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Restaurant Kunsthalle

Steinenberg 7 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 272 42 33
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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9:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Steinenberg 7 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

We always enjoy having dinner here before going to the theatre and prefer the traditional part called the "Schluuch" to the other part of the restaurant which is "white linen" and a bit more top notch. It is important to let them know that you...More

Thank Ursula P
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

Dear Ursula P Thank you for your positive feedback on Tripadvisor. It is nice to know that you are visiting us on a regular base and always enjoying our food and selection of wines. We are looking forwar to welcome you back soon again. Best...More

Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Booked as a hotel recommendation to celebrate a Christmas family celebration a long way from home. We do not speak German as the Maitre'd would have realised as he seated us. Menu was in German and we waited nearly 1/2 hour before we could get...More

Thank Maryjane B
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2017

Dear Maryjane We are very sorry to hear that our quality of service was not up to your expected level. On Christmas Eve we were fully booked and it took a Little bit more time; we are sorry about that. It is important for us...More

Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We dined ina hospital-like private room as the main hall was occupied by a loud chistmas party. Menu is succint and without flair except for a couple local dishes. Special alba truffles tasteless and tagliolini unsalted. Main dish bland. Nice dessert tray. ExpensiveMore

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2016

Dear Corrado_foodpasha We are very sorry to hear that our quality of products was not up to your expected level. It is important for us to provide to our guests top service in an environment of greatest comfort. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions and inputs...More

Reviewed December 5, 2016

I have eaten here on several occasions over the past 30+ years. It is special. It is one of Basel’s exclusive restaurants –- as important to be seen as to be seen eating -- that must be adjusting to change because they do have a...More

Thank JPDeA-43
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2016

Dear JPDeA-43 Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read that you've enjoyed our "classic dishes" and had a lovely evening at the restaurant. We would be happy to welcome you soon again. Best...More

Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Our waiter was nice and professional. Unfortunately my two companions did not enjoy their meal at all (ragout and liver). Stick to the steak.

1  Thank JNanninga
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Dear JNanninga Thank you for your feedback. We are always trying to improve on our dishes and feedback like yours help us. It would be nice to welcome you again in our Restaurant.

Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Good thing I hadn't read the bad reports ahead of time or I would not have tried this place. Nice afternoon, beautiful outdoor setting. Our server was really great, recommended the two entrees we selected. Food was very delicious and beautifully presented. We absolutely recommend...More

Thank rac-columbus
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Vive les sauces, vive le terrible. We walked in feeling ok walked out feeling terrible and a few hounded francs less. This was really a bad experience that remembers you how much better you can eat at home if you do not know where to...More

1  Thank R S
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times for business lunches (including today) and it's one of my favourite local options. I really like the interior and in summer being able to sit outside, it's really beautiful. Unfortunately the service is patchy, quite slow and today the starter...More

Thank DGM_1981
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Very good location and especially in summer its really a nice ambiance with the tables , under tyhe oak trees and everything set up like in a michellin restaurant. The service is quick, effective and very polite. We arrived there just after the airport and...More

Thank Marios T
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

If you are coming on business to Basel, you have to tell your guys, they should invite you to Kunsthalle. This place is so wonderfully decorated with extremely high ceilings, just great. If nobody invites you and you are on a low budget, go for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinenberg 7 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Vorstädte
  • Neighborhood: Vorstädte
  • Phone Number: +41 61 272 42 33
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