The University Hospital Zurich places great importance on varied cuisine. It is important to support you on the road to recovery by providing you with delicious meals and healthy food. Those in charge of catering and hotel services in your department will be happy to advise you and hear your wishes. We buy fresh regional produce wherever possible.

  • Menü

    Every day you can choose from different menu options.

  • Vorbereitung

    Wherever possible, we buy fresh regional produce.

  • Kiosk

    Snacks and refreshments at the kiosk – and something to read.

  • Kochen

    Healthy food helps in the healing process.

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    4500 meals served every day.

Here for you every day

Daily range:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner (meal 1, vegetarian meal 2 or individualized meal)
  • Lunch and dinner choices starting from the second day of your stay
  • The option to order half portions or carbohydrate-rich side dishes and more vegetables
  • Specialty dishes and à la carte meals
  • Additional options for purchase such as non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages with doctor's permission
Special requests

Special needs and diets

Diabetics are recommended to choose the healthy heart (Herzgesund) diet or the Vita menu. We also offer kosher meals. You can also order all meals without pork. If you have special dietary requirements or questions about diet in relation to your disease, please ask your medical team about our dietary advice service.

Family members

Family members and visitors

Enjoy your meals in good company. The culinary range is available for purchase to relatives and visitors according to the patient's insurance class.


Enjoy the wide range of food and drink provided of our bistros in a relaxed atmosphere. Each day, we provide homemade pastries, cakes, desserts and sandwiches, various specialty coffees, fruit juices and other cold drinks. During the week we serve fine soups, a hot snack at lunch and two warm meals in the evenings.

Bistro Süd
Location: GEL at the violet elevator, floor U
Mon–Sun, 6:45 am – 7:30 pm

Bistro Nord
location: NORD1, Floor A
Mon–Sun, 6:45 am – 7:30 pm

Cafébar Dick & Davy
location: HOER, Floor B
MonFri, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm


Our two kiosks offer a broad selection of current newspapers and magazines alongside a range of food and drinks. Flowers, gifts and toiletries are also available.

Kiosk Süd
Location: GEL, Floor A
MonFri, 6:45 am – 6:00 pm
Sat, Sun & holidays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kiosk Nord
Location: NORD1, Floor A at Bistro Nord
Mon–Sun, 6:45 am – 7:30 pm