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Lily's

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Altstadt
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, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 143
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A very good Thai in the centre of Basel

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
chmax73
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Rueschlikon, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 restaurant reviews
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

the food is better than the atmosphere. Food.. Think Noodles and Company or Stir Crazy. Very very similar. All is fresh tasty prompt with good service. The atmosphere... Not so much.. Lunch grade tables and seating. Open and noisy. Go there if you need good quality quick Asian. Don't go there for a special meal or want to have a... More 

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Alsace, France
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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

You would not say so, but this is a Thai rastaurant and the taste of the dishes is just OK but certainly not very authentic. Quick service, loud, and very informal. Alright for the younger to spend an evening and be seen by others on Clara Square.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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48 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

great food! its a little bit crowded most of the times. The food is delicious and there is a lovely spread to choose from!

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you look for a good variety of Asian food, Lily's will be a good choice. Food is good, portions are fair, service is quick and friendly. It's in the normal asian food price range in Basel. Don't go there if you want to spend a romantic evening or have some highly philosophical talks. Tables are shared and it's often... More 

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Noorden, The Netherlands
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lily's is a regular on our list when in Basel! The atmosphere is nice and informal, the food nice and well priced for Swiss standards (ehmmm, before the rocketing raise of the Sfr...). And yes in peak hours lively and noisy - but hey that's also it's charm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If there is a heaven as they say... I sure hope that Lily's will be an option up there. I'm a regular customer especially through kurierzentrale basel and I have never been disappointed by the quality of food and service. Everyone is welcome and the food consistently good; I however had a terrible incident on February 3rd where I called... More 

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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 - 23
  • Cuisine: 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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