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Cafe Confiserie Schiesser

Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 261 60 77
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:30All hours
CUISINES
Swiss, Cafe, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Maybe the oldest coffee shop in Basel and huge inside it takes you back to another world. Beautiful looking cakes , chocolates, and pastries downstairs and upstairs lovely views of the market square below. Always very busy but definitely worth a visit to take in...More

Thank Veggrower1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A superb location overlooking the Market Square. Use it as a teashop with delicious pastries or for lunch with a range of light but satisfying dishes all served in a gorgeous old style ambience. If in Basel don't miss a real treat.

Thank peterclye
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a Saturday afternoon and found the place very busy. The downstairs area sells some attractive looking chocolates whereas the upstairs sitting area offers a nice view over the market and an okay selection of food and drinks.

Thank MLTBCH
Reviewed 17 March 2017

One of the oldets remaining delicate coffee shops with nice views on the city hall directly on the market plase Delicious pastries

Thank Laurent D
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic ambiance. Simple but good dishes for lunch. An excellent view on the market square and Rathaus.

Thank Herman S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stopped here for tea and dessert while visiting the Christmas market. Had the Raspberry Torte with our tea and it was very nice. What is also nice about these places is you could sit there for as long as you like enjoying your drink....More

Thank Clifford09102
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is always a treat to go and have a coffee and a cake in this place. Above all, the ice-cream is fantastic. Highly recommend it!

Thank wittyanna
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This place was recommended to me and my girlfriend, as one of the best and oldest in town. Indeed we visited and we found out ourselves that is a great place. We went there for brunch and as soon as you get in the variety...More

Thank copernic2012
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

They say, go to Schiesser if you want to enjoy yourself, and they really mean that. Exquisite confectionary on the ground floor, and the 18th century Tea Room and the "Rothstübli" above, overlooking the picturesque market square and the town hall. Decorated in a classic...More

Thank ElenaNW87RL
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The place is fantastic: old fashioned but elegant, great location beautiful decor. Nevertheless is always crowded. They have great strawberry macarrons and chocolate cake.

Thank Helena A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Swiss, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:30
Thursday
08:00 - 18:30
Friday
08:00 - 18:30
Saturday
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 60 77
  • E-mail
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