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“Don't miss this restaurant.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Haus Hiltl

Haus Hiltl
Ranked #11 of 1,875 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Indian, Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Asian, Thai, Middle Eastern, Central European
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: According to "Guinness World Records" Hiltl is the first vegetarian restaurant in the world. The company was founded in 1898 by Ambrosius Hiltl and is now run by the fourth generation of the Hiltl family. It offers around 500 dishes and includes, in addition to the a la carte restaurant and Hiltl buffet, self-service and takeaway, a bar-lounge, a club, a cooking studio and a shop...
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Don't miss this restaurant.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Most are put off by vegetarian restaurants. You won't miss the meat and you will be reintroduced to some amazing vegetables.

Flavors were incredible.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank PatrickAndMax
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Rolf_Hiltl, Inhaber at Haus Hiltl, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
That's really true. ;-) Thank you for this review!
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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“fancy vegetarian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

do i still need to mention the buffet? what i like about the hiltl is its white tablecloths and its atmosphere. a posh restaurant for vegetarians - where else can you find that? yes, it comes with a price tag, but even vegetarians want to be taken out for a real treat every now and then! and for those who don't want to bother with all those people continously rounding the buffet (that might not be your idea of a fancy restaurant), there are enough options on the menu. book a table upstairs if you are ordering from the menu - it's quieter and you get less people running around.

Visited June 2013
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Thank cannylassZH
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Rolf_Hiltl, Inhaber at Haus Hiltl, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Great review, thank you!
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The Netherlands
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Best of the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

I try to cover the best food reviews and the worst to give readers the correct view. Just go for the buffet which is by weight, many gluten free options. Everything is vegetarian and the restaurant is packed ! You will not feel you haven't had meat by the end of the meal.take a good look around the buffet before u stocking up. Food lovers must try !!!!

Highly recommended for all kinds of settings, couples, friends,business, no regrets guaranteed.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank travellerish
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Rolf_Hiltl, Inhaber at Haus Hiltl, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Best of the best reviews, thank you so much!
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Awesome, best veggie place ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Great food and selection, busy all day and night long for good reason. Well worth the effort to get here.
Done by weight so each as much or little as you want.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank leannemleannem
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Rolf_Hiltl, Inhaber at Haus Hiltl, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Thank you very much!
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London, United Kingdom
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“vegeterian food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

Self service vegeterian food. In the middle of the city. Food were ok - it was difficult to find a place to sit and to find area where you can talk. It is a bit loud.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Fun123456789
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Rolf_Hiltl, Inhaber at Haus Hiltl, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
We are not only a self-service restaurant but also have a part with waiters service on the first floor. If you are looking for a quiet table we can most certainly find one (maybe after a short wait) - please feel free to ask our staff for help.
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