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Shinwazen Sake Wine Bar - CLOSED

Freischuetzgasse 10, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 321 01 11
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jun 2015
“Hand picked selection of finest sake and Japanese specialities ”
17 Dec 2013
“Simply the best”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Deli, Wine Bar
Freischuetzgasse 10, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for first quality sake and Japanese cuisine's specialities, this is the place to go!

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

Excellent place. Great atmosphere, beautiful design, amazing food and top service. Honestly the best Japanese food outside of Japan from my own experience.

1  Thank Halah4
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Walked in by pure luck, intrigued by the space. And what a revelation. Wow. Very minimal. But so excellent. Passion of the owners rules this place. All you need to bring is time and enjoy it. Will be back

Thank Sheckenstein
Reviewed 15 April 2013 via mobile

When you think Zurich you think chocolate and charcuterie, not chawanmushi. But think again. Shinwazen is the joint creation of a Japanese woman with a love of Japanese cuisine and a Swiss man who has become enamored of sake, so much so that he graduated...More

2  Thank WashingtonTraveler21
Reviewed 8 March 2013

The service is really nice and the owners make sure that you have drinks and food and that you are not missing anything. Very nice people. I took the dinner menu for 78 CHF. Some starters, a main dish, and then soup and rice with...More

1  Thank BasmaT
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Being Singaporean and extremely fussy with food - I have not had particularly good Japanese food (sushi, sashimi, kaiseki...whatever) in Zurich. I first heard about Shin Wa Zen (a new establishment) from a really nice Japanese chef who works in a little diner near where...More

2  Thank ge0rgeous
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Zurich's newest Japanese restaurant is set in an understated, but very elegant setting. Simplicity at its best: Nothing will distract you from the excellent food that you can enjoy here! You will be seated at the one long table and be given a choice between...More

1  Thank uhu55
Reviewed 2 November 2012

Cool restaurant space....and nice to see something like this in Zürich. Just one long table that everyone sits at. Nice Japanese minimalist design. Nice, simple menu and concept. Food is good but definitely not WOW and I find it overpriced. I understand the importance of...More

2  Thank Victo1
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$185
Japanese, Deli, Wine Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freischuetzgasse 10, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 321 01 11
  • E-mail
SHINWAZEN was founded by Yuko Suzuki and Markus Baumgartner on behalf of a deep wish to build a bridge between Japan and Europe. It is a place to get together. Enjoy a Yuzu lemonade as an apéro or our drink of the house with Umeshu after Saturday shopping, come for a relaxing Friday dinner or simply stop by to shop some of the best Japanese products for home-cooking.
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