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Easter: We are closed Friday for Lunch and Sunday evening.

Here you find our opening hours during xmas and new year!

We are happy to serve you xmas and new year! We are open in the eveneing from 5. 30 pm:
24. demember
28. december
29. december
30. december
31. december
We are closed on  25. , 26., 27. deceber and  1. and 2. January.
We are looking forward to your visite!
We wish you happy Christmas!

The Malabar Team


Do you need a Christmas present?
Vouchers for Meals or Cooking Courses available

Onam special 8-11 th september, in the evening

We serve an sadhya meal on a banana leaf!

We serve again our special Onam meal on a banana leaf. 

Specially prepared and over a dozen vegetarian specialities from our kitchen. 

Take Away orders are possible on demand, minimum oder for Take Away 4 portions. 

Your Malabar Team

Wir are open Dec 24th.
Dec 30th - January 2nd we are open in the evening.

We are closed 25th-29th December

Dear Guest
we open again our terrasse from May first on.
We look forward to your visit!
Malabar Team

ONAM MEALS specials
Celebrate the Kerala national day with a special Sadhya meal

Celebrate Onam at the Malabar.

We offfer Sadhya meals on August 28.-30. at the malabar. They are also as take out available.

Summer Specials: enjoy our indian Grill & cool Drinks in our garden!

We open again May 12th!

Dear customer

we open May 12th with security measures. Since we can seat this way substantially less customers, we recommend a reservation. 

We thank all of you, who have supported us in this crisis by buying vouchers or Take Away. 

We are looking forward seeing you again!

The Malabar Team


We offer Take - Aways!
Order: 044 311 31 17

Here you find our offer

Pakoras with Chutney CH 8
Samoosas (2 p) Chutney CH 10
Chicken Tikka Chaat 10

Malabar Chicken Curry 25
Chicken Tikka Masala 26
Lamm Kurma 29
Takkali Prawn Curry 29
Chicken Briyani 30
Lamm Biryani 32
Vegi Biryani 29
Tandoori Chicken Tikka 29

Vegi (vegan possible)
Palak Paneer 24
Butter Paneer 24
Vegi Kurma 22
Teyal (Auberginen) 22

Reis 4
Pulao Reis 4
Naan Plain or Garlic 5/6
Raita 5
Mango Lassi 6
Indien Bier (Kingfisher/ Cobra) 6

August 1st and 2nd - we are open in the evening!

Opening Hours at Easter

We are closed at Easter from Friday 19th to Monday 21 April. 

Art on Ice: We are open for Lunch Saturday and Sunday for Dinner starting 5 pm. Reserve now.

Enjoy our special New Year Menu Dec. 31 and visit us during holidays.

At new years eve on December 31 we offer a special Menu! Reserve now!

During Christmas we are open on December 23th and 27th-31th December in the evening. January frist and second we are closed. January 3th to 6th we are open in the evening.

We are looking forward to your visit!

Vouchers for the Restaurant Malabar available!

Vouchers for the Malabar Restaurant are a great gift for Christmas. You can buy vouchers for a meal or a cooking cours at the restaurant or you can order them by e-mail:

We will send you the voucher with a bill. You can choose the value of the voucher as you like.


The Indian Cocktail Dinner @Malabar
Freitag 2. November - fully booked!

The Indian Cocktail Dinner @Malabar
friday November  2rd 

Five Courses 
Five Cocktails

We serve an indian gouret menue inspired by the indian street food. 
Natalie Leinweber and Daniel Hürst pair our food with  their imaginative cocktail creations.

Fr. 120 with an Espresso from Kerala roasted by Kaffeepur!

please register before and secure your place at

Order your spices and other products directly form an organic farm cooperative from India!

Dear friends

You can order your spices and other products as coconut oil or cashews directly from an organic farm cooperative in India (Kerala)!

The initiative runs until mid Juni- so order now!


Order now from India!

For those who would like to try our to food, we offer a Keraladinner on June 10. Please register!



Crowd Container: Kerala Bankett, June 10th! Reserve now!

You can order high quality organic food ingredients directly from an organic food cooperative in South India, Kerala. 

For all those, how would like to try the food, we celebrate with a "Kerala Banquett". It will take place on Sunday June 10th. We start at 6 pm with an apero. 

Reserve your place at

Greetings  Madhu

Cooking Class - ayurvedic cuisine - Sunday March 19

Sunday March 19, 10 am-5 pm: introduction to the ayurvedic cuisine and spice tradition of South India. We put a special emphasis on use and effects of spices. The course is concucted jointly with the ayurvedic therapist Sonja Gubler. (Fr. 200 per Person)

Cooking course december 10: introduction to the South Indian vegetarian and vegan kitchen

For all who are interested in the South Indian vegetarian and vegan kitchen, we offer a special cooking course:

Saturday december 10, 10am-5pm: spice, chickpeas and coconut - introduction to the vegan South Indian Kitchen (Fr. 140 per Person).

register under


Malabar cooks in the Show Kitchen at Gourmesse (October 8, 2-3 pm). Reserve your tickets now!

We cook at the cooking show in the Gourmesse in the Zürich Kongresshouse. We introduce you to the delicacy of the south indian vegan kitchen. You can taste a menue and have an insight in our kitchen secrets! 

Reserve your tickets now!

Gourmesse reserve tickets

Spice & Dine & Wine:
September 18 2015

Wine can be a great combination with Indian Food. We indroduce you to the Wine and Food Pairing with a special Indian Menue pairing of Wines.

You will enjoy a 4 course dinner with different aromas and spices from the Indian Cuisine. With the somelier, Dirk Wasilewski from Delinat, we learn and tast about food pairing with a special twist - spices and wine. 

In the price of Fr. 95.- you will enjoy the four course menue with a special selection of wines.

Reservation required at 

Gourmet Dinner with Waterbuffelo, Sepember 13, fully booked!

We serve a four course gourmet dinner with produce from the Waterbuffelo from a farm in Zürich Seebach. The lean meat is healthy and delicious. We make Paneer, an indian fresh cheese, as well as ice creame from the rich milk. The Farmers, Mr. and Ms Küchler will attend the dinner and will tell you something about their farm and farm shop. 

13. September, 6 pm price Fr. 75, reservation at

Malabar in the Sunday Blick!

Do you want to have our prized Malabar Chicken recipe? You will find it in the Sunday Blick!

Sunday Blick about the Malabar

Gift Vouchers from the Restaurant Malabar

Are you looking for a special gift?

We offer gift voucher for a meal or for our cooking courses. Contact us and we will send it to you.

Currently closed!
We open again November 5th.

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