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Taste my Swiss City


Eat and drink like the locals – a culinary city tour of Basel put together by a native connoisseur. Get a taste of Basel in various establishments and get to know and love the city!

The walk takes you to four different restaurants and bars. “Each of the places selected has its own special charm. You can feel a flair for art and design in many ways, which I find absolutely inspiring”, explains Lukas von Bidder, our Basel resident who knows the city’s scene well. “It’s a great place in culinary terms too,” he says with a modest smile. That’s the Basel way, after all.

Are you ready for a “taste of Basel”? You set off with the booking confirmation, which you need to show at each restaurant. You can choose the order and length of your tour. However, we recommend the route suggested by Lukas:  

Stop 1 – Bar & Kaffee Zum Teufel, Leonhardsgraben 47-49, CH-4051 Basel
Stop 2 – Des Arts, Barfüsserplatz 6, CH-4051 Basel 

Tip: Walk up to the cathedral square (Münsterplatz), where you can enjoy a great view of the city from the terrace. Then go down the steps to the Münsterfähre ferry, which will take you across the Rhine to continue your tour in the area known as Kleinbasel on the other side of the river.  

Stop 3 – Consum, Rheingasse 19, CH-4058 Basel 
Stop 4 – KaBar, Klybeckstrasse 1b, CH-4057 Basel

Time: Free choice during opening hours

Duration: Around 4 hours

Tickets: Online and at the tourist information offices at the Stadtcasino on Barfüsserplatz and at the SBB railway station

Tip: Staying in Basel? The BaselCard will turn your trip into an unforgettable experience. Your personal guest card will be handed to you when you check in. The attractive features of the BaselCard include free use of public transport, free surfing on the guest WiFi plus a 50% discount on admission to Basel’s museums, Basel Zoo, Theater Basel and much more.