A floral paradise
In an age of transformation in which we are all striving for efficiency and sustainability and looking for new paths, the restaurant industry is no exception. Even in the fine dining scene, concepts are being reconsidered and structures adapted in order to move with the times. One remarkable discovery in this regard is blooms, the new garden restaurant at the Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich.
Even in the fine dining scene, concepts are being reconsidered and structures adapted in order to move with the times. One remarkable discovery in this regard is blooms, the new garden restaurant at the Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich.
In a setting of luscious green foliage, herbs and blossoms, the restaurant offers an incomparable outdoor dining experience. Not only do the nearby vegetable beds whet the guests’ appetite – they also mean that the chefs do not have to go far to source their ingredients. With a tangible eye for detail and obvious passion for their work, the team openly share their concept with guests, explaining the principles of sustainability and plant cultivation. In total, the green oasis on the roof of the hotel has space for around 36 guests.
From refined vegetable combinations to innovative treats for the taste buds, chef Heiko Nieder celebrates vegetarian and vegan artistic creations in his wonderful new restaurant. A trip to blooms is a journey of discovery for the palate and a tribute to nature in a relaxed setting that also offers impressive views of the surrounding countryside.
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Elena & Tim Steness
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