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Bonergasse 75, Basel 4057, Switzerland
+41 61 631 14 00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

As a London resident but Basel native, I try to come to the Schifferhaus every time I visit my home town. Not only does it have what is probably the most beautiful restaurant garden in central Basel, but it also has a lovely inside bit for colder days. The food is very creative - I have eaten combinations of flavours... More 

Thank ljgreen2016
Basel, Switzerland
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

top notch meal, service, and drinks to go with it - couldn't wish for a better place to go for lunch.

Thank PrettyflyMax
Athens, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I tried the 'surprise menu' which was perfectly balanced. Combination of ingredients was very inspired. Absolutely lovely garden with pod and nice lighting for the evening.

Thank Elina X
Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We used to come to this place to enjoy the garden and the nice food and were always well served tasty dishes. So we were very excited to come back and booked a table for two. The waiters were very kind and the atmosphere still nice but we were disappointed when the food came in. It's not that it was... More 

Thank Stéphanie E
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The schifferhaus was always our favorite place, a perl of a location a bit hidden away. The food and its presentation of excellent quality, an explosion of different tastes and flavors. It was a gem. We spend many anniversaries and celebrations there. Unfortunately, since the change of the owner, neither the service nor the quality are in anyway comparable to... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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147 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I had an excellent business lunch at the Schifferhaus. The seafood was delicious, great service and an elegant ambiance. I highly recommend it for lunch or dinner if you want to be close to Basel, but not downtown and you want to be able to have a private conversation

Thank Manuel E
Lucerne, Switzerland
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124 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in a wonderful house with a wonderful garden. The menu list and wine list are very nice and the staff very friendly. Only drawback is that the restaurant is quite far away from the city center. However, definitely a place to recommend.

Thank Marc C
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

First time I visited this place with my spouse, this time we went for business dinner on a very warm evening. Sitting in the garden is great, big trees provide shade and coolness. Unfortunately every now and then wasps flied around, nothing very bad but I suppose they could make even more efforts to keep those away. First we got... More 

Thank gurkpeter
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92 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

Tucked away up a random alley near a railway shunting yard, logistics centre and docks, this is an absolute eye-opener. Gorgeous little garden out the back for beers, delightful modern little bar and wonderful food - we were part of a large group so had a fixed menu, but it was fabulous. The staff were attentive and friendly, although it... More 

Thank Chipmeister
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

We ate the surprise menu 4 course for 70 CHF. This is a bit cheaper than average with the quality higher than average, so we felt it was a good choice. In the summer you can sit in a very nice garden which we really appreciated. Service was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Central European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonergasse 75, Basel 4057, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 631 14 00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?