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Restaurant Burgli

#131 of 1,531 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Wollishofen
Swiss, European, Central European, Mediterranean
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Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
+41 44 482 81 00
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09:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 00:00
Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy place, nice atmosphere. I'd especially recommend the lunch menu, the best value for your money. Delicious food, also good vegetarian meals. Super friendly service. Kids welcome!

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Thank jessT3033TX
Zurich, Switzerland
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407 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Not too far from Zurich city (as one reviewer said..just take the No7 tram...) this restaurant is an unexpected find being off the beaten track, as it were..... The party in which I was included took champagne on the delightful covered/paved terrace & I could observe more tables on gravel, further extending right into the shady garden itself--this environment, without... More 

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Thank John N
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We came for dinner with the whole family the other night and we had an absolutely wonderful time. The food was delicious and the views were spectacular. The service was excellent and always there to get us anything we needed. The only frustrating thing about our visit to Bürgli was that we drove around for 20 minutes looking for parking.

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Thank LenaMarie97
Luxembourg
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194 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Been wanting to get in here ever I since I first spotted it. Top notch traditional cuisine - the house special 'filet cafe de Paris' dripping in black butter and an unending supply of hot, finely cut pomme frites is strongly recommended. Reasonably priced wines. Very friendly and efficient staff. Hillside lake view location with a lovely terrace for nice... More 

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Thank Christopher K
Zurich, Switzerland
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Entrecôte is superb! But then again, the menus and service is generally good anyway. Easy to get to from the city...just take the #7 tram from town. Parking is an absolute pain and really a pity, especially when holding a party with loads of people who arrive by car. Anyway, visit in summer and you can enjoy the lake view... More 

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Chavannes-de-Bogis, Switzerland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This traditional restaurant does not have a broad menu, but what you get is really top quality. The "entrecote café de Paris" is just amazing. The meat is so tender that it melts in your mouth. And the sauce... The local "wy aus Zürich" red wine, sold by the glass or the dcl (tenth of a liter) has been the... More 

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Thank Gerald L
Zurich, Switzerland
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424 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Greta for a business lunch or an evening outing, either as couples, family or friends. Signature dish is the entrecôte served with unlimited french fries. Lovely terrace for the warmer months with greta views over Zurich

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Thank oransome
Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

The menu is quite small, with a few Options only, but they serve fresh and good Food. The atmosphere is nice and the Restaurant is very cozy. My husband and I had the Entrecote and we didnot regret, it was delicious.

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Thank anapsmihai
Sintra, Portugal
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Its a beautifull place! A bit far away from the city center but is worth! I was by my self and the staff was very kind! The entrecote ir great!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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173 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Burgli is a little outside of the center of Zurich and we were glad we took the 'detour' to enjoy this lovely spot. The food isn't fantastic but it is very good and it was fun to walk the neighborhood and enjoy the views of far away Lake Zurich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$89
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Wollishofen
  • Neighbourhood: Wollishofen
  • Phone Number: +41 44 482 81 00
Description
Over 100 years as a restaurant has allowed Zurich's Buergli to really hone the skill of serving food in gorgeous surroundings. With its historic rooms carefully decked out in glorious technicolour the effect is stunning. With a brave bright 60s orange accompanied by mid century style furniture in the large dining room and a boudoir-ish feel in the smaller, so much thought has clearly gone in to making this a place to excite the senses before you even see the menu. However our pick of seats has to be on the terrace with its absolutely breathtaking views of the lake, the perfect spot at which to marvel at this glorious city and to enjoy food prepared with passion and verve.

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