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The Lion Pub

) #419 of 1,662 Restaurants in Zurich €€ - €€€ , British,
Oettenbachgasse 24 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 888 66 69
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, European
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Oettenbachgasse 24 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiters have no manners. We ordered and they brought whatever they understood, which was not what we ordered. They got offended when we said "this is not what we ordered" and even discussed that they brought the right drinks. Do not recommend, won't go back.More

Thank enusaru
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear enusaru, Thank you for leaving a comment on Tripadvisor. We are really sorry to hear about your experience and therefore would like to extend our apology. Nevertheless, we hope that we can make up at your next visit and therefore looking forward welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday afternoon around 4pm we decided to look inside this pub and have a drink. It's airy and really nice inside - after looking at the menu, we spontaneously decide to have some food. we had Cesar's salad, club sandwich and the lions pub burger!...More

Thank Andro77
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Andro, Thank you very much for your kind review and five points on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the culinary aspect of the Lion Pub. The entire menu is served throughout the day. We hope to have another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Nice English pub in the heart of Zürich. Offers free wifi and the system sends you a code as a text message, which I never received due to not having a local phone number. However, the bartender was aware of this problem with their customers...More

Thank MrMax2004
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear MrMax2004, Welcome home away from home. We are so happy to read about your recent visit at The Lion Pub and appreciate that you took the time to write about and rate us with four points. We hope to have you back soon. Best...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

After many years visiting Zurich I stumbled across this bar on my way back to the Station. It is very well appointed, quite British but in the classy not East End way as you would expect in this city. A nice local beer at a...More

Thank Stephen_Lloyd
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear Stephen_Lloyd, Many thanks for leaving this review. We are pleased to hear that you found us and enjoyed a moment of home away from home. Sorry about the wifi which we hear for the first time, however we hope you received assistance from our...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Really great food & atmosphere - very good prices! Staff is friendly and charming!! Good selection of food & drinks

Thank Shawna B
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Dear Shawna B, thank you so much for your kind review and five points on Tripadvisor. We are happy to read that you like the atmosphere at The Lion and therefore we hope to have you back soon. Yours sincerely,

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Food was great, especially dessert! Definitely recommend. It was good enough we went there twice! Service was great too. Kory was attentive and looked after us.

Thank Gulsah H
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Dear Gulsah H, Many thanks for your review and five points on Tripadvisor. We are happy to read that you enjoy your time at The Lion and would be happy to welcome back soon. Yours sincerely,

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went there for a Rugby afternoon. We booked a table the day before which is really recommended for all the events. Unfortunately they did not find our reservation, but they managed to find a table for us. The beer and the service is good...More

Thank ClownFish76
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Dear ClownFish76, Thanks for your review regarding your recent visit at The Lion Pub. We are sorry to hear that we were not able to track your reservation but glad to hear that we managed to find you a table. The Lion Pub is well...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great bar with good atmosphere and very friendly helpful staff. Food is simple but tasty. Good selection of beers and wine. Location superb.More

Thank DrAlf777
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear DrAlf777, Many thanks for your nice review and four points on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the good atmosphere and the friendly staff. Well know to be The best Pub in town, we are eager to provide only top quality...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife and I visit Zurich once to twice a year visiting friends and The Lion was recommended to us. I'm so glad we went. Within minutes of being there, we received a warm welcome from the manager John and over our first beer we...More

Thank Tom C
Jeffmann173, Manager at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Lion. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming place for everyone. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again in the summer time. Keep an...More

Reviewed 26 December 2016

We were 3 Bostonian friends wandering the city, killing time until our next flight... so glad to decided to enter The Lion Pub for a drink and a bite to eat! Our server Kory, a Michigan native who followed his heart to Zurich, was so...More

Thank TPipoca
Andreas F, Geschäftsführer at The Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Dear TPipoca, Many thanks for leaving this great review and five points on Tripadvisor. The Lion Pub is perfectly located for visitors of Zurich to have a beer and a bite. We sincerely hope to have you back soon in Zurich and at the Pub....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oettenbachgasse 24 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 43 888 66 69
  • E-mail
Description
Typical english pub in the heart of Zurich. Best spot for sport entertainment of all types.
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