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Restaurant Rubino

Luftgaesslein 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 333 77 70
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“meat fish” (2 reviews)
“mousse” (3 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Luftgaesslein 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a large party (9 people) on a professional dinner. Honestly, I did not have a very good experience at Rubino's. I will first mention the positive aspects and then my personal negative experience Positive - The food was OK, very fresh products and...More

Thank Esther Y
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My son & his partner had raved about this restaurant previously, so when he treated myself & Eileen when we came to visit him in Basel, I was delighted. We had the 3 course menu, in fact more like 5 courses, amuse bouche etc. 3...More

Thank patperry2016
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Most TripAdvisor reviews are written by visitors to a city and not by locals. We have realized that this skews the rating somewhat. We are locals who love this restaurant and have never been disappointed.

Thank hartmank
Reviewed 8 October 2017

As a somewhat picky eater, was slightly nervous about coming here, knowing that the only choices were a) number of courses, and b) meat/fish/veg for your starter and mains. Well, I needn't have worried. Excellent service was accompanied by intriguing food and I wouldn't hesitate...More

Thank Jockette
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were there for a business dinner with a pretty large group. Service was very pleasant with a touch of humor (in Basel 😀). Set menu with choice of fish or meat. Starter an octopus carpaccio with special mousse: joy for the palate. Amuse bouche...More

Thank HendricusPraha
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Based on multiple tips from friends, me and my wife try out Rubino. And ooooh boy…….WE LOVED IT. We took a five course surprise menu paired with 4 wines. As we don’t eat beef, they offered us a variety of fish, vegetarian and meat! Each...More

1  Thank Neeshan23
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Based on Trip Adviser reviews we decided to try Rubino particularly after dining at Mils Sens in Berne the evening before which was operated in the same manner of secret menus. We opted for three courses of vegetarian entree, fish/meat mains and cheese to finish...More

1  Thank StephenR285
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our dinner at Rubino was really and unforgettable one. The place is sophisticated and somehow laid back at the same time. The quality of the food was excellent and the service was just topnotch.

Thank tstkir
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Everything about this restaurant is exceptional. Fresh ingredients. I only have great things to say. The fish is fresh. The vegetables from the farm.

1  Thank dleyva1
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

You don't need to go to one of the well known Michelin star gourmet restaurants. This very centrally located restaurant is one block off the main shopping street (Freie Strasse) and it offers the same taste experience in a more relaxed atmosphere and for a...More

Thank Pascal R
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16 June 2015|
Response from rubinobasel | Property representative |
Dear Frem3 Thanks for your interest. Yes, we offer gluten-free options. Just tell us when you book the table or when you arrive and our kitchen staff will prepare special courses for you. We would gladly welcome you soon... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
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
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luftgaesslein 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 333 77 70
  • E-mail
At Restaurant Rubino, Beat Rubitschungwelcomes people who like to consumeconsciously and value a sustainable lifestyle.Manuela Buser’s imaginative creationscouple light Mediterranean cuisinewith market fresh ingredients of regionaland organic provenience. Naturally,everything is made in-house. The lunchmenu varies with the seasons; at dinneryou are pampered with a surprise menu:Guests can choose between vegetarian,meat or fish and from 2 to 5 courses.For every course, the host recommendschoice wines from Switzerland and otherEuropean regions.
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