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Restaurant Burgli

#100 of 1,673 Restaurants in Zurich}
$$ - $$$, European,
Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
+41 44 482 81 00
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“entrecote” (13 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich 8038, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Relaxed start to the evening with aperos overlooking a wonderful view of the lake. Lovely welcoming atmosphere by helpful staff speaking excellent English. Delicious food, beautifully presented. 'Green & green salad' to start was a wonderful mix of fresh leaves, avacado & herbs in a...More

Thank YorkshireHill
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Restaurant Burgli is very charming, not too big with probably around 30 seats in the dining room. The garden restaurant will seat around the same people. The location in Wollishofen is great, not too far from Zurich City, maybe 15 minutes. The food was...More

Thank Johanna S. P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Out for a walk in Wollishofen and found this place by chance. They were friendly and able to seat us despite being busy and obviously we had no reservation. The service was pleasant, and the food excellent.

Thank David H
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

So this was my second visit at the Bürgli within 11 months. Food: Wasn't as good as the last time anymore. Still good and fresh! But not in keeping with the prices. Wine: On our request for a non acidic, light white, the waiter recommended...More

Thank AndreaLedermann
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We've chosen the Restaurant Buergli for our romantic evening out and where not disappointed... nice service, great food and a view over the lake where very rewarding. It got a bit noisier in the evening especially when a family with kids joined the room next...More

Thank X3795PUandreass
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Birthdaydinner for five people Location is rly nice and quiet, with good interior design and friendly staff. Menu is short but has good and valuable choices. Prices for a main course are up to 55 chf which is not cheap. Plates could have been bigger...More

1  Thank oktschuss
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Our host invited us to this restaurant - as one of the few good Zurich restaurants open on a Sunday evening. We were pleasantly surprised. The al fresco dining, historic setting, service and food could not have been better. The asparagus starters as well as...More

Thank Nico558
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We enjoyed a tasty dinner in this cosy restaurant located a little bit outside of the center of Zurich but still quit easy to access from the main train station by tram No. 7. We both choose steak (entrecote) with frites. The steak was very...More

Thank RROesch
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is our second year celebrating christmas at the Restaurant Bürgli and we had both times a very nice experience! The service and food quality are of a very high standard, no chi chi, just really tasty food. In german we would call this "währschafte...More

Thank SusanneCu
Reviewed 16 December 2016

After years of not visiting the place, we recently once again had dinner there together with a group of friends. The restaurant has only a small number of parking spots available, thus the visitor should be aware that finding a place to leave one's car...More

Thank GranZorro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$89
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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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