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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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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
Delightful local place

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
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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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15 restaurant reviews
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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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Loved the vibrant, happy ambience. Restaurant was full and lively. Servers were attentive and helpful and food was tasty. Beer and wine were excellent. Very European atmosphere. Good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I wanted some good traditional Swiss food and we got it here. We had our 2 kids with us when we had lunch 2 days ago and there is lots of tasty goods on the menu. The steak tartar was amazing and the Swiss sausage salad was just as good, staff are very friendly offering good service.

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Mulhouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a delightful place with marvellous, accommodating staff. It is pleasant, locals eat here, the food was delicious and not too expensive for Basel. Save up your calorie allotment and go here for rösti, the Swiss fried potato dish, it is delicious!

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Additional Information about Zur Harmonie

Address: Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 61 261 07 18
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
Average Prices: USD 16 - 45

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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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