The Baur au Lac has the discerning tastes of its guests to thank for the leading position it has maintained for 175 years in the international luxury hotel industry. Extensive renovation upholds this tradition and guarantees continuity. Set in its own park, the hotel enjoys a unique location overlooking the lake and the Alps- and yet is still but a few minutes'; walk from the Paradeplatz financial district and the Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich';s celebrated shopping high street. The hotel is only a stone';s throw away from all major cultural and tourist attractions.15 minutes from Zurich international airport and 5 minutes from Zurich main station.
119 continuosly renovated and luxuriously appointed rooms and suites facing the lakeside and the mountains, the romantic river Schanzengraben, the city or the inner gardens.
Our fine dining Pavillon Restaurant, awarded 2 Michelin Stars and 18 GaultMillau points, is open all year round. Star architect Pierre-Yves Rochon has glazed the magnificent rotunda on almost every side, drawing Nature';s seasons into his ingenious design concept. Exquisite créations are matched to a T by the restaurant';s excellent service. An encyclopedic wine list reflects the unrivaled expertise of the Baur au Lac';s own wine cellar, recommend by 2019 World Champion Sommelier Marc Almert.
The newly openend Brasserie and Bar Baur's takes the classic brasserie concept to a whole new level, blending contemporary chic with international grace in an artful, inviting ambience. Serving you a fine selection of grill room-inspired dishes, modern takes on culinary classics and plant-based delicacies. Paired with a sophisticated wine list, curated by the world’s best sommelier. As well as welcoming Baur au Lac’s guests, the brasserie is a popular destination with Zurich’s locals, with an elegant bar, restaurant, buzzing dining counter and stylish cigar lounge.
The Baur au Lac Terrace is the most exclusive place in Zurich to while away those hot summer days and lazy, hazy evenings. Refreshing cocktails and ice-cold Champagne are served as apéritifs in the decidedly chic lounges. Small snacks and light meals are served till midnight in a friendly cosmopolitan atmosphere of grandeur and extravagance.
Spectacular views of lake Zurich and the alps make the Baur au Lac park the ideal setting for the annual "Art in the Park" exhibition. Amid the sights, sounds and scents of early summer, monumental sculptures crafted by such artistic luminaries as Louise Bourgeois, Fernando Botero, Robert Indiana and George Condo are showcased here as a prelude to the world-renowned "Art Basel" art show. In the warmer months of the year, private parties and business functions begin here with an apéritif or cocktail reception in Zurich';s most attractive private garden.