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Pumpstation

$$ - $$$
Swiss, Bar, European, Barbecue, Pub
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Seeanlage Utoquai, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 1 260 96 69
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

we had good time there though it took quite long before the staff come to take order, but the food were quick and staffs were friendly. The view was great !!

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Thank Nitsajit D
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite location in Zürich for drinks and small dinner. Always bussy but you always get a table. Good menue and superbe location. Just love it. Must see if in Zurich.

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Thank Michael U
Perth, Australia
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A shame because this place has such a nice view! When we sat down the waitress was discussing very loudly nearby about how people complain about bad service when it's not called for, so we waited 10 minutes while she did that. Our second round of drinks - one came and the other didn't. We asked and the staff didn't... More 

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Thank stefanya89
Singapore
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Casual cafe by the Zurich lake. Located right on the water so very nice views. It has a decent menu but almost all of the patrons were having bratwursts and beer and why not? Both were delicious. Nice way to spend a summer evening.

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Thank MSB_SG
Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Beautifully located at the lake shore promenade, but that's all. We had to wait 40min until the barbecue sausage and bread was served. This place offers take away too, so you would expect a quicker service turnaround.

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Thank Tasiilaq
Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

... beacuse it is a "trap". The only nice aspect is the view. The rest is a nigthmare. The athmosphere is loud, very bad food quality, service arrogant and the worse aspect concerns the prices are too high in relation to the quality. There are around much nicer places. We went twice (just to see if we got a bad... More 

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Thank Isabella M
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

The staff was very rude and arrogant. This restaurant is not recommended due to the worst customer services experience.

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Thank Taimuree
Titusville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This place is packed when the weather is good. It's strictly outdoor seating with a limited menu. My husband had bratwurst and fries and I had beef on a skewer and salad. We both really enjoyed our meal. Good beer, good wine. You sit right by the river and it's a great place for people watching.

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Thank Bunco1
Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Went to Pumpstation after a sunny afternoon at Lake Züri. Ordered a 'Cervelat' sausage and a Pork Grill sausage. Both were clearly grilled long ago, the 'Cervelat' being completely cold, the other sausage of a chewy texture and cold, too. Staff took the food back with no fuss - kudos for that - and replaced the sausages with new ones...... More 

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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Luckily i didn't end up eating in this restaurant, food and smell looks good but once i wanted to order the chef and waiters were very rude and told me we are busy and you are asking too much!!! They are really impolite and dont know how to treat customers.. I lost my appetite and left the place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$32
Cuisine
Swiss, Bar, European, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seeanlage Utoquai, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 1 260 96 69

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?