
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear peg c thank you for your great feedback and we are very glad that you liked the food and the service. the Lobster- & Oysterbar Restaurant of the Hotel St. Gotthard is known since 1935 for seafood, oysters, fresh fish and nice lobster dishes. Your motivating worlds were forwarded to the kitchen & serviceteam. We higly appreciate your recommendation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had a really good atmosphere, really good Food and really good music! The service is very good and the staff is very friendly. Must visit!

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Thank Entela K
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear Entela K thank your for your great review. We are very glad that you liked the food and the service. Thanks to excellent reviews, like yours, we have this prominent rating on Tripadvisor. With pleasure we forward your motivating words to our service- & kitchen staff and we highly appreciate your recommendation to other travelers. We are looking forward... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Always perfect service and a good welcome when you enter this place! Great presentation and the Bouillabaisse is to die for

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Thank opachj
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear opachj thank you for your great Feedback on the French Restaurant of the Hotel St .Gotthard. We are very glad that you like our service and the food, specially one of our favourites dishes: La Bouillabaisse à la Marseillaise. Thank you for recommending us and we are looking forward to welcoming you again during your next trip to Zurich.... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Fantastic food and a lovely old restaurant with wonderful ambiance, it was really top notch and amazing oysters, I loved every minute of it, would go back anytime

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1 Thank AnnCederhall
Martin S, Manager at Hummer & Austernbar Zurich, responded to this review

Dear AnnCederhall Thank you very much for your great feedback. We are very glad tha you liked our food,service and ambiance that we keep since 1935. We highly appreciate your recomendation to other travelers. Looking forward to welcoming you again during your next trip to Zurich, we remain With our best regards Martin Santschi General Manager. . More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofstrasse 87, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: 044 227 76 21
Description
Uber 75 Jahre ist es her, dass Ernst Manz im "Zunftsali" des Hotel St. Gotthard die Hummerbar ins Leben gerufen und damit eine perfekte Buhne fur prominente Leute wie Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Arnold Schwarzenegger und Gunther Sachs geschaffen hat. Die Hummer & Austernbar ist eines der fuhrenden Restaurants an der Bahnhofstrasse Zurich und eine sehr bekannte und beliebte Institution in kulinarischen Kreisen. Die Hummerbar wurde 1935 eroffnet und ist sehr traditionell und doch innovativ in der Zubereitung von Hummern, Austern und Meeresfruchten aller Art. Bis heute hat das Gourmet Restaurant in Zurich die Originaldekoration bewahrt. Fotos von beruhmten Filmstars und Politikern, welche bereits Gaste waren, hangen an den Wanden. Die Hummerbar bietet klassische franzosische Gourmet Kuche an, kombiniert mit einem mediterranen Akzent. Sie konnen in einem eleganten Ambiente frische Hummer oder Austern geniessen und werden stets mit abwechslungsreichen und innovativen Gerichten uberrascht.

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