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Shangrila Tibet Restaurant

#333 of 1,606 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Birmensdorferstrasse 297, Zurich 8055, Switzerland
+41 44 462 04 12
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and familiar staff. Authentically decorated, very tasty food. Tipp: Order Momos with different fillings and share.

Thank Langohrhase
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Good - though they only sell dumpling, they try to make their meal set more interesting to include soup, cucumber, veg and yogurt - cozy restaurant with friendly staffs - their dumpling source and chilli are great if eat with dumpling (especially the chilli are real spicy but very nice) Improvements - no English menu (while the staff could help... More 

Thank StanleyYu
Zurich, Switzerland
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We only tried this restaurant once and will for sure return. The food was generally very very good, especially the momos- as other reviewers say. The flavors were quite mild; but I had that with tibetian food before, so not sure whether that might be typical for thai type of cuisine. Its a great place for a relaxed and quite... More 

Thank Enyele
Zurich, Switzerland
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253 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

We were 6 and our small dog to try this place upon recommendations of another friend. Go there, try the Tibetan dumplings, try them all you won't be disappointed. Service was very nice and friendly with the dog.

London, UK
Level Contributor
26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Was maybe expecting too much given the reviews but was quite disappointed. The meal was traditional but pretty bland. Service was very nice and helpful. I'm not sure I'll return.

1 Thank Christian23
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2015

As a Tibetan living in a country (Saigon, Vietnam) where there are no Tibetan restaurants, one craves all the dishes you get to eat at home. Well I had to travel all the way to Zurich to have the best meal that reminded me of my parents kitchen. Like a child had to remember my momo eating etiquette!!! Do not... More 

Thank YoudonChazotsang
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We visited Shangrila for dinner on a Tuesday evening and enjoyed every minute! The menu is only in German but the waitress was more than happy to translate / recommend dishes. Tibetan food is similar to Chinese with it's own spin. The beef momos [akin to dim sum] were really good as was the chilli and ginger yak main course.... More 

Thank PurpleLady28
Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I went with family and friends to this restaurant for dinner two weeks ago as there are not that many great, authenticate and family-run restaurant in Zurich. We were so thrilled we did. We had a huge dish of tasteful and crisp momos, bean threads with fresh vegetables and mushrooms, noodles and a couple of side dishes; pickled radish stripes... More 

2 Thank Rash B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

There cannot be many Tibetan restaurants in the Western world - this is the first for me, and I travel extensively! I have now dined here 3 times and have never been disappointed, the (English speaking) waitress is always very helpful with suggestions and outlining the house specials of the day. The menu is comprehensive and the food - delicious,... More 

1 Thank davylad49
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2013

This is a nice little cozy tibetian restaurant, with excellent food and great hosts!! The momos (beef & veg) are to die for..i personally preferred the beef ones..apart from tht we had ordered fried rice and some fried veg fritters (assorted), that was nice as well along with rice wine.. its probably a little expensive but they serve good portion..... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$47
Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Birmensdorferstrasse 297, Zurich 8055, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 462 04 12

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