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Freie Strasse 25 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 261 20 46
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Skilled kitchen and excellence table service come together to deliver a wonderful meal. The setting is comfortable and steeped with history. Our dinner started off with two amuse bouche which eased us into our meal and provided time to review the menu. The starters and meals came out fresh and very hot. Our server was well acquainted with the wine... More 

Thank Andrezed
Dudley, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there on a warm evening and most people were seated outside. The inside of the building is beautiful and provides the sort of surroundings for fine dining. The display of cognacs is particularly fine. Only the set menu was available, which meant that the choice was restricted, but the food was very good quality. Service was well-paced and polite.... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the hart of Basel, very pleasant interior beautifully decorated, with a lot of taste. The meal was delicious and qualitative, lots of options in menu. The staff is also extremely friendly and perfectly trained.

Thank elena1572016
Tel Aviv
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met with old colleagues and friends here after a long day of travel. It was just a delight. In spite of the very impressive interior we dined outside on a balmy summer evening. The meal was simply excellent from start to finish for all of us. I had some other excellent dining experiences in Basel during this visit, but... More 

Thank Joel_Tzipi
Zurich, Switzerland
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305 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the central and magnificent Freie Strasse there is this place.. Beautifully decorated, with a splendid porcelain stove in good evidence inside. We had a delicious light dinner with fresh green salat, some pommes frites and a small cheese plate... Not really from the menu, by the way, but here your wish is law. A good red wine too. Top... More 

Thank lilliputz
Basel, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location, in town with a fabulous set menu and a la carte. Lots of little extras to make the moment more special. Quality of food is excellent and staff are welcoming and open to be flexible with the menu. Also love the Brasserie at the back, especially for lunch or breakfast on a Saturday shopping day.

Thank beanbag2002
Cumberland, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Basel today, and had lunch at Schlusselzunft. We chose this restaurant because we wanted to try local fare. My husband and I chose two different entrees so we could share a bit. He ordered the Chicken Cordon Bleu, which is house made, and I ordered the local sausage dish with an onion gravy and potato pancake. Both were... More 

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North Sydney, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

It was a hot summer day when we came across this restaurant and made a reservation for our evening meal. We ate inside by the window and we found it cool and comfortable. The service was great and the maitre de was very helpful. The food was delicious. Well worth every franc. Unfortunately they are not open on Sundays.

Thank Wawakam
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155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Went for dinner with high expectations and we were not disappointed. Superb fish and friendly but professional service. Expensive of course but this is Basel.Good location near the Marktplatz.

Thank LesStaffordshire
Madrid, Spain
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111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We have been at this restaurant for a business dinner. It has been a great gastronomical experience with great food and excelente service. Everything was very tanto. It is quite expensive, but for Swiss standards it is worth the price.

Thank traveller_spain

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $57
French, Swiss, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freie Strasse 25 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 20 46
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.

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