Brasserie Fédéral | Zürich,
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Brasserie Fédéral
Exceptional based on 22 ratings
Type: Restaurant

Hauptbahnhof, Bahnhof Platz 1
Zürich, Switzerland 8023 [ print map ]
01 217 15 15

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Hours: 11:00-24:00


Mayor: AdiBeer (1) | Taps: 7 | Bottles: 100


Brasserie Fédéral

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22 reviews for Brasserie Fédéral
 Ambiance  64%
 Service  59%
 Selection  69%
 Food  59%
 Value  64%
 Overall  65%
 Rating  70%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
vshollows  (51) , | July 8, 2014
We hit this place on an evening when Switzerland were playing in the football world cup. The place was packed inside and we could not get served at our table outside, on the station. I went inside to get our drinks and was served them in plastic glasses. I refused to have them. I told the manager we were not interested in the football and were sat outside away from the televisions. He let me have proper glasses, but I was then overcharged. One of our beers was absolotely rank. We need to return on a quieter day.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer  (141) London, England | March 19, 2014
On paper the selection is quite big. However, mostly boring and unremarkable lagers.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk  (49) Tel Aviv, Israel | December 22, 2012
November 2012. Very crowded and noisy. A vast selection of Swiss beer but nothing too innovative. Impatient waitstaff and the flip-top in one of the bottles we ordered wasn’t properly sealed, but that’s probably not the restaurant’s fault. Some stuff that’s hard to find elsewhere in the city so worth the visit.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Hopfemandli  (4) Zug, Switzerland | December 16, 2012
Don’t miss this place when you are at Zurich and if you have not been there before. Swiss beers only, no rarities, but the greatest choice countrywide in a restaturant.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303  (50) Fribourg, Switzerland | October 6, 2012
Good, central location. I counted 101 beers on the menu, seven of which were on tap). Most or all were Swiss, and a very good selection it was indeed. Food was just average, though.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian  (123) Oslo, Norway | September 30, 2012
Large brasserie in Hauptbahnhof (main trainstation), "outdoor" seating which allows smoking- and smoke free inside resturant are. Large selection of beers, 7 on tap and at least 100 other swiss beers on bottle- not much foreign (but I was here for Swiss beer anyway. Food, mostly meat based german style dishes, large portions Sometimes service was a bit slow, but overall ok. Worth a visit if you are in Zurich
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd  (213) Brussels, Belgium | September 7, 2012
Upstanding pub in main area of Zurich HB train station. Good beers on tap and friendly service. Enjoyed the Halden Gut Lager.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick  (733) Columbus, Ohio | June 3, 2012
(Visited 11/2011): Brasserie Fédéral is located inside the Hauptbahnhof (train station) in the heart of Zürich. The interior is large and open with elegant architecture and a stained glass ceiling. There is a bar in the center of the space with seating all the way around, with the rest of the place devoted to table seating. This place has around 8 beers on draught including Halden, Falken, Ittinger and Eichoff. The bottled selection accounts for around 100 mostly Swiss beers. Service in a busy train station around dinner was pretty good. Our server was somewhat knowledgeable about the beers and made recommendations on food. Food at Brasserie Fédéral is decent. We had porkchops and pork cordon bleu, both of which were alright. Overall the convenience of the location and large beer list make this spot a worthwhile visit.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham  (340) Halden, Norway | November 7, 2011
just had a couple of bbers waiting for the train. but it was a good looking place with a lot of beers to choose from
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
magdalar  (17) Zurich, Switzerland | October 28, 2011
Convenient, and they have a wide range of Swiss beers, but they lack in the micro brews and the service tends to be quite languid (which for being located in a train station, seems amusing).

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