Uni/ETH Mensa

For lunch and dinner, you can find the description and opening hours of many restaurants located in University of Zurich and ETH below.

Restaurants in UZH Center 
Restaurants in ETH Center 

In particular, we recommend the following restaurants:

UZH-Mensa Center (in the conference building)
UZH-Restaurant Uniturm (on the terrace)
ETH-Restaurant Clausiusbar (Asian food)


In case you are willing to experiment the Swiss specialties look no further than this restaurant. It serves great quality food in a unique atmosphere. A must in Zürich!
It is located on the world-famous Bahnhofstrasse close to Paradeplatz (Bahnhofstrasse 28 A, 0041 44 220 15 15).

Zürich Hauptbahnhof

The main train station offers plenty of shopping opportunities: gift shops, supermarkets, bakeries and other ‘ready to go food’. It is very convenient as it is open late and on Sundays.
Except for those shops at the main train station (HB), you should be aware that all shops are closed on Sundays. On the other hand, restaurants remain open on Sundays.


One option is SHINWAZEN Restaurant at Freischützgasse 10, Zurich (see NY times review). Another option is Globus am Bellevue, Theaterstrasse 12, 8001 Zurich.

Restaurants in the Niederdorfstrasse

This well-known street lies in between the University of Zürich and the main train station. You will find there plenty of bars and casual restaurant ranging from ‘typical Swiss food’ to international food.
Italian restaurants: Spaghetti Factory, La Pasta, Tre Cucine
Asian restaurants: Negishi Sushi Bar, Chop-Stick China
Swiss specialties: Swiss Chuchi, Brasserie Johanniter. Rheinfelder Bierhalle AG
Fast food: McDonald’s, Burger King, Kebab places


Zürich Alt Stadt (Old Town)

Called Kreis 1, it represents the area of the entire historical city before 1893.

Grossmunster and Fraumunster

Two of the most famous churches in Zürich


In the old town is the historical site of the Roman castle.
Do not miss the marvelous view from the terrace.


This is the main downtown street, one of the world's most expensive and exclusive shopping avenues.


Synonymous with wealth and the Swiss banks, being the location of the headquarters of both UBS and Credit Suisse


It includes the Limmatquai as well as the Niederdorf (downstream of the Rathaus) and the Oberdorf (upstream of the Rathaus).

Lakeside promenade