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“Great continental dinner!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Schlusselzunft

Schlusselzunft
25 Freie Strasse | 4001 Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Altstadt)
+41 61 261 20 46
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Ranked #5 of 497 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $55
Cuisines: Swiss, European, French, German
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Altstadt
Description: A la carte menu in the Restaurant Zunftstube, value-for-money dining in the Bistro and exquisite wines are hallmarks of the state-of-the-art gastronomy in Basel's oldest guildhouse, with guaranteed market-fresh cuisine. Andreas Uebersax and his team prepare a tasty and varied menu ranging from superb fish specialities to homemade sorbet. Discover 600 years of history in contemporary surroundings. The historic ballroom from the 19th century for up to 140 guests and the unique ,,Vorgesetzten-Stube" for up to 30 guests are the ideal location for banquets and meetings.
boston
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“Great continental dinner!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The dining room is wonderfully old-fashioned and the chef has modernized traditional plates without getting too trendy (small portions and weird combinations).

Visited September 2013
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“Amasingly good restaurant in the touristic heart of the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I was really suprised by the quality of this restaurant because usually you can find only touristic traps in the city center. The food was delicious and beautifully served. The staf was friendly and efficient. The weather was good and we were sitting outside but I had a look at the interior - it is very beautiful.

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Anniversary dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Nice atmosphere, good attentive service, tasty imaginative menu.

Attention to small detail.

Central location, near Markplatz. Used to be the old guild hall, retains some old character features but has a modern twist.

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New York City, New York
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“Great meal at reasonable prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

If you travel to Basel you'll soon find out that it's really expensive. This restaurant had high quality delicious food at reasonable prices for an American in Basel. I had a the Asian salad with shrimp and it was simply delicious and refreshing, especially after all the heavy food and meat I'd been eating so far in Europe. The service was very attentive as well and had no problem splitting up the receipt for the 4 of us who all had to submit reimbursement requests.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We went to this restaurant on Saturday night with our son and his girlfriend and it was fantastic. The service was exceptional and all the courses were truly amazing. The decor was lovely, worth getting dressed up for! The wine we ordered was very nice, as were the other alcoholic beverages. One of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in. If you are coming to Basel make sure you pay this place a visit, you will be glad you did.

Visited August 2013
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