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King's Cave

#98 of 1,531 Restaurants in Zurich
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Central 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 256 55 55
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Zurich, Switzerland
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148 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The decor is mock royalty, naff, kitsch. The service is quite friendly and fairly efficient. At lunchtime this large cellar restaurant was virtually empty and therefore soulless. Muzak was nasty. It specialises in steak, I had Angus sirloin and surprisingly it had little taste and poor texture. Maybe I should have had "Swiss prime" but thought I should support the... More 

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Thank John R
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the restaurant King's Cave, and sharing your opinion. We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. As meat is a natural product, variances in structure and texture may occur from time to time. Brought to our attention, you might have noticed that our promise is to instantly serve our guests... More 

Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We had dinner here last night on our first night in Zurich. The service was fantastic and the atmosphere in the restaurant was very enjoyable. We loved the decor which added a truly unique touch to the night. Our steaks were cooked perfectly and the herb butter was as amazing as we'd read about in other reviews. The crispy salad... More 

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Thank lararuss_13
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for having taken the time to write your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, the perfectly grilled steaks and delicious french fries. Your feedback regarding the salad we have forwarded to our kitchen team. The team is happy to read that the service was fantastic. It would be a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

We have eaten here last year and this year. Good for Business entertainment and family meals. Great food

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Thank Noriko B
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for your positive comment. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed our delicious meat. At the moment we also serve the Entrecôte in our Central Garden. Sunny regards from Zurich Franzsika Kläy Guest Relation More 

Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We stayed at the Central Plaza so it was only right to dine-in at the King's Cave. There food was delicious. The occasion was my wife's birthday and she was really impressed. The staff took really good care of us.

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Thank gljlegacy06
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your stay in our hotel and for taking the time to write this nice review. We are glad to hear that you celebrated the birthday of your wife in our restaurant King's Cave.Thank you for your positive and motivating words regarding our staff who took really good care of you. We are looking... More 

Santa Monica, California
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

The Cave is in the basement of the Central, it's basically a wine cellar plus restaurant, nicely decorated. The cloth napkins come tucked inside a golden crown, and the waiters do make you feel like royalty. Since we had been traveling in Switzerland for a few weeks, I was trying to cut back on meat dishes that particular evening, which... More 

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Thank Joan W
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your visit in our restaurant and for your wonderful review. It is a pleasure to read this review - your description is perfect. You are truly right: If you are a meat lover (Entrecôte) you feel like you went to heaven. Certainly we have forwarded your positive comments to our entire team. We... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant at the Central Hotel, you go downstairs and you feel you enter a middle age tavern! Great meat. I got a Swiss sirloin with two huge shrimps, it seems not to combine, but it was perfect! And service is very good to! I really recommend the place!

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Thank vfilg
Zurich, Switzerland
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

This restaurant is hidden away in the basement of the Central Hotel. The atmosphere is very nice, the service attentive and the food very well prepared. They are rightfully praised for their herb butter topic.

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Thank Stephan N
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Front Office at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind review and your visit. We are glad that you had a wonderful time at our restaurant. The atmosphere is nice and calm especially after day of sightseeing. Kind regards, Elisabeth Jauch Front Office Manager More 

United States
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for dinner with two colleagues during a business trip. Unique (sometimes tacky but fun) interior, friendly service and good food. The steak is good but not amazing, and the sides a bit limited.

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Thank Marcopolo20th
Zurich, Switzerland
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We went for a business dinner to this great restaurant, with following result and feedback for you as TripAdvisor User Entrance / welcome = 4 Host arrival & service = 4 Food quality = 5 Location & Atmosphere = 5 Cleanliness = 5 Wait times = 4 View = is a nice cave ;-) Beverage = 5 Overall experience, next... More 

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Thank Pascal B
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Top notch food, nice and affordable for such an expensive place as Zurich is, nothing over the top as per other restaurants. The steak could of been cut with a butter knife and the chips kept coming until you could eat no more!

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Thank TomJewell
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Front Office at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your review and for your visit. We are glad that you had a wonderful evening at the restaurant and that the dinner did meet your expectations. Kind regards, Elisabeth Jauch Front Office Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$36 - $73
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 256 55 55
Description
You will be dazzled by our regally bedecked cellar restaurant, with heavy curtains in knightly gold and blue and stately velvet chairs with artful ornaments. At King’s Cave Restaurant, your dining experience will be in a royal ambience. Chandeliers, mirrors, bar, wine cellar and fireplace give authenticity its final touches.Savor our delicious grilled specialties and a full-bodied wine carefully selected. Our guests are king, literally.

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