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Cafe Confiserie Schiesser

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Swiss, Cafe, European
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Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 61 261 60 77
08:00 - 18:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:30
Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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Basel, Switzerland
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

One of the oldets remaining delicate coffee shops with nice views on the city hall directly on the market plase Delicious pastries

Thank Laurent D
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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293 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic ambiance. Simple but good dishes for lunch. An excellent view on the market square and Rathaus.

Thank Herman S
Reilingen, Germany
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stopped here for tea and dessert while visiting the Christmas market. Had the Raspberry Torte with our tea and it was very nice. What is also nice about these places is you could sit there for as long as you like enjoying your drink. They also serve lunch, but we were there mid morning, too early for lunch. Atmosphere... More 

Thank Clifford09102
Basel, Switzerland
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

It is always a treat to go and have a coffee and a cake in this place. Above all, the ice-cream is fantastic. Highly recommend it!

Thank wittyanna
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This place was recommended to me and my girlfriend, as one of the best and oldest in town. Indeed we visited and we found out ourselves that is a great place. We went there for brunch and as soon as you get in the variety of sweets and pastries catch your eye. On the top floor is the tea room... More 

Thank copernic2012
Pfaeffikon, Switzerland
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487 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

They say, go to Schiesser if you want to enjoy yourself, and they really mean that. Exquisite confectionary on the ground floor, and the 18th century Tea Room and the "Rothstübli" above, overlooking the picturesque market square and the town hall. Decorated in a classic Viennese coffee house style and invites you for a coffee or tea, glass of wine... More 

Thank ElenaNW87RL
Guimaraes, Portugal
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The place is fantastic: old fashioned but elegant, great location beautiful decor. Nevertheless is always crowded. They have great strawberry macarrons and chocolate cake.

Thank Helena A
Avranches, France
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Kids and me arrived in Basel and wanted a nice drink - kids were drawn to chocolates in the window and soon I realised they had seating upstairs - what a great place - bit pricey after France but worth every Swiss Franc!

Thank Chris W
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stopped for an afternoon drink and a dessert. We sat outside across the street from City Hall and in front of a tram stop. The people watching was outstanding. The drinks and pastry were excellent. From the café we walked down Streitgasse and found an excellent shopping street. There was a wide range of price and quality. My wife found... More 

Thank travelsOK
Barrington, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I had the quiche and salad, it was very tasty and filling for 14.50francs. I ate outside people watched. I went to tea room to look, lovely setting for indoors. My waitress was friendly and helpful. I would go back

Thank Monica J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marktplatz 19, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 60 77

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