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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are looking for exceptional service, good European wines excellent cuisine in a historic setting the Zunfthaus (Guild Hall) zur Waag is a good option. This is fine dining done very well, and although there is a price point that reflects this, we thought...More

Thank SwissBritAbroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Duck Liver appetizer with the apple crumble is simply amazing. The Züri Geschnetzelte with Rösti is very good as well, could be a bit more meat/sauce for the Rösti Size, but taste is great. Open Wines are also good.

Thank Alex R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here in May of 2018 and everything was OUTSTANDING. From the owner greeting and seating you, to excellent service by our server and Outstanding meal. Would recommend this restaurant to ALL.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I was not impressed by this restaurant. Food was quite average. I had tuna tataki as a starter which I didn't like at all. We then tried different fish dishes, all of them were quite dull, no special flavour, just tasteless sauces, also at gourmet...More

Thank Spyros M
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was very similar to the Haus Zum Ruden in that both are located in old guild houses and both have lovely ambiances. We had excellent service and the food was delicious. My wife chose a local fish while I chose the schnitzel. Both...More

Thank Ojaijim
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for your lovely comment and the great rating of our restaurant. We are very happy, that you enjoyed your meal at the Zunthaus zur Waag and we are looking forward to welcome you soon again. Kind regards Sandra &...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

The restaurant is in an old Guildhouse not far off the Bahnhofstrasse. It has that type of charm. The service is very attentive in an old fashioned way. Not 'Hi my name is Becky and I'll be your server tonight' nor is it three-star formalism....More

Thank cgny1fwd
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest First of all, we wish to thank you for choosing the Zunfthaus zur Waag to enjoy a meal in Zurich. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we can assure you that we use this information to do everything possible to create an...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I must confess I was impressed. I was here in a company event, 30 people or so. Incredible that they could take care of my complicated dietary restrictions within such a large group. Was impressed by their services, and superb quality of food. The separate...More

Thank Alexandre L
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely comments, We are very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your company event at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and that you appreciated our service. The most important thing is to fullfill the guests expectations and needs and...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Excelent Swiss Restaurant in Zurich. Very nice setting in the first floor. Just across the Church Frau Munster, ( where the vitraux of Chagall are). The menu is excellent, and all the dishes are very very good. This chef knows how to cook . Traditional...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest Thank you so much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed an amazing experience with us. Our main concern is to fullfill the wishes of our guests and to offer them an unforgettable meal. We are very proud that...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of meeting Sepp (after almost entering the wine cellar shhh🤫) the restaurant is on the second floor for those of you that are captivated by wine first then food. Lol. He led me to a lovely spot where I could watch...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Diane Many thanks for your lovely and motivating comments. We are so very happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated the food and the performance of our service team. We are very proud that we have...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This place was beyond delightful. A Historic building & legacy. Charming, Professional and Competent Servers. Impeccable wines. Glorious foods. Every dish was picture perfect and tasted as good asbitbloomed. The flavors were so well balanced and the ingredients were superb. Wonderful technique. The 4 of...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear guest We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed an amazing meal at the Zunfthaus zur Waag. Thank you for you lovely comments! Our main concern is to spoil our guests and to offer them an unforgettable experience. We are very proud...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 216 99 66
A warm welcome to the Münsterhof (pedestrian zone) - a beautiful historic town square and the jewel of the Zurich city center. One great place to wine and dine and celebrate in the stylish atmosphere of the old city is the Zunfthaus zur Waag, directly facing the Fraumünster church with its famous Chagall windows. Discover an authentic piece of Zurich's history for yourself and take delight in our hospitality given to you in a house dating from 1315 and steeped in history.
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