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#5 of 1,502 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
Swiss, European, Central European
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Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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139 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was without doubt the best meal we had in Zurich. The food was delicious. The service first-rate. There was no problems with allergies - in fact our waiter (who spoke perfect English) went out of his way to check and advise, even changing the ingredients on one of the dishes for allergy reasons. The ambience was wonderful, with the... More 

Thank dYquem
Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very classy and cosy restaurant. Stunning interior albeit classic. It is not cheap but service is great and food is simple and delicious, better than usual Zurich fare. It is a treat for a business lunch/dinner and also nice for a romantic dinner. The loctaion, center of old town, results in a nice stro9ll after dinner which adds to the... More 

Thank Francois B
Vail, Colorado
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192 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like veal and German style food and don't mind $52 entrees then you may like this restaurant. Our service was very good, attentive, thorough and knowledgeable of the dishes. Some of us found that while the food was well prepared it just wasn't something we loved. My scaloppine was excellent but the pasta, served separately, was cold and... More 

Thank PassportTherapy
Zurich, Switzerland
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378 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kindly see my other reviews dining here...I can add little by way of praise except to draw diners favouring al fresco that Kindli have set up charming outdoor facilities which obviously are popular with the public, but this option is not for me! I personally prefer the calm of their air-conditioned interior ( this facility not common in Switzerland in... More 

2 Thank John N
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, we don't usually spend over $200 for a meal (for a family of 3), But this one was nearly worth it. My wife ordered a Viennese baked chicken dish, which she almost finished on her own - a rarity for her! My son got Zurich-style veal, and I got a sliced sirloin. All meals were outstanding and expertly prepared.... More 

2 Thank shoretown
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Sat there with a friend after we saw the good reviews. At first we we're sitting at the table for long 15 minutes before we were approached by a waiter. The dishes arrived quite fast, but: My friend ordered a green salad and received a bowl with few leaves of lettuce and very basic dressing - not what you would... More 

1 Thank Yuval W
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner and sat outside. Ordered the zurich traditional beef w/ mushroom, it was great. The beef succulent, tender and juicy. The same applied for my wife's tenderloin order with crystal salt. The host was communicative and helpful. Overall highly recommended

Thank jimmyprosper
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I must dine at this restaurant whenever I am in Zurich. Very delicious food, I love mostly the ricotta ravioli and Viennese style chicken which just melts in your mouth! Last time I tried the truffle pasta which was very fresh. You get a fine dine experience, menu is appealing!

Thank Noora_AlNaimi
Milan, Italy
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Located in the old city, Kindli is a "classic" venue. Professional service and an overall good quality kitchen in a smart/casual setting. Prices are on the high side but in Zurich is pretty normal (a three courses dinner with a glass of wine for 100 CHF).

Thank Gianma62
Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Friendly staff, delicious food, nice location, recommended for both dinner and lunch. Nothing to critizise.

Thank Andrea S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town

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