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Hiltl

Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 227 70 00
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curries” (45 reviews)
“tofu” (27 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

...how time passes by...it's been over 2 years since I was here...and this time, I got my favourite table by the bookshelves. The buffet continues to be excellent and the "classics" like red beet tartar, samosas, curry and co. are just as fantastic as every...More

Thank TheRealGelatoGirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with work colleagues who had eaten here before. For me it included many firsts! First Vegetarian restaurant and the first where my food was weighted. We opted for the buffet option which means you help yourself to a huge range of...More

Thank 811cazzied
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much 811cazzied for your kind compliments. We are very happy that we could delight you with our healthy food and our service☺ We wish you a wonderful day and hopefully see you soon at Haus Hiltl, Rosa & Hiltl-team

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had drinks downstairs before bit crowded and not cheap but you are in Zurich then upstairs for veggie cheeseburger, selection of curries n green Thai tofu curry. Really lovely with great service and not that expensive considering; similar we thought to London

Thank robjonesGoring
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much robjonesGoring for your positive feedback and hopefully see you soon at Haus Hiltl, Rosa & Hiltl-team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiltl has generally excellent food. There were a few times (I guess depending on who is in the kitchen) that I sent back my food do to an issue (e.g. undercooked veggies). The selection in the buffet section is excellent and the menu is also...More

Thank Scott H
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Scott H for your visit at Haus Hiltl and your feedback. Hopefully see you soon at Haus Hiltl, Rosa & Hiltl-team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting buffet or order from the menu options. Unfortunately, service, upstairs after ordering from menu, was very slow. Okay for quick meal from buffet.More

Thank bking222
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear bking222 Thank you for your visit at Haus Hiltl and your review. We're happy, that we could delight you with our fresh and homemade food offer. Our principles state, that we want to inspire our guests and exceed their expectations - also with our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiltl is the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world. On two floors it offers a very large buffet as well as à la carte menus. Apart vegetarian food they also have some vegan dishes. Everything there is super tasty, I can highly recommend it. We...More

Thank Puutzki
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Puutzki for your kind compliments. We are very happy that we could inspire you with our healthy food and our ambience☺ We wish you a wonderful day and hopefully see you soon at Haus Hiltl, Rosa & Hiltl-team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, in a great location. Wonderful vegetarian and vegan options; have visited on both trips to Zurich and will definitely return if in Zurich. Good value and lovely ambience.

Thank SandyD24
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much SandyD24 for your positive feedback and hopefully see you soon at Haus Hiltl, Rosa & Hiltl-team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

World’s oldest vegetarian restaurant definitely did not let us down! We went for the buffet and we’re taken aback by the large & variant selection of both main courses and desserts. Definitely a must-visit during Zürich stay!

Thank TipaxoJugi
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow - Thank you TipaxoJugi for your visit at Haus Hiltl and your compliments :-) See you hopefully soon and warm regards, Rosa & Hiltl-team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten vegetarian food all most all over the world, but this restaurant chain has the best vegetarian Buffett of them all. The crowds at the place arr swell, the smell of the food is awesome, and the overall experience was out of this...More

Thank Companion827982
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kanwal S Wow- Thank you so much for your visit at Haus Hiltl and your positive feedback☺ We're very happy, that we could delight you with our fresh and homemade food offer and we hope to welcome you back soon. We wish you a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My absolute favorite restaurant in the entire country of Switzerland! Why? Haus Hiltl has it all: convenient location (not far away from the main train station); the food (it's a buffet style, but, boy, what a buffet; take just a minute or two to study...More

Thank sch0ren
Hiltl_GuestRelations, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Hiltl, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sch0ren Wow- Thank you so much for your visit at Haus Hiltl and your positive feedback☺ We're very happy, that we could delight you with our fresh and homemade food offer and we hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards, Rosa & Hiltl-team

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Questions & Answers
Maharet28
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Richard s | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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rajinitp
September 13, 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
No need reservation, breakfast should be the same like lunch
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Sidneyleee
June 26, 2017|
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Response from Hiltl_GuestRelations | Property representative |
We offer a pay-by-weight option and an all-you-can-eat option. The detailed prices are on our website, it's also available in English. Please check there :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $57
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 227 70 00
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Description
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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