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Haus Hiltl

#9 of 1,534 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Sihlstrasse 28 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 227 70 00
8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 4:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Today we had lunch with Paul at this vegetarian and vegan place. My advice is to go for the all you can eat buffett for 51 chf. Amazing the quantity of food that you can find! All made with vegetables or tofu and paolo said that the fake chicken sounded like chicken! I had tartar made with aubergine! Amazing! Desserts... More 

Thank vivimero
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If vegetarian cuisine would taste like this everywhere, I would not mind letting go of meat! One of the best tasting tartare I ever had without even using any meat? Would not have believed until I had tried myself. Service taking care of the orders is friendly although the gentleman dressed in black taking care of the reservations could smile... More 

Thank ryaneurope321
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is delicious and there is lots of different food served so anyone can find something for themselves. The prices are reasonable even fro Switzerland. The ambient is warm and nice. It is perfect for meetings or catching up with friends.

Thank Tanja V
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hard to begin but this place has absolutely anything and any kind of food that a vegetarian could possibly want (sorry nothing for carnivores!). There is a self-service section off the street that is exceptional (did not try the sit down service which I believe is more expensive). The food is laid out in a long "bar" with vietnamese, Indian,... More 

Thank Traveleasy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There is something delicious for everyone. The best indian curries I have ever had. The house red and the bellini were very good. Our waiter was polite and professional. We had reserved and I liked the atmosphere upstairs very much. We loved Hiltl and had a wonderful evening.

Thank Lauren F
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went here on our last night in Zurich. We had heard quite alot of good reviews of this place and needed to check it out. i have to say i was more than impressed with the restaurant. the food was fantastic and the service provided by Kavindra was excellent. I couldnt fault it - the food ordered was a Red... More 

Thank MHP1709
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love the food at hiltl. Every menu I had was delicious and they also awesome ice teas/lemonades. I never can decide what to eat due to the many great options. The service is sometimes really nice and sometimes not so good. It's always really busy, so a reservation is recommended.

Thank Namasteista
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely crowd restaurant on Saturday evening. Excellent food choices from vegan, no gluten etc. You won't miss meat at all. What I didn't like is hectic and loud atmosphere staff without patience and very very slow (could be that it was Saturday). Personaly I don't like this kind of "train station bar approach" Red curry was OK but as a... More 

Thank Exotic A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I often go to Hiltl for their unique vegetarian buffet. There are countless options. Everything is so delicious, it's not easy to realize it's vegetarian food. When you're in Zurich, definitely give it a go. Reservation is essential, since it's quite popular and demand is very high.

Thank cihan t
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was average but the price good for what you get. Very noisy on a Saturday night and wouldn't recommend it to couples. Missing any good vibes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Indian, Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sihlstrasse 28 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 227 70 00
According to "Guinness World Records" Hiltl is the first vegetarian restaurant in the world. The company was founded in 1898 by Ambrosius Hiltl and is now run by the fourth generation of the Hiltl family. It offers around 500 dishes and includes, in addition to the a la carte restaurant and Hiltl buffet, self-service and takeaway, a bar-lounge, a club, a cooking studio and a shop...

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