Restaurant Belcanto - Your visit - Opernhaus Zürich

Restaurant Belcanto

At one of Zurichs most attractive places, the Restaurant Belcanto at the Opera House invites for lunch and dinner. Its elegant and spacious ambience excites not only the guests of the Opera. At lunch time the restaurant is strongly frequented by nearby business people and in the evenings Opera and theatre visitors enjoy exquisite dinners with stunning views of Lake Zurich and the square. In summertime the “Piazza” tarrace invites to dine or have a drink in the lounge. 

The most exclusive place at the Bellevue!

Highly appreciated are the daily changing business lunches as well as the generous tapas and salad buffet. The menu card offers a wide variety of classics such as sliced veal Zurich style with potato rösti, beef steak tatar or a big escalope Vienna style as well as seasonal specialties. Meat, Vegetables and fruit of the nearby area are carefully elaborated into modern and delightful meals. The wine list features an excellent choice of local and Swiss products as well as from the old world. You will find steadily changing trouvailles, according to our motto: more authenticity than pretense!

The restaurant Belcanto is run by the Opernhaus Zürich AG and includes all kinds of caterings at the Opera House, the Bernhard-Theater, events and galas. We look forward to welcoming you!

Restaurant Belcanto
Sechseläutenplatz 1
CH-8OO1 Zürich
T +41 44 268 64 64



Before and in the break of the performance we serve drinks and snacks at the bars of the Opera House. If you wish to order your drinks and snacks beforehand, please make your reservation at the main entrance, one hour before the show at the earliest. Or reserve a table at the Foyer Mozart or Foyer Wagner. Your preordered drinks and snacks will be ready in the break. Please note that there is only a limited amount of tables available.


Planning an exclusive event? Combine your event with a guided tour through the backgrounds of the Opera House. We will be happy to culinary pamper your guests before or after, apero or gala dinner, all is possible.

Room requests to Cornelia Tschirky-Müller cornelia.tschirky-mueller[at]
+41 44 268 64 15

Culinary consultant: Claudia Rathgeb
+41 44 268 64 68


Bernhard Bar Cafe

Enjoy best tarte flambée and enjoy the view over the biggest square in Switzerland! Hot and crunchy, traditionally topped with sour cream, onions and bacon or in any other variation… it is your choice and our pleasure! 

At lunch time you can enjoy this Alsace specialty with daily changing soup or salad. Tarte flambée is the perfect companion for your aperitif or as a light lunch or dinner.

As well, the Bistro offers pizza, beef tartar, focaccia, home made cakes and from Monday till Friday you can order a cheap lunch menu

All tartes flambées and pizzas are available for take-away.

A small but exquisite selection of wine, prosecco or champagne by the glass completes the offer.

The Bernhard Bar Cafe looks forward to welcoming you with freshly brewed coffee and Croissants daily from from 11 am. It is open till after the performance.