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“Yummy steak at good price”
Review of Block House Basel

Block House Basel
Ranked #11 of 691 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $61
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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.
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Restaurant was attached to our hotel so it was convenient. Burned out to be really good steak and reasonable price. Nice service. Good menu selections. Good service.

Thank CaryTravler
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Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2014

Dear Cary

We are delighted that you had a great night with us! That's the wayit should be!

We love to delight our guests! Come back soon, we will keep our level. (;-)

Thank you, for your praise!

Rolf Maria Schmitz and the wonderful Block House Team

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

What an experience! We decided to go out on a Friday night but had no reservations so we thought that as the Block House was out of the town centre it would be not problem. The place was packed! Families, couples, groups....all tables were taken! We and around 12 others waited in the reception area but this was part of the experience. There was an amazing women in charge, making sure things were running. She brought us all free drinks and garlic bread, and in the end we volunteered to share a table with another couple waiting. This was also fun! Johannes came to take our orders and explain the food etc. What amazing customer service! We felt liked honoured guests and were even given free expressos with our cheesecake and a take-home present of Block House pepper.
The quality and taste of the food and wine was excellent (much better than in the other Block House we have visited) and we will certainly return.

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Thank J M
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Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2014

Hi J M

thank you so much for your visit and assessment. Please ask for me on your next visit.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Rolf Maria Schmitz and the whole Team from your BLOCK HOUSE RESTAURANT

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Reviewed December 2, 2013

We came with a group of 5 persons for a business lunch. The place was quite packed and despite an upfront reservation we got a table which was not really optimal for our group. The waiters were quite hectic and it took a while until we were able to place our orders. The starters came quickly but we had to wait a bit for the main courses. At the end the steaks were more "well done" than we originally ordered but given the short time we had, we did not complain and just enjoyed our meeting.

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Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2014

Dear Frank

thank you very much for your visit and assessment. We hope to see you again and wish you a
HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Rolf Maria Schmitz and the whole BLOCK HOUSE TEAM

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Reviewed October 26, 2013

While not a New York or Chicago Steakhouse , you will not be disappointed at Block, The meat is from Argentina and it is good.In addition to Steak, on a second visit we had fish which was also very good.. The side dishes were also well prepared and tasty and the Baked potatoes were as good as I have had and I like baked potatoes. The staff was friendly and helpful and at no time did we feel rushed even though the place was crowded and people were waiting for tables. The Block is right next to a mall and is good way to end the day.

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Thank LeeGil
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Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2014

HelloLeeGil from New York

thank you very much for your visit and assessment! Yor are very welcome on your next trip to BASEL. Please be so kind and call for me!
Happy New Year!

Yours
Rolf Maria Schmitz and the whole team from your BLOCK HOUSE RESTAURANT

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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Best steak in Basel!!! Service is very good, It's like the only restaurant in Switzerland that understands the concept of service, like in many other countries.

Good food, good service ,what more do you need?

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Thank hedley s
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Rolf_Maria_Schmitz, Inhaber at Block House Basel, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2013

Thank you very much for your excellent review,
we are glad that you enjoyed it and look forward to your next visit!
we will give a hug to our world class team!!!! (;-)

Rolf Maria Schmitz
from Block House Restaurant at the STÜCKI

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