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#59 of 1,581 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
French, European, Central European
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Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Island Of Gozo, Malta
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place is quite central in Zurich with a varied menu. Staff are very friendly and service is very fast.

Thank Michael G
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time there and I will be back before long. Rump steak cooked to perfection, pommes allumettes up to their reputation. Don't forget the dessert: tarte tatin or tarte au citron. Either way you can't go wrong!

Thank Sharon L
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

- Quite good "french" like food with very good taste... But I doubt about the authenticity... gastronomic food .. serve with fries as side dish for food like fillet de boef café de Paris was quite weird... could be really disrespectful to french chief... - Service was great - environment has class but can be very noisy due to the... More 

Thank Sandra L
Zurich, Switzerland
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the food here. Relaxed atmosphere. It is a great place for a casual business dinner. The staff was really friendly and helped with the food and vine choices. Moules et frites are always a plus.

Thank Xaxun
Graz, Austria
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is lovely French Brasserie in the city centre of Zurich. Cosy and elegant. Cuisine is superb, good French and Italian wines. Very good service. It is pricey but enjoyable.

Thank Mia_Khimo_Graz
Zurich, Switzerland
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144 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

It's not easy to find a restaurant where the kitchen is still open after 22h in Zurich. Luckily this was. I always pass by and I never thought of visiting it and I am so happy I did that night. The service was friendly and the lady offered us some alternatives due to the late time we came. She suggested... More 

Thank Toret8
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

the lumiere has a real italian and spanish feel to it which is refreshing in Zurich. it is very popluar and rightly so. it has two sitting a night. the owner was there to greet us and hist staff pay just the right amount of attention to you. the food was excelleint. the tuna tartar, the beef, the chicken and... More 

Thank mrsP7741
Zurich, Switzerland
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

You need a reservation and you know why once you have been there. We had a perfect dinner and we are going again. What else do you need to know?

Thank Lobaria
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely ambiance. Accommodating staff. Great wine list. Small space so reservations are recommended. They were fully booked when I walked in but offered me a table if I was willing to eat quickly. I appreciated the option and took them up on it.

Thank meshell813
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Lunch on a Saturday, very nice area, people very friendly and professional, I had the beef filet café de Paris: really fabulous and my wife the burger that was absolutely delicious too. A bit pricy but great place to go.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town

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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?