The Best Bars in Canton of Basel-Stadt

47 bars ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Canton of Basel-Stadt. All information including address and phone number.
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American Bar

Excellent address for whisk(e)y lovers on Feldbergstrasse in Kleinbasel, which has already won many prestigious awards. The bartender team at Angel's Share is always venturing into new territory and mixing exciting cocktail creations with seasonal ingredients and individualistic character.

Feldbergstrasse 51, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Hotel Bar

Thomas Huhn has been managing his brigade with skill for many years and always has a feel for the wishes of guests with an affinity for pleasure. What is mixed behind the bar counter and directly in front of the guest is high school. Added to this is the unique atmosphere in a historic setting - including a view of the Rhine.

Blumenrain 8, 4001 Basel, Switzerland
Lounge Bar

Located in a former machine factory, Werk 8 in Gundeldingerfeld has built up a loyal fan base with high-quality cocktails, great wines and delicious soul food. The focus is on seasonality, regionality and sustainability, ensuring that the bar menu remains varied and ever-changing.

Dornacherstrasse 192, 4053 Basel, Switzerland
Lounge Bar

Located directly above the "Steinen" exit, the Baltazar Bar is a hotspot for fans of cocktail culture who want to enjoy a sophisticated after-work or a magical night with ambitious drinks, not least thanks to its fantastic terrace. The 70s-style interior is also tasteful.

Steinenbachgässlein 34, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

Pascal Kunz and Daniel Mumenthaler are old hands in the bar scene. Their quality standards are reflected on the full menu and in the cocktail glass. With almost a thousand spirits, an impressive selection of whisk(e)y and a talented team behind them, the two have created a stylish oasis of pleasure.

Steinentorberg 20, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Restaurant Bar

The city's hippest Campari bar scores with elegance and nonchalance. Here you can meet in the shaded garden or at the bar in a stylish ambience for a long drink, a glass of wine or an espresso standing up. In addition to the interior, the location between the theatre and the Kunsthalle is also iconic.

Steinenberg 7, 4001 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

Martin Bornemann and Norbu Tsering run their neighbourhood cocktail bar with a lot of passion and dedication for unusual cocktail creations. Spiced up with seasonal ingredients and spirits from their own distillery in the backyard, the commitment to the region is also evident in the wines.

Clarastrasse 11, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
Lounge Bar

Conto 4056 brings Mediterranean flair to St. Johann. Antipasti platters that can be put together individually, fresh focaccia and a remarkable selection of wines by the glass make the bar on Voltaplatz a meeting place that transports guests to Bella Italia for a few hours.

Gasstrasse 1, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

The Grenzwert Bar in the middle of Kleinbasel is unique. Not only because of the unusual decor and the secluded little garden in the backyard, but also because special cocktails are always on offer here. The friendly team is very helpful when it comes to choosing the right drink.

Ochsengasse 14, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

The bar is located in the heart of Basel's red-light district and has become an integral part of the Kleinbasel scene. The decor is stylish and has something of an underground club in a major metropolis. From the bar menu, the cocktail creations and the large selection of sparkling wines are highly recommended.

Klingental 18, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

Behind the bar on the roof of the Kasernenturm is the Grenzwert cocktail bar team. Here you can sip good classic and exciting signature cocktails, drinks and beer with a great view. There are also delicious bar snacks, such as vegetarian spreads in a jar and premium canned fish.

Kasernenhof 6, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

The Barfly offers the largest gin selection in the city with over 330 gins from 40 countries. The bartenders are happy to provide information - and if you can't make up your mind, you can take part in a gin tasting. The gin corner is complemented by seasonal cocktails, a selection of single malt whiskeys and numerous types of beer.

Sankt-Johanns-Vorstadt 11, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Restaurant Bar

Inspired by classic modern cocktail culture, the mixology team at Lora creates a seasonally influenced signature cocktail menu with a wow effect. Syrups are made in-house and leftovers are recycled in order to live up to the concept of sustainability. For the hungry, there are delicious gourmet pizzas.

Centralbahnstrasse 10, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Restaurant Bar

Zum Kuss in Elisabethenpark is atmospherically housed in a white barrel vault - and impresses with a resourceful gastronomic offer that pampers guests from morning to night with coffee specialities, high-quality drinks and great wines; in addition to the "Kussplättli", there are other delicacies.

Elisabethenstrasse 59, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Hotel Bar

Café culture and bar are harmoniously combined in the historic premises, with homemade cakes and fine coffee specialties during the day and aperitif culture and wine enjoyment celebrated in the evening. From home-brewed beer to exciting cocktails and fine wines, there is nothing missing here.

Leonhardsgraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Lounge Bar

The pretty Bibliothek Bar right next to Barfüsser Platz is a lively place and a texture pot of cultures and generations. Events and themed evenings are held regularly to promote culture and offer guests something new. In addition to delicious drinks, there are healthy poke bowls made from organic ingredients.

Kohlenberg 7, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Restaurant Bar

The stylish SMUK Bar invites you to enjoy creative cocktails from Thursday to Saturday evening, and there are also plenty of non-alcoholic options to try. The drinks menu also includes a large selection of beers, including regional craft beer, fine wines and other bar classics.

Feldbergstrasse 121, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Restaurant Bar

basso is the new jewel in Basel's bar scene. It's not just the location directly on the Rhine in the Asklepios 8 building designed by star architects Herzog & de Meuron that makes it special; the young, friendly team has put together a menu with creative signature cocktails, (natural) wines and delicious comfort food.

Elsässerrheinweg 101, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

The Derrière Bar is located in the heart of Basel's red light district and in the former Moulin Rouge brothel. Today, you drink at the bar instead of watching pole dancing. Or you can choose one of the creative cocktails served on tap. The ambience is reminiscent of a Paris of times long past.

Ochsengasse 18, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
American Bar

The Imi Bar in the Volkshaus is named after the German artist Imi Knoebel, who designed the glass windows in the Imi Bar and thus created a work of art of the world. The bar menu is cleverly put together and offers local cocktails as well as weekly specials and fine signature dishes for the small appetite.

Rebgasse 12-14, 4058 Basel, Switzerland