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Zwingerstrasse 10, Basel 4053, Switzerland
+41 61 361 79 01
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
19 Oct 2016
6 May 2017
“Stumbled upon Basel's best .”
Restaurant Hours
European, International, Fusion
Zwingerstrasse 10, Basel 4053, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant! Locally sourced produce cooked with care and exquisitely presented. The host was charming and engaging. Oh and those cheeses!!

Thank simonmagnusn
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, super host, outstanding food and wines. We had a great evening! But: what a shame they stubbornly refuse to serve tap water!

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is our favourite place to eat in Basel - great food, great wine, great service, great environment. I love the pleasure of not having to pour over the menu but having someone else pre-select the menu with my only choice coming at dessert or...More

Thank 135anonymous
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with a fixed 5-course menue. Chef Schürmann is an excellent cook and his partner Petra von Gunten a good and funny host. The winelist is very good with reasonable prices.

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Great interior as well, but the tables are a bit too high and chairs could be a little bit more comfortable. And not cheap...

1  Thank Mieke B
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The menu changes daily so the food is in season and fresh. Our meal was excellent, so was the wine paired with the meal. In my opinion is should have a 1 Michelin Star.

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Decor: Sleek, updated; looks like former industrial space, with modern open kitchen and concrete floors painted bright blue. Very beautiful. Cuisine: Updated, contemporary. Focuses on local ingredients. Everything prepared extremely well. Wine pairings were excellent.

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Well, I've been at the restaurant twice. The wines, I must say are exciting and parts of the courses are really surprising but in general it's not worth the money! It's nothing that is exciting enough. Can't really recommend it fully. If it wasn't so...More

1  Thank F-valley
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Bonvivant is a four course, fixed menu restaurant concept- fresh and seasonal ingredients, locally sourced. There is really no choice to be made here (other than stating food allergies and aversions) and this is great. They always get it so right: This is the unfussiest,...More

Thank Ulla G
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

I've seen some pretty negative reviews on this establishment but have to say it's THE best restaurant I have ever been able to encounter. And, I've been to hundreds. It is by far the best I've been in in Switzerland. I found the service outstanding...More

2  Thank BRHoover
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$159
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zwingerstrasse 10, Basel 4053, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 361 79 01
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