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“Lovely location for a special birthday dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Brasserie Les Trois Rois

Brasserie Les Trois Rois
Blumenrain 8, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 260 50 50
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Ranked #4 of 449 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $37 - $100
Cuisines: French, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Sumptuous in every way. The Brasserie has an impressive landscape painting covering one entire wall. It also has antique gilt-framed mirrors. The panoramic windows also offer fabulous views of the Rhine. The restaurant serves a selection of French-Swiss specialities such as Entrec��te de boeuf and Z��richer Kalbsgeschnetzeltes (a local dish of diced veal). The restaurant has attractively laid tables and black upholstered chairs and appeals to hotel guests and tourists. The service is perfect, polite and friendly. Fancy a glass of wine? The Brasserie has an outstanding selection fine wine from which to choose.
Switzerland
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Lovely location for a special birthday dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We came here to celebrate my birthday and had a really lovely evening. Our table overlooked the Rhine and allowed us to enjoy the gradual onset of evening.

My starter was beautiful to look at and delicious: cubed raw salmon with cubes of cucumber and avocado dressed with a flavourful light dressing - perfect for a warm summer evening. Our mains were wonderful too as was a rather special half bottle of Montrachet. Service was very friendly and attentive but never intrusive.

A great place for a special celebration, but not overly formal or intimidating.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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lestroisrois, Manager at Brasserie Les Trois Rois, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Dear Madam

First of all, we would like to thank you for your visit at the restaurant Brasserie on the occasion of your birthday and for sharing your kind remarks.

We greatly appreciate your feedback regarding our seasonal cuisine and impeccable service and thank you for your positive comments about the main courses and the wine you experienced.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back again very soon.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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Lage-Vuursche, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
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“Good food, good ambiance, excellent service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We were lucky to get a table next to the window, here you have a beautiful view on the river Rhine and Basel itself. We choose both the "Menu de la Brasserie", a four course dinner with some nice wines.
The staff is very good and serve the different courses at your own pace. We changed the last course for a selection of different cheeses (delicious).
Yes, the brasserie is perhaps a bit expensive, but it is worth!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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lestroisrois, Manager at Brasserie Les Trois Rois, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Dear Sir

We thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor and your compliment about the position including the beautiful view overlooking the river.

It is a pleasure for us to hear that you enjoyed the Menu de la Brasserie and our service.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager

PS: Try the restaurant at lunch time. We daily offer a three course business lunch at CHF 44.
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Berlin, Germany
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Does it get better!?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Fantastic in every way... I highly recommend! Everything about this place is 5 stars! From the moment we sat down until we dragged ourselves out, it was superb!

Visited September 2012
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lestroisrois, Manager at Brasserie Les Trois Rois, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Dear Sir

Many thanks for evaluating your restaurant visit at Brasserie on TripAdvisor.

We really appreciate your exceptional feedback and your valuation.

We would be pleased to welcoming and pampering you again in the near future.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Where does Sunday Brunch become Sunday Lunch? Right here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We had booked Sunday Brunch some months in advance, as there always seems to be a waiting list, and friends had recommended the experience. My wife and I, and our 2 year old arrived just before 12.00, and the Brasserie was still being set up for the all you can eat Brunch Buffet. We weren't sure what to expect, except excellent service, as we had always received this on previous visits to the restaurants and bar. However, we should have listened more carefully to the briefing from the waiter.

We started with a bottle of Champagne, very nice and with views over the river, this was a great start. There was a wide selection of cereals, and extensive bread/toast selection. But we focused immediately on the salad/deli bar, a selection of cold meats and fish. The steak tartare was delicious, as was the duck mousse, but it was the wide selection of prawns and smoked salmon where we eagerly filled our plates, not once but twice. Big Mistake!

At 13.00, the laid out the hot buffet, a selection of mains, including a whole salmon, and pan fried beef sirloin. Not only this, but as we contemplating whether to stay all afternoon, small child allowing, they then started replacing the cereals with the most amazing selection of desserts. Brunch had become Lunch. By this time we only had a little room left, so we saved this for the freshly prepared vanilla sabayon with Rhubard - sublime.

At CHF258.00 for two, this is an expensive Brunch, but with a bottle of Champers, and all you can eat Sunday Lunch, we thought it was worth it, and we have booked to go back again!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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lestroisrois, Manager at Brasserie Les Trois Rois, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Dear guest

Many thanks for having taken the time to evaluate your restaurant visit at the Brasserie so detailed.

We are delighted to read that you felt comfortable at our Brasserie and that you enjoyed our wide variety of dishes during the legendary Sunday brunch buffet.

We will forward your compliments to our staff members and hope to see you back again in the near future.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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INDIA
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141 reviews
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“Delightful lunch in Basel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Recently had lunch at this little gem of a hotel (often referred to as the Three (Trois) Kings (Rois) Hotel ) on a recent business trip to Basel. The Brasserie has a very relaxed and leisurely ambience, with delightful views of the Rhine. We chose to go a-la-carte, though a set lunch menu was also on offer. The cuisine is a mix of swiss and french dishes, and I ordered the gnocchi in a cream sauce with vegetables and cheese, which was appetising. I ended with a berry cheesecake pie with a biscuit crumble base for desert, and that was simply outstanding. Our waiter was very enthusiastic and attentive, setting high service standards. It is expensive, but thats Switzerland for you !

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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lestroisrois, Manager at Brasserie Les Trois Rois, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Dear Sir

Thank you very much for having taken the time to evaluate your visit at our Brasserie.

It is a great pleasure for us to hear that you were very satisfied with our Swiss and French specialized cuisine and our courteous service.

We hope to welcoming you back again at the Brasserie very soon. In the meantime we wish you the very best.

Yours Sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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