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DANTE a Bar and a Basement

#280 of 1,496 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Zwinglistrasse 22, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
Tue - Wed 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Like gin? So the Dante in Zurich is a place to go. A broad range of gin, a broader range of drinks. Have fun, it's worth.

Thank Thomas P
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

We went to that bar after a nice dinner to enjoy some cocktails and have a good time. The drinks are outstanding and the atmosphere in the bar was charming. Due to the size of the bar it is difficult to find seating and downstairs is not half as nice as upstairs.

Thank Feykir
Zurich, Switzerland
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173 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Crowdy in the evening. Thats something for the people which want to have a GIN. In theory is a Zurich Gin Bar. Bar offers also nice interiors and the cozy basement (for the smokers)

Thank Kamcio
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We were having some great Gin drink on a Friday night - I must say they know how to do them right, but the evening was spilled by an extremely unfriendly waiter. He obviously seemed to be very unlucky with his job and started to be very impolite ordering us (NOT asking, but really ordering in an unfriendly way) to... More 

Thank Krzysiek B
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Cool, classy, hip and friendly, with the best Cocktail barmen in Zurich! If you love cocktails, then you MUST visit Dante. The best Basil Smash I've ever tasted is served here. Moscow Mule and Gin Fizz are yummy too.. the list is endless. For grand espresso, visit sisters Bovelli and Grande - what a trio! Want to hear more from... More 

6 Thank Coffee Me Z
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing. The service is very high level. The barmen knows their jobs and their products. Just watch them when their prepare you cocktails and you will see.

2 Thank Caroline L
Zurich, Switzerland
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1,157 reviews
611 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 575 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Dante Bar and a Basement is located close to Langstrasse and opens at 6pm. This corner bar has flip up bench seating on each side of the sidewalk. Inside, there is the main bar with stools at the back and the rest of the place is mostly open standing room besides a long table with chairs or I would suggest... More 

2 Thank FormerCaliBoy
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Dante is one of the go-to places if you want to have a really good drink at Kreis 4 and you want to have it sligthly more classy than at the other bars in the neighborhood. Dante is famous for Gin, but they are very good in all other sorts of drinks too. It can be busy at Friday and... More 

2 Thank Alex B
Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

THE place to go for all Gin lovers out there. Prior to coming here, I was not a fan of gin at all. But the bartender or should I say mixoligist took the time to ask me a few questions on my preferences in taste and scent. And in a matter of minutes, voila, a new love was born. The... More 

2 Thank Daniel_Rust
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

This place has atmosphere and style! Good drinks and style and knowledge of the barkeepers is king! Sometimes a little busy but this improved lately with the bar in the basement. Always worth a visit!

1 Thank Helena E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $41
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zwinglistrasse 22, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: 41433171918

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?