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Restaurant zum Goldenen Sternen

$$$$, European,
St. Alban-Rheinweg 70 | Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen, Basel 4052, Switzerland
+41 61 272 16 66
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“the river” (8 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:45All hours
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
St. Alban-Rheinweg 70 | Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen, Basel 4052, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

I have a confession to make..... I like raw meat. So whenever I see a beef tartar, steak tartare or filet american on the menu, I will take it. They serve it here as starter, or as main. The key to a good tartare is...More

1  Thank L V
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was here in the restaurant “Zum Goldenen Sternen” in April with a friend. It is a bit off the centre, at the river Rhine, opposite across the Roche tower. It is obviously the oldest restaurant in Basel. Some time ago the restaurant stood at...More

Thank 61_IslandHopper
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We had a business lunch here, service was smooth taken into account that we had a fairly big group of people. Food was excellent, tasty and also visually very nice. Some translations of the menu into English a bit misleading ir incorrect. Friendly staff. Lunch...More

Thank 161kirsin
RestBe_2022, Gästebetreuung at Restaurant zum Goldenen Sternen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Dear 161kirsin Many thanks for your great feedback on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to read that the service was smooth, the staff was friendly and the food was excellent, tasty and also visually very nice. In the future we will take care that the translation...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We had our departmant Christmas lunch today. The Staff is friendly and very nice.. The view from restaurant is stunning.. Unfortunately, food was average..I would expect a better menu and more creativity. I ate fish. It was dry and the pilaf was not good.More

Thank Özlem C
RestBe_2022, Gästebetreuung at Restaurant zum Goldenen Sternen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time for sharing your impression of your lunch with us. We truly appreciate it and your positive feedback regarding our friendly staff. We have taken your suggestions into consideration, I have shared with my chef and we are...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

My mother and I happened to walk by this restaurant on our way to the Papiermuehle (the Paper mill and museum) and so we came back here for lunch after we visited the museum shop. Service was excellent and the food was delicious. The lunch...More

Thank StVM
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very expensive place where you expect top service, which you actually get. But our food was not average and far away from being what you expect in such a place.

Thank Bernhard R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I enjoyed an excellent meal at this restaurant on a recent visit to Basel with some work colleagues. We had a very pleasant spiced watermelon soup that was excellent as a starter. An odd sounding dish but a very enjoyable one. This was followed by...More

Thank klkh2002
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The 3 course menu was perfect with wine choice was perfect. The service was excellent. Our waitress was so nice and very helpful!

Thank quailkatie
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We only stopped in for a couple of beers but the food and service seemed excellent. It is all very quiet and relaxed and you are not harried all the time but rather they wait for you to want service.

Thank Wibble P
Reviewed 18 July 2016

It's a tradition to go to this restaurant during Art Basel and it's never disappointing. Great food and ovely location on the Rhine River. If you are lucky with the weather, there's a lovely terrace.

Thank Alice_the_wonderland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Alban-Rheinweg 70 | Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen, Basel 4052, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 272 16 66
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