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Zur Harmonie

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, Swiss, European, Central European
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Petersgraben 71 | 4051 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 07 18
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Hengelo, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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!

Thank HighFreqTraveller
Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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 

Thank JEC306
Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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
2 reviews
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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147 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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 

Thank ElizRes
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102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Close to my hotel, and always kinda full, so you may need to share a table. I tried the veal sausage because it was recommended, and honestly it was very good, but you have to ask for the complementary mustard.

Thank Danny D
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Hand made lasagna and spinach stuffed ravioli were great, and the veggies in mixed green salad were fresh and tasted great. Waitress gave us just the right amount of attention - my wife wasn't feeling to well and we were both tired from a day of travel.

Thank Russell E
Gissey-sur-Ouche, France
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

I know the place for many years and gladly return there whenever I'm back in my hometown Basel and fancy a pleasant evening in a homely atmosphere, a decent meal and experienced service. We'll call again.

Thank Urs G
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

The food was great and the staff was VERY friendly. It felt like I was part of a story. There was a lot of energy in the place and the clientele was varied.

Thank Judy M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

A nice homely Swiss style restaurant I had the white asparagus and Veal again Great again. Simple and tasty food, not too expensive either.

Thank Phil S

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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
German, Swiss, European, Central European
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?