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El Lokal

Gessnerallee 11, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 344 87 50
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good55%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
13 Aug 2017
“Nice place for drinks”
3 Jan 2017
“Great atmosphere, fantastic decor, bar staff not that pleasant.”
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Gessnerallee 11, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a cool place to have drinks with friends. The decorations and the environment are very nice. It was redecorated out of an old industrial building. I would clearly recommend to visit this place.

Thank Radu C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Used to like this place, now not any more. We asked the bouncer nicely for some information & just looked a bit inside to see if our friends were there. The bouncer reacted terribly and just threw us out of the place, also injuring my...More

Thank marusya_nz
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

You can drink many kinds of alchol drinks in a lovely atmosphere of el local, as it is understood in the name it has a latino atmosphere, funny decorations, helpful and kind bartanders, prices are a bit high for visitors from other countries. People of...More

Thank Kursat D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We've been here three times now and it is one of our favourite places in Zurich. Its a little walk out from the main centre but very accessible and worth it. There is a huge skeleton hanging from the ceiling and a busy nautical and...More

Thank Hippypop
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Super chill, great food, very nice staff. We had a great lunch and good beer. Overlooking a little creek. I definitely would eat here again, when in Zurich.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

El Lokal has a prime location next to the river providing a great drinking spot. Outdoor and indoor seating are available with good quality draft beers available.

Thank Luke W
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A very nice and atypical and very cool place in Zurich. Good for a drink with friends and good music. When there is live music the place is compeltely crowded but after this shows it's easy to find spot.

Thank Kikka412
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

very relaxed bar in the heart of zurich, enjoy your beer right next to the river, especially nice during summertime. very fair prices.

Thank theflyindutch
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This is a alternative location where people from all different societies go to. It has local beer and food. In Summer there is BBQ outside. The outside area is very nice in summer!

Thank Remo G
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I rather liked this place although the décor is a little wacky. we just stopped here for drinks. very interesting design and wall dressings. staff were pleasant and helpful and a good overall experience. watty

Thank Watty5657
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
14:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gessnerallee 11, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 344 87 50
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