We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl

$$$$French, European,
Blumenrain 8 | Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 260 50 07
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (9 reviews)
“langoustines” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
French, European, Central European
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Blumenrain 8 | Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4051, Switzerland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (408)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found myself in Basel for work and decided to treat myself when work was done. I'll keep it short. I was alone, a little worried about dining solo at a place like this. Everyone was so nice, laid back, and made me feel comfortable. Mickey...More

Thank Evan B
LesTroisRois, Geschäftsführer at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Evan Many thanks for your great feedback of your recent visit at the Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl. It was a pleasure for us to have you as our guest. Your comment is very important to us and we believe other travellers will also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an overdue review from 2017. I have had the pleasure of sampling the amazing cooking of around 10 3 Michelin Star Chefs so far and numerous other top tier Chefs. At this point, I can safely say that Cheval Blanc led by Chef...More

Thank Dominic L
LesTroisRois, Geschäftsführer at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dominic We would like to express our sincere delight for having had the pleasure of welcoming you at the Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl back in 2017. Feedbacks are essential for us as we continuously strive to meet guest’s expectations and we highly appreciate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tiny restaurant is by far the biggest on beauty, service and taste. The tasting menu was beyond anything I have every eaten-- anywhere. The service perfect, the wine pairings- spot on! The chef made an appearance to thank diners and there is a small...More

Thank Mellenb814
LesTroisRois, Geschäftsführer at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mellen Thank you so much for having chosen our 3* Michelin awarded Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl and for taking your precious time of reviewing your experience. We are thrilled to read that we entirely met your expectations with our service and culinary staff’s...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

As with other reviews, this was an exceptional dining experience, the best we have ever had, even compared with other international Michelin Restaurants. Everything we tasted was a masterpiece. The service staff made us feel comfortable, relaxed and accommodated our food allergies (shellfish for one,...More

Thank oceanlover66
LesTroisRois, Manager at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear guest We would like to thank you for choosing our 3* Michelin rated Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl and for taking the time of reviewing your experience as well as for your valued recommendation. We are delighted to read that we entirely met your...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

complex, ever changing. had the full tasting menu and every bite was a different amazing bite. even the soup in a bowl had altering taste and texture. very delicate, well designed and planned for the depth of taste, every bite has 4,5 different stages of...More

1  Thank Go722244
LesTroisRois, Manager at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Guest Thank you very much for having chosen our historic hotel with a young heart for your dinner and for your kind words reviewing it. It is a great pleasure to read that you fully enjoyed the superb creations of Chef Peter Knogl in...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Certainly one of the top 3 meals we have ever eaten but by far the best dinner experience so far. Dinner on the patio overlooking the Rhine on a beautiful night, full moon and a perfect progression of incredible dishes. Great service and engaged staff...More

Thank Gustaaf W
LesTroisRois, Manager at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Gustaaf W Thank you very much for having taken the time to evaluate your recent visit of our Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl. We are delighted to read that our restaurant with its extraordinaire atmosphere and the attentive as well as personal service met...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at all of the top restaurants in New York and LA- none compare to this. I would come back to Basel just to eat here again. The curried langostine and veal filet- wow. Absolutely fabulous and perfect in every way.More

1  Thank AMalakan
LesTroisRois, Geschäftsführer at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Guest We thank you for choosing our 3* Michelin decorated Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl and for taking the time of reviewing your experience. Your feedback is very important for us and highly appreciated as we continuously strive to meet guest’s needs and expectations...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

While in Spain and at the repeated insistence of friends in Basel, we made a Special trip only to try the degustation menu of this 3-star Michelin Restaurant. Our already heightened expectations were blown away by a three-hour plus progression of flawless presentation, service and...More

Thank TheBestOnly_13
LesTroisRois, Geschäftsführer at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Guest We are more than honored to read that you decided to make a short trip from Spain only to visit the Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl and we sincerely value your gracious words regarding your experience. It is a great pleasure to learn...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with dinner at Cheval Blanc in early June. We had a wonderful experience. The room is very elegant, with huge windows looking out over the river. This is a small restaurant in terms of tables -- it...More

Thank Pk N
LesTroisRois, Manager at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear guest Many thanks for your great feedback of your recent experience at our restaurant Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl. We are delighted to read that with our cuisine, service and ambiance we could create a dining highlight and that this experience will be a...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

I'm not usually a fan of fine dining restaurants, because most of them are rather stuffy. As an in-house guest of the Les Trois Rois, I decided to try Le Cheval Blanc, which had come highly recommended and I am so glad I did! It...More

Thank globetrotter_SB
LesTroisRois, Manager at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Guest Many thanks for your great feedback of your recent experience at Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl. We are delighted to read that with our cuisine, the wines and service we could create, in our classic ambiance, a perfect dinner evening for you and...More

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 51 hotels in Basel
Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois
961 reviews
.02 km away
Hotel D - Basel
906 reviews
.10 km away
Hotel Rochat
487 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Merian am Rhein
350 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Brasserie Les Trois Rois
562 reviews
.03 km away
ZA ZAA - Oriental Soul Food
212 reviews
.22 km away
Indian Tandoori Palace
248 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel
844 reviews
.25 km away
Rathaus
1,163 reviews
.26 km away
Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
122 reviews
.36 km away
Marktplatz
121 reviews
.29 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
hmeinholzb72
2 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jhase6008 | Reviewed this property |
There is no obligatory tipping in Switzerland. However, when presented with outstanding service we usually round up. For example, at Cheval Blanc the fare was $230 CHF (X2), and $100 for wine pairing. So we left $660. I hope... More
1
Vote
hmeinholzb72
9 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from paulus70 | Reviewed this property |
Blazer and pants are ok
1
Vote
Irina M
9 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
This is a special event restaurant. Dress for a special event. Richard
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Cuisine
French, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blumenrain 8 | Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 260 50 07
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing