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Ban Song Thai

#59 of 1,606 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Old Town
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Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 252 33 31
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Cambridge, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was walking the streets when we saw this thia restaurant, read some reviews and decided to have dinner. As one of us was vegetarian when we called the service staff we asked to recommend veg dishes as largely the menu was in local language. She seemed in a rush and was not helpful at all. We decided to order and... More 

Thank TarnShant
London, UK
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Busy Thai restaurant in the South of the old town. Good food , good service. Pleasant buzz of activity.

Thank Traveller25351
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We are a group of friends with a child for lunch. We had the worst dining experience because of the horrible and disrespectful service from the staff. It all started with our pram that they insisted we leave it outside of the restaurant but I refused because I could not risk losing it just in case. Probably that's why the... More 

1 Thank FamSiegle
Ruedi R, Inhaber at Ban Song Thai, responded to this review

Hello FamSiegle We are very sorry for the unfriendly service you experienced. As to your comment about our food: There is definitely a false accusation. We do not use MSG in our kitchen. Ruedi Rickli More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Been ther in late January and as i was unable to book it on line we decided to go there any way and check the chancw of having a table. Fornunately we got a table for 3 right away and had a marvelous dinner specially the massaman curry. Also they manage to get one very mild tom yum soupe as... More 

1 Thank 174Soares
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Good meal of pad thai, I walked in around 9pm and the place was almost completely full on a Wednesday night, with a mix of locals and what seemed to be business travelers. Good service, good food (it sounds silly, but the chicken in the pad thai was so flavourful... it made me wonder what I had been eating for... More 

Thank caro352
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142 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Good small place, reservation advisable. They can cook really hot if you ask. All service is Thai. Could recommend if you are looking for Asian places.

1 Thank Matei C
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Really tasty food in the scenic old town. Decor and ambiance quite simple, friendly and efficient thai waitresses. Prices really at top end of expensive Zurich price scale

1 Thank swissmini
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Saw the recommendation on TripAdvisor and we decided to give it a try since we were craving for Asian food. Went to the restaurant without a booking and we were lucky to get a table as most of the tables were booked. We ordered phad thai, fried beef, red curry chicken n fried mixed vegetables. The portion is just nice... More 

1 Thank StevenNG
Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Prime ingrediences freshly cooked from experienced thai chefs. Everytime a real pleasure to be there. Reservations are highly recomended!

2 Thank Charana79
Frankfurt, Germany
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a place that I always visit when in Zürich. All of the curries are excellent and pairs well with the rosé wine. If you aren't from Zürich/Switzerland, then it's expensive, but relative to Zürich it's reasonable.

Thank Dave S

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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
US$26 - US$45
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchgasse 6 | 8001 Zurich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 252 33 31
Thai Restaurant est. 1995, Since same owner. No MSG. A la carte evenings: exclusively bio beef, Mangrove sustainable shrimp, bio porc. Only best quality products.

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