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Food and restaurants in Basel

Top restaurants

Cocktail Bar
“This is a bar with high-quality cocktails (even bartenders go there for a drink on their nights off). Also, the ambience is very nice - the entire place is like a hangar with an industrial vibe, the ceilings are super high and there is plenty of couches.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Like Asian? This is the place to go. In the evenings make sure to make a reservation.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“As local as it gets: a mirror of the products of our terroir and the cycle of the seasons.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Best italian-style coffee in largest café house in the country! Free WLAN, a lot of space - what else do you need?”
  • 29 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
“Be it nightclubs, bars, cinemas or restaurants -the Steinenvorstadt will be one of the most vivid places of the city at night.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is the point where France, Germany and Switzerland meet. Three country point...”
  • 18 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“This is one of my favorite places to eat. They have a buffet with all kinds of exotic and local high-quality food. It can also quite pricey but it's definitely worth it! Also very vegan-friendly.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Gym
“Place to enjoy thai cuisine. You can also find there indian and japanese dishes, but all of them have thai flavour.”
  • 24 locals recommend

Cafes

Cafe
“Arguably the best coffee place in Basel. Sometimes the service is a bit snobby. Gets crowded on weekends.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Best italian-style coffee in largest café house in the country! Free WLAN, a lot of space - what else do you need?”
  • 29 locals recommend
Food Court
“It is a big hall with lots of separate stands with (street-) food from all over the world. You can even eat deep-friend grass-hoppers and worms there.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“Read a book, enjoy your cup of coffee or meet friends for brunch: you'll love Café del Mundo's ambience and proximity to the flat -especially in the mornings!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cafe
“Delicious food in a beautiful location. Suitable for business dinners but also a date.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“Because it's a great place to sit; open all day, also does drinks in the evening”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cafe
“Because of its good drinks and as well for the people (young people don't go there). It is a nice bar which we defenately recommend. If you prefer a nice cafe there is another entrance which leads you to the 1st floor of cafe Huguenin which is as well a very nice address in Basel.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 7 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“The best croissants in town, amongst other great bread and pastries. Only two small tables to sit inside (more or less in front of the counter) and a couple more outside.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“must visit and try Bakery in Alsace, 2 minutes drive or 10 minutes walk from the flat”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“There's a café right above the Confiserie (bakery), which is typically Swiss. Watch out: it can be quite crowded sometimes and it is definitely pricey. However, it is right in front of our famous red town hall and if you get a window seat you'll have an amazing view. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“supermarket open until 10pm on weekdays and saturdays open from 9am-1pm on sundays”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Diese Auswahl an feinen, selbstgemachten Cakes, salzigen Wähen und allerlei Croissants, Brötchen und Brote ist einfach fantastisch! Mit KULTiger Einrichtung zum Sitzen und einem live-Backbereich. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Here you get easy but delicious meals from the familyrun organic bakery. Strongly recommended!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Aussergewöhnlich tolle Backwaren und Süssigkeiten. Ein Klassiker unter den basler Orten.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 5 locals recommend
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