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“Hearty, tasty, and just plain wonderful” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Zeughauskeller

Zeughauskeller
Ranked #21 of 1,872 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: German, Swiss, European, Central European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Old Town
Baden, Switzerland
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Hearty, tasty, and just plain wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

This place is always crowded with people who would like to enjoy Oktoberfest any time of the year without fighting the crowds in Germany. There is always a "wurst of the month", and my favorite appetizer, the Kanonputzer. This last is a sausage that can be purchased by the meter, and is served with a mini sword to cut it into pieces for the admiring crowd (the name means cannon cleaner, and one can imagine it being used for cleaning the cannon bore between shells. The appetizer is a bow to the military artifacts surrounding the place, including rifes, machine guns and crossbows. Come hungry and enjoy being a carnivore.

Visited November 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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441 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“worth trying”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

had a very nice meal in this restaurant, Its set in an old arsenal and the decor reflects this. The food is very good, it is served in large portions and is good quality, Service is good. The menu is traditional swiss/german, one tip is to book in advance to save a long wait

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect for tourists I would say”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Very busy place, loads of tourists - hardly any locals. Food is okay but you pay for the environment and the location. Can be very noisy in there.

Visited October 2012
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HeskimoUK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Restaurant heaven...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

In my opinion, this is an authentic restaurant experience that is hard to beat. Wonderful food, friendly atmosphere and personable staff. I will return.

Visited October 2012
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Aargau, Switzerland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“How I liked the sausages”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

In the Zeughauskeller you will find traditional Swiss and German dishes. Sausages, Züricher Geschnetzeltes, Rösti and one of the best choices of beer in Zurich. Located in the heart of Zurich it is a meeting place for tourists and locals. You can find Zurich natives dining besides Chinese guys working on their pork knuckles;-)...I usually take my foreign colleagues to the Zeughauskeller to get a good idea of Swiss food. Is the Zeughauskeller a typical Swiss place? Not sure...It reminds me more of the "Hofbräuhaus" in Munich. However most of my friends & colleagues enjoyed the atmosphere. Make sure to reserve a table as people are queuing outside the restaurant. And please...Try the Kanonenwurst with a dark beer;-)...En guate!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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