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Sonnenberg Restaurant

#173 of 1,576 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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European, Swiss, Delicatessen, Central European
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Hitzigweg 15 | 8032 Zürich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
+41 44 266 97 97
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11:00 - 00:00
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Zurich
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was lacking, we had to fill our glasses several times ourselves, ask for the menus, etc. Also food wise the main courses was OK but at least one side dish was rather average and given the prices the restaurant charges, this should all be top notch... we will wait until the new Chef arrives to see if he can... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

On a recent trip to Zürich, we stayed at the Dolder Grand, and spent one fabulous night dining at the Sonnenberg. Got to meet Jacky, and of course had his signature veal cutlets. Nice experience.

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1 Thank Michael S
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Michael S We want to thank you for your Feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our Restaurant and that you got the chance to meet Jacky Donatz in person. Especially after he left the Sonnenberg Restaurant after 17 years. We hope to welcome you again. Have a nice day and all the best in 2017!... More 

Navi Mumbai, India
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I was there for my dinner. Salad was good and i had ordered a dish with fish which was delicious. In desert, i had something creamy which also had alcohol in it and it was great. Tables are organized properly. Service is average though, more than normal service time. View is good.

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Thank Hemant M
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hemant M First of all we want to take the oppertunity to thank you that you visited our Restaurant and taking the time for a Feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and the great view. Also we want to appologize since the Service didn't satisfy you. We will talk to the Manager of duty to analyze... More 

St.Gallen
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The view over zurich is really nice. The service was okay. The food we had was delicious. But since I'm a vegan/vegetarian there was only one option for me. But my family said that the "südfleisch" was the best they had.

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Thank Namasteista
JackyDonatz, Geschäftsführer at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Namasteista Thank you for taking the time for a feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed the stunning few over Zurich and the service. Since Jacky is well known for the “Siedfleisch” and other meat dishes your family took a very good decision. That is also the reason that we don’t have a lot of vegetarian or vegan dishes... More 

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We booked a private dining room at the Sonnenberg restaurant for our Corporate Xmas dinner and could not have been happier with the choice. Being the organiser of this dinner, I arrived 45 mins earlier to find everything was already set up for our event. The table was beautifully laid and decorated and the staff more than accommodating to have... More 

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Thank 967AJacobs
JackyDonatz, Geschäftsführer at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 967AJacobs First of all we want to thank you for the nice Feedback. It is our main Goal to satisfy our costumers every day. If we get rewievs like yours we did our very best. We hope to welcome you again at the Sonnenberg and wishing you a nice day. Jacky Donatz & the Sonnenberg Team More 

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145 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Other than the Cordon Bleue being dry the service has been embarassingly bad. Not only did the waiter seem inexperienced amd had to look up ebery item ordered in the menu, but he also rested the bottle on the glass every single time he was pouring either wine or water. While preparing the Crèpe Suzette the Chef de Service interrupted... More 

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Thank Stephan L
JackyDonatz, Geschäftsführer at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Stephan L First of all we want to thank you for your feedback and taking the opportunity to apologize for the inconvenience. It is for sure not the standard of the restaurant and of course both mentioned experiences shouldn’t happen. Since we spoke with the Chef de Service and the waiter we don't want to bring it on as... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

An awful meal at Restaurant Sonnenberg for my partners birthday. See email below which was sent after our experience. I have chosen to post on Tripadvisor because their reply was just rude in that they haven't even acknowledged the point. Shame our entire stay in Zurich wasn't perfect. I am writing this email to you today because I was physically... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
JackyDonatz, Geschäftsführer at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wallis Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit at our Sonnenberg Restaurant. We deeply apologize for the bad experience you've had at our place. Of course this should not happen and we don't want to bring it on as an excuse, more as an explanation. You are right: Jacky Donatz wants his Team to explain the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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375 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lovely restaurant, with wonderful views of Zurich and the lake. The modest design. Very friendly staff and wonderful service. All dishes are very tasty. Particularly affects the veal cutlet. You just have to try it. I think not mistaken if I say that very few people can so prepare veal. Many thanks to the chef Jacky Donatz The wine list... More 

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1 Thank Vladimir M
JackyDonatz, Geschäftsführer at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vladimir M Thank you for taking the time for a feedback. It is our main goal to satisfy our guests. We hope to welcome you soon again at the Sonnenberg and we wish you a lovely day. Kind regards Jacky Donatz & das Sonnenberg Team More 

Rouen, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted to enjoy the food and views but were taken aback by very arrogant personnel which looked at us up and down and must have thought we didn't exactly look the part... it was on a sunny Sunday and the restaurant was opened all afternoon but we were not even offered to come back later. In any case, the... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you love meat and a view that is not necessarily out of the world but among the most spectacular in Zurich!!!!....

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Thank Miro P
JackyDonatz, Geschäftsführer at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Miro P We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to welcome you again at the Sonnenberg Restaurant. Have a nice day. Jacky Donatz & the Sonnenberg team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$129
Cuisine
European, Swiss, Delicatessen, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hitzigweg 15 | 8032 Zürich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 266 97 97
Description
The Sonnenberg (Sun Mountain) is a place of power and affords some of Zurich's most beautiful panoramic views. Situated high above the city, it provides wide-ranging views of the Alps, the Lake of Zurich and over the rooftops of the city. Welcome to the world of the Sonnenberg. The restaurant that bears the same name enchants with fantastic views, creative culinary arts and an attractive ambience. Step inside and have a taste.

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