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Am Damm für Dich
This is a cool district bar set up in an old restaurant. The regulars come to this slightly off-track venue because they love the easy-going style...
Bundeshaus zu Wiedikon
This place calls itself Bundeshaus, no less, which is the name of the seat of the Swiss government and parliament. It definitely doesn’t look...
This admirably weird place in the city centre is home to a slightly alternative crowd. A big skeleton overlooks the bar, and the walls from the...
This very original bar in the Niederdorf is not for the faint hearted. It’s one of the few in town which are open almost 24/7 - at least it has...
Though Zurich doesn’t have a port, sitting on the seats made of wooden crates in the Hafenkneipe (‘harbour pub’) sipping a beer or...
Named after famous German football player Franz Beckenbauer (nicknamed 'Kaiser' or emperor Franz), the Kaiser Franz is a small, simple and...
The place for rock and heavy metal fans in Niederdorf. Three bars on two floors serve hard drinks for tough guys and girls. On the ground floor the...
This real Mexican place - no sombreros or ponchos, but handcrafted smiley skeletons, bones and lots of candles - fast became popular with lovers of...
Opened some years ago by Rolle - you will recognize him by the toothpick in his mouth - the Mars Bar has become the home of supporters of the local...
This Tiki-style bar is named after the famous exotic strip-dancer and spy from the Netherlands, and has a sort of exotic hard rock island feel. The...
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