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Zum Goldenen Drachen

Auf der Lyss 14, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 333 11 50
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“spicy” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Auf der Lyss 14, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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11 - 20 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2015

The waitress (the wife of the owner) is HORRIBLY UNFRIENDLY !!! Doesn't matter if you're there for the first time or often. - Food is not good + expensive - This restaurant is on my black list.

5  Thank Ashtar1
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I live in Boston but spent the majority of my life in Singapore, and it's very difficult to find good Chinese food in Boston. Looked around for good Chinese in Basel, and this is by far my favorite. Their food is authentic, and of high...More

Thank AlfredTeh
Reviewed 11 May 2015

the restaurant is rather steel. food interesting but prices are overdone. service might be better (no smiles available)

1  Thank kraal_11
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Since my parents came to visit and would like to have good Chinese dinner, hence I brought them here because of recommendation of some friends. Bad choice. As with previous reviews, the owner's wife seems to be well known for her unfriendly manner towards first...More

5  Thank LivinginMunchenstein
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

We're travelling around Switzerland and Basel was last stop to visit friends who have recommended this place. To our surprise, the Chinese food is yummy and have a slight home flavour, especially the mussels and special crispy duck. The service was also great. This is...More

Thank Fong1962
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We had a rare craving for Chinese food, and based on the reviews we had read, thought this was a decent choice. I started with the hot and sour soup, which was unlike any I have had before. It wasn't spicy and was more sweet...More

Thank Shari P
Reviewed 2 March 2015

From the outside the place looks reasonably inviting. The restaurant is clean and nicely furnished with a modern touch. The food is not real Chinese cousine i.e. Lemon chicken was a 'Wienerschnitzel' with some lemon sauce. But the worst part was the unfriendly manners of...More

5  Thank Holger H
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We read the reviews and decided that despite the high prices and ambivalent reviews to try out this restaurant. We ordered a soup and spring rolls as first course (they were excellent). Then, because we feared we might end up hungry, we ordered 2 dishes...More

1  Thank ThierryU
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Previous reviews indicate that opinions are divided on this issue: Some are complaining about high prices, small portions or an unfriendly service. Others are praising the authentic food, the owner’s hospitality and a nice furnishment. I count myself to the latter. Yes, the portions could...More

Thank Zevenzini
Reviewed 21 July 2014

My wife and I decided to have a meal here after we heard a couple of good reviews from friends. We arrived on a warm and beautiful clear early June evening and asked if we could sit in the garden. The hostess said no because...More

7  Thank WorldTraveler187286
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Auf der Lyss 14, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 333 11 50
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