Kronenhalle Restaurant, Zurich

Kronenhalle Restaurant, Zurich

Located in a Bellevue Square building built in 1862, the Kronenhalle Restaurant is probably Zurich's most famous eatery. Opened in 1924 by Hulda and Gottlieb Zumsteg, it quickly became the town's meeting place of writers and artists. Zurich's rich and famous have passed through ever since.

It's the sort of old-world continental dining experience that you would expect from Zurich. Surrounded by art and history, the impeccable service and outstanding food are nothing short of spectacular. Everything about this experience is about tradition.

The restaurant consists of three galleries. In the brasserie, you dine under chandeliers in their main dining area. The smaller Chagall Room was also the original dining area when the restaurant first opened in the 1920s. It is more intimate and private than the brasserie, and it's adorned with artwork by Pierre Bonnard and Marc Chagall. The Swiss Gallery is a smaller room decorated with all Swiss art.

It's quite hard to get a table in this must-dine restaurant. Book well in advance, or try your luck with your hotel's concierge.

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Sight Name: Kronenhalle Restaurant
Sight Location: Zurich, Switzerland (See walking tours in Zurich)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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