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Bar Rouge

) #89 of 555 Restaurants in Basel $$ - $$$
Messeplatz 10 | Haltestelle Messeplatz; TRAM Linie 1,2,6,14,15, Basel 4058, Switzerland
+41 61 361 30 31
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Messeplatz 10 | Haltestelle Messeplatz; TRAM Linie 1,2,6,14,15, Basel 4058, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably not the best rooftop bar I have ever been however if you are in Basel you should go there. Nice staff, very friendly and cozy, we were there a Monday so probably that's why we received quality attention. Note: Go to the bathroom even...More

Thank AndreOtalH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar Rouge is a astonishing place, exceptional place. Great view on Basel from the 31 floor, great cocktails and variety of drinks. Must visit this restaurant

Thank Silvana J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place are really lovely, the view are cool, included from the restroom, but a bit too quiet and too small. That's a good place for drink a cocktail and leave before 11.pm Prices are from 14 to 18CHF (US$16-20)

Thank Antoine L
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Antoine Thank you very much for your visit and your clear and concise review! Come back at the weekend and it'll be a lot louder :) See you. Yours Bar Rouge

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Entrance via lift to the top of the high rise building, to the 31st floor, Bar Rouge is a cocktail and lounge bar, with a very modern and snazzy decor, looks good inside, very stylish, and can get a great panoramic view of the city,...More

Thank Rob N
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Rob, We’re glad to see that you liked the visit to Bar Rouge! :) The review is fun to read – we appreciate the time you have taken to describe your experiences. And it is a delight to know that the service, the local...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

The views are fantastic, not sure about the rest... We went there in the middle of the week during a brief stay in Basel. We both agreed that they could make more of the views: the music was quite loud and a sort of forced...More

Thank HikingB00ts
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear HikingB00ts, Thank you so much for your review and for the valuable suggestions! :) On Wednesdays, we traditionally throw a middle-in-the-week party, featuring delicious finger food, wonderful cocktails and – after 10pm – the best music from our DJ’s. We fully understand that such...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Bar rouge is in the highest building in Basel, the messe tower. We went there with our team after work to have a cocktail and especially a great sunset view over Basel. The cocktails are great, service is good and the bar is one of...More

Thank ThomasSchauffert
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear Thomas, Thank you for the excellent review and for the great photos you have uploaded. It’s good to hear that you and your colleagues had the opportunity to relax after a long workday, enjoying the sunset from the 31st floor :) As you are...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

a friend brought me there during my first visit in Basel on a Friday night, that was supposed to be "girls don't pay entrance until 22:00". Arrived at 22:01 we were invited to pay or leave. We got in hoping that the place would be...More

2  Thank Monia-IT-NL
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Dear Monia-IT-NL Thank you for your detailed comment! :) Well-structured reviews such as yours are really valuable to us as they allow us to assess how we can further improve our service. See you soon on the 31st floor! :) Yours Bar Rouge

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I have come to this place many times to show visiting tourists and colleagues the view over Basel. Tonight, Door was blocked by 4 people who blocked our entry because apparently the place was to precious for two middle aged women on a Saturday night....More

Thank expatbasel
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Dear expatbasel First of all we would like to thank you for your honest review. Our goal is to deliver a perfect experience, and we very much regret we did not succeed this time. On the weekend, the top floors of the tower can get...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

This Bar is on the top of the tallest building in Basel. Slightly 70's in style but stunning place to watch the sun go down and enjoy cocktails at 18 swiss francs a shot.More

Thank mikedwStirling
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Dear mikedwStirling It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Bar Rouge! :) We are proud to be located on top of one of the tallest buildings of Switzerland (to be fair, since last year, the tallest building in Basel is nearby Roche...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The best city view. Excellent cocktail quality by qualified people. Polite and excellent service! A great variety of super premium alcohol brands. The best place to relax and enjoy basel from above drinking a "smokey lan"!!!!!More

Thank billdoom
BarRouge, Manager at Bar Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Dear billdoom Thanks for the five stars and for the great review, it’s good to know that you enjoyed the view and the cocktails at Bar Rouge. And thank you also for the flattering compliment to our service staff; we are happy to forward it....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 03:00
Friday
17:00 - 04:00
Saturday
17:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Messeplatz 10 | Haltestelle Messeplatz; TRAM Linie 1,2,6,14,15, Basel 4058, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 361 30 31
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Description
Enjoy your Drink at 105m with an amazing view over the city of Basel. The Bar Rouge is the highest Bar and Clubbing location in Switzerland.
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