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££ - £££, European,
Lichtstrasse 9, Basel 4056, Switzerland
+41 61 272 23 23
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fondue” (3 reviews)
“main dish” (2 reviews)
“dessert” (2 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
Swiss, European, Central European
££ - £££
Lichtstrasse 9, Basel 4056, Switzerland
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Rhyschänzli in Basel offers great Swiss food in an industrial design though at the same time cosy ambience. The place is a good choice for dinner or having a beer or wine with your friends. Prices are high, as anywhere in Switzerland, but service is...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is modern with very friendly and attentive service. The food was very good I had the Venison which I recommend. The ice tea tasted great and very refreshing.

Thank David N
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This restaurant has a great atmosphere akin to a nice spanish tapas bar of quaint french bistro. Watch out for the excellent steaks, these are top class - they cost a bit but are worth it for a treat. Wine list is decent and menu...More

Thank 438JMC
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went with a group of 8 friends to celebrate New Year at Rhyschänzli. They offered a menu incl. Apéro, starter, main course and dessert. The food was delicious!! The servings were not big and even with the supplementary servings, the girls just had enough,...More

Thank Nadine_Sch
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening. Food was very creative and very tasty. Staff we're very helpful and friendly and knew alot about the menu. Atmosphere was very pleasant. Will be definitely going back again!

Thank Ginnie A
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Definitely lives off the campus of the major pharmaceutical company which is literally 20m. At least over lunch, the place is packed with those who do not want to eat in one of the restaurants on campus, because they want some privacy. The lunch menu...More

Thank SunriseSki
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Had both Lunch and Dinner here recently. Service & quality of food good. Cheese fondue fine. Can also recommend there steaks.

Thank RJ F
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Went with friends for an evening meal and was pleasantly surprised to find such a restaurant so close to the Novartis campus; it is definitely worth a visit. The service was excellent (in German or English) and the food well prepared and brought to the...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 22 July 2015

A pleasant atmosphere, friendly and efficient service. The restaurant has a large space for tables outside right across from Volta Park, so it's pretty quiet. I had a delicious gazpacho to start. The main dish was manzo brasato with polenta. The polenta was outstanding. The...More

1  Thank HaNosseah
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We went there for a lunch on a Monday. There are only two things on the menu. A meat and a vegetarian. The soup was a wonderful home made vegetable soup, The pasta was fantastic. The desert was very nice too. The menu at 30.--...More

Thank FCB-CH-Meister
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lichtstrasse 9, Basel 4056, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 272 23 23
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