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Restaurant Volkshaus

#341 of 1,666 Restaurants in Zurich}
$$ - $$$, European,
Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 242 11 55
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“high ceiling” (2 reviews)
“nice decor” (2 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Stauffacherstrasse 60, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a two day business gathering in the Volkshaus and lunch in the restaurant. The food was pre-ordered in the morning session (we were a group of 30) and once we arrived in the restaurant of took max 5 minutes before it was on...More

Thank Mr_C_travel
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Nice restaurant with a good bar menu in a historical, high ceiling building. The food was very good, with interesting variations of traditional Swiss bar food.

Thank Stephan N
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

After arriving from the US 4 hours earlier, I ventured out of my hotel to find the best restaurant/bar I could have hoped to stumble upon. Busy and friendly. Had a vodka and soda and asked my server for a recommendation. She suggested the cheesecake,...More

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have been there several times. The restaurant offers a nice service in a very nice decor. Nice for afternoon coffee / tea with a piece of cake you can choose from the display. Good cocktail bar in the evening. Food: regular Swiss German menu.

Thank Fyfy007
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Compare to its counterpart "BANK" across the street, i much prefer it here. The old-school bar, chandelier, leather benches are what make this place inviting. The coffee is great, baked-goods top notch, and delicious breakfast/brunch options. The old-school bar, chandelier, leather benches are what make...More

Thank Phoebe L
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

When arriving at the restaurant I was enchanted with the first space of the same where we can drink cocktails and to snack. At the back of the room there is the second space that is suitable for dining with separations of environments which gives...More

Thank Geruza A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stopped at this restaurant for breakfast as it was close to our apartment. Enjoyed a great breakfast,food and coffee were well prepared.

Thank Richard C
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...More

Thank John R
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
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...More

Thank italian26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$59
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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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