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Blumenrain 8 | @ Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 260 50 50
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Ranked #1 of 440 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New York, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I had a wonderful lunch. The splendid food was only equaled by the sincere and elegant service. Received a recommendation of an excellent bottle of Swiss wine. The room had an abundance of natural light and allowed for easy conversation. I only have superlatives for the entire experience-- well worth the price.

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much to provide a review of your lunchtime at Cheval Blanc on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive such a great compliment and are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our splendid cuisine, our elegant service as well as the wine recommendation. We would appreciate to welcoming you back again in the near future.... More 

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

we were there a few days ago for the diner and it was really fantastic. Whole restaurant, menu, staff - everything great

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest We thank you for your visit at our fine dining restaurant Cheval Blanc and sharing your positive experience on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed the diner including the nice atmosphere and the personal service. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Yours sincerely Reto Kocher General Manager More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I have to say, even though I gave it a 4 out of 5, it was a very close 5. Apart from the areas of improvements I will mention now, it was a near perfect experience. The sommelier was very able, no doubt that. We got a wine that my wife would consider her favourite wine now. But as we... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear Sir Thank you very much for your recent visit at our fine dining restaurant Cheval Blanc on the occasion of your birthday and your detailed feedback on TripAdvisor. It is a great pleasure to read that you had an almost perfect dinner experience provided by our chef of the year Peter Knogl. Moreover, we are very glad that you... More 

Basel, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Full six course menu ... really delicious yet light tastes so not overly full despite the number of courses and other tasters served. Chef and his team really excelled ... great staff in the restaurant and good sommelier (excellent wide ranging wine list and good advice (as we did not know what we would get from the menu in advance))... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear Sir First of all, we thank you for your repeated visit at the restaurant Cheval Blanc and for sharing your impressions on TripAdvisor. We greatly appreciate your feedback and thank you for your positive remarks about the professional service, the dishes and the wines you enjoyed. Furthermore, we are very proud about your compliment, that you had one of... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you don't mind the price and really want to dine highest qualitiy food for all your senses in a very special place right next to the river Rhine, this will be your place to go: this restaurant in the beautifully renovated, luxury Hotel "Drei Könige", just enjoy!

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest Many thanks for your great feedback of your recent visit at the restaurant Cheval Blanc. It was a pleasure for us to have you as our guest. Your feedback on TripAdvisor is very essential for us and we believe that other travellers will also enjoy reading your kind words. We are delighted to note that you enjoyed our... More 

Basel, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Peter Knogl received this year 19 Gault Millau points and that is than also what you taste. We enjoyed the well designed sequence of courses with well selected ingredients and surprising flavours supporting each other. The location is royal with a beautiful view on the Rhein. The tables are enough away from each other to eat quite and feel private.... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear Madam Many thanks for your description and your great feedback regarding your recent visit at the restaurant Cheval Blanc. It was a pleasure for us to have you as our guest. Your comments on TripAdvisor are very important to us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our high-quality cuisine in each way – the arrangement of courses,... More 

cheshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Outstanding lunch , faultless service and the best meal so far in 2014. Cannot understand why it has not got 3 stars. My meal could not be bettered. Strongly recommend for quality gourmet cuisine.

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your feedback about your restaurant visit at the fine dining restaurant Cheval Blanc. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed our daily changing lunch recommendation. Furthermore, we are delighted to hear that you had one of your best meals of this year. Thank you very much for your compliment and your personal suggestion.... More 

Wroclaw, Poland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

a broad menu, being able to satisfy such a difficult client like me, Friendly service, without undue pomposity. Place where you can spend nice the time on the beautiful river

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your visit at our restaurant Cheval Blanc and your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is our pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the cuisine of our chef, Mr. Peter Knogl, and his team as well as the friendly service staff. We would be very pleased to welcome you back again another time and wish... More 

Paris
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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Food is classic french, but the excellent starter of smoked eel-beet root-wasabi-black garlic had a modern touch and a spectular presentation. Crispy langoustines in a mild curry sauce and sole-lobster-caviar in rose champagne sauce, which followed, were both outstanding, and a fine strawberry pudfing concluded the dinner. The meal starts with four amuse bouche and concludes with five sweets. Classic... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your lovely feedback concerning your recent dinner at Cheval Blanc. We were delighted to receive such a great compliment and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Mediterranean haute cuisine, our sensitive as well as courteous service. Furthermore, your words - that we have potential to be a three star restaurant –... More 

Esher
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had read a suggestion to go here on a sunny day for lunch since it is located right on the Rhein. We chose the menu of the day and weren't disappointed. The food was fabulous--great combination of flavors, superbly prepared and presented, just the right quantity. We were greeted with a taste from the kitchen, had a soup, fish... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest We would like to thank you for your restaurant stay at Cheval Blanc and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you enjoyed our daily changing lunch recommendation- combined with our excellent service as well as our great wine list with over 700 global positions. The smart decor was chosen by heart as the food should... More 

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Additional Information about Cheval Blanc

Address: Blumenrain 8 | @ Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4001, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 61 260 50 50
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: French

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