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Where to find the best restaurants in Zürich


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By Marysia Maciocha

14th March 2016

If you are a food enthusiast, then Zürich might just be the city for you.

As Switzerland's largest city, with a uniquely international population, Zürich enjoys a thriving restaurant scene, collectively boasting more than 120 Michelin stars.

If you're planning a visit, here are just a few of the most in-demand tables in town so that you can grab a taste of the action:

Bürgli // Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zürich

Kilchbergstrasse 15, Zurich

At Bürgli, the magnificently beautiful decor and view of Zürich Lake are worth a visit on their own, although the main attraction is the house speciality of entrecôte Cafe de Paris.

Head chef Marcel Bourguin and sous chef Sami Guggisberg even have their own herb garden, and the basement holds a great choice of wines.

Morgenstern da Mario // Zwinglistrasse 27, Zürich

Morgenstern is a restaurant with a larger than life personality, thanks to the famous owner Mario. Serving the best Italian in town with an emphasis on fresh, prime ingredients, and simple but fabulous antipasti.

Try the homemade pasta, the excellent seafood, or delicate Panna Cotta for dessert. You'll be glad you did.

Coco grill & bar // Bleicherweg 1A am Paradeplatz, Zürich

Coco is an unpretentious little gem, hidden in the heart of the Financial District. Come for their modern approach to food and a complete focus on using only the finest ingredients.

Advance booking is definitely advised, as their 'secret garden' has grown to be incredibly popular among the locals!

Lumière bistro // Widdergasse 5, Zürich

Looking for the perfect location for a cozy dinner for two? Lumière is an intimate bistro in the centre of the Old Town, and the ideal spot for staying warm over a glass of wine. Upon arrival you'll be welcomed with excellent service, exceptional food and a charmingly relaxed ambience, making for the perfect setting for romantic dining.

Don't forget to order the homemade Tiramisù!

Didi's frieden restaurant // Stampfenbachstr 32, Zürich

Didi's frieden restaurant, Zurich

The menu at Didi's is small but ample - all dishes are driven by the seasons, and the cuisine is innovative, subtle, and always creative. Every month chef Didi Bruna designs a gourmet 5 course menu which never fails to amaze.

Could this be the best restaurant in Zürich?

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