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Sonnenberg Restaurant

Hitzigweg 15 | 8032 Zürich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
+41 44 266 97 97
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal cutlet” (6 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
Swiss, European, Delicatessen, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hitzigweg 15 | 8032 Zürich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just had yesterday afternoon lunch for the first time since Jackie Donatz left the restaurant... and I had very high expectations due on the name of the cool and the relationship with Mesa. The location is great, the view stunning.. and I would that...More

Thank snic587
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were there for dinner with Friends while a strong storm. It was not an issue for the exceptional view. It was my second time in the restaurant which belongs to FIFA, and the food was even better, with a casual but very professional service....More

1  Thank Marnierh
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice lunch with great wine and excellent service - we will be back for sure, the view is fantastic: the alps, the city and the lake!

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We came with a larger group for dinner. Weather was great so we did stay on terrace and enjoyed the excellent food which was also well presented. All services personnel was highly professional, very friendly and helpful.

4  Thank FrankGeisler
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here and every member of my family was very pleased with their choice. Our waiter introduced the specials and the menu beautifully. I had a delicious traditional boiled steak that came with an array of interesting accompaniments. It was delectable....More

Thank ZahraNairobi
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The former FIFA headquartes nests one of the outstanding places to go in Zurich. Bussines people, elegant swiss couples and families, selected tourists in a singular ambiance for its views ans cuisine. The staff is very proffesional and friendly. The wine list is well balanced...More

Thank Gustavo G
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Mr. Gustavo G First of all, we would like to thank you for the time you have taken for this great feedback. In addition, we are extremely pleased that you were satisfied in every way. This is exactly our main goal of every day....More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing restaurant, professional service, very nice atmosphere, excellent food. Gorgeous view to the city and Zürichsee. I will back again.🔝🔝🔝

Thank Emi K
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Emi K we want to thank you for your feedback and we are looking forward to welcome you soon again! Kind regards Katja Schaffrath & the Sonnenberg Team

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Service was lacking, we had to fill our glasses several times ourselves, ask for the menus, etc. Also food wise the main courses was OK but at least one side dish was rather average and given the prices the restaurant charges, this should all be...More

Thank X3795PUandreass
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Dear Guest First of all we like to apologize for the inconvenience. This does not correspond to the standard of the house. We are sorry that you have made this experience in our restaurant. We are well known for our famous dishes, nice wines and...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

On a recent trip to Zürich, we stayed at the Dolder Grand, and spent one fabulous night dining at the Sonnenberg. Got to meet Jacky, and of course had his signature veal cutlets. Nice experience.More

1  Thank Michael S
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Dear Michael S We want to thank you for your Feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our Restaurant and that you got the chance to meet Jacky Donatz in person. Especially after he left the Sonnenberg Restaurant after 17 years. We...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016

I was there for my dinner. Salad was good and i had ordered a dish with fish which was delicious. In desert, i had something creamy which also had alcohol in it and it was great. Tables are organized properly. Service is average though, more...More

Thank Hemant M
KatjaSchaffrath, Marketing & Sales Manager at Sonnenberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Dear Hemant M First of all we want to take the oppertunity to thank you that you visited our Restaurant and taking the time for a Feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and the great view. Also we want to appologize since...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$134
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hitzigweg 15 | 8032 Zürich, Zurich 8032, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 266 97 97
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The Sonnenberg (Sun Mountain) is a place of power and affords some of Zurich's most beautiful panoramic views. Situated high above the city, it provides wide-ranging views of the Alps, the Lake of Zurich and over the rooftops of the city. Welcome to the world of the Sonnenberg. The restaurant that bears the same name enchants with fantastic views, creative culinary arts and an attractive ambience. Step inside and have a taste.
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