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Lily's

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Altstadt
Asian, Thai, Pan-Asian
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Rebgasse 1 | Am Claraplatz, Basel 4058, Switzerland
061 683 11 11
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 55
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cool and relaxed thai fusion food open till very late

Food is usually very good (although not a lot of options if you eat no spicy at all as myself). You can always find a place, and staff are friendly and very fast. They all speak english, and serve food till 23hs which is quite unusual in Basel. It's a place to meet friends or grab a quick bite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
LauraG1330FH
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Basel, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Food is usually very good (although not a lot of options if you eat no spicy at all as myself). You can always find a place, and staff are friendly and very fast. They all speak english, and serve food till 23hs which is quite unusual in Basel. It's a place to meet friends or grab a quick bite, no... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I've come to Lily's two evenings in a row. After a great first meal - quick service, freshly prepared meals, casual atmosphere - we came back the day after as we were struggling to find restaurants open until late in the area. We've ordered various items from the menu and everyone was really satisfied with what they ordered. It appears... More 

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Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

nice currys, spicy stuff. love the chicien cashew nut. The food is very tasty. Absolutely to be recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

As the title suggests, Lily's is the best Asian restaurant in Basel, but coming from south east Asia I have to say Lily's have a direct advantage being probably the only Asian restaurant in the area. It was also a fresh change from the meaty Germanic cuisine served around Basel area, thus Lily's is worth the visit. Come in early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is the kind of place where "you can't go wrong"! Great fast service, generally students are serving you, food is just amazing. Green curry is a hot must or try any of the noodle, the soups anything is good. Being often single I like it being a place where if you want you can also meet people since you... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This restaurant offers various styles of asian food (thai, vietnamese, tamil...) that is served quickly and by friendly staff. You can't book so you take your chances at busy times - but turnover is pretty quick as most people don't linger. The atmosphere is casual and because of the fairly quick turnover of people, is not really a place for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I've had some fantastic meals here over the years however I left on Monday feeling thoroughly disappointed. The service was quite pushy, barely allowing us to browse the menu before ordering. The som tam which we both love lacked its usual kick, but the mains were truly tasteless, mine the Tamil "spicy" curry and my partners "special" stuffed aubergine left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We loved the food, the place, and its atmosphere. There is plenty of choice, including for vegetarians. Location is also quite convenient in the old town and close to other nice bars and cafes.

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Rueschlikon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have been almost 10 times to Lili's and I always had very good food and found very nice waiters. You have lot of choice, even if, like me, you don't eat/like spicy food. The menu offers many typical Thai dishes, they are all very well prepared and presented. The price is interesting, especially thinking that you are in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a restaurant that I associate with lunch or an everyday meal. It's above average for those purposes. The food is great. The ambience is good. But the voice level is high. It's not a cosy place to eat at. But take away can put a golden line to a cosy diner at home.

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Additional Information about Lily's

Address: Rebgasse 1 | Am Claraplatz, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Phone Number: 061 683 11 11
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 19 - 24
Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Pan-Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rebgasse 1 | Am Claraplatz, Basel 4058, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: 061 683 11 11

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 24
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Pan-Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?