25.10.2020 – Favourite spots

The places our followers love

We have been providing the city with stories and photos since 2017. We have 50,000 followers on Instagram alone. Now we reveal the places that they love the most – from condom shops to second-hand stores.

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1. Die Schneiderei – Zurich’s secret club

A nightclub hidden away in a kebab shop. Thomas Nussbaumer is doing well as a club owner – a role he stumbled into by accident.

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2. Marta Flohmarkt – the second-hand shop

With her rent-a-shelf flea market, Myrielle Hambrecht has brought a sustainable and surprisingly innovative store concept from northern Europe to the heart of Zurich.

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3. The New New – fashion from every decade

Lucy Prader runs a second-hand shop on Rotbuchstrasse – and loves every single thing that she sells.

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4. Ma’adan Bakery – Jewish specialities for everyone

Danny Schächter runs Zurich’s one-and-only Jewish bakery. But his aim is to attract a 50% non-Jewish clientele

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5. Hafenkneipe – beer and bands

Roger Hafner runs the Hafenkneipe, where businessmen and punks get together over a beer or two.

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6. Condomeria – the specialist sex shop

This unique erotic shop is about to turn 30. Erika Knoll has been there from the very beginning.

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7.  Einzelstück – exclusive pieces from around the world

Susanne Schmid is the owner of Einzelstück, a store that sells unique old and new items from all over the world.

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8. Miyuko – cakes that rock stars love

Miyuko is a tiny, brightly coloured Wonderland run by Sara Hochuli. It is famous for its breakfasts and, above all, for its incredible cakes.

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9. Bar am Wasser – London-style drinks

Those who stop by Dirk Hany’s bar can enjoy the service of a 5-star hotel, without having to spend the night.

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10. Onkel Emma – second-hand store on the city’s outskirts

Daniel Buchschacher has created an oasis on the outskirts of the city. But it isn’t just the local residents who enjoy shopping and sipping coffee at Onkel Emma.

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