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Lotus Garden

St. Johanns-Platz 20, Basel 4056, Switzerland
+41 61 322 11 51
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
24 Jun 2017
“3.5 stars. Pleasant neighbourhood Chinese restaurant”
13 Jun 2017
“great fine-dinning chinese Restaurant in Basel”
Closed Now
Asian, Chinese
$$ - $$$
St. Johanns-Platz 20, Basel 4056, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Summer time is bad for restaurants in Basel that doesn't have outdoors tables. This restaurant doesn't have an outdoor dining section. Instead, there are huge doors and they open these doors wide. However, it's still inadequate - I felt uncomfortable with the warm weather inside...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Good Location (in Basel city, near a Public Park and Rhein River) excellent ! nothing to complain(food,service,wine,etc.)

Thank auau77
Reviewed 24 October 2016

i found the food a bit lame but not bad but last time i was there i found it better. the one waitress is super sweet and friendly and the sweetest waitress i have ever seen. she even once stepped outdoors to wave us goodbye...More

Thank Ashtar1
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Frequent guest. Always friendly and responsive service. Kung Pao is a favorite. As good or better than any other Chinese food I have had in Basel.

Thank tailwinds5
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends enjoyed a great dinner at the Lotus Garden. The waitress was very friendly and supportive and the food was very good.

1  Thank OwenTrips
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The service at Lotus is excellent. The manager was welcoming and always around to check in on us. Service was prompt and professional. The food was very good but also nicely presented. I can recommend the duck which was very yummy. They have some dim...More

Thank Diego W
Reviewed 24 October 2013

I don't want to write bad about this restaurant.... The Chines man and blond lady use to serve and good in English.... The food fried duck I like the most but the rice was bit smelly because it's old so I took rice noodles but...More

3  Thank simonovic f
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Me and my family from malaysia where visiting Basel last year. We were looking a good chinese restaurant in Basel and chance upon this restaurant which was located right in front of the St.Johannplatz tram stop. The food were good and prices were reasonable and...More

1  Thank lilliantan
Reviewed 17 November 2011

For about 20 years we have been visiting more or less yearly this restaurant. Quality has remained consistent; we trust the food and ingredients they are using for preparing their dishes. All dishes are good; their Pecking Duck is outstanding (must be ordered 1 day...More

6  Thank bruno6935
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 42 - USD 74
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Johanns-Platz 20, Basel 4056, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 322 11 51
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