Das Blooms: The Epitome of Modern Lifestyle Dining in Zurich

Roger Hohl
Roger Hohl
Executive Editor Roger Hohl always reports firsthand. He has been gathering experiences and impressions in the luxury travel segment since 2006, from the South Sea to China and Asia, across Europe to Africa and America. He is always on the lookout for the most spectacular and extraordinary locations, combined with the best possible comfort and service. His focus is on independent and critical perception from the perspective of the most demanding clientele, as today's customers in this segment expect the highest quality. His motto: pushing the limits - but always fair!

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Zurich (Switzerland) has a new culinary hotspot that’s making waves in the world of regional and seasonal cuisine: Das Blooms. This outdoor-only restaurant isn’t just about dining; it’s about experiencing a modern lifestyle through food, ambiance, and nature. Nestled in the lush vegetable garden of the Culinary Director Heiko Nieder, Das Blooms makes you feel like a personal guest in his stylish green haven.

Award-Winning Excellence

In its inaugural season, Das Blooms earned a remarkable 14 Gault-Millau points, setting new standards in the culinary scene with its sophisticated creations. This garden restaurant delights not only with its exquisite dishes but also with its unique aesthetics. Surrounded by the verdant vegetable garden of a luxury Zurich hotel, Das Blooms represents a green hideaway in the heart of the bustling city.

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A Sensory Feast

A visit to Das Blooms promises a multisensory experience. The aroma of fresh herbs, the lush greenery of the meticulously designed garden, the berry bushes, and the striking red steel sculpture by American artist Keith Haring all merge to create a place of inspiration and tranquility. According to Heiko Nieder, the visionary behind Blooms, “This garden offers a variety of vibrant colors, scents, flavors, and tactile experiences. It is the foundation of our dishes and the source of our inspiration.”

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Nature at the Core

At Das Blooms, nature takes center stage, creating a harmonious blend of flora and architecture. Guests can relax on high-quality wooden furniture under sun sails, enjoying hours of pleasure and relaxation to the sound of lounge music. The modern lifestyle cuisine at Blooms reaches new heights under the guidance of Heiko Nieder, who elevates regional and seasonal dishes to a new level.

Fresh and Local Ingredients

Since its opening, Heiko Nieder and his team have been crafting light and modern creations with ingredients harvested directly from their garden. What they can’t grow themselves is sourced exclusively from regional partners and local farmers. This approach redefines “regional” and “seasonal” in a fresh, exciting way. Whether it’s lunch or dinner, the inspiring menu attracts guests from around the world who are keen on healthy eating and eager to be surprised by meat-free creations.

(c) Fabian Häfeli

A Holistic Approach

The culinary team at Das Blooms stays ahead of the curve with a diverse selection of vegan, lactose-free, and gluten-free dishes. Heiko Nieder emphasizes the holistic approach: “The colors and aromas of the garden are an inspiration for the vegan cuisine at Blooms.” From the conceptual phase, Nieder was passionate about merging cuisine and ambiance at this location. Reading the menu, it’s clear what he means. Ingredients from the garden are innovatively processed and reinterpreted, making the guest part of the creative culinary journey. Das Blooms embodies a fascinating symbiosis of environment and restaurant concept, where a modern lifestyle becomes a culinary reality.

(c) Fabian Häfeli

A Commitment to Biodiversity

One of the unique aspects of Das Blooms is its commitment to promoting biodiversity with its variety of plants and vegetables. Open from April to October, from Friday to Tuesday, for lunch and dinner, weather permitting, this garden restaurant is a permanent fixture in Zurich’s culinary landscape, returning each year to delight its patrons.

Das Blooms is more than just a restaurant; it’s a green escape and a culinary adventure. Experience the next level of modern lifestyle cuisine in Zurich’s hidden gem, where every visit is a celebration of nature, creativity, and exceptional taste.

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