The Best Restaurants in Basel

124 restaurants ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Basel. All information including address, phone number and opening hours.
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Ethnic Cuisine

The undisputed top address in Basel. Three-star chef Peter Knogl conjures up creations on the plates that are second to none. Extremely knowledgeable sommeliers, who form a coherent structure with the attentive service. French haute cuisine par excellence!.

Blumenrain 8, 4001 Basel, Switzerland
Ethnic Cuisine

Tanja Grandits has acquired her own gastronomic signature with her aromatic, colourful cuisine. It goes without saying that she shares her great success with her team, who also offer a high level of excellence in wine pairing, patisserie, and service.

Bruderholzallee 42, 4059 Basel, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

Chef Pascal Steffen has achieved remarkable things since his start at Roots. Now awarded two Michelin stars, the gourmet restaurant on the banks of the Rhine continues to tap new gastronomic sources. The informal, warm ambience is also refreshing.

Mülhauserstrasse 17, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

Beautiful à la carte offer and seasonal gourmet menus. The Bel Etage on the second floor of the Teufelhof is an artful top address, which presents itself as accessible, open and friendly. The well-stocked wine cellar is another plus in addition to the gastronomic delights.

Leonhardsgraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Ethnic Cuisine

Authentic French brasserie in the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois that maintains its character while remaining contemporary with new gastronomic creations. The view of the Rhine and experienced service round off the first-class dining experience.

Blumenrain 8, 4001 Basel, Switzerland

At the Ackermannshof, top chef Flavio Fermi brings his gastronomic finesse to the plate in a stylish yet casual setting. Guests with a desire to complement their food will also enjoy browsing through the extensive wine and Champagne list.

St. Johanns-Vorstadt 19/21, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

In summer, the Donati terrace is one of the most sought-after in Basel; the aromatic Italian cuisine can be particularly enjoyed with a view of the Rhine. Rightly a Basel institution that carefully maintains its long-standing traditions and attracts gourmets from near and far.

St. Johanns-Vorstadt 48, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

Guests can immerse themselves in a special gastronomic experience at the trendy eatery in St. Johann. Either choose a multi-course menu, which is served table-side, or select a dish from the menu, which is usually limited to four to five main ingredients.

St. Johanns-Vorstadt 13, 4056 Basel, Switzerland

Haltingerstrasse 11, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

A high-class brasserie with all the French classics your heart desires: escargots, tartar de boeuf, wafer-thin crispy pommes allumettes, plus plenty of nonchalance and unpretentious elegance in a truly atmospheric place. C'est formidable!

Im Lohnhof 4, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Surprising textures, intense flavours, refined combinations. To get to know the gastronomic philosophy of the Red Bear is to taste as much as possible, so all dishes, whether appetizer, main course or dessert, have the same size.

Ochsengasse 17, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
Contemporary Cuisine

The Atelier im Teufelhof is a true bijou with various nooks and crannies that are also worth discovering from a gastronomic point of view. The menu is manageable, everything is freshly cooked and lovingly prepared, and you can browse through a beautiful wine list.

Leonhardsgraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Behind the Restaurant Lauch is the Restaurant zum Goldenen Fass. For a few years the young kitchen team is allowed to use the restaurant as a temporary venue. A single vegetarian or vegan menu made from local produce is served, accompanied by natural wines.

Klingentalstrasse 1, 4057 Basel, Switzerland

Puro at Mövenpick Hotel Basel offers casual fine dining with an open show kitchen. The finest regional produce is combined with Latin American specialities and Asian flavours and served sharing-style or individually as sophisticated dishes.

Aeschengraben 25, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

As Basel's oldest guild house, the Schlüsselzunft strides far-sightedly into the future and offers modern cuisine in historic walls - from uncomplicated bistro dishes under the glass dome in the inner courtyard to gourmet menus in the refined guild parlour.

Freie Strasse 25, 4001 Basel, Switzerland
Ethnic Cuisine

Chef Christoph Hartmann and his team have created a hotspot for conscious foodies with their restaurant. They buy their products in the region - especially display from local hunts - and rely on traditional techniques with a modern twist in their preparation.

St. Johanns-Ring 34, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Salmon from Lostallo, pike-perch from Lake Maggiore, beef from the Basel region - the hosts of Wilde Maa willingly provide information about the provenance of their produce. This results in creative cuisine without a lot of frills, and the wine list is also coherently designed.

Oetlingerstrasse 165, 4057 Basel, Switzerland

Blumenrain 8, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

The Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen is an excellent fish restaurant and presents sea and freshwater fish in a classic, sometimes innovative way. The historic rooms and the location directly on the banks of the Rhine in Grossbasel with a large terrace are particularly beautiful.

St. Alban-Rheinweg 70, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

The traditional Hasenburg is not infrequently booked up to the last seat, the atmosphere is homely and lively. Classics such as Rösti and Suuri Läberli are served, but also internationally influenced dishes, "fait maison", seasonal and regional.

Schneidergasse 20, 4051 Basel, Switzerland