Best Restaurants in Zurich
Zurich boasts a plethora of eateries catering to just about
every nationality under the sun, including, of course, restaurants
with strong French, German and Italian influences. Try the
delicious traditional Christmas snack,
, which are hard, thin and very sweet biscuits made
from flour and honey - popular in other countries too and bound to
well up oodles of nostalgia in anyone who has ever tasted one.
a veal stew made with mushrooms,
white wine and cream is a must while in Zurich, and visitors will
notice potato Rösti is a popular local dish. Other famous exports
not to be missed are, of course, the decadent and delicious Swiss
chocolates as well as Swiss cheeses like Emmental, Gruyère,
Vacherin, and Appenzeller. Other famous Swiss culinary inventions
include fondue and muesli.
The left bank and right bank areas are where all the best
restaurants can be found and it is customary to make reservations
in advance. For special occasions, the restaurants at the top of
the Uetliberg have fantastic views. A service charge of 15% is
usually included in restaurant bills and further tipping is
unnecessary but leftover change is always appreciated.