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Kindli

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Old Town
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I want to treat myself to a culinary delight I have lunch or dinner at Kindli. The old fashioned interior makes one feel as though one just took a step back in time. The menu is short and concise yet still manages to offer something for almost everyone's taste. The service is incredibly friendly and professional. The proprietress and/or... More 

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Thank 2016Maret
Kilchberg, Switzerland
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant enjoys being situated in the oldest part of Zurich, where the Romans developed an outpost in 15BC. Today the Smart casual setting delivers 5 star Swiss food... veal truffles pasta.. all consistently excellent. When I lived nearby this was my go to place once per week for dinner. Was never disappointed

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Thank Zurichphotographer
Santa Barbara, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This experience was enjoyable for the whole family! We all found something we liked on the menu, and all loved it (which is tough considering that we are eight people!)

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Thank juliettecalderon
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant went above and beyond my expectations. I had lunch with a friend here since we were in the old town and were hungry. It's old school charm attracted us. My friend had a lemon grass curry soup as a starter and the beef steak with noodles and truffles. I had a green salad as a starter and the... More 

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1 Thank Yodanlys
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful lunch with my daughter. Adapted for kids with smaller portions. The service was perfect, servers were very nice. It was a pleasant place and not too loudy. We recommend it

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1 Thank 977madeleiney
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

It was a warm September afternoon. We had been strolling through Zurich's old quarter and were famished. Seating ourselves into comfortable chairs outside overlooking the square we surprised the waiter with our wish for a meal. Despite the hour we could choose from the full menu. Service was swift, gracious and the food delicious.

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Thank Martin K
San Gwann
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76 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

If you are thinking of fine dining... Kibdli restaurant is where to go. No buts no IFS.. just go. It's a bit pricy but wow well worth every penny. Just imagine yourself in a food heaven! Staff was fantastic and straight forward. No waiting and no arrogance. Simply top notch. Well done

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Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the more popular restaurants in the old town area. Because of Trip advisor, I chose this restaurant to have a business dinner. I can attest the service was excellent and everybody in the restaurant was treated like royalty. I ordered the filet of beef, medium, with mushroom truffles, & fried potatoes. I forget what the fried... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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292 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We found our experience at Kindli to be a tremendous one. An elegant restaurant within the Kindli hotel, it gives its customers a Swiss/European flavor with a simple and rich menu. I had the pumpkin curry soup and the veal escalopes with lemon sauce and fine noodles. The 2 dishes tasted great and were appropriately seasoned. The warm chocolate fondant... More 

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1 Thank Alexis B
Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Kindli is actually an 'institution' in Zürich; it is situated in the old part of town, a couple of minutes from the famous Bahnhofstrasse: The interior is elegant, as is the service an food. One of us eats vegetarian, another a devoted meat eater; both had ample choices to satisfy not only their choice of food but also their palates.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pfalzgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town

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