Zurich / Gül : Fresh air in Zurich
Something that I learnt over the past few years traveling to Zurich, is that local restaurateurs invest a lot of attention into the overall dining experience (atmosphere, service, products) and less into gourmet ‘fireworks’ efforts.
The risk though is to often land on restaurants with excellent service but a dining experience lacking the WOW effect and often anchored to the fast of the past.
Almost one year ago Zürich welcomed the opening of a Turkish restaurant, Gül, in a hidden back yard few meters away from Langstrasse.
A young venture and spirit, that moves away from the formality of many restaurants of the city, bringing in copper and oriental tiles together with a certain sobriety in the service approach.
Turkish food is at its best, fulfilling without being overwhelming, rich without being pretentious, authentic without being trivial.