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Hotel Hecht

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Swiss, European
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Rheingasse 8, Basel 4058, Switzerland
+41 61 691 22 20
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Showing 6: English reviews
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

too expensive for the food, i would say poor food. waiters not so nice and ambiance also poor.. the quality of the food is very bad.. actually the cooks in Switzerland are not so good... e.g. cooked rice without flavor and fish in oven? wine from 2014? everything for a 100 chf per person??? no no no.. i dont recommend... More 

Thank k k
tunbridge wells
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We had lunch there on Sunday. Fab location, right by the Rhine. The waiter was very rude. They did not have any menus in English and our waiter got very annoyed when we tried to ask questions about any items on the menu, he made no effort to try to explain. I find it difficult to believe that in a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The hotel - and thus the restaurant - are both perfectly located on the Rhine bank... and attract many to sit and enjoy a meal with a fabulous view. Yet the quality of the food is below what one could expect: my partner and I both had a lunch salad, and were shocked at the meagre and bad selection of... More 

Thank GabriellaGiuditta
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

very pleasant sitting outside and having lunch. service good. food also. and so is the swiss wine. it is next to the middle bridge (mittler rheinbruecke) with a view to the cathedral on the other side of the river

Thank kraal_11
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71 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013 via mobile

It is what it is. It's for tourists and is by the Rhein. The beer is fine and the food was quick to be brought and fine. They're not going to win awards but they are serving food that's what you expect. I wasn't paying but I believe the prices were a bit high.

Thank JemimaRabbit
Basel, Switzerland
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2012

Cannot speak to the food, but this is a nice spot along the Klein Basel side of the Rhine for a couple of beers with a great view of the river and the old town along the opposite shore.

1 Thank mtpaulus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Swiss, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rheingasse 8, Basel 4058, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 691 22 20

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