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Hegenheimerstrasse 35, Basel 4055, Switzerland
0041613228080
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Highly recommended

We have discovered this restaurant by chance. We were surprised about the fantastic ambiente and its meditaneerian character. It has a nice terasse and the interior is very nice. The food was excellent particularily the dishes from Africa. The selection of wine is superb and the service was promt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2014
Gerhard P
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Oberwil, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Late Night
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Oberwil, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have discovered this restaurant by chance. We were surprised about the fantastic ambiente and its meditaneerian character. It has a nice terasse and the interior is very nice. The food was excellent particularily the dishes from Africa. The selection of wine is superb and the service was promt and competent. This restautant is now in the top 3 of... More 

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Zeiningen, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food is pretty good, mostly because there is a lack of interesting cuisine in Basel. We had the appetizer platter and I had the Tanjine. The Tanjine was really good but was not a tradiional tanjine. My wife thought her salad was just OK. The service however was really slow and I do not know why. We were one... More 

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Es tut uns sehr leid, dass es Ihnen bei uns nicht gefallen hat. Wir nehmen Ihre Kritiken gerne entgegen und... More 

Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Varied menu which included exotic items such as a crocodile burger, as well as a selection of intriguing cross-cultural offerings, for example an African strudel. The culinary ideas were interesting and the food did not disappoint. The service however fails to deliver on the global inclusivity this place is trying so hard to project. The owner paid a lot of... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is my first time at this place. Absolutely nice and friendly staff. The food was very good. I will go there for sure again.

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Basel, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The food is very basic, definitely not worth the price. Maybe I am a bit harsh here with the food, being Chinese myself I would say the food is not authentic Asian food at all, although I know it is branded as a "fusion" restaurant....

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Basel
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Maybe 3 stars is harsh, but the general ambiance and slow service have let it down. The menu is quite brave for Basel, and whilst the menu is both varied & interesting, the meals were a little bland for my tastes. Maybe 3.5 stars is a better reflection.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We were there about half a year ago and we enjoyed everything; the food and drinks were great, the service was really good, the owners were there attending the clients and we found the restaurant outstanding. Last week we finally managed to go again and unfortunately this time we were disappointed. The service was really slow, we ordered first a... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We loved this place. Tasty food and fantastic service. We asked for the surprise menu where you get to taste a little bit of everything and loved it. They even ask you if there is anything on the menu that you really, really would like to have on the menu and they make it happen. The menu consists on very... More 

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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Maybe the restaurant changed hands? Service slow, drinks mostly sugar water and made incorrectly (very unusual/Bad taste), food was smothered in syrupy too sweet sauces, service slow, inattentive (but polite!). Overall very disappointed in what used to be reliably good food and drinks. For the price we definitely won't risk it again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hegenheimerstrasse 35, Basel 4055, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: 0041613228080

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
  • Cuisine: African, Asian
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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