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Zur Harmonie

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 07 18
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Occassionally you come across little gems in Basel and Zur Harmonie is one of those. In a quiet location on Petersgraben, it had nevertheless been found by enough diners to pack the house (reservation recommended!) creating a lovely ambiance. The menu is a kaleidoscope of traditional Swiss, British and Scandinavian dishes - all well executed and good value. Recommended!

Thank Birgitta K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very pleased to have found this gem of a restaurant. We were greeted warmly by the friendly staff and offered an English menu. The food and beer was authentic and reasonably priced for Switzerland. The sausages were delicious! Located a little off the beaten path but worth the trip!

Thank barry1984UK
Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in this restaurants with 15 clients from Canada. We've all been very happy with the tasty food, the good service and especially the flexibility. Every customer could pay his own bill without problem, a service you rarely get in Switzerland. Thank you very much for this great evening.

1 Thank levin757
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good restaurant with friendly staff and great food. The waiter , Harry, made our dinner so enjoyable! We had a soup to start with, and then mussels , mussels and mussels with spaghetti!!! All delicious. Given the Swiss standard of prices, the bill was quite reasonable!

1 Thank Vassilis C
Devizes, United Kingdom
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373 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant for our last evening before we went home after a great weekend visiting the Christmas markets. After eating mainly street food for a few days , it was nice to sit down for a delicious meal. The waiter we had was very cheerful and funny and very welcoming. We all had the vegetable soup to start... More 

Thank julie B
Devizes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We looked around for a nice restaurant and glad we made the choice here. The chap who runs it was a charm, great smile and made the restaurant a really cheerful place. The food was excellent, albeit be careful that a lot of it is cooked fresh, so you may occasionally have to wait for some dishes. I am vegetarian... More 

Thank Cardboard_Cockney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Enjoyed our dinner at Zur Harmonie. It was recommended by the hotel for their authentic Swiss cuisine. The food and service we good. No surprises. Moderate prices were welcome considering how expensive Switzerland can be. You won't go wrong here.

1 Thank RoadMaven
Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Located in a lovely old building the cosy restaurant offers lots of charm. Our waitress was funny and friendly. The food was very good and well presented. Each of us ordered something different and all were happy with their selection. It's easy to reach location makes this a top pick in Basel!

Thank JustRose_CH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Another lovely evening at The Harmonie and, yet again, couldn't force myself to eat anything other than the Cafe de Paris which is consistently excellent. That said, and if the mood takes you, in my humble opinion, their wurst kase salat is the best in Switzerland! Super service and lovely local atmosphere as always. Try it and you won't be... More 

1 Thank Huw T
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We were looking for a local hangout for lunch and this one is near the university. And I loved it because of the local character, the ambience. Joelle, the waitress , was friendly and seemed familiar with the customers who must be regulars. And the menu was certainly interesting - a bit of French, German, Italian, Swiss - moules, huitres,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $43
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 07 18
Jugendstil Brasserie oben am Spalenberg. Marktfrische saisonale Kuche. Im Winter Moules, Austern, Sauerkraut & Blut und Leberwurts. Im Fruhling weisse Badische Spargeln.

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