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Walliser Kanne

Certificate of Excellence
££££
Altstadt
Swiss, European, Central European
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Gerbergasse 50, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 261 70 17
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there today and had a classic fondue and a mini banana split (which turned out to be anything except mini LOL). The waiter was a real gentleman and very kind. We were very satisfied with the ambiente too (a beautiful old swiss house). The fondue was very tasty, but damn was it expensive guys... Even for Swiss standards,... More 

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Thank raphu604
Basel, Switzerland
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine dining in traditional Swiss ambience. Recommend this for traditional Swiss cuisine. Enjoyed the fish and prawns here.

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Thank AmritaVk
Saint Louis, France
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had made a reservation for 20 colleagues for cheese fondue. We had sent an email for booking and we got offered various options of menu. We opted for the famous Swiss cheese fondue (no starter and no dessert) as our budget was limited. When we got there, they served us salad without asking and charged 12chf per person (even... More 

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USA
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've never been to Switzerland and are hankering for some Valais specialties, then go no further than Walliser Kanne. While I'm certain that the locals can point you to other restaurants in Basel that will fit the bill, I would say that the combination of the food and environment give this place my recommendation. It doesn't hurt that it's... More 

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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit at the Walliser Kanne in Basel downtown was great. We especially enjoyed the cheese fondue with mushrooms and the cheese fondue with champagne and had a good white wine which was recommended by the staff. Very nice rustic atmosphere, definetly recommended for both business visits and meals with friends.

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Thank Arno D
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service, good fondue, nice carpaccio, salad, and maybe a glass or two more wine wine than I should have had, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Was recommended by a Swiss friend who knows..., and he knew! Will be back in Basel soon and will go here again.

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Thank Marshall B
Basel, Switzerland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a very nice typically Swiss restaurant with very nice ambiance (a lot of wood) and very yummy food. A bit pricey, though (welcome to Switzerland!). Tip: try the liver either if you're a liver fan or not so much. It's really delicious!

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Timbuktu, Mali
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

SERVICE The service was quick and friendly; although a bit stressed. FOOD The fondue was excellent. VALUE FOR MONEY Walliser Kanne is really expensive. Fondue was CHF 34.00 apiece! For the caramel flan they charged CHF 16.00

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very traditional restaurant right in the heart of Basel downtown. I tried the classical Swiss cheese fondue and it was amazing. This one serve 2 persons.

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Thank IvanFuruya
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We walked in for lunch at around 2, the restaurant was empty so we were not sure if they would serve. However we were pleasantly surprised, the waiter there was so friendly and helpful, and welcomed us. We had a very good meal. Thank you. A great fine dine experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gerbergasse 50, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 70 17

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