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#184 of 1,666 Restaurants in Zurich}
$$ - $$$French, European,
Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This has quickly become my weekend restaurant in Zurich. The menu is always very interesting with a combination of regular favorites and seasonal specials. The restaurant itself has has a great atmosphere and the amazing staff make every visit a pleasure. My first choice when...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nice terrasse, nice service, located in a quaint area but the food is typical of touristic restaurants: below average for a high price. Disappointing.

Thank a p
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We celebrated my sons 18th birthday at the Lumiere and had really good time. Service is very friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming, the filet de boeuf Café de Paris is meat at its best and the wine card is also really relevant. We sat at a...More

Thank Steph S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed our dishes. The signature entrecôte cafe de Paris was very tasty, as were the other dishes (veal escalopes). Service was friendly and quick. Recommended

Thank Rykryder
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great Saturday lunch in this small but cozy place in the old town of Zurich, close to Paradeplatz - food is great, staff friendly, prices high, but generally a very good place to enjoy lunch/dinner - we will be back

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is near the famous Hotel Widder. Very central. Has a lovely terrace with plenty of tables. But, it is busy and popular, book ahead. Or rock up at 6pm and you should get lucky. So, so service. Clueless waitress greeted us when we arrived....More

Thank oransome
Reviewed 25 May 2017 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
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
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...More

Thank Andrew A
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
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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, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Widdergasse, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
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