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Morsberger Strasse 2, Basel 4057, Switzerland
+41(0)616811338
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great place to eat

I recently had supper here on two occasions with friends and enjoyed both the food and the laid-back atmosphere very much. In the evening there's a varied menu with at least 1-2 vegetarian dishes, and the meat dishes are delicious and very imaginative. It's not centrally located but nevertheless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2014
HaNosseah
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Basel, Switzerland
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Tao, Spain
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

it is one of the best restaurants in town, frsh food, no conveniance food, all daily menues are fresh prepared, good atmosphere - maybe best food and price relation all over basel!!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Location: To reach this restaurant I went through this strange neighborhood that is alternative and poor-looking. For instance, in summer you would see some immigrant men looking from the windows shirtless and starring at you - which is quite uncomfortable. Service: it is extremely bad. When I arrived at this place, nobody was there to take me to a table... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I recently had supper here on two occasions with friends and enjoyed both the food and the laid-back atmosphere very much. In the evening there's a varied menu with at least 1-2 vegetarian dishes, and the meat dishes are delicious and very imaginative. It's not centrally located but nevertheless very easy to reach. I've been there for lunch and for... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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85 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I used to go about once a week to this restaurant as I was working in the neighbourhood. The food is good, their daily 3-course menu a good value (choice of meat/fish or vegetarian). Just keep in mind that they have few tables (about 25 seatings) and that the service is a bit lengthy, we usually reserved a table to... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I wouldn't call this place a restaurant, unless you like to dine with the sugar on the table, while the couple on the next table is drinking cappucino and a man is reading the newspaper with a glass of wine.... maybe is more appropriate for the lunch. Nevertheless the pasta I choose from the wallboard was well cooked and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Great place in Basel! Good food, nice and friendly atmosphere, great service and reasonable price!!!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

A small restaurant with great cuisine. I don't remember when I was so comfortable with the service - it was like family.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Morsberger Strasse 2, Basel 4057, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41(0)616811338

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