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Am Weidenbach 33, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 323555
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
100 percent positive

Three of us had dinner in 'Basilikum' last night and enjoyed it immensely. Glad we had reserved a table the night before as the place was full - even on the night before New Years Eve. The menu is rather small, but everything on it sounds very tempting: fish, meat, vegetarian - something there for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Barbara G
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Three of us had dinner in 'Basilikum' last night and enjoyed it immensely. Glad we had reserved a table the night before as the place was full - even on the night before New Years Eve. The menu is rather small, but everything on it sounds very tempting: fish, meat, vegetarian - something there for everyone. We had three different... More 

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Thank Barbara G
Ringoes, New Jersey
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Research is key! This is a local spot not in a tourist area. The food was fabulous and service attentive but not overbearing. The starters were excellent (veal carpaccio and Pear & Cheese Salad). The mains were super (filet of beef and halibut with a potato crust). Don't miss it!

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Thank Christine K
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We came here randomly trying to find a place to eat as we were staying in Cologne for one night, we didn't have a reservation but they managed to find us a table, and the service and food were both incredible! The food was delicious and the atmosphere itself in there was idyllic. Would definitely recommend this place!! Beautiful and... More 

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Thank Chloee A
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good food, although I had to send my steak back(it was well done), but they didnt make a probleem, so I did get another beef nice and pink. The staff were friendly and helpfull. However I didnt find any originatily in the dishes. Sorry guys I dont wanna see ruth, just wanna give an honest feedback:-)

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Thank Vagarsh M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Usally it is very difficult for me going out and eat, because I suffer from a lot of allergies. So when invited by our friends I expected the same as usally. Everyone enjoys a three curse dinner and I get salad. But to my surprise it wasn't like this. The kitchen and the service did everything possible, so I could... More 

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Thank Anja V
Cologne, Germany
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had a fabulous time at Basilicum, this wasn't a surprise, but our meal was! We ordered the 5 course surprise menu and were delighted with all the wonderful offerings. We made the mistake of having them pair a glass of wine with each course, next time we'll split one between myself and my husband with each round maybe, because... More 

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1 Thank trustedtraveler789
Lyon, France
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Despite the mixed reviews we gave it try and were truly impressed by the quality of the food and the friendliness of the service. Presentation of the food was like pictures, the quantity just right to be able to enjoy three courses without being bloated. We tried the prawn with wasabi cream as well as the cauliflower panna cotta as... More 

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Thank mdawkins747
Hertfordshire
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

One will not be able to find much better than this. Homemade food at its' very best. Service impeccable. Cannot recommend highly enough.

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1 Thank MrsHarris21
Cologne, Germany
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Venue: easy to find & about 15 mins walking from city centre. Also it's just a couple of mins walk from Postrasse ubahn station, but think not so far from some other lines as well. The style inside, is a bit like a cafe, but this should not put you off. Food: We had a very enjoyable meal here. We... More 

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Thank JanetT15
Cologne
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406 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We'd been planning to try Basilicum for a long time and were happy to have gotten a reservation at short notice on a Friday evening. We had the choice of three tables for two in the small restaurant - two of which at the window were sandwiched between other tables with barely enough room to move. We chose the table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Am Weidenbach 33, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne
  • Phone Number: +49 221 323555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 32
  • Cuisine: German, Mediterranean, French, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?