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Altes Klosterli Zoo Restaurant

#1,231 of 1,666 Restaurants in Zurich}
££ - £££, European,
Klosterweg 36, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 26 40
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
26 Jul 2017
“Nice atmosphere ”
8 May 2017
“Good views, but medium food quality”
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Swiss, European, Central European
££ - £££
Klosterweg 36, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I was there to eat with my husband and his sales team. The staff was very attentive. The food was good, I had the Caesar salad and risotto. We only saw one monkey, then none the rest of the night. Perhaps it was to rainy...More

Thank Momofthre3
Reviewed 8 May 2017

When going out in Zurich you can generally expect hgh quality in exchage for high prices. But not all restaurants deliver: Altes Kloesterli is a nice restaurant, at a good location above the Swiss metropolis, and next door to the zoo. On the plate, however,...More

Thank Jrondelle
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Small portions and children menus maybe suitable for a 3 years old baby only. Price in the medium high level for the area and quality in the medium low level.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

First visit after the restaurant was completely refurbished. I am missing the standard daily menus of before. The normal menu card did not change that much. Prices are high as before. Location is somewhat unique, especially in sommer when you are able to sit outside...More

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Asparagus season is fully incorporated into their menu list. Several interesting dishes. I choose Asparagus roesti. Not as much meat in it as aspected. The bio-cheese from Toggenburg area made it really heavy. Overall nice portion.

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant during our visit to the zoo. You actually need to get out of the zoo to go to the restaurant. The terrasse is great and you can actually see the monkey cage which is cool. They were fighting all the...More

Thank Guillaume H
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Still a bit cold in March thus inside in large dining room. We got a table at the north window thus looking down on the north part of the Zoo. Many apes are climbing the rocks and provide a great view The lunch card consist...More

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Group lunch during the week. Well organised, separate room for meeting and lunch. In time food delivery, good quality. Nice antique room decoration. Can be recommended.

Thank Micy01
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We had a family lunch at this place. The restaurant itself is nice, and you have a view to parts of the Zurich zoo. The staff was very friendly. But the problem is the food. Next to other meals we ordered a 'Vegetarian ragout with...More

Thank Markus Z
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Had a family dinner there (15 people) with fondue chinoise all you can eat. Definitely enough meat and sides (french fries, rice and vegetables) plus sauces. The staff took really good care of us. Outside you're right at the monkey area and can spot some...More

Thank marc c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klosterweg 36, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 254 26 40
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