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Restaurant Lowenzorn

) #153 of 561 Restaurants in Basel ££ - £££ , European,
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 42 13
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fondue” (13 reviews)
“calf's liver” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:45All hours
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I were welcomed in the garden, we ordered two starters each instead of a hot meal as the weather was so warm. Meanwhile a large group sat at a table nearby. Our first plates arrived and the good was good, if not...More

Thank KayeOsborn
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant on a Sunday. We could choose between the brunch or the a la carte menu. The staff was nice and efficiant but they were just two for so many tables so the service was slow. The meal itself was...More

Thank ThEuropeancouple
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Had Lunch here with friends, was recommended,but little disappointed. Very small Lunch Menu not much choice, was in the garden , very hot day. Lots of tourists, but good and friendly service

Thank Leinad17
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The best cheese fondue I ever had. The service was friendly and very quick and there was more then enough food. If you love a good cheese fondue do your self a fever and book a table you won't regret it.

Thank Astrid R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Went there while staying at hotel Basel, had a tasteful fondue, with very nice bread and potatoes. The beers was fantastic, would defenitely come back!

Thank Bruno H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

eat here with other friends whilst on business, we eat in the courtyard at the back on wed night. was fairly busy. historic place going back to the 1300's . we had a good selection of food and wine. service was good (although not many...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I was part of a large group of 15 people dining at Lowenzorn: we were on business in Basel and were treated to dinner by our hosts. Lowenzorn dates back hundreds of years and is a beautiful old building. We had private dining in the...More

Thank DJM1965
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Classic for the room and the food. Not fine dining - think more Swiss comfort food. Lunch menu was fine: great soup; ok lamb stew. Service is not very attentive. Lots of locals.

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We visited this restaurant on a Sunday evening for dinner. The place is very authentic, spacious, full of interesting Carnaval decorations and most importantly the service is exceptional! The cheese fondue we ate is very delicious. Traveling with 4 Dutch friends, I can say that...More

Thank Ytan1292
Reviewed 21 March 2017

During our trip in Basel we (me and my friends) were looking for a traditional Swiss restaurant and found LowenZorn. It is one of the best experiences i ever had in a restaurant. Amazingly friendly staff, a delicious traditional cheese fondue. As a cherry on...More

Thank Stefanie P
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Nahla N
15 August 2017|
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Response from RestBe_2022 | Property representative |
Dear Nahla N Yes, the restaurant Löwenzorn will use apple juice instead of wine, please inform the service team upon ordering. Regards :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$51
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 42 13
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