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Restaurant Matisse

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French, European, Central European, Contemporary
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Burgfelderstrasse 188 | 4055 Basel, Basel 4055, Switzerland
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Basel, Switzerland
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

My husband and I were very positively surprised by the good quality and excellent service at Brunch at Matisse last Sunday. Wide variety of cakes, fruit, cheese, yoghurt, cold meat and bread and eggs/ omelettes prepared by order as an alternative to reduce waste and keep products fresh. The restaurant is also very charming and modern. Cost is high but... More 

Thank LindaundLindo
Basel, Switzerland
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I've always been bit skeptical as to whether restaurants such as Matisse with fixed menus would be in a position to provide also a vegetarian menu. As my partner is vegetarian I'd invariably excluded her from such trips under the delusion that there wouldn't be anything for her. She was nevertheless relentless in suggesting that if Schroter was such a... More 

4 Thank randu69
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I've been reading all the other reviews here and some of them I just don't understand how can they say things what doesn't fit?? Well, we were here now the 3rd time and I just can tell you the truth: This place is the best Restaurant in Basel for me. We enjoyed all the meals, all the tastes, all the... More 

3 Thank Marc L
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been here 2 years ago and it was worth it. Even the portions were small on each plate, we were really full afterwards and the tastes of the seafood was quite a good experience. worth to go there once in a while.

Thank aljen1234
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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The food was good with interesting and pleasing presentations. The staff were very attentive. as we were guests, I have no idea on the value

Thank DASBarcelona
Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I went to this restaurant based on other TA reviews. We were not disappointed. From the outside, this restaurant looks like any other, nothing special. Inside, it is quite nice, few tables and only two employees. We did not have a reservation, but being a Wednesday, we did not need one. We ordered the 4 course meal... More 

Thank jmoc2014
Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The title of my review says it all. The waiter was extremely knowledge, hospitable and professional without being pretentious. The wine that he selected to pair with our 4 course meal was amazing and of very high quality. The ambiance left me underwhelmed for a restaurant in this price category. The food was good, some courses were better than others.... More 

1 Thank BaslerBandit
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

A superb find. Delicious and interesting food, excellent wines and very good standard of service. A memorable dinner not to be rushed. Looking forward to returning.

1 Thank Blondvenus
Occidental, California
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Title says is all. The interior is slightly spartan, but I could care less about that. I am slightly redneck/hillbilly so portions seemed small in size for the price. Excellent service, taste and presentation. I went for a trial in the bistro in preparation for a b day dinner for my girlfriend. Single item menu, which happened to be a... More 

Thank justin a
Basel, Switzerland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is not the first time we eat at this restaurant (I think it probably is the third or fourth time). We were here for a dinner around Easter, and we were not disappointed. The cuisine in this restaurant focuses on fresh and top-notch ingredients, often from their own garden, interesting and well-judged flavour combinations, prepared to perfection using a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, European, Central European, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgfelderstrasse 188 | 4055 Basel, Basel 4055, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: 41615606066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?