Hotels, restaurants and bars in Basel    


In the city of Basel there are over 40 hotels in all price ranges. Within less than a hour's driving distance you find approximately 200 other hotels. It is recommended to make room reservations as soon as possible because hotels are sometimes overbooked, especially during large trade fairs. Sometimes it is necessary to find accomodation in Rheinfelden, Lörrach, Mulhouse or even Olten, Freiburg im Breisgau or Colmar.

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A growing number of restaurants in Basel is offering Vegi dishes, but it is hard to find strictly vegetarian places. The local people are very much into Italian food. No wonder you find countless pasta and pizza places in town! Basel does not only have a very high density of museums but also of highest-level fine dining places. There are 24 restaurants with Michelin-stars within 70km! Basle with neighbouring Alsace and Baden is one of the world's top destinations for gourmets and wine lovers.

Basel is a city full of history and traditional hospitality is widespread. There are plenty of old inns and guild houses, beer halls and wine pubs. Discover them! Sushi, Bejing Duck, Kebab, Falafel, Tandoori, Fajitas? In Basel you find all kind of exotic cuisines. Whether anatolian, portuguese, cantonese, thai, mexican, indian, greek, american or Kosher: There are over 60 restaurants with specialities from all over the world.

In the Basel area you find more than 1000 restaurants. In our guide you find a complete, always updated and friendly-to-use list of dining places. Like in most cities, many restaurants are closed on sundays. Check first! Reservations are recommended in some places, especially during large trade fairs. The major credit cards are widely accepted, particularly Visa and Mastercard.

Before or after shopping or just for a break in-between: In Basel you find plenty of tea-rooms and cafés, many of them with own pastry production and a long family tradition. The sweet seduction is everywhere…

Basel by night? Something for every taste: Elegant piano-bars, trendy In-locations, cosy pubs, loud music-bars and lively student-clubs. Although most people prefer beer, wine and long drinks, you will be surprised of the number of cocktail bars. Basel has a rather liberal law with long opening hours for most places. If you like night-life, you will love Basel. Some music bars, dance clubs and even some food places are open until dawn. Cabarets, striptease joints and red light bars also have a long tradition, because the international clientele of the trade fairs generates quite a demand.