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Restaurant Kunsthalle

) #139 of 549 Restaurants in Basel €€€€ Mediterranean, , European
Steinenberg 7 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 272 42 33
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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RATINGS
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LOCATION
Steinenberg 7 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

Mid-summer's night in Basel, we passed the fountain of Tingeley and sat ourselves down at the lovely terrace of Kunsthalle .. friendly through at times slightly erratic service, and a good choice of traitional food. We had the artichoke, gaspacho and steak tartare - all...More

Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here with friends during art basel, food and drink good but not as excellent high then the prices, service perfect, nice atmosphere, during art basel it's THE people watching spot ;)

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I came with a large group, as in more than 50 people at the same time. Thus service and food quality are perhaps understandably a bit off. Food wise, judging by the amount of people eating, should be good, but mine was a let down...More

Thank Mulyadi K
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear Mulyadi K We are very sorry to hear that our quality of products/quality of service was not up to your expected level. It is important for us to provide our guests top service in an environment of greatest comfort. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Requested a table in the formal, right hand side of the restaurant, rather than the more casual, bar restaurant side. The service was attentive. The food was good and the wine (Primitivo) was excellent. The tables are spaced well apart, so you dont feel crowded...More

Thank CRH27
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Dear CRH27 Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read that we could convince you of our quality of Services and that you like our Dessert trolley. It would be nice to wlecome you...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017

We always enjoy having dinner here before going to the theatre and prefer the traditional part called the "Schluuch" to the other part of the restaurant which is "white linen" and a bit more top notch. It is important to let them know that you...More

Thank Ursula P
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Dear Ursula P Thank you for your positive feedback on Tripadvisor. It is nice to know that you are visiting us on a regular base and always enjoying our food and selection of wines. We are looking forwar to welcome you back soon again. Best...More

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Booked as a hotel recommendation to celebrate a Christmas family celebration a long way from home. We do not speak German as the Maitre'd would have realised as he seated us. Menu was in German and we waited nearly 1/2 hour before we could get...More

Thank Maryjane B
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Dear Maryjane We are very sorry to hear that our quality of service was not up to your expected level. On Christmas Eve we were fully booked and it took a Little bit more time; we are sorry about that. It is important for us...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We dined ina hospital-like private room as the main hall was occupied by a loud chistmas party. Menu is succint and without flair except for a couple local dishes. Special alba truffles tasteless and tagliolini unsalted. Main dish bland. Nice dessert tray. ExpensiveMore

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Dear Corrado_foodpasha We are very sorry to hear that our quality of products was not up to your expected level. It is important for us to provide to our guests top service in an environment of greatest comfort. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions and inputs...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016

I have eaten here on several occasions over the past 30+ years. It is special. It is one of Basel’s exclusive restaurants –- as important to be seen as to be seen eating -- that must be adjusting to change because they do have a...More

Thank JPDeA-43
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Dear JPDeA-43 Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read that you've enjoyed our "classic dishes" and had a lovely evening at the restaurant. We would be happy to welcome you soon again. Best...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Our waiter was nice and professional. Unfortunately my two companions did not enjoy their meal at all (ragout and liver). Stick to the steak.

1  Thank JNanninga
RestaurantKunsthalle, Manager at Restaurant Kunsthalle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Dear JNanninga Thank you for your feedback. We are always trying to improve on our dishes and feedback like yours help us. It would be nice to welcome you again in our Restaurant.

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Good thing I hadn't read the bad reports ahead of time or I would not have tried this place. Nice afternoon, beautiful outdoor setting. Our server was really great, recommended the two entrees we selected. Food was very delicious and beautifully presented. We absolutely recommend...More

Thank rac-columbus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 12:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinenberg 7 | 4001 Basel, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Vorstädte
  • Neighbourhood: Vorstädte
  • Phone Number: +41 61 272 42 33
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