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Zum Isaak

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££ - £££
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Muensterplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 47 12
11:00 - 23:30
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Meal worth the rough service as there is so little affordable in Switzerland. Affordable and acceptable.

Thank Travelmaven
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Had solo dinner here while travelling on business. Located just opposite the cathedral, this is a nice casual but atmospheric place for dinner, coffee or dessert. Lovely garden in the back with fairy lights during warmer months. Menu changes daily with fish, meat and vegetarian options. Wine list is small but good choices. Entree and one glass was around GBP... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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243 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Nice place in the old Basel with a good atmosphere. Generally they have art exhibition in their premises and when we went there there was some really nice paintings by a young Basel painter. It's a good place to relax after a business day, you can have a good beer and some food. Good quality food and good value for... More 

1 Thank fanharuka
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Definately one of my top choices in Basel for a quality meal. Great and friendly service, neat location, and wonderfully tasty menu. There were 4 of us and we all got something different and everyone was very happy with their choice. Highly recommend!

Thank stephvol
Basel, Switzerland
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91 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2011

As my office is fairly close, I have gone on numerous occasions but about 8 months ago I went with someone and the food was pretty lackluster (to be kind) and I decided to stay away till further notice. Went to today and was pleasantly surprised. Nice vegetarian dish, beautifully arranged and at a very reasonable price. Turns out they... More 

1 Thank Laleh2008
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2010

noble place kind personnel very nice back garden like paradise food marvellous nice wine collection me and my family we spend nice momments in your place during your 1st of august celebration basel is a very beautiful city and this restaurant one of the most warmest corner of her thanks hercules from greece

Thank HERCULESAthens
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2009

This is a very nice small restaurant with quality food, for a good price. You feel like a welcome guest and the staff pays proper attention to you. Our favourite place in Basel.

Thank BarbaraPR045
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Reviewed 21 December 2007

delicious food - great in summer with the lovely garden in the back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 47 12

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