Silvester at Max&Otto

Let us review the year together and we celebrate into a wonderful 2023!
Our 5-course menu is the perfect transition with lots of pleasure and of course one sparkling glass of champagne is included in the price of CHF 165.

5 -course menu

Jerusalem artichoke truffle foam soup served with a 90min egg


Tuna tartar with avocado and passion fruit caviar


Mandarin sorbet in champagne


Fillet of veal cooked in hay on "Madeira jus" served with morel mashed potatoes and glazed baby carrots


New Year's Eve symphony of chocolate, tonka bean and wild berries

CHF 165.00 p.p. incl. one Cüpli as aperitif our champagne recommendation "Nicolas Feuillatte", brut
CHF 15.00 / glas
CHF 99.00 / bottle

Cookie Baking for Kids

Want to get in the mood for Christmas by baking heavenly Christmas cookies?

Our chefs Guillermo and Thomas will bake delicious Christmas cookies with your kids during you can enjoy the christmas-shopping in Zurich for example.
At 12:00 we will have lunch together in the restaurant Max&Otto. And at the end of the course you will take home a rich selection of delicious Christmas cookies.

Saturday, 10 December 2022
10 am - 3.30 pm

CHF 68 p. children

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Live-Jazz every Thursday

We love events.

We love when the restaurant, the hotel, the building and our whole neighborhood comes alive.

We always come up with something new for you.
At the moment we offer you live music every Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. – our weekly «Soul Night» with live bands that are always changing.

We have already been the venue for vernissages and world premiere aperitifs and most recently we were a partner company at the Zurich Film Festival.

We have set ourselves the goal of helping to shape the cultural scene in Zurich and supporting it wherever we can. We are working on an event calendar for you for the coming year and look forward to celebrating with you at Max&Otto soon.

Champagne offer

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

From now on each glass of champagne costs only CHF 9, just this month.

Let's celebrate with us at Max&Otto restaurant!

What else is going on in Zurich?

Christmas markets in Zurich

The oldest Christmas market in Zurich is located at the "Niederdörfli" - the heart of Zurich. Between the "Central" and the "Grossmünster", numerous stalls invite you to take a stroll through the old town.
Our tip: The "Fondue Alp" is located in front of the "Grossmünster" and invites you to delicious cheese specialties.

It opens on 24.11 and can be visited until 23.12.


The "Zurich Christmas Village", right next to the Bellevue enchants its visitors during the Christmas season. It is located just  30 seconds away from our hotel.

The "Christmas village" opens again from 24.11 and offers around 100 market stalls. The Christmas market is open daily until 23.12.

A little hint: on the whole area you pay cashless - so only with cards.


The main hall of the Zurich main station is transformed from 24.11 into one of the largest covered Christmas markets in Europe.

The highlight; the over 10 meter high Christmas tree, which is decorated with thousands and thousands of sparkling crystals.

Candle Ships

Every year, at 6 p.m. on December 22, many small candle ships float on the Limmat. The boats are made by Zurich schoolchildren. The event is a thank you from Zürich Tourism to the people of Zürich for their hospitality. On the Weinplatz, Zürich Tourism will offer the spectators hot punch and something sweet.


In the courtyard of the National Museum between 10.11 and 30.12 a magical world appears. It has something for everyone, be it the spectacular lights, the fondue chalet or the bar. The entrance to the front part is free. If you would like to, you can watch one of the two elaborately staged light - shows in the paid part. These last 25 minutes each.

Dolder Ice Rink

Probably the most beautiful ice rink in the city is located high above the city at Dolder Sports. It is one of the largest open artificial ice rinks in Europe. With the "Dolderbähnli" you can get out of the city and get to this beautiful place.The entrance fee for an adult person is CHF 9.- and you can also rent skates on site.

Please notice

Restaurant Max&Otto is closed on 24&25 December 2022 as well as on 01 January 2023.

We are happy to welcome you during these Christmas days or during New Years Eve!

Our inhouse restaurant Max&Otto stays closed on the 24th&25th of December as well as on 01 January 2023.

We only serve the breakfast buffet.

We would like to recommend you a few restaurants where you can get something
delicious to eat on these days.

- Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten (24&25.12.22/01.01.23)
 swiss specialities, outdoor fondue and traditional dishes.
Located at Limmatquai 40. Take tram Nr. 4 from “Opernhaus” and get off at “Helmhaus”

- Santa Lucia Corso (24&25.12.22)
italian restaurant and pizzeria
They take no reservations
Located at Theaterstrasse 10. A 4 minute walk by foot from the hotel

- Terrasse (24&25.12.22)
European cuisine,
Located at Limmatquai 3, right next to the Bellevue. A 7 minute walk by foot from the hotel

- Brasserie Schiller (24&25.12.22)
swiss and french cuisine,
Located at Sechseläuteplatz, right next to the Operahouse. A 2 minute walk by foot from the hotel

- Ristorante Amalfi (01.01.23)  
italian restaurant
located at Mainaustrasse 23. A 6 minute walk by foot from the hotel

- Mère Catherine  (01.01.23)
french cuisine
located at Nägelihof 3. Take tram Nr. 4 from “Opernhaus” and get off at “Helmhaus”

- Spaghetty Factory (01.01.23)
located at Niederdorfstrasse 5. Take tram Nr. 4 from “Opernhaus” and get off at “Rathaus” 

As the holidays are well visited, we recommend to make a reservation in advance.
We wish you a beautiful evening and happy holidays!
Your Hotel Europe Team