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Mere Catherine

Naegelihof 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 250 59 40
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Naegelihof 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the corner of the main street. Very nive place and amazing people. Good food and wine suggested .... To repeat....

Thank Gabriele C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to eat with my bf spontaneously and of course it was full. The lady at the desk guided us to the bar aside to shorten the waiting. After 15min she came to look for us and guided us to our table. We enjoyed...More

Thank Jodok I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of about 15 people having dinner upstairs in a separate room. The restaurant is nicely furnished, the food is very good, staff friendly, but it was truly difficult having conversations with the acoustics being challenging.

Thank Bj0rnA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quite frankly this place is disappointing. Ambience is great but the food is mediocre. There are so many good restaurants in the area that you could choose you might as well skip this one.

Thank MikeHep
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Super good taste. Took fish and was cooked excellent. Nice service. Lot of choosing in wine.next time will visit again.

Thank James B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

At the Nägelihof, a charming corner of old Zurich, is the French restaurant 'Mère Catherine' with the attached bar 'Le Philosophe'. The place has a deliberate touch of bistro and of Provence. We had made an online reservation. It worked well, we got a nice...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Such a hole in the wall. Love the place! Such friendly service. Food was fantastic. We went twice during my trip. The first round, I had the mussels which is a definite must try, portion is perfect. And the dessert...... Oooooo LA LA! The chocolate...More

Thank kerrylllau
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I’m eating here for the 4th or 5th time today and I wonder why I haven’t reviewed earlier, because excellence deserves to be rewarded. Mère Catherine’s French cuisine is always très bon!

Thank SteveFromZH
Reviewed 4 October 2017

After 3 decades, this restaurant has earned the right to be a classic of the Zurich Old town. Located in the wonderful Limmatquai, a location to start or end a tour of the wonderful Zurich Old Town. Offer is varied and makes use of fresh...More

Thank Joaquin S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant. It was a lovely evening so the option to sit outside was appealing. The service was very good but too quick. No sooner had we finished our entrees the mains were put in front of us. Think the quickness is to...More

Thank Kayednz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Naegelihof 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 250 59 40
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