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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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Andover, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant after reading the reviews. We easily got a reservation and shortly after arriving we could hear a band playing and marching down the street. What a surprise when they entered the restaurant and went upstairs. Evidently there is a monthly meeting of the group which includes music and a lot of eating and drinking. It... More 

Thank Carlotta M
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was wonderful. Very elegant and old world. The main part of the restaurant was closed for a private wine tasting, so we sat in the Bistro. As the building is an open floor plan the Bistro is simply an extension of the dining room. As an appetizer we shared a cheese plate with olives and sun dried tomatoes... More 

Thank Mary G
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to celebrate our first anniversary, and were treated to one of the most incredible dining experiences we've ever had. The food is incredible - we started with the cream of sweet potato soup with walnut ice cream, cannot recommend this soup enough! Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Rebecca H
London, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner here. Food was out of the ordinary and very well suited for a special occasion. The other diners went for game, duck and lamb and all loved it. I had home-made ravioli and they were very good as well as surprising. I think the 5 course set menu would also be interesting.

Thank Liv V
Guimaraes, Portugal
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been there for my birthday. The place is beautiful and the food is fantastic. I had the duck magret and it was absolutely geat.

Thank Helena A
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541 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful historic place, nicely decorated, they also have magnificent rooms on the upper floor where can organise a business event followed by finger food or more. The dishes served were delicious and the staff was very nice. You could clearly feel the long history of attention to detail, quality and great service.

Thank SunriseSki
Sao Paulo, SP
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129 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of the shopping street we found this place. Very very good. The decoration is splendid. The service outstanding and the menu..... Top. We had a rack of lamb and a tiger prawn risotto. Both very good. As appetizer we had a house pate and a goat cheese mille fouille. No words. Is a must.

Thank Pedro D
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had a business dinner and the service and meal was excellent. The service was efficient. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and well located near the main market. This is well worth a visit.

Thank derind805
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I had lunch with my mother who is in a wheelchair 19th October in this beautiful restaurant. The staff was most welcoming and helpful on arrival. We sat in the white tablecloth part of the restaurant and had the business lunch of the week. Wonderful choice. My new pork belly starter and venison with chocolate red wine jus main course... More 

Thank Markus S
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241 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Decided to come here after reading thro TripAdvisor and dinner was just perfect. We were shown to our table and promptly asking for our aperitifs. Hubby decided to try local beer and what a great recommendations. The restaurant has an interesting history and we were sat right besides the massive heater element. What a structure. The waiters were all vey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $54
French, Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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