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Zur Harmonie

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Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 07 18
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Description: Jugendstil Brasserie oben am Spalenberg. Marktfrische saisonale Kuche. Im...
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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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly Bistro With A Neighborhood Feel

We were planning to go to one of the more expensive and elegant restaurants in Basel, of which there are many, but we decided we’d rather not have to deal with it. So, we looked around for something more modest and found Harmonie. Fortunately, it was relatively early in the evening and although... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Europe
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I came back to eat here twice in my stay, because of the atmosphere, the food and the pleasant staff. I ended up ordering the same main course each time because it was so good - Kalbsbratwurst mit Rösti. It went well with wine or beer - I know, because I tried both! The first time I came here, I... More 

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hertfordshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We had seen this restaurant on Trip Advisor and knew it was near to our hotel, so we went along at 8pm to be told yes we could eat if we hurried as they were closing at 9pm. We both ordered rosti, mine with 2 fried eggs, my other half had bacon rosti with pork sausages. We didnt have to... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were planning to go to one of the more expensive and elegant restaurants in Basel, of which there are many, but we decided we’d rather not have to deal with it. So, we looked around for something more modest and found Harmonie. Fortunately, it was relatively early in the evening and although this neighborhood-style place in the Old Town... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A traditional restaurant in the old town. Food and service good. Atmosphere very pleasant and old fashioned but nice.

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A solid bistro-type experience--just what we wanted on our last night here. I had a simple veg pasta with pesto--the pasta was light and fresh; my husband had a terrific summer salad. Two panaches, two espressos et voila, a perfectly delightful summer evening. Service was just right, too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A lovely Swiss meal at Harmonie! The service was a bit slow, but we had an outside table in the shade which was perfect. Pretty reasonably priced for a nice meal. Fresh and flavorful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The actual name of the restaurant, "Restauration Zur Harmonie" is a nice play on the word "restaurant" and conveys a vibe of healing and rejuvenation through good food and drink. The menu is a mix of Italian, Swiss and French items, plus an interesting drinks menu containing everything from aperitifs to scotch to beer. We sat outside at 6:30 on... More 

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fayetteville, ar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The combination of lively, authentic Swiss atmosphere, a neighborhood friendly vibe, excellent food, and top notch wait staff...including Anna, the owner...make Restaurant Zur Harmonie a must in Basel. Its location close to shopping and the university make it easily assesible. I've eaten there about 15 times on numerous trips to Basel and it reminds me of Cheers in America...where everybody... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Good choice of Italian and Swiss dishes. Well cooked. Pleasant service. Nice interior.Would certainly eat here again

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My parents were also asking for a restaurant where they can get a salad - a nice salad. Our searching came to an end when we stopped off here. A traditional Basel restaurant, Swiss cuisine - and a good salad. Moderate prices, nice service and some outdoor seating (not much of a view though).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 07 18

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 45

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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