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Zum Grunen Glas

#282 of 1,598 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Untere Zaeune 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 251 65 04
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I ate lunch at this restaurant today. Service was very friendly and the atmosphere very pleasant. The food was of a very good standard and well presented. We can recommend this restaurant.

Thank gih0
Kiniger, Geschäftsführer / Küchenchef at Zum Grunen Glas, responded to this review

We are really grateful for this positive review and would be happy to welcome you in our restaurant soon again. More 

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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I experienced the service as quick and professional with no waiting time and with knowledge about wine and food paring. This is a cozy little restaurant which is suitable for example to enjoy a dinner with girlfriends or mothers. The tables are beautifully decorated with flowers and lit candles. The menu has a fair selection of dishes and wines everything... More 

Thank Depeche T
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Good food, friendly and attentive service, not too many tourists ;) Next time in Zurich definitely worth a visit.

Thank Helen_and_Yossi
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Today was the day for beetroots. The beetroot soup of my wife and the beetroot ravioli with pistacchio butter and cicorino rosso were top class. The Spätlese Zunftwein from Hallau was very enjoyable. But the restaurant knew very well how to pair this also with the other end of the spectrum: today I experienced my probably most boring porched egg.... More 

Thank mrdrau
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Nice cosy place with good food and great service. when we visit it the restaurant was just starting the service at 1830hrs but soon got quite full yet remained quiet and not hectic . Good service

Thank Vladimir P
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Attentive service and good Swiss food, definitely worth a visit. The interior is very charming and so is the garden are. We'll be back for sure!

Thank _instablonde
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

7 mn walk from Helmhaus Hotel - Nice outdoor seating area - The sliced veal with mushroom sauce and crisp rosti was delicious. Nice dessert selection as well.

Thank Caroline C
Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Saw a review for this restaurant within walking distance of our hotel. Couldn't have picked a better spot. We ate outside on the top level overlooking the patio below. Great food, probably the best we had during our stay in Zurich. Good choices, well presented. Extremely hospitable service. We were, in short, impressed.

Thank Bill R
Zurich, Switzerland
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

It just 200m off the beaten track where all the tourists are walking through the old town of Zurich and a little bit hidden. You get good service, reasonably priced fresh food and usualy there is some place available. I recomend that restaurant to everybody who likes good food and does not want to end up in a tourist trap.... More 

Thank AndyZRH
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable (but not cheap) price! Very nice setting, great service. We just happened to pass by the restaurant while looking for a nice place to eat in old town. The smell that came out of the restaurant was enough to lure us in, and we never looked back.

Thank twinkaplan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Untere Zaeune 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 251 65 04

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?