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Restaurant Opera

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Dufourstrasse 2, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 258 98 99
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallop dish” (3 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Central European, Swiss, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Dufourstrasse 2, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Zurich for 3 days, primarily to see Turandot at the opera. This restaurant offers some of the best food I have tasted on numerous visits to Zurich. Lovely interior decor, staff are extremely courteous, warm and professional. Food is not only delicious but beautifully...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We enjoyed a great relaxing meal at the restaurant attached to the hotel and right across the street from the opera house. The restaurant is small and a great place to relax and visit with out a big crowd. The service was good and the...More

Thank duayna p
Michael B, Pascal Gloser, Restaurant Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear duayna p First let me thank you for the time you took to write this review to us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed a nice meal at our Restaurant Opera. That you also were happy with the service and the relaxing...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

As I was staying at the hotel and was too lazy to go out, I had dinner at this restaurant. While the hotel staff is great, at the restaurant they definitively have an attitude, probably believing they are working in a three stars Michelin. Not!...More

Thank Swissdiver
Michael B, Pascal Gloser, Restaurantmanager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Swissdiver Thank you for the time you took to write this review. Our Executive Chef, David Krüger goes twice a week through the forest nearby to harvest the freshest herbs and goods he can get. In our kitchen we prepare our dishes just with...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

For starters i ordered a vegetarian soup, but the cook decided to put a meatball at the end of my plate. I´ve never seen something like this ! For the main course i ordered a risotto, it was absolutely flavorless ! The chef clearly needs...More

Thank Amalia P
Michael B, Pascal Gloser, Restaurantmanager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Amalia P Thank you for your visit at our Restaurant Opera. This review is absolutely not understandable to us since two dishes you mentioned are not on our menu. We do not serve meatballs in our restaurant. At the end was the soup you...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant and whilst it was very cold outside the hospitality was very warm here. Thank you for an excellent meal.More

Thank Apeman57
Hotel-Opera, Restaurant Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Dear Mantaaal Thank you very much for this feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the service and meal at out Restaurant Opera even it was very cold outside. Hopefully, we can welcome you soon again to show you our latest creations....More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

While booking, we asked for a place to accommodate 2 buggies, and we got a separate table far away from others, very private with a lot of space. Many thanks! The food was exceptional and the staff was very friendlyMore

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Thank dianasal2018
Hotel-Opera, General Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear dianasal2018 First, let me thank you for taking time to write this review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed the service at our restaurant Opera. We always try to give our best to make sure that all the wishes from our...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Had a meal in early January.. the food was good and a nice selection if wine. My only issue was that I expected the service to be more attentive for this type of establishment. However on the positive side enjoyed the inspirations menu

Thank curlew
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Restaurant Opera, hidden behind the Opera House, performs very good thanks to the new chef in the kitchen. We had an excellent business lunch with very fresh and local ingredients, expecially the fish was superb. The kitchen profits from the smaller menu. Looking forward to...More

Thank Do P
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a place where Europe meets. Great Swiss food with European influence. Especially the olive oil they use is so great, you could just eat it with the bread! Service was close but not stressy.

Thank Nipper_BCN
Reviewed 14 December 2017

L'Opera is my favourite place to eat in Zurich - feel good food, freshness guaranteed! Thanks to the Team!More

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Thank marliser395
Ambassador-Zuerich, Restaurant Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear marliser395 Thank you very much for your feedback about your visit at Restaurant Opera. It is a great pleasure to hear that we are your favourite restaurant in Zurich! Thank you very much for your loyalty to us and we are already looking forward...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$92
Cuisine
Central European, Swiss, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dufourstrasse 2, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Seefeld
  • Neighbourhood: Seefeld
  • Phone Number: +41 44 258 98 99
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy our contemporary attitude across the street from Zürich’s opera house, where seasonal and local products are used as a matter of course. Executive chef David Krüger gathers herbs, berries or mushrooms on a regular basis in nearby nature reserves and handles all produce in expertly manner to preserve their aromas. Our restaurant’s new look offers an appropriate setting for authentic flavors and exciting combinations. Manager Pascal Gloser and his team look forward to welcoming you.
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