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Zur Harmonie

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European
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Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 07 18
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Long Island
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435 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank sweetafton
Hengelo, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant frequently in the past two years on business. The menu is simple but of high quality and the food served is of a very constant high quality. Coming back soon!

1 Thank HighFreqTraveller
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

The waiter Harry made our 2 nights so enjoyable. He has an infectious laugh - what an asset he is. The food is good, fresh and very generous servings. We had sausage and Rosti one night, the next had weiner snitzel. All delicious. Thanks Harry for making our last 2 nights so enjoyable. Sorry I accidently originally posted this review... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We got the cheese rosti with fried egg and a sausage with bacon rosti, since we wanted to try local Swiss food. Rosti is great, it's like a huge shredded potato pancake. A warning though, the cheese rosti is very heavy on the cheese. A cross section showed that the dish was probably 70% rosti, 30% cheese. It still tasted... More 

Thank Alice Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Wonderful tartar and good Beer selection. Availability and courtesy by owner and waitres. I have been there twice in 3 days.

Thank Domenico F
Boston, Massachusetts
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

The first night my husband and I were in Basel, we were invited to dinner by a friend who has lived in Basel for over 30 years. She said it was near our hotel (it was 3 block away). It's a busy and bustling place, but the food is good, but pricey like much of Switzerland these days. The menu... 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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?