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#70 of 1,623 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch in the restaurant on a busy week day. Service was friendly and the food French cuisine. The day menu is good value for money. Overall a very good experience. Recommended.

Thank Catharina S
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had dinner on a Friday night in Lumiere and I was not impressed at all. The food was ok, nothing special, just ok. The staff was polite but not attentive. The prices were not representative of the quality.

Thank 103vicky
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lumiere is a great little French restaurant tucked away off of Bahnhofstrasse, across the walk from Hotel Widder. Excellent grilled meats as the French do, superb wine list with many Bordeaux and Burgundy selections. Wonderful scalloped potatoes as well. Not cheap, but nothing in Zurich is. Try this little gem.

Thank Andrew A
Island Of Gozo, Malta
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 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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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 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
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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
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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149 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
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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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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?