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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

) #17 of 1,653 Restaurants in Zurich €€€€ French, , European
Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This guild restaurant situated in the old town is very typical for Zurich. The food is good and there are some local Swiss wine (altogether with international selection). I enjoyed veal Zurich style with kidneys. However my friend didn't liked his Dorado. The waiters and...More

Thank Serge G
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear guest Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to know that you appreciated our signature dish, the sliced veal Zurich style and the service performance. We regret, that the Dorade did not come...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very classic even formal place...more for a date than for a group of friends But anyway we had a very good evening The menu is not very large, but there are many attractive options Dishes are pretty classic as well, but very well executed The...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Dear guest We are so pleased you had a most enjoyable evening and thank you so very much for your delightful review. Many thanks for your compliments, especially for the good food and the large wine selection. Your special mention of the reasonable prices of...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't have picked Zunfthaus zur Waag myself but I got a voucher from work for Christmas so we decided to go while our daughter was on ski camp. The ambience of the old building was lovely and the small dining room had an intimate...More

Thank lisaccrouch
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant, all the more since the Zunfthaus zur Waag was not on your bucket list before. Your compliments for the ambiance, the food and...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017

we had dinner here and for me it was a trip back on memory lane, yet in a very positive way. the current team here makes it work, old traditional Swiss dishes in a old historic ambience with a NEW twist. try the Fillet de...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed a dinner with lots of memories and that you appreciated the good food and wine selection, as well as the performance of our service team. We look forward...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

The restaurant is on the first floor of the very picturesque guild house with the light blue facade right on the Muensterhof square. The square used to be an open air parking place; it was changed recently so that there are no cars or traffic....More

Thank Kyvos
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your review of your detailed dinner experience in our restaurant. We are very pleased to hear that you as a regular guest always feel good at the Waag and that you enjoyed the food, the wine and the...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a wonderful evening in this exceptional restaurant! The service is very attentive and the dishes delicious! Dining at Zunfthaus zur Waag with the warm and welcoming atmosphere was the highlight during our stay in Zurich! We can highly recommend it!More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review and your recommondation of our restaurant. We are very pleased that you so enjoyed your dinner and mentioned in particular the delicious food, the attentive staff and the warm atmopshere, many thanks! We look forward...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

After multiple visits to this restaurant, I felt this place deserves an outstanding review. It is a cozy dining room, welcoming both regular local gears and foreign visitors. The menu changes according to seasonal ingredients, and all dishes tasted like they were freshly prepared with...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely review, especially from you as a regular guest! We are delighted you so enjoyed again the food and the cozy atmosphere, as well as our attentive staff. We very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Münsterhof is now traffic- and parking-free - which makes it one of the nicest places to visit. Besides, there are the nearby Fraumünster church, lots of fancy boutiques and the Limmat, which attract all those who love the old part of the city. The Zunfthaus...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Dear guest We are so pleased you had a most enjoyable meal at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and thank you so very much for your delightful review. We always try to reach a good balance between high quality service and charming hospitality and are looking...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very nice atmosphere with a beautiful view to the Fraumünster. The food is excellent and the people are very friendlyMore

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. especially the great food, the friendly staff and the beautiful view. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Wishing you a lovely...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you want to take your friends from abroad to a typical and chic guilds house restaurant, then you cannot do anything wrong with the Zunfthaus zur Waag. Everything will be perfect, from the welcome, the placing of the order, the food, as well as...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely review! We are delighted you so enjoyed your visit at the Zunfthaus zur Waag and thank you, that you recommend our Restaurant to other guests interested in typical guilds house with cultivated atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$39 - US$82
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts American Express
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 216 99 66
Description
A warm welcome to the Münsterhof (pedestrian zone) - a beautiful historic town square and the jewel of the Zurich city center. One great place to wine and dine and celebrate in the stylish atmosphere of the old city is the Zunfthaus zur Waag, directly facing the Fraumünster church with its famous Chagall windows. Discover an authentic piece of Zurich's history for yourself and take delight in our hospitality given to you in a house dating from 1315 and steeped in history
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