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Kerala

#187 of 1,597 Restaurants in Zurich
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Hofwiesenstrasse 188, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2014

the food is good but not great. the people are kind, but speak sometimes english and sometimes german. the prices are a bit to high for the quality. the atmosphere is not very special indian, but can please someone who likes it more simple.

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1 Thank d2n1
Bern
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2014

We can confirm they have Indian food on their menues. But that's all. We invited our Indian business colleagues to Kerala Restaurant and were relying on very good reviews. We have no explanation how these ratings can be explained. Food was clearly below average, very simple and basic. Also their is absolutely no rational for the set price level. Unfortunately... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2014

We read the reviews and had hight expecations. However the experience was rather disappointing and a rather average indian restaurant. The dishes lacked somewhat the authentic and special South Indian kick we expected in a restaurant with this name. Seems overrated to us.

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2 Thank Georg R
Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

An authentic Indian restaurant, carefully supervised by the owner. While the dishes are somewhat expensive relative to the average Indian restaurant the difference is well worthwhile. Our youngest (9) is no fan of spicy food, and what he had ordered was spicier than he first imagined. The owner saw this, suggested a milder alternative and then brought it. Our son... More 

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Thank Edward W
Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

the Kerala restaurant. This place was well known to me since I grew up in the neighbourhood. First off, the staff was friendly, polite and attentive. Since I'm no expert in Indian food all there is to say is, that it was spicy, had a lot of flavour and was plenty for me. Will deffinetly go back there.

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1 Thank Zuerifly
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

Initially we were very excited as this restaurant is close to where we live and we love Indian food. However, I ordered a lamb curry with spinach, which was puréed and served as a bowl of green liquid, and unfortunately so much salt and pepper had been used that I could only eat a small portion and could still taste... More 

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Thank ZandMC
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014

By far the best food available in Zurich. Slightly expensive but till you pay for the cheque you would have tasted a great food.

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Thank Rao0213
Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014

The food at this restaurant is delicious: we had a lamb curry and a dal tadka, and both were cooked to perfection, very tasty and with a good heat to them. The price was typical for an dinner out in Zurich - with a rice (big enough to share) and a garlic naan plus one beer and one glass of... More 

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2 Thank JSCR
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2014

kerala is my favourite restaurant in zurich for tasty Indian food. The food here is excellent especially dishes like Vada curry and Bhindi Masala. However the service is quite grumpy and sometimes rude. Inspite of this, the restaurant is always crowded only due to the great food.

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1 Thank arunkmurthy
Jodhpur
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great food . Real Indian taste. Slightly expensive but it's Switzerland :) really doesn't matter .. Best Indian food in Europe I must say after having tasted Indian food in Germany Denmark Italy n Norway I found this amazing . Went there twice for dinner and it's just Wow !! Should visit only If you want to have real Indian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hofwiesenstrasse 188, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?