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Restaurant Malabar

) #205 of 1,653 Restaurants in Zurich $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian, Halal
Wallisellenstrasse 11, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
+41 44 311 31 17
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (7 reviews)
“naans” (6 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wallisellenstrasse 11, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Pathetic service. Normal food. If u want to relax and eat your food, be ready to receive an attitude from the staff

1  Thank Shalu0204
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Im a lover of indian food and have tried many indian restaurants around the world. Its a nice cosy restaurant but on a pricy side The food was more swissified for my liking and the service was very rushed.

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Good South Indian food, seems to be cooked to perfection as all spices blend in well. Some dishes (ex. Biryani) maybe slightly spicy for European taste, so please check while ordering. My personal favourite was the 'Chicken Nilgiri' which I've tried at other restaurants but...More

Thank Linu73
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Our family went to Malabar to celebrate a birthday. We love Indian cuisine, and made reservation for Friday evening at Malabar. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, the nice decoration (kind of nice modern indian), and we loved the food. Especially the Thali dishes. Compared to...More

1  Thank Berta45
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

While the service was slightly unorganized - we had to change seats because of a "larger group" who never came, then we had to repeat our order. The food made up for it completely: We had the Malabar Mix for entrées with wonderful exotic sauces...More

1  Thank Thomas R
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous, lively restaurant this is. Already busy at just after 7pm but we were greeted warmly and allocated a table. The food was absolutely delicious, beautifully presented and full of flavour. Not the cheapest of places to eat but this is Zurich. Would...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed October 30, 2016

This restaurant was a pleasant surprise. After trying several Indian restaurants in Zurich, we had come to terms with the idea that when it came to Indian, we would always get average food at not so affordable prices. Even when it is not in the...More

Thank Wilma N
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The lamb vindaloo was nice and spicy but the meat not so tender. It would have been nice if the waiter had pointed out when I ordered, that rice was not included (given it often is in many restaurants) - I had to then order...More

2  Thank simmondsi
Reviewed October 14, 2016

The Indian food offered at Malabar has a South India touch to it; i e it differs from the typical Indian restaurants in Europe. The ingredients were well prepared and the dishes tasty.

Thank Martin P
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Food is ok nothing great and not worth the money. The service is good and staff are very friendly. The cost of a 2 course meal with just water cost me £45.00 and I had a prawn salad and tandoori fish.... Total rip off... The...More

Thank Imranfarid
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April 27, 2017|
Response from Andrea R | Property representative |
Hello, you can take the Train from Zürich Oerlikon to Zürich main station. From there the Shilquai Bus termin is in walking distance of 5 min from the main station.
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April 4, 2017|
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Response from Andrea R | Property representative |
it is about 5 minutes to walk, the staff at the hotel can direct you. We are open at lunch from 11.30 am and close a 2 pm. in the evening we open at 5.30 pm and our kitchen closes at 10 pm. last orders are at 9.30 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wallisellenstrasse 11, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 311 31 17
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We offer a high quality Indian cuisine based on fresh and saisonal ingredients. Our menus include contemporary gourmet interpretations as well as a selected range of Indian classics: South Indian Thalis, Curries, Tandoori and a big range of vegetarian dishes. We offer vegan or halal preparations on request.
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