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Haxehuusli

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$$ - $$$
Barbecue, European, Central European
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Heideweg 2, Reinach 4153, Switzerland
+41 61 711 99 91
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I came to the Häxehüsli (witch's hut) purely by coincidence. I was meeting someone nearby, looked for a restaurant and saw spring ok (South African antilope) on the menu in the internet. The atmosphere in the evening is lovely. I felt right at home and ended up eating the zebra with a great garlic nut sauce. Very tender. Service and... More 

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Switzerland
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We are regulars to the “Häxehüüsli”. This time we visited with Belgian friends. The place is a bit difficult to find, however the location is excellent. It is very close to the residential area, in a forest, very nice. In summer you can sit outside at a pond. The owner installed a nice path around the house, with witches, trolls... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The witches decoration and the candlelit tables together make for a very attractive atmosphere. It was not easy to read the menu in the darkened restaurant but the food was excellent. The pumpkin soup was excellent and the skewered meat selection a great choice. Hope to return soon again.

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had lunch there. One diner had the daily special which included a small steak, fries and various vegetables with a lovely green mixed salad. The second dinner had a entree salad. They are large and have all ingredients set separately in a very pleasing matter. Chopped tomatoes ,grated carrots,and some type of meat or fish. I had fries and fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome ambiance. Farm-style restaurant in the forest. Best location ever. Fantastic service. Delicious food. Especially the lamb chops.

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Switzerland
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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

We have visited the "Häxehüüsli" in November with some friends. Since it was already dark we briefly visited the garden, which was illuminated with small electric lamps and spotlights at some specific exhibits, mainly witches in all sizes. Once in the restaurant you are greeted by a cozy atmosphere. The fireplace was on and the interior was only dimly lit,... More 

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Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

I visited for lunch with a group of 15 hikers (booked in advance). We ate à la carte. I chose the business lunch which consisted of 1) an excellent creme of vegetable soup 2) one of the worst green salads I have ever been served - mushy, far-from-fresh leaves drowned in an unimaginative French dressing 3) a perfectly good but... More 

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

were there on a friday. the decor is exeptional. whiches everywere. aso garden with pond. food is served in bis plates which are overfilled. price /food relationship overdone.

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Reinach, Switzerland
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

Our girls were thrilled by the witches' theme. We've visited both in summer, sitting by the pond, and in winter, cozy by the fire. Food is OK.

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Basel
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2012

Outside a very nice garden with a pond, all tables are on their own, so you can talk without being overheard ,-)) Inside it is decorated with witches (Haex in Swiss dialect meaning witch) all over the place. In wintertime everything is lit with candles, lanterns and the fire burning in the fireplace. Service is very nice. Skewers are good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$38
Cuisine
Barbecue, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heideweg 2, Reinach 4153, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Reinach
  • Phone Number: +41 61 711 99 91

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?