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Zum Alten Warteck

) #509 of 560 Restaurants in Basel ££ - £££ German, , European
Clarastrasse 59, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good42%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
3 weeks ago
“Not a restaurant, an overpriced Cafe with waiters who request tips”
23 Jun 2017
“Delicious rosti!”
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German, Swiss, European, Central European
££ - £££
Clarastrasse 59, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My review title is about as much as I want to say. The menu is bland. Opted for Cordon Bleu. One whole page of three on the menu given over to Baked Potatoes and the various filling options - never seen that before!!! Upon presenting...More

Thank jackthebiscuit010
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Sat outside on a sunny day, had a beer and their renowned homemade rosti, the best I have had in Basel. Portion not too huge that would stuff you till you drop. English menu available with photos of the dishes Only 3 tables outside for...More

Thank r0wee
Reviewed 4 May 2017

the service was not the best, i must admit, however there was a distinct language difficulty, we spoke english and he spoke about six languages, none of them english. he had a smattering of it, enough to finally understand ice in a glass with a...More

Thank diane c
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Very rude service. Avoid. The food was acceptable but you feel very unwelcome and service is glas when you leave.

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Service is utterly diabolical, beyond the pale. Rude, angry, unhelpful and aggressive waiter who actually shouted at us because we wanted to pay separately. Sorry but this is a pretty normal request in all restaurants around the world, especially for one across the road from...More

Thank tgww11
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

a very disappointing visit. the garden was quite busy, but there where some empty tables inside. we were a group of 6. it took a while to place an order & much longer to get even a drink or the food. i ordered a soup...More

Thank Eveline W
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We wished to have dinner close to our hotel and this one was just at the corner. Restaurant was empty when we arrived. We ordered 2 mix salads (nice size, fresh veggies and good dressing) and 2 Wiener Schnitzel with fries. The absolute best Wiener...More

1  Thank The_Swiss_One
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Was there for dinner, had normal food, not the best I ate nor the worse. But I never went back there. DIdn'y like so much. The service was too plain

Thank lualfano
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place for fondue. The staff was friendly and the food was good. The prices were reasonable considering the overall pricing in nearby restaurants

Thank kta_fin
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We dined here on our last night, as it looked like a nice restaurant, and we were willing to pay a little more on our last night in Basel. The food itself I cannot fault, the meal was lovely, I had Veal sausage and it...More

1  Thank warlord99
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
German, Swiss, European, Central European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clarastrasse 59, Basel 4058, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: 061-681-40-10
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