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Restaurant Lowenzorn

) #142 of 554 Restaurants in Basel $$ - $$$ , European,
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 42 13
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fondue” (13 reviews)
“calf's liver” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:45All hours
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviews (252)
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there while staying at hotel Basel, had a tasteful fondue, with very nice bread and potatoes. The beers was fantastic, would defenitely come back!

Thank Bruno H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

eat here with other friends whilst on business, we eat in the courtyard at the back on wed night. was fairly busy. historic place going back to the 1300's . we had a good selection of food and wine. service was good (although not many...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I was part of a large group of 15 people dining at Lowenzorn: we were on business in Basel and were treated to dinner by our hosts. Lowenzorn dates back hundreds of years and is a beautiful old building. We had private dining in the...More

Thank DJM1965
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Classic for the room and the food. Not fine dining - think more Swiss comfort food. Lunch menu was fine: great soup; ok lamb stew. Service is not very attentive. Lots of locals.

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We visited this restaurant on a Sunday evening for dinner. The place is very authentic, spacious, full of interesting Carnaval decorations and most importantly the service is exceptional! The cheese fondue we ate is very delicious. Traveling with 4 Dutch friends, I can say that...More

Thank Ytan1292
Reviewed 21 March 2017

During our trip in Basel we (me and my friends) were looking for a traditional Swiss restaurant and found LowenZorn. It is one of the best experiences i ever had in a restaurant. Amazingly friendly staff, a delicious traditional cheese fondue. As a cherry on...More

Thank Stefanie P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our first meal was extremely disappointing - service and food - so were invited by the Patron to try his Restaurant again which we did and I'm very happy to say that we were pleased with the result - so alls well that ends well!

Thank Patricia255
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I like this restaurant, we have shared an awesome swiss fondue and As main dish I had roasted pork with smashed potatoes and a great beer. The service is a bit slow though. The place is also very nice in side, well decorated plenty of...More

1  Thank Jose L
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Overpriced microwave food. They don't even know how to do a proper fondue. Meat tasted blend and other dishes were average and overpriced too. The waiter did his best but of course wasn't passionate because of the food he was serving. I don't recommend this...More

Thank ramsessanty
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a traditional Swiss restaurant that served Alper Macaroni. Nice authentic old style Swiss, friendly staff Nusslie salad was terrific - Alper M was OK Lots of traditional fare on the menus

Thank SigEpBill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 42 13
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