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“Wonderful birthday celebration” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cheval Blanc

Cheval Blanc
Blumenrain 8 | @ Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 260 50 50
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Ranked #1 of 415 Restaurants in Basel
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Montgomery, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful birthday celebration”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We celebrated a birthday here in August 2013 and it was terrific. We went for lunch, had their businessman's lunch which ended up being about 7 courses of great food, and of course fabulous service. The view was to die for as we were seated on a balcony overlooking the Rhine river. It was a nice day and people were swimming close by and we watched river traffic including a ferry going back and forth across the river.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 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 Cheval Blanc, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Dear Madam

Many thanks for your comment on the occasion of your birthday party at the restaurant Cheval Blanc.

We are proud to read that you had a marvelous business lunch menu - combined with our remarkable service.

Moreover, it is a pleasure for us that you could follow the spectacle on the river during your lunchtime.

We are looking forward to welcoming and pampering you soon again at the Cheval Blanc.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Flawless in every aspect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Go there for lunch and their three course lunch - great food, even bigger value. Bring around two hours of your time with you and it will be one of your most enjoyable days of the year. Flawless in every aspect - see just the encomia elswhere on this page: Nothing to be added to those.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 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 Cheval Blanc, responded to this review, July 19, 2013
Dear Sir

Thank you for your statement about you restaurant visit at Cheval Blanc.

We really appreciate that you enjoyed our daily changing lunch recommendation. Furthermore, we are delight to hear that your time in our restaurant provided you one of the most pleasant days of the year.

We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again very soon at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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Dunmow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Bravo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I spied only 8 tables in the exquisitely decorated restaurant. A candlelabra on our table to compliment the natural sunlight of the summer evening, spotless linen, wonderfully generous, courteous, and yet irreverant staff, and a sommelier of some substance...where to stop? This has to be one of the dining highlights of my adulthood. The food was sublime, the fine pedigree of the ingredients matched by only by the playful, inventive yet respectful (does this make sense?) creations of the chef. Truly special. The ambience was relaxed, a little reverential even, and the other diners dressed appropriately.

My partner and I had our coffees on the verandah, satiated and ready for our night ahead. I truly felt blessed, a dining experience which left me so comforted and relaxed and beautiful inside. Worth the reservation a month in advance, every penny I spent, and the Michelin stars bestowed on this gorgeous testament to fine dining. This is love incarnate. Albeit one that is lubricated by plastic. Bravo!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 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 Cheval Blanc, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Dear guest

Many thanks for your detailed description and your great feedback of your recent stay 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 and we believe other travellers will also enjoy reading your kind words.

We thank you for taking the time to write this review and for the compliments about the nice food, atmosphere and professional service.

We are delighted to read that you have had one of your dining highlights.

Furthermore, we will share your positive remarks to our culinary team as it will be the best motivation to convince you again during your next visit.

In the meantime we wish you the very best.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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basel
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
“king of basel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

really fantastic & romantic place as its three kings... sea view, delicious food, perfect service.....just forget rest of other restaurants in basel......really they are king of basel.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 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 Cheval Blanc, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Dear guest

Thank you very much for your recent stay at Cheval Blanc and your feedback on TripAdvisor.

It is our pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and our service. We are very proud about your words, that we are one of the best restaurants in Basel.

We would be very pleased to welcome you back again another time and wish you the very best.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We chose this restaurant on our first night in the city just because it was conveniently located inside our hotel. After we finished our food, my husband told me: " This place deserves 2 star if not 3 from Michelin reviewers". Guess what, it is a two star michelin restaurant! Well deserved.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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lestroisrois, Manager at Cheval Blanc, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Dear guest

We would like to thank you for your kind words about your visit at the restaurant Cheval Blanc.

We were delighted to receive such a great compliment and we are very pleased to hear that you have had one of your finest dining experiences.

We would appreciate to welcoming you in the near future.

Yours sincerely

Reto Kocher
General Manager
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