21.04.2021 – Trends & Shopping | Favourite spots

These favourite places are in Zurich’s old town

Zurich’s old town has more to offer than bijou apartments and nice photo opportunities for tourists. The narrow streets are lined with shops and pubs just waiting to be discovered – from second-hand shops to delicatessens and juice bars.

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Saftlade

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The carrot soup at Saftlade has always been organic and vegan, simply because it tastes better that way. The juice bar’s owner, David Kaldeck, believes in sustainability and fairly produced products. But that doesn’t mean he avoids meat altogether.
Münstergasse 31, 8001 Zurich

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Blenda 2

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The clothes on sale at Blenda come from different decades and different countries. A particular fan of the 1970s, Isabel Schumacher believes everyone who visits her shop in Niederdorf will find a favourite new piece to add to their everyday wardrobe.
Stüssihofstatt 7, 8001 Zurich

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Boutique Booster

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Back in the seventies, Swiss clothes stores were outmoded and conformist. The punk movement changed that – and inspired Pierre and Irene Montandon to open a boutique that would suit the tastes of the younger generation. Their children have run the shop since 2012.
Stüssihofstatt 6, 8001 Zurich

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Schwarzenbach Kolonialwaren

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A journey from Africa to East Asia in the Schwarzenbach speciality shop. Heini Schwarzenbach tells me how his shop plays off its customers’ childhood memories.
Münstergasse 17, 8001 Zurich

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Mr. Pinocchio

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Picture books, amusing wooden clocks, puzzles, science kits, craft sets, dolls and loads of little souvenirs... It’s not only children who are drawn to Mr. Pinocchio’s overflowing shop windows.
Oberdorfstrasse 3, 8001 Zurich

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Zirkuss

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Shortly after she became a mother, Patrizia Jaeger and two friends decided to set up an online store selling children’s clothing. Today, Zirkuss also sells women’s fashions – and has a bricks-and-mortar store in Niederdorf.
Neumarkt 11, 8001 Zurich

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