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“French food with perhaps a hint of Swiss - enjoyable”
Review of Mere Catherine

Mere Catherine
Ranked #147 of 1,944 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
208 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“French food with perhaps a hint of Swiss - enjoyable”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

Found this by accident - would be harder to find intentionally even though only 50 yards off a main street - looks a bit touristy (it is in that part of Z) - quite modern light and bright but food and wines were good (! wish that TA had .5 marks as this would be higher than a 3.
Prawns and Scallops SFR21 perfectly cooked in a very flavoursome light broth
Pasta - with truffles for me at least a bit flat - needed a kick but more than OK SFR 27.50
Wine by the glass a red from SW France very impressive SFR 7 per dcl (all "open (offen) wines") in Switzerland are available in 100ml (1dcl) 200m(2dcl) etc measures - a great way to serve wine

Would not be my favourite in Z BUT if you are in this part of town worth a look
SFR 82 for 1 person with 4dcl of wine

Enjoy

  • Visited November 2012
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“exquisite”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

nice atmosphere, very good food (french cuisine). Perfect place for a nice dinner and decent food. Not really cheap but definitely worth the money!

Visited April 2012
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Los Angeles, California
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hard to find”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

but well worth the search. The food was very good and the price, by Zurich standards was quite reasonable.

Visited October 2012
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Vienna, Austria
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“OK food, bad service”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

Was there on a Wednesday night with a group of colleagues from work. Even with a reservation we wouldn't be seated outside as the tables were wet from some rain - drying them was obviously not an option. Note that sitting upstairs really takes away lots of the flair of this otherwise cute place.
The waiter serving us and 3 other tables was not very friendly, helpful or quick in taking orders or serving food and drinks. However the food was OK. I had the Tartare and the mixed seafood which were both nice.

  • Visited September 2012
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Hidden gem in Zurich”
Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

Mere Catherine is what we would call a hidden gem in Zurich! Excellent, fast and attentive service, high quality food and a cosy garden that invites to stay. We had a lunch menu called, "Menu du Marche" which was composed of only fresh ingredience from the market...absolutely delicious! Besides the main course, it also included a salad from the buffet and a small desert. All of this was offered at a for Zurich very reasonable price of 30.--.
We can warmly recommend this fantastic location to anyone who wants to break out of Zurichs hecticness...

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