Top Choice Brasserie in Basel

Volkshaus Basel

This stylish Herzog & de Meuron–designed venue is part resto-bar, part gallery and part performance space. For relaxed dining, head for the atmospheric beer garden, in a cobblestoned courtyard decorated with col…
Top Choice Italian in Basel


A glam post-industrial atmosphere reigns at these converted waterworks, with brown-leather banquettes and chandeliers inside bare-stone and concrete walls, surrounded by candlelit outdoor patios. Build your own two-…
Top Choice Swiss in Basel


For excellent value at lunchtime, head to this bright modern restaurant at the Teufelhof hotel, with courtyard seating, superb Swiss and Mediterranean cuisine and top-notch service. Daily specials (both carnivorous …
Asian in Basel

Lily's Stomach Supply

Casual atmosphere, reasonable prices and all-day service make this pan-Asian restaurant a perennial Kleinbasel favourite. The menu features a mix of authentic Thai, Chinese and Indian dishes, from curries to noodles…
Swiss in Basel

St Alban Stübli

Set in a quiet street, this cosy tavern is an exquisite haven for fine Swiss- and Mediterranean-themed cuisine. On any given night, the menu might feature smoked salmon and duck breast salad, gourmet burgers with Ap…
International in Basel

Restaurant Schlüsselzunft

Housed in a 15th-century guildhouse that had a neo-Renaissance remake early in the 20th century, this elegant restaurant includes an internal courtyard with sweeping staircase. The menu is replete with innovative fl…
in Basel

Druck Punkt

This converted print shop makes an unpretentious bistro, with chalky walls and heavy wooden tables. Filling meals, including a super salad (Sfr19), come at affordable prices.