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Zur Harmonie

Petersgraben 71, Basel, Switzerland (Altstadt)
+41 (0)61 - 261 07 18
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Ranked #95 of 386 restaurants in Basel
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Description: Jugendstil Brasserie oben am Spalenberg. Marktfrische saisonale Kuche. Im Winter Moules, Austern, Sauerkraut & Blut und Leberwurts. Im Fruhling weisse Badische Spargeln.
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71% Recommend
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English first
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere here is fun and it is definitely a local restaurant. The service was not all that friendly and the waitress did not speak English so we had difficulty with what to order. As a result the meal was not our best.

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St. Louis
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely dinner here including wine and beer. The restaurant is very casual and they do have some outdoor seating. Do to the rain, we opted to eat indoors. Service was prompt and courteous and prices were in line for Basel (high). The location in Old Town was very convenient for us.

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Kaunas, Lithuania
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You can taste local food and also international. We tried local salads, rosti, sausages.. Good and cosy atmosphere! The waiters are great

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Zagreb, Croatia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Very clean, pleasant and relaxed atmosphere, indigenous landscaping. Original dishes and friendly staff give a special charm to this restaurant. Easy to find.

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Our hotel recommended Zur Harmonie as a number of restaurants were closed on Monday nights. The restaurant is a popular place for locals and visitors, with a warm and cosy interior. We had an excellent bratwurst and rosti followed by a delicious strawberry parfait. The portions were generous and the service was efficient and very friendly. This is a great... More

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Mold, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Had dinner at this restaurant and booked it when we were walking through the old streets. Staff were very welcoming and food well priced and tasty. There were lots of locals so its clearly a popular place. Would definitely return when next in Basel.

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London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The lovely receptionist at my hotel recommended Harmonie for authentic Swiss cuisine, The menu in the window advertised a daily special of Sauerkraut mit Kassler und Speck (which sounded so much like a salty pork dreamscape that I was in the door). The waitress was on her lunch break and this seemed to be source of my dilemma. The kitchen... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

In a very expensive country it was refreshing to find this restaurant where we enjoyed local fare at slightly more reasonable pricing. A very popular place, we had to wait for a table one night, but definitely worth it for great local vibe, laughter and amazing food.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Hello, I was there one evening with my girlfriend. We ordered Moules et Frites.... the moules were old and overcooked to the point where the meat of the moules gets broken and soft. The bouillon where they are cooked was sour and not freshly cooked. The frites had good taste but they were industrial and not Haus gemacht. Service was... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Very good Swiss fare at reasonable prices for Switzerland. Best roesti in my 7 days there! Authentic decor. Not an overly large place and quite busy. You may share a table with with other diners.

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