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Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag

Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 216 99 66
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (12 reviews)
“perch” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

A very nice and charming restaurant in the middle of Zürich. Very nice staff and good Swiss food. Is definitely worth a visit while in Zurich

1  Thank Global_traveller17
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear guest Many thanks for your visit and your good rating. We appreciate your words a lot and hope to welcome you soon again at Zunfthaus zur Waag. Kind regards Sepp & Sandra Wimmer hosts

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Picturesque location, amazing ambience, excellent food, hospitable service, all dripping with fascinating history. Sepp Wimmer was an incredible host.More

Thank GATraveller
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed an amazing experience with us. Our main concern is to pamper our guests and to offer them an unforgettable stay. We are very proud that we have succeeded...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Been here with some friends. Nice atmosphere, but quite rude waiter and overpriced food. I had Züri geschnetzeltes and it was average. The servings are good size but probably wouldnt go there again.More

1  Thank eoez
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear guest Thank you for your visit at Zunfthaus zur Waag and your review. We regret, that our service did not come up to your expectations this time. We hope you will give us the opportunity to prove oneself with excellent service and food on...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This guild restaurant situated in the old town is very typical for Zurich. The food is good and there are some local Swiss wine (altogether with international selection). I enjoyed veal Zurich style with kidneys. However my friend didn't liked his Dorado. The waiters and...More

Thank Serge G
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear guest Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to know that you appreciated our signature dish, the sliced veal Zurich style and the service performance. We regret, that the Dorade did not come...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very classic even formal place...more for a date than for a group of friends But anyway we had a very good evening The menu is not very large, but there are many attractive options Dishes are pretty classic as well, but very well executed The...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Dear guest We are so pleased you had a most enjoyable evening and thank you so very much for your delightful review. Many thanks for your compliments, especially for the good food and the large wine selection. Your special mention of the reasonable prices of...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't have picked Zunfthaus zur Waag myself but I got a voucher from work for Christmas so we decided to go while our daughter was on ski camp. The ambience of the old building was lovely and the small dining room had an intimate...More

Thank lisaccrouch
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant, all the more since the Zunfthaus zur Waag was not on your bucket list before. Your compliments for the ambiance, the food and...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017

we had dinner here and for me it was a trip back on memory lane, yet in a very positive way. the current team here makes it work, old traditional Swiss dishes in a old historic ambience with a NEW twist. try the Fillet de...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Dear guest Thank you very much for your favourable review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed a dinner with lots of memories and that you appreciated the good food and wine selection, as well as the performance of our service team. We look forward...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

The restaurant is on the first floor of the very picturesque guild house with the light blue facade right on the Muensterhof square. The square used to be an open air parking place; it was changed recently so that there are no cars or traffic....More

Thank Kyvos
Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your review of your detailed dinner experience in our restaurant. We are very pleased to hear that you as a regular guest always feel good at the Waag and that you enjoyed the food, the wine and the...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a wonderful evening in this exceptional restaurant! The service is very attentive and the dishes delicious! Dining at Zunfthaus zur Waag with the warm and welcoming atmosphere was the highlight during our stay in Zurich! We can highly recommend it!More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review and your recommondation of our restaurant. We are very pleased that you so enjoyed your dinner and mentioned in particular the delicious food, the attentive staff and the warm atmopshere, many thanks! We look forward...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After multiple visits to this restaurant, I felt this place deserves an outstanding review. It is a cozy dining room, welcoming both regular local gears and foreign visitors. The menu changes according to seasonal ingredients, and all dishes tasted like they were freshly prepared with...More

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Sandra W, Inhaber at Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear guest Many thanks for your lovely review, especially from you as a regular guest! We are delighted you so enjoyed again the food and the cozy atmosphere, as well as our attentive staff. We very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$57
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterhof 8 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 216 99 66
Description
A warm welcome to the Münsterhof (pedestrian zone) - a beautiful historic town square and the jewel of the Zurich city center. One great place to wine and dine and celebrate in the stylish atmosphere of the old city is the Zunfthaus zur Waag, directly facing the Fraumünster church with its famous Chagall windows. Discover an authentic piece of Zurich's history for yourself and take delight in our hospitality given to you in a house dating from 1315 and steeped in history.
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