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King's Cave

#71 of 1,576 Restaurants in Zurich
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Central 1 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 256 55 55
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11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 00:00
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Penrith, Australia
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is attached to the Central Plaza Hotel, downstairs and presumably that's the reason for 'Cave' in the name. The food was great, and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Michael M
CentralPlazaHotel, Guest Relations Manager at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for having taken the time to share your opinion. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the food. We also thank you for your motivating words regarding our friendly staff. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again. Kind regards Franziska Kläy Guest Relation More 

Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I had only 1 day in Zurich and was looking for a restaurant with good steak with ambience and this place fulfilled it all! I made a reservation. It was almost full house on a Monday evening. The lady manager was extremely polite and friendly. The environment was classy and romantic!

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Thank Buttercarp
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for having taken the time to write your review. Your positive rating is highly appreciated. In November and December our Restaurant King's Cave is usually always fully booked, we recommend to reserve early enough. It is a pleasure to read your positve words regarding our Manager. We wish you a happy new... More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Great service, very friendly, one of the best meat restaurants in Zurich if you like entrecôte served like in France!

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Thank Cornelia W
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit, for your perfect rating and for recommending our Restaurant King´s Cave. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the delicious Entrecôte and the friendly service. We wish you a wonderful christmas time and would be glad to welcome you soon again. Best regards Franziska Kläy Guest Relation More 

Vancouver, Canada
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360 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We did not have a reservation but were warmly welcomed by the manager, and seated promptly. The atmosphere is classic in decor, with touches of royal presence; but we found this added to the charm and special event feeling. On a chilly winter evening, the red lentil soup was outstanding, smooth and rich with a touch of creme and finished... More 

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Thank sola123
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit in our restaurant King´s Cave and for your detailed review. It is a pleasure to read that you had a wonderful time in our restaurant. Obviously you really enjoyed the friendly service, the atmosphere and your meal. We are glad that you tried the lentil soup and that it was so perfect. The... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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160 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The decor is mock royalty, naff, kitsch. The service is quite friendly and fairly efficient. At lunchtime this large cellar restaurant was virtually empty and therefore soulless. Muzak was nasty. It specialises in steak, I had Angus sirloin and surprisingly it had little taste and poor texture. Maybe I should have had "Swiss prime" but thought I should support the... More 

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Thank John R
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the restaurant King's Cave, and sharing your opinion. We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. As meat is a natural product, variances in structure and texture may occur from time to time. Brought to our attention, you might have noticed that our promise is to instantly serve our guests... More 

Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had dinner here last night on our first night in Zurich. The service was fantastic and the atmosphere in the restaurant was very enjoyable. We loved the decor which added a truly unique touch to the night. Our steaks were cooked perfectly and the herb butter was as amazing as we'd read about in other reviews. The crispy salad... More 

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Thank lararuss_13
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for having taken the time to write your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, the perfectly grilled steaks and delicious french fries. Your feedback regarding the salad we have forwarded to our kitchen team. The team is happy to read that the service was fantastic. It would be a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We have eaten here last year and this year. Good for Business entertainment and family meals. Great food

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Thank Noriko B
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your visit and for your positive comment. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed our delicious meat. At the moment we also serve the Entrecôte in our Central Garden. Sunny regards from Zurich Franzsika Kläy Guest Relation More 

Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stayed at the Central Plaza so it was only right to dine-in at the King's Cave. There food was delicious. The occasion was my wife's birthday and she was really impressed. The staff took really good care of us.

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Thank gljlegacy06
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your stay in our hotel and for taking the time to write this nice review. We are glad to hear that you celebrated the birthday of your wife in our restaurant King's Cave.Thank you for your positive and motivating words regarding our staff who took really good care of you. We are looking... More 

Santa Monica, California
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Cave is in the basement of the Central, it's basically a wine cellar plus restaurant, nicely decorated. The cloth napkins come tucked inside a golden crown, and the waiters do make you feel like royalty. Since we had been traveling in Switzerland for a few weeks, I was trying to cut back on meat dishes that particular evening, which... More 

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Thank Joan W
CentralPlazaHotel, Leiter Gästebetreuung at King's Cave, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your visit in our restaurant and for your wonderful review. It is a pleasure to read this review - your description is perfect. You are truly right: If you are a meat lover (Entrecôte) you feel like you went to heaven. Certainly we have forwarded your positive comments to our entire team. We... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant at the Central Hotel, you go downstairs and you feel you enter a middle age tavern! Great meat. I got a Swiss sirloin with two huge shrimps, it seems not to combine, but it was perfect! And service is very good to! I really recommend the place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$63
Cuisine
Barbecue, European, Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central 1 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 256 55 55
Description
You will be dazzled by our regally bedecked cellar restaurant, with heavy curtains in knightly gold and blue and stately velvet chairs with artful ornaments. At King’s Cave Restaurant, your dining experience will be in a royal ambience. Chandeliers, mirrors, bar, wine cellar and fireplace give authenticity its final touches.Savor our delicious grilled specialties and a full-bodied wine carefully selected. Our guests are king, literally.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?