Top 7 Family Restaurants in Zurich

While taking all the necessary precautions and following BAG Guidelines, we all want to get outside and enjoy a nice meal with a family at a restaurant.  

Hopefully Covid-19 is behind us and while we had to transition to a new reality the last few years, going out is again simple. Covid certificates are no longer necessary to enjoy a meal at restaurant and there are plenty of places to go as a as a family to celebrate birthdays, special occasions or simply a Sunday lunch.  

Most of all, families and children deserve to enjoy themselves and have a nice time out. We should, however be extra careful by washing our hands thoroughly, avoiding to interact with others when we are feeling unwell and using sanitiser when necessary.  When preparing to go out especially in spring and summer weather it is recommended to be outdoors as much as possible and have a sanitiser handy.  

When it comes to restaurants if you wish to get out and have a nice time with your young ones we have prepared a list with the top 5 family friendly restaurants around Zurich to choose from:



Luigia is at the heart of Zurich on Talstrasse and has opened its doors to everyone who loves quality and Italian cuisine in a simple and relaxed ambience.  Most importantly, there is a children's menu with healthy options and delicious deserts.  It is a perfect place to take a break after a day in the city with family and friends.  


The Hiltl restaurant  is is the first vegetarian restaurant in the world and a great destination for families. It offers a children’s menu with fresh homemade dishes and amazing children activities like drawing or making crafts.  You can also host a birthday party with a cooking course when available. 

Fork & Bottle Restaurant 

Fork & Bottle is a nice family friendly restaurant that has Zurich's only farm-to-table cuisine. The products used are fresh and come straight from the garden or the local farm making the homemade dishes even more tasteful. Here you will also find craft beers and exquisite wines and there’s even brunch on the weekends. What a better way to go out with the family!

Santa Lucia Wiedikon

If you crave some Italian food then The Santa Lucia Wiedikon is the place to go. It is an amazing pizza and pasta family restaurant in the shopping center with an open space terrace garden. It has a specially designed play corner for children who can become the chefs and make their own pizza if they like.

The Waid

The Waid, located in Zurich’s forest is another family restaurant in an open space. It comes with its own playground and play corner with painting activities, jigsaw puzzles and books. It is famous for the panoramic view of Zurich and the one of a kind gourmet seasonal cuisine and wok dishes.

Restaurant Portofino in Thalwil

Portofino combines a wonderful ambience on Zurich lake, with delicious food & a fun playground for kids to enjoy before and after their meal.  It is a place for special occasions and casual family meals.  

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