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Restaurant Rubino

) #54 of 555 Restaurants in Basel ₹₹₹₹ Mediterranean, European,
Luftgaesslein 1, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 333 77 70
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:30All hours
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 58 reviews

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
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had the wine tasting menu. The food and wine were absolutely amazing. The place is small, a man awesome mix of sophistication and coziness. The chef personally explains the plate.

Thank Berenice R
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Having just visited Rubino for the I-can't-remember-how-manieth-time, I realise I have never written about them. I have visited Rubino for business dinner, dinners with my partner and in November 2016 we had our wedding dinner there. It is always the same - truly excellent food,...More

Thank gobeyond2016
Reviewed 30 November 2016

A huge thank you to Astrid and the team for an amazing experience! The food was spectacular, we had a mix suggested of starters and mains that did not disappoint, fantastic wine pairings and best of all, a great atmosphere, friendly service and the feeling...More

Thank Achonacho
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Saturday evening they had a secret menu. Unfortunately a disappointing one. The dishes were average at best. Nothing exceptional, nothing innovative. The most ridiculous thing was being charged 20 franks for tap water!!! Seriously??? Don't waste your money on that place.

1  Thank NewPlacesLover
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Yesterday we celebrate the 50th birthday of my husband and I choosed Rubino as "the place to celebrate". The "surprise" concept is fantastic, I have been there several times and every time is getting better and better. The food is always very good quality and...More

Thank Nuriac1970
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and wine. Dinner selections are a "surprise"-you just tell them I if you want vegetarian, fish or meat for each course. I chose vegetarian and enjoyed all courses. Ordered a glass of wine to accompany each course and all selections were great! Order...More

Thank Constance C
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great Location in the nice part of the old town. Modern cool design, open space. Good Food: the lunch menu was very good, salad with very tasty Dressing, then orange duck with Risotto - very crispy duck, very tasty Risotto. Good Dessert. Friendly and efficient...More

Thank TandTSwitzerland
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Astrid is such a wonderful host and the Rubino staff creates the most welcoming restaurant environment in Basel. Excellent food and wine and have now eaten here three times...same excellent experience once again!

Thank USABasel
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend a visit to Restaurant Rubino when you are in Basel Switzerland. Be aware that there is no formal menu. You get to select how many courses you want (2 to 5) and then specify your preference for each (meat, fish, vegetarian) Then...More

Thank DelGriffith
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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
US$ 30 - US$ 48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
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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