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Restaurant Volkshaus

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European
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Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 242 11 55
11:30 - 00:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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160 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This vast restaurant looks great but the food is nothing special. We had a boring green salad to start, though the garlicky dressing was home-made, I think, and excellent. After that small strips of rather chewy veal in a not very creamy sauce was below par for this traditional Zurich meal, potato mash was underwhelming and slices of cooked carrot... More 

Thank John R
Lausanne, Switzerland
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200 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

When you want Swiss cuisine but prefer something a little nicer, Volkshaus is just the place. Excellent seasonal food, very good wine list. Interesting atmosphere mixing modern and traditional Brasserie style.

Thank LausMac13
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123 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Although we were told it connected to workers party prices certainly not low. We opted for lunch rather then the breakfast which is standard eggs bacon etc. The meat loaf with fried potatoes was mediocre more like supermarket food!! It not really a meatloaf but german version. Not minced meat. The meat balls with mashed potatoes had three meatballs and... More 

Thank italian26
Zurich, Switzerland
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

They generally have still space for brunch while all other options in Zurich are packed, and that's it. The rest is an average fine: staff is friendly but not extremely welcoming or enthusiastic; ambient is nice but they need to do something about the ceiling; and food... the most expensive (and you would expect the richest) brunch option is an... More 

Thank wonderlehn
Zurich, Switzerland
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I just attended this basically very nice place in order to celebrate 'Martini'. The 'martini-goose' unfortunately was not at all great: extremely dry and cold. The wine and the service, however, were nice.

Thank Raeber-Mendez
Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very old restaurant of Zurich city. Restaurant and bar is just amazing. Awesome menu. Seasonal foods and desserts are very delicious.

1 Thank hopezurich
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

the deer was absolutely incredible and the atmosphere and design is really cool! good wine selection as well

Thank Federica Sofia Z
Zurich, Switzerland
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193 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

the restaurant is set up in such a way that the noise level is so subdued and the 70s feel makes this place one the most enjoyable restaurants of Zurich. Really worth coming here. The menu is thoroughly enjoyable (especially the desert)

Thank Budapest4Lausanne
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you want to have a good lunch or diner and you don't want to go to the regular places in town, go visit restaurant Volkshaus. All meals are fresh cooked, using only bio ingredients. The taste of the dishes, that change every day, is delicious. A must go if you live in Zurich or if you visit the city... More 

Thank Frank V
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A reservation at this hotspot is very recommended, all table in the restaurant area were occupied the Thursday evening we visited. The restaurant offers good plain cuisine but very very tasty. Our visit was quite a success, we especially liked the Leberkäs, a bavarian-south-german dish. Our dishes were very tasty. Check the menu in the internet before you book: they... More 

Thank Stephan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$59
Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Langstrasse
  • Neighbourhood: Langstrasse
  • Phone Number: +41 44 242 11 55

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