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Summer Bars in Basel

No sooner does spring arrive in Basel than the first open-air bars and restaurants start up for business. Enjoy the spring out in the sun and get into a summer mood. The following bars and restaurants will be switching to "summer mode" over the next month or so.

Italian 

Veranda Pellicanò

Basel Regio

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Phone +41 61 311 55 00

The "Birsköpfli" is one of the most pleasant parkland areas in the Basel region. Designed in the style of an Italian beach house, the Veranda Pellicanò contributes to the area's relaxed atmosphere....

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Mediterranean 

Le Rhin Bleu

Basel Zentrum

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Phone +41 61 311 53 53

The restaurant Le Rhin Bleu is a real insider’s tip for hot summer days. Enjoy a superb view of the Rhine and Mediterranean ambiance here. The fresh lunches, snacks and cakes or the elegant even...

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Homelike, International, Mediterranean 

Sandoase

Basel (Innenstadt)

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Phone +41 61 481 75 75

Sipping cocktails underneath palm trees like in the Caribbean – but at the Dreiländereck in Basel – where Switzerland, France and Germany converge. From May to September the Sandoase will pamper...

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Das Viertel

Basel Regio

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Mediterranean 

Consum Basel

Basel Zentrum

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Phone +41 61 690 91 30

Die Bar mit Salami- und Käsespezialitäten und über 100 Weinen im Herzen der Kleinbasler Altstadt. Das umfangreiche Angebot und die lebendige Atmosphäre machen das Consum zu einem unkomplizierten Tr...

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International 

Baltazar

Basel Zentrum

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Phone +41 61 283 18 18

The urban oasis Baltazar Bar is situated in the midst of the lively Steinenvorstadt pedestrian zone. It boasts Mediterranean flair, thanks to its slightly elevated position in Steinenbachgässlein a...

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Refreshment stalls (Buvettes)

The buvettes have become an established part of the Basel cityscape. They open up in fine weather to serve delicious drinks and snacks – perfect for relaxing.

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Quarterdeck

The spacious terrace overlooks the Rhine and is a wonderful place to linger and enjoy the sun. Whether in a deckchair, at the cosy tables or at the inviting bar, nowhere can you enjoy a better view of the sunset! The map is inspired by the journeys of the great explorers. Exotic ingredients take you on a journey around the world. These come as bottled drinks to share, low ABV long drinks or refreshing highballs. In addition to the map, the team around the creators of the Angels' Share and the Madbar surprises again and again with changing recommendations. Wine lovers also get their money's worth, the menu offers a manageable but excellent selection of white and sparkling wines.

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Landestelle

The landing site is a multifaceted place which dominates with its alternating offer and assortment. Specialities are not only on the restaurant menu but also behind the bar counter. A wide variety of drinks are offered, so the guest is also catered for. 

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Il Giardino URBANO

Mediterranean railway romance in Basel with pizza from the stone oven and local beer.

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Roofdeck

The perfect setting for unforgettable summer days and evenings in Basel's Rhine Harbour.

This cocktail bar fulfils all wishes with contemporary bartending. The barbecue is run by Acento Argentino and provides with well-known city delicacies such as Argentine burgers and empanadas for the physical well-being.

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Café-Bar la Strada

Pure Dolce Vita - the original open-air restaurant presents itself as a small oasis. Immerse yourself in a world where stress and hectic rush are forgotten.

If the weather conditions are bad, the restaurant will be closed for a short time.

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myyDing

The St. Johanns Park and the pavilion were redesigned and upgraded in 2011. Since then, the park has been an attraction and a place of deceleration for young and old. The myyDing team started in summer 2017 with a park café, bistro and event concept. The attractive, inviting furnishings and interior design are intended to facilitate encounters and exchanges. 

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