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Restaurant Alter Tobelhof

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Tobelhofstrasse 236 | Zürich, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 251 11 93
09:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open again after a long renovation last year, we were wondering was has changed. The two main dining areas inside the farm house have remained largely unchanged - a bit refreshed but as cozy as before. The most impressive improvement you will see when you enter the kitchen - all white tiles, stainless steel and the latest equipment - I... More 

Thank kuede
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent place for all types of meals and groups. Excellent ambiance with kind service, fantastic wines options and different ambient. Bring your visitors!

Thank Eduardo M
Saarbrucken, Germany
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

The restaurant is kinda pleasant, although the hall inside seems a little worse for wear. There are two or three good wines, apparently, but we haven't been offered the wine card. Also, if you come before 6pm only a very limited selection of dishes is available. I'd say the steaks are the main feature of the place. There is also... More 

Thank Qnan
Zurich, Switzerland
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254 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015

After enjoying the brunch in the next door Chasalp place, we came there for a fondue evening. It's always annoying when we are asked for a Nusslisalad but I have to admit that this was very tasty. We had a fondue with red pepperoni and ham together with the cheese, that was quite unusual for us but very very tasty.... More 

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211 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Had dinner here with extended family. We were 7 adults and 1 child in total. It was hunting season so they were serving mainly deer and hirsch (elk?) but no bird game at all. To start with I had beet root and pumpkin. It looked pretty but for 15CHf I would have expected more taste. As main course I ordered... More 

Thank windvalley
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

We arrived late for lunch on a sunny saturday. I thought we wouldn't get a table but we did, and with a smile. The day was pleasant, the food was good, Swiss specialities, and the kids had lots of fun in the playground. It was indeed expensive, but I have not been in another restaurant in Switzerland, I am comparing... More 

Thank Vmartinussi
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We took a taxi there since my parents loved it the last time they visited. The food was quite good, lots of variety. They have amazing salads but I chose the veal with mushrooms with roesti on the side, it was delicious. Overall we had a pleasant evening and they even brought something for me when my dad said it... More 

Thank Pinoruc
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Came here on a busy evening, happy we got seats, surrounding and interior very nice and cozy. The Waiter (Roman) came and made very nice suggestions and let us feel we are in the right "hands". From there everything went downhill... - waiter was far to pushy to sell us more things (very uncomfortable for us) , I do understand... More 

1 Thank Tobi1985
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

This place is for real fondue lovers. However, there is no ventilation inside. We had a business dinner there and I have to admit that given the circumstances (i.e. business dinner, smart code dress) one needs to change over after that for the smell sucked into my jacket and sat there for another day. I did not bring an extra... More 

1 Thank ArnasB2
Zurich, Switzerland
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

The Tobelhof is a place I visit quite frequently. The place offers outdoor seating (which provides nice views) under old trees which you should go for whenever the weather and temperature allows. There is a separate Fondue/Cheese place especially popular during Fall/Winter. Prices are at the upper limit for this category but the menu offered has high consistent quality and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$46
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tobelhofstrasse 236 | Zürich, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 251 11 93
The Tobelhof is like an oasis: a place to meet friends, celebrate a birthday, arrange to see business colleagues and always, to eat well. In summer, you can sit out in the sunshine or beneath the shady trees in the garden. In winter, you'll be cosy in one of the farmhouse parlours.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?