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Zum Ochsen

$$$$European, ,
Ermitagestrasse 16, Arlesheim 4144, Switzerland
+41 61 706 52 00
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“local butcher” (2 reviews)
“zum” (3 reviews)
“presentation” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Central European, Swiss
Ermitagestrasse 16, Arlesheim 4144, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Zum Ochsen is associated with the local butcher and a small Hotel. The meat dishes are always fresh, use perfect cuts and excellently prepared.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This place is considered the place to eat in Arlesheim. Very nice , during summer time they use a lovely patio area and when the nice weather is over the restaurant inside is just the typical wooden Swiss atmosphere : very charming. Good standard of...More

Thank elenaikarti
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The menu is strongly Swiss, with venison ragout, weiner schnitzel and other specialties. An English menu was provided even before I asked for one. Not inexpensive, but worth it. The chef is fantastic, and the waitstaff show multilingual European flair.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Although we arrived relatively late the food provided was excellent. The presentation was very nice, food very tasty and staff very friendly. Although one of us has food intolerances they did address this in a very efficient manner. Also to be noted their own wine...More

Thank poplarkins
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I've stayed a few times at this hotel and dined at the restaurant. The food is traditional and very good and matches the name of the hotel. The hotel is very nice, excellent rooms and very pleasant staff. Not the standard business hotel but a...More

Thank Bart D
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The good: - food tasted excellent, garden salad, "Zander" fish fillet and Coupe Denmark - the presentation of the food was Michelin star style - complementary amuse bouche and small cakes after dinner - extremely attentive and friendly service - sat outside on a lovely...More

Thank city_girl200
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I went to the ochsen making a detour on my way home. I was very disappointed to be told that the kitchen was closed at 21.10. And the way was not professional. I will not do a detour anymore and not recommend this restaurant anymore....More

Thank Jaco1969
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This Restaurant, owned by the Jenzer Family (well-known butchery) offers high class dishes, naturally with great meat. Here I had one of the best tatar ever eaten. The choiice is big, the Food however is excellent. The staff is very friendly and professional. A great...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a lovely restaurant in a beautiful village. The oak panelled rooms, white tablecloths and the polished cutlery, tell you that it's not going to be cheap. I can confirm that its not cheap, in fact, I do feel that that pricing is a...More

Reviewed 25 November 2015

It is always a pleasure to visit Zum Ochsen the food is always very good, the service is top class and the interior is very pleasant. Their meat is sourced from Jenzer a local butcher and delicatessen which is well known for its quality. This...More

Thank Philip4153
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Central European, Swiss
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ermitagestrasse 16, Arlesheim 4144, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Arlesheim
  • Phone Number: +41 61 706 52 00
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