Best Brunches in Zurich

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Best Brunches in Zurich


Best Brunches In Zurich

Zurich Brunch Guide 

There’s nothing nicer than a relaxing brunch at the weekend after a hectic week. Take a look at some of the places we’ve had our best brunches in Zurich and why not give them a try? Do make sure to make a reservation though as they tend to get booked up!

Five Star Brunch With A View at the Hotel Storchen Zurich

Hotel Storchen

The Sunday Brunch in the elegant La Rôtisserie restaurant at the Hotel Storchen is sumptuous and refined and is the perfect place for a truly luxurious brunch. With amazing views directly across to the Grossmunster and the Limmatquai, this 5 star hotel occupies a super central location. The brunch includes not only an extravagant buffet, but water, tea, coffee and Prosecco à discretion. In addition to the buffet, hot egg dishes like Eggs Benedict or pancakes can be ordered and there is also a lunch menu included too. The friendly staff are super attentive and it all makes for a wonderful dining experience .

Brunch: Sunday brunch costs CHF 90 per person including coffee, tea, water and Prosecco. Children aged 6 – 12 years are CHF 45. It takes place on Sundays from 11.30am – 3pm. You can also choose the Champagne Brunch at CHF 130 per person or the Rosé Champagne Brunch at CHF 140 per person.

Hotel Storchen

Weinplatz 2

8001 Zürich

Tel: 044 227 27 27

Visit Hotel Storchen website here.

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=>> Click here to read our article all about our visit.

Brunch at Urban Fork - newinzurich brunch guide

Urban Fork

This cute little restaurant is a leisurely walk from Zurich’s main station, just up from the Museum Für Gestaltung and has an excellent Brunch Menu. Everything is à la carte, and you can choose from a “Full English” breakfast to a variety of Eggs Benedict, to burgers and Avocado Smash with poached eggs and the most amazing pancakes and waffles. The friendly staff are only too happy to help and you can eat outside on the pretty tables (when it’s warm enough) or in the cosy interior.

Urban Fork

Ackerstrasse 56

8005 Zürich

Tel: 043 545 60 69

Visit Urban Fork website here.

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Brunch at Fischer's Fritz Zurich

Fischer’s Fritz

A great lake side restaurant, Fischer’s Fritz, occupies a fabulous location in Wollishofen, right on the lake. Surrounded by grassy lawns and lots of greenery you’re brunching right in front of the lake. With picturesque view of sailing boats bobbing on the lake you sip your champagne before deciding which delicacies to choose from the wonderful buffet in the large tent. There is something for everyone here from fresh fruits, to baked goods and pastries through to cold meats and cheeses and event a hot egg station. As you look out across the blue waters of Lake Zurich whilst sipping on your champagne, you can’t help but relay!

Brunch: Sunday brunch costs CHF 58 per person including coffee, tea, water and champagne. It takes place on Sundays from 10am – 3pm.

Fischer’s Fritz

Seestrasse 559

8038 Zürich

Tel: 044 480 13 40

Visit Fischer’s Fritz website here.

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=>> Click here to read our article all about our visit.

Fabulous Brunch on Lake Zurich at Seerestaurant L'O Horgen

Seerestaurant L’O Horgen

Situated right on Lake Zurich in Horgen, just a couple of minutes or so from the train station and ZSG boat stop, the location is simply stunning. In Summer you’re seated outside on the beautiful terrace with a delicious and generous buffet inside, a station where you can order hot egg dishes outside, and the TV presenter Patricia Boser is your host. The food is fresh, the champagne is flowing and the atmosphere is relaxed and elegant. You almost feel like you’re on holiday !

Brunch: Sunday brunch costs CHF 58 per person including coffee, tea, water and champagne. It takes place on Sundays from 10am – 3pm.

Seerestaurant L’O

Bahnhofstrasse 29

8810 Horgen

Tel. +41 44 725 25 25

Visit the L’O website here.

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=>> Click here to read our article all about our visit.

Best brunches Zurich - Milchbar Brunch

Milchbar Zurich

Situated in a pretty little courtyard just off Bahnhofstrasse the location could not be more central. Outdoor seating around the beautiful fountain and in the covered passageway with a high quality cold buffet menu that you serve yourself from, as well as hot egg dishes which you order via the waiting staff. Non stop coffee refills and bottomless champagne round off this high quality and stylish offering.

Brunch: Sunday brunch costs CHF 58 per person including coffee, tea, water and champagne. It takes place on Sundays from 10am – 3pm.


Kappelergasse 16

8001 Zurich

Tel. 044 211 90 12

Visit the Milchbar website here.

=>> Click here to read our article all about our visit.

Hide & Seek Restaurant at Atlantis by Giardino


Perched high above Zurich on the edge of the forest close to Uetliberg is the very stylish Hotel Atlantis by Giardino with its Hide & Seek Restaurant. This is the venue for their weekly Sunday Brunch with a wonderful selection of both hot and cold treats to tantalise your taste buds.In Summer from June till August it spills out onto the beautiful terrace and there is even a barbecue too. Included in the price are unlimited hot drinks, juices and prosecco. The Sunday Brunch takes places from 12 noon till 3pm.

Brunch: Buffet CHF 95 per person, Children up to 12 half price and under 6 free.

=>>Read all about our brunch at the Hide & Seek Restaurant here.

Hide & Seek Restaurant

Döltschiweg 234 

8055 Zürich

Tel. 044 456 55 44

Altantis By Giardino website 

Confiserie Honold Herrliberg

Delicious Brunch at Confiserie Honold Herrliberg

Confiserie Honold in Herrliberg offers a beautifully presented Sunday Brunch served on stylish étagères. Fabulous, freshly baked croissants and breads, including their delicious Russian Zopf with candied fruit, delicious Birchermuesli, and softly boiled eggs. The lovely selection of fresh seasonal fruits, Swiss cheeses and a range of cold meats is very generous.  As many coffees or hot drinks as you like along with freshly squeezed orange juice make it the perfect place to spend a relaxed Sunday morning in the very picturesque area of Herrliberg. Further options available with smoked salmon or roast beef. Standard brunch costs CHF 45 per person. Book in advance on 044 211 52 58.

Confiserie Honold

Dorf 12

8704  Herrliberg

Tel. 044 211 52 58

Visit Confiserie Honold Website

=>> Read all about our Brunch at Honold’s here

Marriott Hotel

Celebrating Brunch at the Marriott Hotel Zurich

The Marriott hotel offers a sumptuous brunch menu with lots of choice. It’s popular with families and offers a magnificent selection of Swiss, European and even Japanese sushi and Thai specialities. For those who like to get their Sundays off to a sparkling start, prosecco is included. They even have cheese from their own cow and honey from their own bees.

Brunch: the buffet breakfast is CHF 72 including prosecco and all drinks. Children under 6 eat for free and 7 – 12 year olds are half price.

Zürich Marriott Hotel

Neumühlenquai 42

8006 Zürich

Tel. 044 360 70 70

Marriott Website 

=>>Read about out our visit to the Marriott Hotel Brunch here.

Helvti Diner

The Helvti Bellevue Diner – Burgers & More in Downtown Zurich

The Helvti Diner in Bellevue is conveniently located 3 minutes walk from Stadelhofen train station and two minutes walk from Bellevue tram stop. With its bright new look, American diner charm and wonderful brunch options it’s bound to be one of Zurich’s top brunch spots. Each of the brunch selections is individually priced, starting at around CHF 6.50 for porridge with a range of smoothies, fruit options as well as a range of cooked egg dishes. There is a also a burger option, and from 2pm on Sundays the full menu (with a variety of burger options) runs along side the brunch menu too.  We loved the eggs Benedict and the fresh smoothies!

Helvti Diner

St Urbangasse 4

8001 Zürich

Tel. 043 500 05 35

Helvti Bellevue Website

=>> Read all about our Brunch at Helvti Diner here

Die Rüsterei

The brunch at Die Rüsterei in Sihlcity was the first place we ever visited for brunch in Zurich years ago. Our experience there was so good that we still keep going back. It’s a favourite with visitors too. Housed in an old paper factory it’s got a unique vibe and some crazy fun chandeliers with a culinary motif high ceilings and a great range of both hot and cold food, and sweet and savoury. It’s certainly a place to have a relaxed brunch and you help yourself from a selection of tables. Lots of juices, and a good selection of coffee and included in the price is one glass of prosecco.

Brunch: Help yourself buffet CHF 55 per person, Children up to 12 half price and under 6 free.

Die Rüsterei

Kalanderplatz 6, Sihlcity

8045 Zürich

Tel. 044 317 19 19

Die Rüsterei website 

Café Bebek

Bebek with its high ceilings and interesting décor gives you a feel of the Orient as soon as you walk through the door and the food certainly does not disappoint. There is a great selection of food on offer with an oriental flavor and it’s all beautifully presented. We particularly love the baba ganoush and the hummus. Once you’ve been once you will keep going back.

Brunch: CHF 29.50 per person all you can eat excluding drinks and excluding egg dishes or alternatively choose from the menu (as we did).

Café Bebek

Badenerstrasse 171

8003 Zürich

Tel. 044 297 11 00

Café Bebek Website

The Artisan

Located in a leafy garden in Wipkingen, The Artisans brunch is really good. Served outside in a garden in fine weather the breakfast options are well cooked and tasty and the service is attentive and good. The eggs we ordered were poached to perfection and the bacon beautifully crispy, and the breakfast burger from the brunch menu was delicious. All brunch items priced individually.

The Artisan

Nordbrücke 4

8037 Zürich

Tel. 044 501 35 71

The Artisan Website


New Vegetarian Restaurant in Zurich – Hiltl Sihlpost

Centrally located, just off Bahnhofstrasse, Hiltl is a great place to meet up with friends for a vegetarian or vegan brunch before exploring the city in the afternoon. You can choose either the all inclusive brunch option with prosecco and drinks, or alternatively go for the usual “weigh and pay” method so popular in this, the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world.

Brunch: CHF 57, and for children aged  7 – 12 a bargain CHF 2 per year of age. Under 6s are free.

Haus Hiltl

Sihlstrasse 28

8001 Zürich

Tel. 044 227 70 00

Hiltl Website

Maison Blunt

Maison Blunt is an extremely popular spot for brunch, and for good reason. With a very laid back atmosphere, Maison Blunt is a perfect place to have a lazy Sunday brunch. They serve a delicious selection of authentic Moroccan food, along with freshly baked bread. There are lots of individual bowls of delicious treats which also make it an Instagrammers paradise! Brunch items priced individually.

Maison Blunt

Gasometerstrasse 5

8005 Zürich

Tel. 043 211 00 33

Maison Blunt Website

Fork and Bottle

Fork and Bottle Restaurant Zurich

Fork & Bottle is a well known restaurant with expats, but its very popular with locals too – especially for the wonderful Sunday brunch. Friendly host Mike and his staff cook up a wonderful array of specialities from the full English breakfast to eggs Benedict and lots more. The fluffy pancakes at Fork and Bottle are a must-try item! Brunch items priced separately.

Fork and Bottle

Allmendstrasse 20

8002 Zürich

Tel. 044 201 18 17

Fork and Bottle Website

The Dolder Grand

If you really want to splash out or maybe want to celebrate a special occasion, why not take a trip to the Dolder Grand? Along with a lavish breakfast buffet you get a magnificent view above lake Zurich. There are rows and rows of goodies on offer – so take your time when choosing or you’ll have no room left! As well as the usual cooked breakfast offerings they also have hot carvey items and amazing desserts!

Brunch: CHF 98 per person, and CHF 49 for children under 12. If you prefer the champagne brunch option it’s CHF 168 per person.

The Dolder Grand

Kurhausstrasse 65

8032 Zürich

Tel. 044 456 60 00

The Dolder Grand Website

Villa Suneschy


A beautiful spot a little out of the city, right on the lake in Stäfa. From 10am – 2pm, the team at Villa Suneschy serve a bountiful brunch with everything from homemade Birchermusli and speciality breads to eggs and other hot items from the grill.

Brunch: CHF 42 per person, Children 3-13 years pay 3 CHF per year of age

Villa Suneschy

Seestrasse 156

8712 Stäfa

Tel. 044 927 30 90

Villa Suneschy Website

Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien which originates in Belgium is committed to using organic produce wherever possible and bakes a fabulous selection of breads and pastries which are an integral part of their lovely brunch options along with a good selection of tasty savoury and sweet offerings. Le Pain Quotidien is centrally located not  far from Stadelhofen. Brunch items all priced individually.

Le Pain Quotidien

Römerhofplatz 5

8032 Zürich

Tel. 044 251 6260

Le Pain Quotidien


Tibits offers a vast array of vegetarian and vegan delicacies at all time of the day including Sundays. Served from its vast boat shaped buffet there are lots of different flavours to sample with both savoury and sweet dishes and fresh juices to wash it all down. As is usual here, you help yourself and pay by weight. The Tibits NZZ bistro is closed for brunch on Sundays until the end of August but you can get a regular buffet at the Seefeld branch of Tibits or visit the newly opened Tibits in Oerlikon for Sunday brunch.


Tramstrasse 2

8050 Zürich

Tel. 44 317 25 55



Whether you fancy home made pancakes, traditional Butterzopf and jam or eggs and bacon there is plenty of choice at Babus. Centrally located in Löwenstrasse in Zurich, it’s a popular spot with young families and very popular at weekends. Their tasty offerings are all freshly prepared and they have a good assortment of juices and prosecco too.

Brunch: items all priced individually or you can get the “Brunchétagère” at a set price of CHF 35, CHF 45 or CHF 55 all with different offerings and plenty of choice. A great way to start your Sunday!

Babu’s Bakery & Coffeehouse

Löwenstrasse 1

8001 Zürich

Tel: 044 212 87 45

Babu’s Website

Brunch on The Red Arrow Churchill

Brunch on The Churchill Red Arrow Train

Eleven times a year you can have brunch on the historic Churchill Red Arrow Train, with the journey beginning and ending in Zurich main station. The brunch consists of unlimited coffees and teas and hot chocolate, a glass of orange juice or water, a platter of sliced meats and cheeses, a variety of rolls and croissants as well as scrambled eggs and bacon. You can also have a fresh fruit salad or Birchermuesli. The whole experience begins at 10.30 am at Zurich HB and the scenic round trip  takes you as far as the Rhienfalls as well as out along the Glatt Valley and you arrive back in Zurich around 2.15pm. It’s a wonderful experience and perfect for a celebration or special occasion.

Brunch on The Churchill Red Arrow Train

Adult tickets cost CHF 174 each, with HalbTax CHF 149, with a GA Card CHF 134. Children aged 6 – 16 years old are CHF 80 without a Junior Karte and CHF 67 with a Junior Karte.

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Brunch on The Red Arrow Churchill


Other Brunch option you might like to consider are on the Zurich Brunch Cruise boats which operates through the Summer until mid September each year and the annual farmer’s brunch to celebrate Swiss National Day on 1st August


Article co-written with Sofia Mikton

Please note all information correct at time of writing but do call first and reservations are always recommended.

Check out what’s on in Zurich this weekend and beyond here.

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