Basel specialities

A meal in a cosy, traditional Basel restaurant will make your visit to the city truly memorable. You can find all the Swiss classics such as fondue, raclette and rösti, but our local cuisine has a lot more to offer.

Guild restaurants with traditional ambience

Old traditions are reinterpreted with innovative gastronomic ideas in the heritage-protected guild pubs. This is the way to experience the best of Basel, old and new.

Typical Basel Beizen (pubs)

This is where Basel residents of all ages meet. In these traditional pubs, lovingly called Beizen, you will find hearty traditional fare. Pull up a chair and join the locals. You will be glad you did.

Restaurants serving Swiss specialities

These restaurants serve classic Swiss cuisine in a traditional setting.

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Good to know.

  • Our local cuisine is shaped by influences from Baden, Alsace and Switzerland. In the past, farmers and servants from these regions would bring delicacies to Basel – delicacies which we use in our cuisine to this day.