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Cafe Confiserie Schiesser

Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 261 60 77
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“cake” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Hours
Swiss, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Marketplatz the cafe has a traditional frontage enticing you in. On entry your senses are filled with the smell of chocolate. The display is fabulous with so much choice. The tearoom is upstairs with plenty of seating. Again there is a fabulous display...More

Thank 138Paul138
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This place looks amazing and you enter the shop below to go upstairs. However, as we walked in we were greeted (putting it kindly) by the incredibly rude counter staff downstairs. As we asked for directions to the tea room we were treated with disdain...More

Thank Jez S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Absolutely loved this Swiss coffee shop, which we visited several times on our recent stay. It is in the central Marktplatz opposite the Rathaus. It is full of old world charm, delicious cakes and chocolates and very friendly staff. Recommend the cafe gourmand.

Thank BathBunn
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We went into the cafe to get out of the rain whilst we killed some time for our flight. We went upstairs and sat by the window which had a lovely view of the town hall and little market going on below. We ordered a...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 16 January 2018

In the middle of Marketplatz, our Swiss friend recommended this place. It was very charming, traditional, old world. We had traditional waffles and cream, of course with hot chocolate too! What a treat. The service was good, English was understood. This place is Soooooo Charming.🌹

Thank MapleLeafGirl123
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

There are places, which are like 'a blast from the past'. This café is such a place, where time seems to have stood still. The type of nostalgic spaces, of which over the ages so many got lost. Replaced by yet another fab fashion flashing...More

Thank g00dappetite
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Many of foods are traditional Swiss dishes, so if you are traveler it would be good to try. also there is Swiss soft drink too.

Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Now even at Sunday, cool: An old style café (maybe one of the oldest) - at Marktplatz in the middle of Basel - and confectionery, with a friendly staff (even when the cafe is full of people) and high-end confectionery. It is definitely worth a...More

Thank martingysler
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Noticed this utterly charming cafe opposite the Market Square. So glad we ventured in. Full of old world charm with great service and the most delicious strudel . Lots of tempting menu items to choose from.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Mom and I stopped in for tea for the experience in this historic building. What a sweet little tea room. Lots of great historic pictures. Second floor, so nice views from window. Server was very nice and tea and food fine. Plus the price didn't...More

Thank Charlestontourist58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 60 77
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