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Babu's Coffehouse

Loewenstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 212 87 45
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Loewenstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is nice with some special cakes and bread rolls and savory sandwiches. They make nice hot drinks as well but the service is chaotic. It didn't spoil my lunch as we had plenty of time but if I was in a rush I would...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is probably perceived as a bit cool and therefore they can get away with a terrible service. You have to cue to get seated. While cueing we were being totally ignored until with grab a waitress and asked if they could seat us....More

Thank Ulrika L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

그레이트 커피. 그러나 케이크는 정말로 컸다.. 서비스는 항상 미소를 지니고 있지만 무선 통신은 약간의 오류가있을 수 있습니다. 그러나 장소의 크기를 위해, 그것은 꽤 조용했고, 초대하고 있었다. 위치는 훌륭합니다.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Once I got inside and sit down on a table with my friend, we have to wait more than 20 min for the waiters to come and they started to talk in German even after we said we don't. With a lot of difficult (mixing...More

Thank LeandroSPozzer
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This place was a local hot spot. We were a little confused at first in that we had to wait for a seat, try and decipher the non-English menu, and then figured out that we had to order at the corner and then wait for...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A simply delicious, cozy cafe with delicious food! Tasty for a coffee with cake/scone or for a brunch. Make table reservations. The order is made in the cashier and the waiters take you to your table or to small groups, it is a great option...More

Thank FlaCoghi
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted to sit outside in the sun but also have an umbrella for when it gets too intense- check. Also wanted a healthy yet delicious quiche - check! The asparagus and ham quiche was wonderful with a fluffy crust and light eggs. The atmosphere...More

Thank TrophyRachelle
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It is Starbuck type but much better, very nice decoration, friendly service, and coffee and cookies are just amazing! A place to enjoy for a moment of rest if you are downtown after shopping

Thank Maclepau
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice environment, food and coffee. Brunch is a set "savoury and sweet set", your choice of egg or pancakes, coffee/tea, juice and sparkling wine. Service is nice as long as they don't have confusions or you are in a rush :) They have high...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Babu is a cool and cosy coffeeshop in the middle of Zurich. The type pf place you would find pleny of in any other city, but very few of in Zurich. Broad menu, selection of various bevrages. Mix crowed; mummies with kids, artists, business people...More

Thank HarryBerry11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenstrasse 1 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 212 87 45
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