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National

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Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Stadthausstrasse 24 | 8400 Winterthur, Winterthur 8400, Switzerland
+41 52 212 24 24
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with another couple, nice welcome and service. Food was good and the only inconvenient was a "too pushy" waiter when it comes to ordering dessert.

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Thank Benjamin B
Westerlo, Belgium
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with a group of 40 people. Once all seated they started the service with a salad, which was ok but not more. After the salad the speed of service went up and in 30 minutes we were finished with the dessert. Too fast to be good.

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Thank Gert3107
Winterthur, Switzerland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fancy restaurant with delicious food. A bit pricey but worth it!!! Very romantic, but also a great restaurant to take business colleagues as well...

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Thank Katarina P
Paris, France
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I enjoyed one of the best "émincé Zurcher art" of my Swiss life. Not cheap (CHF 43.-) but in a generous portion, served from a side dish resting on a candle to stay warm, with a delicious crispy rösti...

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Thank Dublogach
Lucerne, Switzerland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant evening eating at the National. They usually have live music at thursday's, friday's and saturday's. Interior is very tasteful, not shiney with many pieces of art. Our servant was very nice and payed attention to our desires. Cuisine is a mixture of swiss and italien dishes. Very tasty food prepared nicely. Regarding the ambiance and... More 

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

For a quick business lunch starter, Maine & dessert price for value is perfect. It was delicious, tasty & service was professional, courteous and efficient. Congratulations an adress I do recommend when you have a business trip in Winterthur city. The best location front of the railway station. Well done.

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1 Thank Pascal R
Ecublens, Switzerland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The food is very good. The employees are really kind and helpful. Although we were 13 persons at the table, they brought all the menus at the same time with a great organization. They also speak French. This is for sure a place we would go again in future if we come to Winterthur.

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1 Thank Nicolas W
Switzerland
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The National is located in the center of Winterthur, just across the main station. It is part of the big Bindella chain, however the dishes are not only Italian. The restaurant has been refurbished a couple of years ago, to look more modern. However, if the restaurant is full to its capacity, it gets incredibly loud in there, which i... More 

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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is truly amazing the food is very good the service outstanding especially Paulo his now a friend. Beside the great food is the atmosphere which is unique go have a look and enjoy

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Thank Vancouverregular
Landschlacht, Switzerland
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Have been there so many times, haven been taken so many business partners there and they never failed. Great service and always good quality food. A bit expensive but hey we're in Switzerland aren't we .... serious don't stretch it further overall still my 1st pick for business lunch and dinner in Winterthur

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Thank Matthias Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$44
Cuisine
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stadthausstrasse 24 | 8400 Winterthur, Winterthur 8400, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Winterthur
  • Phone Number: +41 52 212 24 24

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