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Le Chef

#105 of 1,710 Restaurants in Zurich
$$$$Mediterranean, European,
Kanonengasse 29, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 240 41 00
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kanonengasse 29, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very excited about going to Le Chef - it has created some buzz in Zurich with chef Meta Hildebrandt being known as one of the more creative stars in the local gastro-sky. Perhaps our expectations were too high, or perhaps our palates are...More

Thank Kaisa M
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

When you read the menu it looks like they have interesting proposals but the actual dishes are far from wow. The baked tomato soup tastes like warm smashed tomatoes despite the fact it is supposed to have vanilla oil in it. The shrimp coctail as...More

Thank NewPlacesLover
meta8004, Inhaber at Le Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we offer something for every taste on our menu, the shrimp cocktail is as classic as you mention, this is also mentioned in our menu. the baked tomato soup is accompanied by vanilleoel and is a classic from our house....More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Finding a nice place to smoke a cigar in Zurich, can actually be quite difficult. Le Chef is a nice restaurant with a large non-smoking area and a smaller smoking-area, where you can enjoy a glass of wine and a nice cigar. I tend to...More

Thank Idealizer
meta8004, Inhaber at Le Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback, we are pleased that you appreciated our fumoir and look forward to your next visit ... sincerely the le chef team

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good but I do not remember the last time I was treated this poorly in a restaurant. Service was inattentive, poorly trained and at times even aggressive. Very sad, the Guest is certainly not king in this establishment, will definitely not return.

Thank Tobias G
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I was taken by surprise by the awesome Steak Tartare and didn't expected it to be so special. But our second visit was on Valentines Day and as most restaurants, they only had one Valentine's menu which wasn't the best.

Thank Joëlle S
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had a quiet table and a super attentive staff - very friendly but discreet too. Food was inventive and good. We had a good siner

Thank Mosad004
Reviewed 5 January 2017

yes it was okl, nothing more nothing less. the food was average, the ambiance a bit above, the prices, hmmmm; thereofe average.More

Thank Robert D
meta8004, Manager at Le Chef, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017
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herzlichen dank für ihr Bewertung, leider können wir uns an sie nicht errinnern was aber sicher daran liegt das ihre...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016

for some reason we received a frosty reception up until we ordered two expensive bottle of wine - the service then turned to what I expect from a top end restaurant. We had three course tasting menu which included lots of food I would never...More

Thank ian583
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were here for a thirtieth birthday celebration and were very pleased with the exquisite meal and all the extra little touches given to the birthday girl. Top class food but serving sizes that you could appreciate (not like some foodie places where the portions...More

Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to this restaurant because friends told us the (Lady-)Chef was 'the' shooting star in the Zurich gastro scene, highly creative and committed to top quality with a TV presence as juror in cooking contests. We had a four course menue, of which the...More

3  Thank Volker L
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23 May 2015|
Response from i-love-zermatt |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$65
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kanonengasse 29, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 240 41 00
  • E-mail
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