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Bodega zum Strauss

Barfuesserplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 22 72
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (2 reviews)
“paper table” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Barfuesserplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Neighbourhood: Altstadt
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Have been there several times and I love the angus beef with pommes allumettes. It's often loud and a bit hectic, as it's a very popular place in Basel (try to book in advance). Not really a place for a romantic dinner as it can...More

Thank Nata_aroundtheworld
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I had a great and affordable meal at this restaurant. The wait staff was friendly and more informal than normal for Basel. I had a penne dish with some spicy French sausage in a bolognese type sauce. So tasty. Ask for suggestions on wine and...More

1  Thank DigiChap
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Met with colleagues at the nearby tram point and had preselected this local restaurant from Trip Advisor as the best nearby. Wasn't disappointed. Maître d' was very accommodating as we hadn't booked and literallycsqueezed us in. Simple meal of 3 Cordon Bleu and 3 Pannacotta...More

Thank daloughlin
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Quick early dinner on a weekend. Small terrace of 4-5 tables on a mostly pedestrian square in old town. We tried the vitello tonato that i absolutely recommend and a tagliatelle with braised beef and red wine sauce that was a hit too. Excellent service....More

Thank SwatiLana
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Busy vibrant buzz raucous restaurant. Interesting internal decor combining traditional & retro style. Interestingly the walls are covered with paintings & drawings frequented by well known artists so that in itself is well worth a look! Great for groups but not couples wanting a quiet...More

Thank Angus D
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

During artbasel week Its almost impossible to get a table. But the nice waitress let us stay until 20:30! It was 18hrs. Was so gentle the attitude and the food was so tasty! Worth very cent!

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 10 April 2016

this is a place where you should go with friends having a good time. It is loud and hectic at times. the level of the service depends of the day.. Overall a fun place but not the right location for a romantic date!

2  Thank tammo69
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Quick and enthusiastic service. waiter helpful in making suggestions and explaining various dishes. Food excellent. Generous portions without being overwhelming. Atmosphere, buzzy and vibrant, popular with with all ages. Seating mixed, some sharing of tables which enhanced atmosphere. Decor traditional without being ornate, walls covered...More

Thank judijenner
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This is not a review about the food but about how we were treated. A friend of ours (from Basel) wanted to show us the place and had made a reservation a week in advance. As we arrived, the restaurant was full. They found his...More

1  Thank zelal25
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This very special restaurant is a real treasure. Located right above the crowdy Barfüsserplatz overloking this event place of Basel you feel like the king of Basel. They serve food as well as vine in a very good quality at fair prices.

Thank Matthias M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barfuesserplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 22 72
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