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Restaurant Schipfe 16

#312 of 1,728 Restaurants in Zurich
$$ - $$$, European,
Schipfe 16, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 211 21 22
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (2 reviews)
“limmat river” (2 reviews)
“main course” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Schipfe 16, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened into this riverside restaurant while strolling towards the historic section of downtown Zurich. Even though we did have some communications problem with our first waiter, they found us an English-speaking waiter who was wonderful. All the food was great, and I had a...More

Thank Larry W
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Google Translation

Vielen Dank für die Bewertung! Dann hoffentlich auf Bald wieder!

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I happened to stumble across this restaurant as we were walking to lake Zurich and thought that it was in a great, chilled location and looked very busy so was promising. We were seated without a reservation promptly and were catered for...More

Thank Michael B
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago
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Da gibt es nichts hinzuzufügen... Vielen Dank für die Bewertung!

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Located at the edge of the River Limat in the centre of Zurich, just around the corner from Urania. The location is excellent and peaceful where you can watch the world and Limatquai go by. Menu choice very modest but caters for all and thus...More

Thank CecilGgibley
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago
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Ich danke herzlich für die Rückmeldung!

Reviewed May 30, 2018

Looking for just the right place to relax with some refreshments at the end of a busy day touring Zurich, from the Rudolf Brun Bridge we spotted the deck seating of Restaurant Schipfe 16. Not realizing we could also reach the restaurant from Schipfe Street,...More

Thank 887happytraveler
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018
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Toll, vielen Dank für die Bewertung! Hoffe auf bald wieder bei uns :)

Reviewed December 14, 2017

We were tired and hungry! We all wanted lunch but nothing too heavy as we had reservations for dinner and didn't want to spoil our appetites. We came across this restaurant as we were walking along the river and they were able to sit us...More

Thank TravelRookie2008
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017
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Danke für die super Bewertung TravelRookie2008. Dann beim nächsten Zürich- Besuch wieder bei uns? Es würde mich sehr freuen!

Reviewed October 7, 2017

I had lunch here with my wife in October 2017. We were lucky enough to have a sunny day and we sat outside beside the Limmat. The location is, in my opinion, one of the best you can find in Zurich. The food choice is...More

Thank Federico M
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017
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Lieber Federico M Danke für die Bewertung. Es freut mich sehr, dass wir dich von unserem Konzept überzeugen konnten. Hoffeentlich...More

Reviewed September 23, 2017

Arrived without reservation and it was fully booked, but managed to get a table for three outdoors, but not directly on riverside. Food was good and menus (appetizer, main course and side dish) are very good value for Zurich (about 23-28 CHF per person). Was...More

Thank Ruth K
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017
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Liebe Ruth K Danke für die Rückmeldung, die mich sehr freut. Hoffe auf bald wieder bei uns an der Limmat!:)

Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Belongs to State of Zürich very popular As we didn’t reserve all river tables were busy at lunch Inside was nice as well Service ok but waitress had various mistakes but quick correction. Three set menus at affordable prices (meat;fish; vegetarian) for Zürich around 27-30...More

Thank italian26
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017
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Hoi italian26 Danke für deine super Rückmeldung. Es ist so, dass wir nur lokale Getränke anbieten. Also weder Sprite, noch...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

I happened upon this restaurant while doing the self-guided walking tour of Zurich. It was a perfect spot to stop for a meal or just a glass of wine while enjoying the view of the river and Old Town across the way. The entrees include...More

Thank Lisa S
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017
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Liebe Lisa S Dank für dein Feedback und einen Kommentar über uns. Ich denke, da gibt es nicht hinzuzufügen. Ich...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

The setting, in warm sunshine, by the river Limmet, is idyllic. The staff were welcoming and efficient and the food was delicious and amazingly cheap for such a divine location in Zurich. The waiters are trainees under a local government welfare scheme, but are supervised...More

Thank Andrew P
Schipfe16, Manager at Restaurant Schipfe 16, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017
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Hy Andrew P Super, Danke viel Mal für die tolle und positive Rückmeldung. Ich gebe das Lob gerne an das...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$18 - $35
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schipfe 16, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 211 21 22
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