Comfort Hotel Royal Zurich
Phone: (41) 44 2665959
Fax: (41) 44 2665960
Michel Jordi is synonymous with cutting-edge timepieces. His father being a watchmaker, Jordi's intrigue and passion for the craft can be traced to the family workshop. With an inheritance of precision and experience, the brand redefines clockwork. The collection of wristwatches for men and women illustrates innovation in technique, imagination in design and excellence in craftsmanship. Made from the finest-quality material, pieces see diamond encrustations and crystal accents that guarantee style and comfort. Also to his credit is a trendy accessories line of shirts, leather bags, ties and scarves.
Nordsee, the German-based takeaway chain was established in Bremen in 1896. Today with several outlets all over Europe it is quite popular for the wide range of continental seafood and fish specialties it offers. The offerings at these joints can be described as fast food that's high on taste and a little lax on health consideration, but delicious, nonetheless. Housed within Zentrum Plaza, on Bahnhofplatz, in Kreis 1 of Zurich, one of their outlets remains busy all week with patrons noshing on fish 'n' chips, fischbrötchen and many variants of salads and wraps.
If you happen to be near Zürich Central Station, then you cannot miss Sprüngli on Bahnhofplatz. The enticing aroma of freshly baked goodies will entice you to this branch of the famous Confiserie Sprüngli. Shop here for their famed Luxemburgerli (macaron), pralines, truffles, pastries and tarts. Its easy to get tempted by the tasty displays of their sweet delights. Buy for yourself or as a gift for your loved ones, you will never regret it.
If you’re looking for an out-of-the-box souvenir, then Ars Longa is a must on your shopping itinerary. On sale are an eclectic mix of items - from gags and quirky trinkets, to funky accessories and home decor. Artsy headphones and speakers, Swiss knives, lava lamps, unique upholstery, tableware, kitchen appliances and furniture are sure to inspire gift ideas that make for a one-of-a-kind purchase.
Rudolph Läderach launched the family business back in 1926 that has since established itself as a leading chocolatier in the world. Inherited over generations, the brand maintains its commitment to quality at all stores across Europe and forms an integral part of Switzerland's chocolate heritage. The shop in Hauptbahnhof features handcrafted specialties of luxury fine chocolates in original flavors that are freshly-produced on site from the finest ingredients. The artisanal assortment features gourmet pralines and creative confections that make for a visual and tasteful treat. Buy by the slab or select from an artistic array for a Swiss souvenir or a thoughtful present.
Zürich Hauptbahnhof is a constant bustling hub of activity. With a continuous flow of commuters and travellers passing through it daily. The shopping plaza of the main station is the perfect place for some retail therapy. With over 130 shops, restaurants and service providers from beauty parlors, luggage services, bookshops, clothing, home décor and more; you'll have everything available under one roof. Besides the main shopping center and stores, there is also a local market every Wednesday from 10am to 10pm displaying souvenirs, food products, gourmet food items etc. For additional details on what's available, visit the website.
Schweizer Heimatwerk was established in 1930 with the aim of giving a boost to local arts and crafts, and all these years later, it is clear that the aim has been achieved. All the handicrafts that you will find in this store are Swiss-made, and the quality is never anything but first-rate. Here, you can pick up all manner of items with which to give your home and wardrobe a traditionally Swiss look. You can choose from products like handbags with Swiss army blanket designs, chalet-style cuckoo clocks, fondue sets and more.
Find items from near and far at Rosenhof Market in Zurich's Old Town. Browse treasures from lands far away, or check out local Swiss handicrafts. Items found here run the gamut from clothing and jewelry to handmade pottery and antiques. Keep your shopping stamina up by stopping at one of the nearby food stalls. The market is small in size, but large in appeal – the throngs of shoppers lured here every Thursday and Saturday can attest to that.
Marktlücke presents quirky handy-crafts from its riverside location, offering a contemporary take on accessories and decor that can brighten up any look. Marktlücke hires long-term unemployed women to operate their shop's sales, stocking and creation efforts. The wares at this eclectic shop are not only incredibly innovative, but are made using upcycled materials that transform unused goods into home decor treasures. Stools are fitted with old olive cans to create a unique bit of storage while chandeliers are made from bike cogs and polished glass. The perfect place to find a signature stylistic treasure, Marktlücke earns major points for its environmental sustainability, community outreach and, of course, ultra-trendy accents.
Globus is one of the city's leading departmental stores. Its elegant green marble floor, the many glass display cases and the large rooms on the ground floor give it an upmarket, but relaxed atmosphere. The store has five floors and you can literally shop till you drop. Whatever you're after, be it perfume, cosmetics, stationery, household goods, toys, sports attire, women's clothing, jewelry, watches or leather goods, you will find it here at Globus. All floors can be reached via an escalator or an elevator. The “Gourmessa” department on the lower ground floor is worth visiting. The food here is first-rate and many goods on sale can't be found elsewhere in the city. Spacious parking facilities are also available, but at a rather pricey rate.
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you towards all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
Mauerblümchen is nestled in the heart of the city, and with a name that literally translates to “wallflower,” the store's vibrant repertoire promises to have the opposite effect. Marion Duschletta's signature contemporary creations showcase the artist's versions of leading global cities through the medium of acrylic on canvas. Switzerland's Bern, Luzern and Basel, as well as the Big Apple, Paris and Munich are represented in a psychedelic, neon color palette. The pop-art is a collage of iconic landmarks that are synonymous with these places, like yellow taxis are to New York and Big Ben is to London. Also on sale are handbags, jewelry, eclectic lamps of Venetian glasswork and unique home decor.