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“Funky place, good cuisine and slightly on the expensive side” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fork & Bottle

Fork & Bottle
Ranked #261 of 1,872 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $42
Cuisines: American, Bar, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Farm-to-table cuisine and an ever-changing menu of craft beer and artisanal wine, Fork & Bottle invites you in to enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed country setting.
Scarborough
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Funky place, good cuisine and slightly on the expensive side”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Don't let the outside fool you, the restaurant is a funky, alternative restaurant with good cuisine. One thing I really like about the menu is, that they offer different dishes than your standard redundant Swiss menus. The quality of the food, the preparation and presentation were all satisafactory and suggests, that the owner really thought about making this place different from other restaurants. The food tasted good, service was friendly but it's definitely on the pricier level for a place with paper napkins and papaer tablecloths. I will definitely go back there for special occasions.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank gone_aforeign
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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Allegedly a good place but they must bitton down in terms of managing comms”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

We've been there once during summer and the outdoor terrace was ok.
But we tried on a winter Sunday and although the website said they were open... Well they weren't.
We were standing in front of the door on a very cold afternoon and someone from inside just waived us a big "no / closed" sign with the hand. Not a nice way to say we're closed when one doesn't even bother posting that info on the web or not even on the door.

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1 Thank Cristofor2012
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travellingfoodie22, Owner at Fork & Bottle, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
I'm very sorry to hear you had a bad experience. I'm not sure exactly when you came but we were closed during the month of January except for Sunday brunch. This was clearly posted on our website, Facebook page, and our door, but I can understand how disappointing it must have been to arrive at the restaurant on a cold day and not be invited inside. I'm honestly surprised to hear that any member of our staff would waive you away but if that happened I am very sorry. It does not all reflect our normal service. If you would like to give us another try, which I hope you will, please email me at mike@forkandbottle.ch and I would be very happy to welcome you to the restaurant. Best regards, Mike
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Thalwil, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Wings, microbrews and American football - I love this place on Sunday nights.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2012

I'd been missing variety in beers until the Fork & Bottle opened up. Huge microbrew menu, great wings and ribs on Sunday nights, and the owner, Mike, can show two different NFL games--home away from home!

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Thank psudalesio
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
“If you're looking for a taste of America”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

The American owners/chef have created a great little spot if you're craving American food/dining experience. Great American brunch on the weekends - great selection of european micro brews (ànd not just lagers) which would fit in at a West Coast bar - one of the best burgers in town - very relaxed and family-friendly dining, especially when the weather is nice and the beer garden open. Well done.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CHUSA5
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Eccellente food and family atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Went the re a few Times and always felt like at home. Very informal environment with lots of attention for the quality of food. Menu is changing regularly and depending on availability of fish food. We Had deep fried cod fish which was very high quality and pork belly was really really juicy and tender. Deserts are an experience as well (said by someone who does not particularly like sweets).
The restaurant is really simple and the owner very passionate about his job.
Good choice for Sunday brunch

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Thank Francift
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