Tessin Grotto


Benvenuti, Grüezi al Tessin Grotto.

Lunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., small menu from 1:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., evening menu from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Tessin Grotto

Traffic-free to Ticino

Spring, summer, autumn and winter, with us in the highest grotto in Zurich! Enjoy fine wines from the largest Ticino wine cellar on the north side of the Alps in the house and in our garden. Ticino specialties based on old recipes and the hospitality you know from the sunny south of Switzerland. Our Ticino cheese fondue is also available all year round. We look forward to your visit, a presto!

About us (coming soon)


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Our chef

“My philosophy as head chef in our Ticino specialty restaurant is based on the dedication to the authentic cuisine of this beautiful region. I strive to preserve the rich culinary tradition of Ticino while at the same time setting innovative accents to surprise our guests. The use of first-class, For me, fresh ingredients from the region are essential in order to optimally bring out the unique flavors of this area. My creations are intended to take our guests’ taste buds on a journey through Ticino’s culture and landscape. Ultimately, I want to offer an unforgettable culinary experience reflects the warmth and hospitality of Ticino.” – René Will

Our Team (coming soon)


Celebrate parties

Entdecken Sie die verlockende Welt der Tessiner Gastronomie und verwöhnen Sie Ihre Sinne mit einem unvergesslichen Bankett in unserem Restaurant. Unsere sorgfältig kuratierte Auswahl an traditionellen Köstlichkeiten, kombiniert mit modernen Nuancen, wird Ihre Gäste begeistern. Erleben Sie einen exquisiten kulinarischen Genuss, der Ihre Veranstaltung zu einem unvergesslichen Erlebnis macht.

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Ticino very close

As the highest grotto in Zurich, we are located in an idyllic location on the edge of the forest on the Hönggerberg.

Waidbadstrasse 151,
8037 Zurich, Switzerland


044 271 47 50

Opening hours

Monday/Tuesday: closed
Wednesday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m