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Bauschaenzli Biergarten & Restaurant

) #424 of 1,649 Restaurants in Zurich $$ - $$$ , European, Barbecue
Stadthausquai 2 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 212 49 19
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Swiss, European, Barbecue, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Stadthausquai 2 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lakefront table in the full service restaurant (there is the self-service cafe/biergarten and then there is the full service restaurant which is separated by a barrier and has most tables along the lake front). While the location and ambiance is great for...More

Thank mikeyg624
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Bauschaenzli Biergarten & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today
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Thank you and see you soon! Best, Stéphanie & Team Bauschänzli

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there this week on a perfect Swiss summer evening. The location is unbeatable, overlooking Zurich's old town and lake. The menu isn't spectacular, rather small number of dishes offered and rather pricey - I guess one pays for the view. The friendly staff recommended...More

Thank Chroegel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very bad! I have come here every time I am in Zurich over the last decades but this is the first time I was singled out as an American and intentionally ignored by the waiter. It wasn't until another waitress after almost an hour ask...More

1  Thank leperkraut
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Bauschaenzli Biergarten & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Brian Thank you for your answer. We are realy sorry about your unpleasant experience. It seems to be that it was a mess with one of our waitress that we could fix immediately. It is important to me to say that we like all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very traditional bier garden beside the Limmat river. It was friday evening and the was live band playing traditional dance music. Seems to be a place where locals come to have relaxing after work week. I ate whitr fish with rice and the taste was...More

Thank trueRoamer
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We opted to have a quick meal, so we chose soup with bread, the cost was amazing 20 Euros and it was just luke warmMore

Thank denise b
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Bauschaenzli Biergarten & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi Denise. Thank you for your evaluation, even if this is not very flattering. Somewhere, there is probably a misunderstanding: On the one hand, we did the soup not even offer this year. On the other hand, the price of our homemade soup in the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Bauschaenzli is on it's own seperate Island on the Limmat. Open mid-April through September offers a nice range of grilled goods, snacks, beverages and more. There is a massive seating area mostly of metal tables and chairs and another area of seating at the waters...More

1  Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We came as part of a larger group during the winter season when then Bauschänzli is occupied by the Circus Conelli. All service personnel was extremely friendly and helpful. The dinner which was mixed with amazing circus shows and tasted great. Just another great experience...More

Thank FrankGeisler
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Locals as well as tourist enjoy the Bauschaenzli over lunch or after work a lot. Right where the Limmat river meets the lake one can eat traditional Swiss food (vegetarian too) and enjoy a cold beer/white wine in the sun. It reminds one a bit...More

1  Thank DeborahNorge
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Late warm summers evening, mixed bag of bistro style European mish-mash food with quality ingredients, live music, good service, dance floor with live country music and ambience with a view across the Limmat river. Marked down as the head waiter decided to give our waitress...More

1  Thank PIno32
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were meeting four friends of ours in the restaurant and had an ideal table on the waterside. The evening was nice and warm. The view onto the Limmat and the other bank of the river/city was beautiful with all the lights and the stars....More

Thank Panasonic99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Swiss, European, Barbecue, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stadthausquai 2 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 212 49 19
  • E-mail
Swiss classics in the largest garden restaurant in the region. The island with views of the Alps and the old town.
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