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Walliser Kanne

) #45 of 549 Restaurants in Basel €€€€ , European,
Gerbergasse 50, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 261 70 17
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (37 reviews)
“schnitzel” (55 reviews)
“raclette” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Gerbergasse 50, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the most popular joint in Basel. If you like fried food laced with dripping butter this is your place. Thanks to Art Basel there were more people than the staff were trained to handle. My order was not placed the first time. After a...More

Thank sandip_mallik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant with the help of our tour guide. We were looking for a great Kirsch Swiss Cheese Fondue and it was the best we found in Switzerland.. . The staff was polite and very helpful. Our party could not have been more...More

Thank FLBigmac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Wiener Shnitzel ever... and also the bratwurst dish is spectacular. I travel a lot to basel and it is a place I always repeat. Also the rosti as a side to main is amazing, as well as the pasta served with the shnitzel which...More

Thank Miki M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Was blessed growing up with the authentic European style fondue.(nobody made it like my late Mom), and this was an amazing experience. Very generous portions. You mist understand that what some of these trendy locales we have stateside make some overcomplicated concoctions that they call...More

Thank docntx
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We came here as we wanted to try fondue and had read rave reviews about the restaurant. When we arrived the restaurant was empty minus two tables and were told by a grumpy waiter that we should have booked (restaurant was still half empty when...More

2  Thank mkh77
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have been visiting Basel for years and this by far is the best fondue ever ha along with the nusli salad with egg excellent!! The service is great and waiters very friendly Booking during the gwatch and jewelry fair is essential and i prefer...More

Thank ashoobkk
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Cheese fondue is a must in Switzerland. This restaurant offers an excellent one. The ambience is quite peculiar and service is quite straightforward. When we arrived we were told we could have the table only till 21.00 - even though we did not really see...More

Thank Dania S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I was in Basel for business and was by myself for dinner, so I was delighted when I found that this restaurant would serve fondue for one (I've often found in the past that many restaurants serving fondue only do it for a minimum of...More

Thank NautiusMaximus
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Do not go to this restaurant!! The prices are way too expensive, our waiter was drunk, food bad. Only positive thing is the smell of cheese, which can be seen as authentic.

Thank Nikolai G
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

As a cheese lover the smell of cheese just hit me in the right place :) if you do not like cheese this place and his smell are not for you! We shared a fondue and all you can eat raclette with the other couple...More

Thank Lianne V
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gerbergasse 50, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 70 17
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