The Boat House Restaurant,
Terrace & Bar on Lake Zürich

Sitting at the edge of the crystal water of lake Zurich.
The Boat House Restaurant, Terrace & Bar welcomes you
to an elegant and sophisticated dining experience,
attentive service with hospitality at its core.

Restaurant & Terrace

Daily 06:30 – 22:00

Breathtaking views await you from the beautifully designed interiors of the restaurant
and on the grand lakeside terrace.

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Enticing cocktails in lakeside splendour. Sit back in comfort in the glow of the open fireplace in The Boat House Bar Lounge.

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Bar

Daily 12:00 – 24:00

The Boat House is a sophisticated and dynamic restaurant and bar with an enviable outdoor dining terrace, perched on the edge of Lake Zurich’s pristine water and offering panoramic views that stretch for miles.

The striking waterfront terrace is the place to be at during this summer. A stylish destination to spend quality time with friends and family.

Casual lake-wear during the day and smart casual at night.

Visit the Boat House

Open Daily | 06:30 – 23:30

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Contact

+41 44 552 5700
[email protected]
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How to find us

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ALEX is located in the municipality of Thalwil in the canton of Zurich and along the A3 motorway from Zurich to Chur.

Downtown Zurich is a 15 minute (View Directions) drive away and Zug is only 30 mins (View Directions)

Valet parking is available 24 hours, at CHF 25 per 24 hours. Prior parking reservation is recommended.
Power stations for electric vehicles are available.

Zurich International Airport (ZUR) is less than 40 minutes from ALEX.

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Public transportation provides a comfortable way to get to Thalwil station, which is in walking distance to ALEX.

Zurich Main Station can be reached within 10 minutes while Zug Station is 14 minutes away. Trains run every 10 minutes taking 8 minutes to Zurich main station and 30 minutes to the international airport.

10 min to Zurich main station

30 min to Zurich airport

14 min to Zug

Train Information

ALEX is in walking distance to Thalwil boat station. In the summer, trips to Zurich and Rapperswil are scheduled regularly.

Guests can also board the ALEX House Boat for complimentary boat trip to Zurich downtown. See timetable below, additional trips upon request and extra charge.

49 min to Zurich

Thalwil Boat Station Timetable

15-20 min to Zurich on the ALEX House Boat

Reservation required!
Please contact our Guest Services by phone +41 (0)44 552 9999 or by email to [email protected] to inquiry about the timetable and to make a reservation.

CHF 30 per person per trip. Children under 10 complimentary.

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The Boat House is located at Seestrasse 182, 8702 Thalwil near the A3 motorway to Zurich and Chur.

Downtown Zurich is a 15 minute (View Directions) drive away and to Zug it only takes 30 mins (View Directions)

Limited parking spaces. Further public parking along the main road and in the local area.

Public transportation provides a comfortable way to get to Thalwil station, which is in walking distance to The Boat House.

Trains run every 10 minutes.
8-10 min from Zurich main station

14 min from train station Zug

Train Information

The Boat House is in walking distance to Thalwil boat station.
It takes 49 min from Zurich Bürkliplatz to Thalwil.

Thalwil Boat Station Timetable

Guests can also book the ALEX Shuttle Boat.
It takes 15-20 min from Storchen boat station in Zurich.

CHF 30 per person per trip. Children under 10 complimentary.
Please contact our Guest Services in advance by phone +41 (0)44 552 9999 or send an email to [email protected]
to inquiry about the timetable and to make a reservation.