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Old 25.04.2013, 01:29
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

We were there quite at the beginning. The service before getting to the restaurant wasn`t the nicest (too chaotic and at every corner somebody asked us to wait or then asked our names.) Probably because it was still new?

The food and service was nice! Not to mention the view

But if you want a special service and great food, I would recommend Brunegg in Wollishoffen (when we went there last year it was reservation only)
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So wait, if you want to go to the bar, one needs to make a reservation? What about if you are with a friend in the area and decide ok let's go up there for a drink in the evening.
No, no, we were a group that wanted to reserve a few tables and that was only possible with an advance payment.
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Old 25.04.2013, 11:07
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So wait, if you want to go to the bar, one needs to make a reservation? What about if you are with a friend in the area and decide ok let's go up there for a drink in the evening.
I've been there several times and never had or needed a reservation.

Maybe if you want to come as a group of 40 people, that's different. But I guess that goes for virtually any bar.
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

Perfect. I was thinking of heading there for a pre dinner drink tomorrow. So let's see.
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

I was there last Friday. Actually only in the bar but the view&food was great. I would suggest to try their tapas. They were great and the presentation of the food just perfect.

Will come back there for sure for the view and more tapas
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

Is it possible to just drink a coffee and some small sweet? Do they have a lounge cafe?
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Ok, the hype is hype, that in advance.

I've not done a restaurant review before because I wouldn't know where to start, but someone has to say something about Zürich's newest and highest eatery.

Getting there with clients isn't easy. The Prime Tower car park isn't open yet, so a taxi to the industrial estate before a rather anonymous entrance, very played down. Once inside the shimmering green glass block, you feel like in Dubai or Hong Kong, definitely not very Swiss.

An elevator for about 25 people whisks you to floor 35 and the inevitable (mostly) German staff usher our group to a rather superb corner table. Now here's the thing, the view was a winner. I know Zürich well, but the view, is just spectacular, even on a grey winter's day. The railway far below looks like a kid's toy from a Märklin catalog.

The service is very good, attentive and we even had a young woman from Valais serving us. The menu is a little spartan in choice, only one salad and the usual high class verbiage to try and disguise ingredients for the masses. The main courses we all had were excellent, but it was classic "nouvelle cuisine" which I thought was a remnant of the 1990s, but no, works of art à la carte were back for late 2011. I don't "do" wine, but my eating chum was impressed by the selection and nice presentation. There was no really obvious "Mediterranean style" to the food, it was more of a theme, but with the portions probably not even satisfying a small marsupial, that point was moot.

Being as it was 2 days until Christmas, the management had taken the bold choice to avoid the subject, for which I was extremely grateful, but some of our guests found it a shame that there was no "nod" to Yuletide.

Expect a chunky bill, anywhere from CHF 75 to 110 per head for lunch depending on your drinks choice. The winner was the view, stunning and not to be underestimated for the lasting effect that it will leave with your clients, because quite frankly, you're not about to take the family there for a cheap and cheerful McNugget fest.

Here's your link: Clouds Restaurant
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Old 27.05.2016, 21:42
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

well they could make a good restaurant on top of this.
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

;-)

(It's the Swissmill tower, for those who don't know).

It looks like it's the highest of its kind in the world.

New York has the Empire State Building (and the successor of the WTC), Dubai has its Burj Khalifa, Zurich has the Swissmill tower ;-)
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Is it possible to just drink a coffee and some small sweet? Do they have a lounge cafe?
Yes they do, on the bar side of the lounge.
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Old 28.05.2016, 09:13
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

Well who knows. If war comes then the Swiss have at least enough reserve flour for their Gipfeli
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;-)

(It's the Swissmill tower, for those who don't know).

It looks like it's the highest of its kind in the world.

New York has the Empire State Building (and the successor of the WTC), Dubai has its Burj Khalifa, Zurich has the Swissmill tower ;-)
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Old 28.05.2016, 11:38
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

I missed this thread the first time around.

Poor LiB, not happy with the view of Zurich. I've been to Bar Rouge in Basel (not to eat, if they even do food up there, but the cocktails are actually pretty good) and wow, does Basel look shit from that vantage point. All grey and railway tracks and cranes; can't really see the river and there's no mountains or lakes to look at.

The only fun thing is to go on Thursday and play "spot the prostitute". I worked out a system: assume all the women there are prostitutes and you'll be right more than wrong.
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

do they object to wearing short pants in the Prime Tower bar?
Its also just for over 25 years old in the evening. What a bunch of A- Holes!

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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

Oh do tell more
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Re: Clouds Restaurant - Prime Tower, Zürich

Does one have to book for the Bistro? When would be the quitest time of the day to go? Mornings? Are there dress rules-can one wear blue jeans or short pants?
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The " Clouds " Zürich Prime Tower

Do they have a Lounge there where one can just have a coffee and sweets?When is the quietest time to go and can one wear jeans or shorts?
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Re: The " Clouds " Zürich Prime Tower

http://primetower.ch/en/eat-meet/gastronomie/clouds

In English.
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Re: The " Clouds " Zürich Prime Tower

check this thread
http://www.englishforum.ch/entertain...er-z-rich.html
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Re: The " Clouds " Zürich Prime Tower

There is nothing there about dress regulations
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why don't you call them?
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I guess you'll have to call them then.
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