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Thali Indian Restaurant

#367 of 1,605 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Schaffhauserstrasse 32 | Near Schaffauser Platz, Near zürich HB, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 43 541 85 10
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:10 pm
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Baden, Switzerland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

For Indian food lovers this is place to be and great food you get and in proper Indian thali style. It's run by Punjabi family and was literally equivalent to home made Indian food. Must try.

1 Thank Pankaj B
Munich, Germany
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 548 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We noticed this small restaurant while passing on the tram #14, and in an effort to limit spending on food we stopped here. Although twice the cost in similar restaurant in Europe, it's still a bargain in pricey Zürich. Take out is available.

2 Thank Richjjohn
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Went here as it was close to the hotel and the place I wanted to go was booked. It's essentially a takeaway with 7-8 tables for eating in. They only offered the buffet on the night I was there rather than full menu. Chicken curry, Tarka dhal, paneer, Bombay aloo, all good, better than in some restaurants I've been to.... More 

Thank rossy2010
Bengaluru, India
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109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The place offered decent indian food. We were able to get dinner buffet on one day due to some large group reservation. The ala-carte items are decent but a bit pricey for the quality.

Thank atn_iitd
Adliswil, Switzerland
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2016

Went because we had a Dein Deal offer. The food and service was good. The Dein Deal offer was very good value. As there were three of us (the offer wass for two) we order other things as well. We particularly enjoyed the Garlic Naan and samosas. If we were in the area again we would go again.

1 Thank RachelinAdliswil
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Thali is an average Indian restaurant which serves decent Indian food for an average price of 22 Swiss frank per person. The staff is very cooperative, the service is quick, however the food quality is just average. I think, you will enjoy the food if you do not compare the prices or quality that you can get in India. For... More 

2 Thank Kamal V
Balgach, Switzerland
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2015

They serve good food and service is friendly. However, I have had better Indian food in a nicer location in Zurich for less money.

4 Thank Pascal O
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We were fanily..food was so exilent..we rember our grand mother..dadi..nani...god bless veerpal..jagraj all family..sat sru akal ji....

1 Thank singh s
Anytown, USA
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119 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

I decided to go to Thali during a recent business trip to Zurich after checking out the reviews here on tripadvisor. After a weeklong stay in Switzerland, enjoying the local cuisine, I was ready for some Desi food; I wasn’t disappointed. The place: As others have mentioned, Thali is a nice little hole-in-the-wall. Nothing fancy, with simple café-style décor. It... More 

6 Thank M B
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We went there with a groupon thinking that it was a restaurant but it is mainly a self-service. The food was good but heavy to digest. Rooms are badly furnished and the waiters aren't neither professional nor welcoming. Could be a good place just for a fast meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $32
Pakistani, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:10 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:10 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schaffhauserstrasse 32 | Near Schaffauser Platz, Near zürich HB, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 541 85 10

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