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Cheval Blanc

Blumenrain 8 | @ Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 260 50 50
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Ranked #1 of 431 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
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Basel, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

Basel, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

It was end of summer and was still hot! We stayed on the balcony and was great! Cocktails were good, but the service was just ok (in a place like this you could expect more) Pricy place if you want to have a fancy night!

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear Sir Thank you for taking the time to leave a statement about our restaurant Cheval Blanc. We are pleased to note that you remember the balcony and the cocktails positively. Furthermore, we deplore to hear that your experience regarding the service did not fully meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and hope to have the opportunity to welcome... More 

Shanghai
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

On November 13, we went to lunch at the said restaurant, and brought a bottle of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1990, to celebrate my husband’s birthday on that date with 2 friends. Upon request from me to open the bottle and pay the corkage charges, the waiter said “Oh, I have to ask”, whereupon some minutes later 2 staff members came... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear Madam Thank you for having taken the time to leave a statement concerning our restaurant Cheval Blanc. We deplore to hear that your experience at the Cheval Blanc did not fully meet your expectations. Regarding your remark, we would like to inform you about our corkage policy: We do not offer any corkage service in our gastronomic restaurant as... More 

england
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Went here with my wife last week , greeted by the main man himself which was very good in such a great place. Went for the taster menu which was excellent and nothing we didn't like. Service was impeccable and also had some good chatter with everyone which is nice. Got introduced to Hendricks and cucumber which in itself was... More 

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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your visit to the restaurant Cheval Blanc and your great review on TripAdvisor. We are very glad that you and your wife enjoyed our gastronomic menu, the perfect service and the exquisite cheese selection – we will forward your compliment to each member of the team. Moreover, we are happy to assist you in making... 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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