Kanzleistrasse 84
8004 Zürich

T 044 241 45 53

Canzoniere is Italian for a collection of sonnets and canzones, and this songbook of a restaurant is an uplifting hymn of genuine hospitality. The brainchild of musicians Nico Canzoniere and Dario Bischofberger, it was once home to a video shop – by the way, a carefully curated selection of sought-after films are still rented here – and has over time become a place rarely found of this quality in Zurigo: Canzoniere is where people from the neighbourhood, staffers from the Kreis 4 district or bon vivants from all over town all come together for an aromatic espresso and to sit outside in the afternoon sun with a crodino or prosecco while enjoying the uncomplicated southern European specialities dished up here fresh in a friendly atmosphere for lunch or an evening meal. The ingredients of which – from olive oil to pasta and coffee or even honey – are available directly in the restaurant shop.