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Restaurant & Bierstube Zum Stadtkeller

Marktgasse 11, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 72 51
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“ham” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European
££ - £££
Marktgasse 11, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Typical Swiss food in excellent quality for a reasonable price. Attentive and friendly service. Good location.

Thank sheylahaas
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Basel late evening and spent time wandering round trying the find our bearings. Most restaurants we saw were 'modern' so stuck our head in here and decided to sit down. Friendly staff, good menu and great selection of local beer. Not understanding much...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The location of the restaurant is perfect, right in the center of the city and close to the river. That is the reason for the 3rd star. However for a Bierstube I was not impressed with the place. They had a special beer advertised on...More

Thank JustRose_CH
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were at the Stadtkeller a couple of weeks ago for dinner and we really enjoyed it, like always. The food is great, regional and typical with great Rösti and Schnitzels. The price is not too high and great quality. The location is central, and...More

Thank SaraV-and-JohnM
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is famous for its veal cordon bleu. Furthermore there are many options to choose from including having turkey instead of pork ham. It is rich, traditional and heavy food, so I'd recommend pairing it with a salad, which are really fresh and crispy,...More

Thank Aziz T
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Typical local bar, clean and friendly. As with all other bars, expensive drinks and food. Staff are helpful and understanding and make you feel at home.

Thank Ge0rge253
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The restaurant is located in teh old town, next to the Rhine river, and easily accessible with public transportation. Good atmosphere and decoration. Very nice service - efficient and friendly but also discreet. Good swiss dishes like Roestis, very tasty. Desserts are not worth it...More

Thank CLR_RE
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Worst dinner ever. Overpriced, fried, totally unhealthy. Wierd menu and one rather poor veggie option.

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

On our way home from visiting Italy, we stopped over in Basel. As we wanted to eat a typical Swiss meal, we went to Zum Stadtkeller. Perhaps we were early, perhaps wednesday is not their busiest day, but the place was empty. The helpful but...More

Thank Dirk J
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is an old place in downtown Basle famous for typical Swiss food in a carnival atmosphere. If you look for some typical Swiss dishes, then this is the place. Don't look for English menus. I had one of the best ever veal liver on...More

Thank marc_martin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$51
Swiss, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marktgasse 11, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 72 51
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