La Stanza serves some of the best coffee in Zurich. The downside is a wealthy and style-conscious crowd, who render it rather less relaxing than it might be.
Stepping into La Stanza feels as though you’ve travelled to Milan, steps away from the Italian city’s famous La Scala opera house. It also serves a great traditional Italian-style coffee; the milk in their cappuccinos isn’t overheated, lending to a creamier and more satisfying coffee. However, like many cafés in the Scala-Duomo area, the ambiance is overshadowed by the oh-so fashionable patrons occupying the very limited space around the bar. The sfogliatelle (shell-shaped crispy pastry filled with vanilla-flavoured cream) are a must when having a coffee here, though their location at the far end of the bar counter combined with a self-service policy means that you have to wade through the glitterati to get to them.
|Venue name:||La Stanza|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Wed 7am-11pm; Thu 7am-midnight; Sat 10am-1.30am; Sun 10am-10pm|
|Transport:||Tram 6, 7, 8, 13|