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Pumpstation

) #1,379 of 1,661 Restaurants in Zurich $$ - $$$ , , Barbecue
Seeanlage Utoquai, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 1 260 96 69
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“bratwurst” (3 reviews)
“grilled food” (2 reviews)
“zurich lake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Swiss, Bar, Barbecue, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Seeanlage Utoquai, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I won't go back there. My main complaints are: The service was bad: inattentive, had to call twice a waiter (that was just telling us "ask the other guy") after waiting one hour between ordering drinks and food. With plenty of waiters checking their phone...More

Thank Dario C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A few big beers, a few big Hugos........Baba served us efficiently and the table was happy. The BBQ ribs were fantastic, steamed artichoke with sauce just as good. The ladies/kids had grilled chicken was was also done properly - not dried or burnt. Highly recommended...More

Thank RickyRicoW
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This place is located just a few minutes' walk from Bellevue and Opera House. There are simple outdoor tables with umbrellas and lots of opportunities for people watching. A comprehensive drinks, beer and wine menu plus lots of grilled food options make this a great...More

Thank 523evelyna
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We had to wait like 15 minutes to order, after another 15 minutes they brought our beer but it was wrong order, so they came later with the right order. We also ordered sausages, they never arrived. The funny thing is there was a huge...More

Thank monitotier
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A great place to meet when the sun is shining. An outdoor only place which serves BBQ fare. Good service but it's a struggle to find a seat. Overall a great place. And you may get a decent busker!

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stay away. Location is great and you are taken in by the view but the staff are rude, arrogant and unhelpful. Turned away twice but both times locals were served. There are other places where the waiters aren't so bad and the view just as...More

1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The Pumpstation is a great summer restaurant on the shore of Lake Zürich just opposite of the Opera. I often go there for lunch and sometimes dinner. The menu is simple but good, great drinks (especially when the special bar is open) and a good...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

PUMP Station is located in the eastside of the lake near Bellevue. There are un-obstructed views to the lake and Uetliberg. The place has wooden and metal tables as well as benches, some with umbrellas. With its location it offers sunny views from morning until...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The nicest thing about this place is the location at the lakeside. The food tough is average and not really special.

Thank SufiWaalre
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

we had good time there though it took quite long before the staff come to take order, but the food were quick and staffs were friendly. The view was great !!

Thank Nitsajit D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$32
Cuisine
Swiss, Bar, Barbecue, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seeanlage Utoquai, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 1 260 96 69
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