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Block House Basel

Hochbergerstrasse 70 | CH-4057 Basel, Basel 4057, Switzerland
+41 61 633 30 20
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (61 reviews)
“garlic bread” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hochbergerstrasse 70 | CH-4057 Basel, Basel 4057, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good choice of steaks which are well cut and well cooked, a very decent house red and friendly and personal service.

Thank cking662014
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear English speaking guest Thank you very much for your warm words, we hope to see you again soon Best wishes Rolf Maria Schmitz

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

We had great food. Both the soups and steaks were great. First day the waiter was extremely helpful.

Thank HorvathJanos
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Dear Janos Thats the way it should be, thats what you deserve at your preferred Steak Restaurant. Rolf Maria Schmitz and your Team from Block House Basel!

Reviewed May 8, 2017

We were four of us for a birthday dinner. If you reserve a table for a birthday you should inform the restaurant and you will receive a free drink per person and the "happy birthday song" from the loudspeaker. The food was good, the steak...More

Thank Fae_55
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Dear Fae we hope you enjoyed your birthday dinner at the Block House! take care and come back! Yours Rolf Maria Schmitz

Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

If you go there you should try one of their steaks. I had the Mrs. Rumpsteak and it was done exactly the way I wanted it. The service was quick and friendly. But it is a bit pricey. If you want to save some money...More

Thank Dominique M
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Dear Dominique thank you for your friendly words. You may be rest assured that we will always serve you the best food we can get. That will provide a good balance between quality and price. we hope to see you soon, I hope to meet...More

Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Ate here while staying at Stucki hotel. The manager sat us with no reservations on a busy Saturday night. While the prices seem high there are average of the area. The meal was good and the service was friendly. Would recommend others to try.

Thank mnm96
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you very much for your 4* vote. we hope to see you again! Yours Rolf Maria Schmitz

Reviewed February 13, 2017

The staff are kind and the atmosphere is good. They are very accommodative and helpful. The meat is, I believe, either US or Australian.

Thank Takuma A
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Dear Takuma thank your very much for your warm words. The beef ist from Uruguay, Argentina and Switzerland See you Rolf Maria Schmitz

Reviewed February 9, 2017

The reservation was easy. At our table, 3 different soups were ordered...all of them were very very salty (I'm used to soups in CH being salty, but this was very extreme). The baked potatoes with sourcream were quite tasty. The steaks appeared well cooked (medium)...More

Thank aljung21
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

we are sorry, that we didn't satisfy your expectations. please ask for Rolf at your next stay. best wishes Rolf Maria Schmitz

Reviewed February 8, 2017

Firstly, remember you are in Switzerland - we had forgotten. Even after a week on the slopes in France with inflated prices we forgot how much more expensive the meal would be. We were driving through Switzerland on a Sunday in heavy snow so were...More

Thank clairearferguson
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Dear Claire please try the steaks, when you go to Block House and never compare only prices. I did a hundred times and so I will the next hundred times beg you to look behind. maybe you will find out that animals should be treated...More

Reviewed February 8, 2017

The day after I ate at the Block House diner, I ate at an award-winning restaurant at a Mercure Hotel in the UK - that served beef steaks from local naturally farm-reared cows. The prices were half of those at the Block House and the...More

Thank Ed Q
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2017

Dear Ed from Manchester, thank-you for visiting our restaurant, but a shame that you didn’t enjoy it! I would like to reply to your evaluation and begin with a look at your criticism of our prices and quality. The prices we charge are the result...More

Reviewed January 1, 2017

Top service, nice food , nice wine, friendly. Connected with the mall.Prices a little bit high for the quantity of plate but we liked the atmospere .

Thank Nota37
Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Dear Nota you forgot to mention our special guests, the atmosphere come here. Thank you very much for your visit and warm words! Yours Rolf Maria Schmitz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $62
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hochbergerstrasse 70 | CH-4057 Basel, Basel 4057, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 633 30 20
  • E-mail
Description
Block House has been serving the finest steaks sourced from its own specialist boucherie since 1968. Crisp on the outside, succelent and delicate pink on the inside, our steaks are served with our popular side dishes and fitting wines, all in the unwaveringly high quality that we stand for as a family business. It all begann in 1968 with the first Block House restaurant on Dorotheenstrasse in Hamburg. And now we welcome more than six million guest a year to our 45 restaurants located throughout Europe. The menu is identical in all of our restaurants, as is the typical Block House cosy ambience that invites you to combine good food with communication.
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