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Restaurant Birchegg

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Wehntalerstrasse 119, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
+41 1 361 05 22
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10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Cosy great restaurant. The owner welcomed us at the entrance and was present at the restaurant the whole time of our dinner, was very friendly with us and other visitors, sometimes sitting to our and their tables and chatting (what I found to be very nice). You need to come here hungry... So much delicious food! Michele asked us at... More 

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Thank Maria K
Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We went for a business dinner to this restaurant, with following result and feedback for you as TripAdvisor User Entrance / welcome = 5 Host arrival & service = 4 Food quality = 4-5 Location & Atmosphere = 4 Cleanliness = 4 Wait times = 5 View = nothing special Beverage = 4-5 (good wine) Overall experience, next time again... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

When coming here you feel very welcome: You don't have to order anything, just sit down, relax, enjoy the drinks and food that come. And you won't be leaving hungry as the servings are generous. The food quality is ok, the fish could have been better.

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Thank Joachim H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

This restaurant doesn't have a menu. As soon as you seat, the waiter starts bringing the food, starting with a very rich starter, three samples of different home-made pastas, salad, meat (optional) dessert, coffee, and liquor. All for the modest price of 50 CHF. In my 6 years in Zurich, this is the best one I have ever been. The... More 

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Thank Davide S
London, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

As some of the other reviewers have noted this is a bit of an institution in Zurich namely in that you just turn up and get served what the chef is cooking that evening without any need to order from a menu. I think you definitely should reserve as the place is full and there is a great mix of... More 

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Thank EnglishmaninSouthKen
Zürich
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

and great wine! Lovely and original atmosphere. Good value for money. Ladies get roses :). Reservation needed.

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Thank Lassie_C0me_H0me
Zurich
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324 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2011

This is a very unsusual place: there is no menu, you need to trust the chef for what you're gonna taste. You'd better be open though as no complains are accepted in this place. The chef basically brings plates until you're not hungry anymore. The food tastes like home food that you only have the priviledge to taste in a... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2008

very good italian...without a menu! you just see the plates coming...and coming...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Swiss, International, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wehntalerstrasse 119, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 1 361 05 22

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?