Brunch in Basel

There’s a brunch option for everyone in Basel. Here, you will find eateries with the best breakfast that makes getting out of bed worthwhile – especially at the weekend!

Sunday brunch

After a long night out, you deserve to sleep in and then enjoy a leisurely start to the day.

Villa Merian

Dine like the well-known Basel couple Christoph and Margaretha Merian used to do. Every first Sunday of the month, a hearty brunch is served in the Villa Merian including bread, croissants, egg dishes, cheese, fruit and vegetables straight from the garden. The latter can be seen on a post-brunch stroll through the Merian Gardens.

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Das Restaurant der Kunsthalle Basel.


All of Basel comes together at the Kunsthalle restaurant, including for brunch on selected Sundays. Enjoy all-you-can-eat scrambled eggs, salmon, various bread rolls, cold cuts and much more, with a glass of Prosecco to round off a relaxed start to your Sunday.

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Chez Jeannot

Whether you prefer to sit on the terrace next to the Rhine or inside surrounded by Jean Tinguely’s graphics, at Chez Jeannot you can enjoy a brunch of croissants, jams, fruit and cheese arranged on a cake stand. A visit to Museum Tinguely – of which Chez Jeannot is part – is a great experience for the whole family. Did you know that we offer a brunch tour leading here on Sundays?

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Alte Markthalle

The old market hall in Basel is where people come to chat, shop and, on Sundays, enjoy an extensive brunch. You can assemble your own perfect breakfast from the many different food stands, then sit down and enjoy it at a table of your choice in the centre of the hall.

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Die Reithalle im Wenkenhof in Riehen.

Bistro Reithalle

The Wenkenhof indoor riding arena is located in the middle of the baroque Wenkenpark, surrounded by majestic old trees. The Bistro Reithalle hosts a hearty brunch with seasonal food and drinks every Sunday.

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Die Brasserie vom Hotel Les Trois Rois

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

The brunch buffet at the 5-star hotel Les Trois Rois has everything you could wish for. Every Sunday, help yourself from a wide selection in a relaxing ambience. As well as the traditional breakfast, the brasserie offers a wide choice of savoury dishes and a big selection of homemade patisserie.

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Bistrot Crescenda

A large brunch is served every Sunday at Bistrot Crescenda at Bundesstrasse 5. You can help yourself from the brunch buffet and make yourself at home in the beautiful Jugendstil setting. If you don't want meat or cheese for breakfast, Crescenda can offer you a vegan brunch on request.

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Brunch im Vitra Depot Deli.

Depot Deli

Situated between the Vitra Schaudepot by Herzog & de Meuron and the fire station by Zaha Hadid, the Depot Deli offers meals prepared fresh each day, featuring a varied menu and high-quality, natural ingredients. Every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. the Depot Deli offers a brunch with regional produce.

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Die Eatery im Nomad Hotel Basel.

Nomad Eatery & Bar

For late risers, the Design & Lifestyle Hotel Nomad offers a relaxed brunch on Sundays with cold and hot dishes from the buffet. You can order a range of egg dishes too.

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Brunch im Restaurant Hirscheneck.

Restaurant Hirscheneck

You can enjoy a delicious and extensive breakfast every Sunday at the Hirscheneck in Basel. The restaurant offers a choice of breakfast menus, covering every option from meat and cheese to vegan. Brunch is served until 3.00 p.m. and, on fine days, sunshine is included.

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Das Restaurant Kohlmanns.


At this restaurant that serves Alsatian tartes flambées and hearty regional dishes during the week, you can now enjoy a brunch buffet on Sundays. Scrambled eggs, fried eggs, sausages and cheese – or maybe you prefer fish? Enjoy your meal! By the way, Kohlmann’s is located directly next to the Historisches Museum (Museum of Local History) and the Spielzeug Welten Museum (Toy Worlds Museum). Whether before or after brunch – they’re both worth a visit.

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Brunch im Restaurant La Fourchette.

La Fourchette

You can enjoy breakfast every day until the afternoon at the cosy Cafe La Fourchette on Klybeckstrasse. An extensive brunch is served here every Sunday. The first Sunday brunch of the month has a "Vinyl Brunch" theme and is an opportunity to get some musical inspiration while you eat.

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Gartensicht vom Restaurant des Hotel Odelyas im Neubau

Hotel Odelya

Go vegan! On the first Sunday in the month a vegan buffet is available, in addition to the classic brunch. Avocado smoothie, quinoa rolls, caffe latte with soya milk and fresh berries – these are just a few of the delicacies served at Hotel Odelya.

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Restaurant Papiermühle

The Papermill Museum in St. Alban-Tal offers you a big Sunday brunch every Sunday. Help yourself to as much as you can eat from the large buffet of local products. As well as various types of bread, cheese, cold meats and salmon, there's also regional honey and preserves – everything you could wish for, in fact. There's something for all tastes so everyone can enjoy their perfect breakfast.

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Restaurant Matisse

Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, light or hearty – you can help yourself from the generous brunch buffet at Restaurant Matisse on Sundays. In the family-friendly restaurant, children aged between 7 and 12 eat for half-price and can drink as much squash as they like.

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Brunch im Restaurant Rostiger Anker.

Rostiger Anker

In the Rostiger Anker, you can tuck into a brunch buffet on the banks of the Rhine every Sunday. Breakfast with a view of the Rhine port and a breeze on your face – you could almost be in the Mediterranean.

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Brunch im Schällenursli in Binningen.


Schällenursli on St. Margarethengut opens its doors from May to October to spoil its patrons. A big brunch buffet is served up every Sunday. Fresh, farmhouse-style culinary delights are laid out on old hay carts. Help yourself at will to the local specialities at the brunch buffet.

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Das vegetarische Restaurant Tibits.


At Tibits Basel, you can feast on a wide selection of vegetarian brunch specialities every Sunday. Help yourself from the extensive breakfast buffet. As well as savoury options such as Tofu sausages or fried roesti potatoes. you can also choose from lots of sweet dishes such as pancakes and "Kaiserschmarrn". You're welcome to linger in the restaurant but there's also a take away option for people on the go.

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Die Caffè Kultur Bar Zum Kuss.

Zum Kuss

In De Wette Park right next to the SBB station, the Caffè Kultur Bar zum Kuss serves a continental breakfast daily. For those looking for a somewhat larger meal, the big brunch menu is served on Sunday. There's a choice of four breakfast options, to which organic muesli can be added. Should you only want a small breakfast on Sunday, you can choose either the small or mini breakfast.

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Zum Onkel

brunch. The restaurant features seasonal products – of organic quality whenever possible – and regional products from local producers.

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Every Sunday, L’Ambasciatore invites you to enjoy an Italian-style brunch, featuring salumi and formaggi, filled cornetti and house-made desserts, as well as hot dishes such as polpette or tagliatelle al ragú. Buon appetito!

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Brunch – why limit yourself to Sundays?

In these cafés and restaurants, you can also enjoy brunch during the week and on Saturdays.

Radius 39

Jeden Samstag können Sie im Radius 39 Brunch geniessen. Das Radius 39 vereint nachhaltige Produkte, die aus einem Umkreis von max. 39 Kilometern der Stadt am Rheinknie stammen. In diesem idyllischen Café fühlt man sich fast wie im eigenen Wohnzimmer.

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Café del mundo

Café del mundo provides an extensive breakfast during the week and on Saturdays. del mundo is committed to fresh quality and healthy dining. The delicious dishes are prepared in the restaurant’s own kitchen every day.

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Brunch im Hotel Breite.


A very special brunch. From freshly prepared fried egg with roesti and seasonal specialities such as marinated asparagus through to sumptuous cold-cut and cheese platters. Then there's a finger-food assortment plus house-made birchermüesli, chocolate mousse and fruit tarts.

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Brunch im Zic Zac in Allschwil.

Zic Zac

Brunchtastic – That's how Zic Zac in Allschwil describes its Saturday and Sunday offer. The brunch buffet really does offer something for everyone, from traditional Zopf plaited bread to American pancakes and burgers – enjoy a true feast at Zic Zac.

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Das Super Brunch Angebot im Les Garecons.

Les Gareçons

At Les Gareçons restaurant, you can order a delicious breakfast every day. You can either put together your own brunch or choose the one that suits you best from one of the many menus: From the small "Landei" to the large "Exquisit", there is something for everyone.

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Das Café Frühling in Kleinbasel.

Café Frühling

Come and enjoy a fresh brunch daily, using only the best ingredients, at Café Frühling on Feldbergstrasse. As well as the brunch menu, the Frühling serves premium-quality coffee that is not to be missed.

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Brunch im Bistro Salz und Zucker.

Bistro Salz & Zucker

You can eat breakfast every day at Salz&Zucker on Wanderstrasse. A variety of breakfast options are on offer, which you can add to if you wish. If you don't want to commit to just one breakfast menu, on Sundays you can help yourself from the large all-you-can-eat brunch buffet. 

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Essen im Unternehmen Mitte Basel.

Unternehmen Mitte

Brunch is held at the coffee house in the heart of Basel on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Choose between small, large, vegan or luxurious and enjoy muesli, guacamole, salami, fruit and everything else that makes up a hearty breakfast.

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Union Diner

American breakfast meets Swiss tradition at the Union Diner restaurant on Stänzlergasse. Every Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy delicious local specialities and Stateside food until late in the afternoon.

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