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Bistro Kunstmuseum Basel

) #314 of 555 Restaurants in Basel ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, French, Cafe
St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 271 55 22
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (2 reviews)
“nice bistro” (2 reviews)
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European, French, Cafe, International, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice coffee shop with an esplanade. Agreeable light meals. Don't expect to eat in a hurry as the service is very slow. Be sure to ask for tap water otherwise you'll pay five times more.

Thank Mabedui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Museum and by the end were too hungry to go further than the very inviting cafe. Menu was good, lots of light options such as salads and baguettes. Food was actually very good. The service however was difficult. Faces made when we came...More

Thank GautamS16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went here prior to Art Basel visit. Was really a comedy of issues for us and a few around us. Long waiting times, forgotten orders, wrong food delivered. Next to us a lady had hair in our food which was a fun...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

During recent visit to Kunstmuseum we stopped here for lunch. Quality and variety of food was very good and unlike many swiss cafes this place more options for vegetarians. Service was little slow and probably it may be even slower when cafe is very busy....More

Thank AtulKB
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have discover yet a museum restaurant that will be more than a cafeteria. So its fine to make a break, especially if you spend 3 hours in the place, choosing the best possible cake.

Thank Jean Pierre B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Very poor service for foreigners, I believe the staff is not used to have turists in the Restaurant. They were really really unpolite and not friendly at all. The Food was quite ok for the Price we payed. Actually we didn't like it so much...More

1  Thank SusanaQuaresma
Reviewed 29 November 2016

As a customer you don't fee welcome , every questio you ask is too much to answer. Although the architecture of the place is worthwile , very modern. Expensive , little portions and not welcome.

Thank resqtaurant
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stopped into the Bistro while taking a tour of Basel, because we weren't familiar with the area and thought the Museum would have somewhere to eat. I was pleasantly surprised, the lunch crowd had left, so it wasn't very busy. I had the Cauliflower...More

Thank WhatCheerStephanie
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came in for some food and A drink. I just wanted a tap water and they charged quite a high price of 2 Swiss chefs for that. I have been to many places in the world and never been charged for tap water. The...More

1  Thank Mustgetslim
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The food here is good - mainly for snacks and light lunches - not somewhere you will linger but where you can pop in if you are visiting the Kunstmuseum. The sandwiches were excellent and there is always a dish of the day. Paying with...More

Thank Pamela738
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 271 55 22
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