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Haus Hiltl

#8 of 1,502 Restaurants in Zurich
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Sihlstrasse 28 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 227 70 00
6:00 am - 12:00 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a totally matter of taste...some of my friends like to go as it's a famous and hip vegetarian restaurant in Zurich but I don't really like the food there, menu are always the same for years lack of imagination. I would say, too expensive for the price they are asking.

Thank Tedwong1977
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Finding Indian veg food in zurich is a tough job. This restaurant is 5 minutes walk from main station and offers good verity of Indian, Asian, Europian and other dishes. Taste was authentic and best part is you select any food you want and pay by weight, which was very cost effective. We paid around 35 CHF for 2 people... More 

Thank Naveen K
Lake Bluff, Illinois
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well now, this is what we all need in our town. The big show is a maximum buffet. We went back a second day. The buffet has, what, maybe 100 dishes to choose from. Each flavorful and satisfying. There are traditional favorites and classic vegetarian choices, excellent salads, a full dessert group. You graze like crazy and then weigh each... More 

Thank Proper-shopper
Mendrisio, Switzerland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice spot in the center of Zurich. A wonderful choice of food (included a wide buffet) makes it suitable also for non vegetarians. It's maybe too big and noisy when crowded on a saturday night but it's worth a visit.

Thank Ida289
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is perfect, the interior design the same It is the first veg in the world I think but it is all time new! It is a veg but if you don't know you do not realize it

Thank Davide P
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really surprised in this lovely place when you can have everything in a different atmosphere like sitting on a comfortable couch, or on the bar, or on a decent dinning table, ideal for breakfast brunch, lunch and dinner. Reasonable prices and tasty food and desserts. Nice and warm atmosphere.

Thank jijilamoroso13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Saturday buffet lunch. Excellent vegetarian food, multi-ethnic, huge variety. Charged by weight. Casual and friendly.

Thank LindaLL
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the food and the atmosphere at Hiltl. It was lively and crowded but we found a nice place to sit. There was so much to choose from. The food was fresh and flavorful. I would need to go there many times to try everything offered.

Thank janetu460
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was one of my favorite places that I ate during my trip in Switzerland. Great variety at the buffet, and good value, since food is very expensive in this country. As a solo traveler, I loved that you could get take-away since I didn't feel like going to restaurants alone every night after a long day of touring.

Thank sanrionjb
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent selection of vegetarian dishes and the restaurant has an interesting concept - take a plate, pick your food, weigh it and pay! Yes, you will be charged by the weight of your food. If you are on a budget but would still like to try Hiltl, go for the take-out option. It's chf 3.50 per 100gm vs chf 4.50... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $41
Indian, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Mediterranean, Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Central European, 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, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, 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?