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Restaurant Hirscheneck

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Lindenberg 23, Basel 4058, Switzerland
410616927333
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 2:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best Penne Al´Arrabiata in town!

That´s what the people say... But Hirscheneck also known to be a comfortable alternative restaurant with nice music and open minded people. There you can drink a tee, or coffe, read some newspaper, have a lunch or dinner, vegan, vegetarian or with meat... At sundays there is a brunch from 10:00am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2015
KayoasTeller
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

That´s what the people say... But Hirscheneck also known to be a comfortable alternative restaurant with nice music and open minded people. There you can drink a tee, or coffe, read some newspaper, have a lunch or dinner, vegan, vegetarian or with meat... At sundays there is a brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm At night, mostly weekends, there are concerts... More 

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Doorn, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

first time in Basel, we were a bit surprised by the high prizes. Just walking around we found Hirscheneck. Great! Nice people, all kind of guests, only one meat menu (which was very good) and 5 vegetarian menu's, the choice of my wife was the best vegetarian meal in years

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A particularly nice place for vegan/vegetarian/others. The ingredients are super fresh and the spices are hearty and very balanced. Good local beers (including unfiltered). The portions are quite ample, and prices moderate. I recommend.

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Thank professor-type
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

alternative collective Restaurant. Very good vegetarian/vegan food, cooked with passion and imagination and with an eye on prices. A place to be if you want to live the informal political & cultural Basel scene.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Very nice place to have a drink or a few, the environment is not classy, so if you are searching for something like that, just skip this. Very nice service, good music, prices ok for Basel.

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I had brunch at Restaurant Hirscheneck many times, and I always enjoy it enough to come back. Nevertheless the brunch is ok, nothing special, and surely overpriced. It helps the fact that Basel on sunday is a dead place with almost everything closed.

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Basel
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

This is a local hangout where the tables are shared, and it's best to go in with either a knowledge of German and the history of left-liberal politics or both. The reward is an atmosphere of community, and tasty homebaked treats. There were a lot more places like this in the 60's and 70's, but Hirscheneck seems to be thriving.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Very friendly service, most of the times willing to chat even with non german speaking people. Their food is absolutly excellent although you don't have many choices (6-8 dishes). And last but not least very good prices for Basel standards.

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Guilderland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Great punk place with quality vegetarian dishes. They have a selection of games to play while you are waiting for your meal. They also a selection of local bio beer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lindenberg 23, Basel 4058, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: 410616927333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 22
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?