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Restaurant Lowenzorn

$$ - $$$, European,
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 42 13
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fondue” (14 reviews)
“cheese dish” (2 reviews)
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This old-fashioned favorite, in the pretty historic area uphill from Basel’s central Markplatz, offers hearty and well prepared local specialties. Everything is excellent, the atmosphere warm and the service friendly.

Thank Hera38
Nadja B, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Restaurant Lowenzorn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest Thank's a bunch for all those lovely compliments! It would be a great pleasure having you pretty soon again at Gemsberg. Your team of Restaurant Löwenzorn

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Best Cheese Fondue I have ever had in Basel area. I must say this place is where you should go for Cheese Fondue. They have healthy portions of bread and you can go for a Lavaux wine. It was really nice.

Thank Richelle I
Management response:Responded 9 February 2018

Thank you so Mucha for your feedback and your recommendation. We would be very happy welcoming you soon as our guests! Your Restaurant Löwenzorn team

Reviewed 18 December 2017

We recently dined at Lowenzorn during our weekend stay in Basel and we had a wonderful traditional Swiss meal in a traditional Swiss restaurant when we dined here. The staff was very pleasant and did a wonderful job as the restaurant was packed with mostly...More

Thank TKeys13
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Bustling busy place. Fondue to die for. Recommend booking as it's a very popular place. Totally worth trying though, an experience not easily forgotten.

Thank Rygate
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

If you will like a taste of typical Swiss cuisine, this is the place to be. My starter was simply spectacular - pumpkin soup. You need to taste to appreciate it!

Thank Abipharm
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

So we choose this spot because it was a 2 min walk from our hotel. 2 of us chose the mac and cheese. It Came hot in a cast iron skillet. The noodles had to have been home made. The cheese ( gruyere) with onions...More

1  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My friend and I were welcomed in the garden, we ordered two starters each instead of a hot meal as the weather was so warm. Meanwhile a large group sat at a table nearby. Our first plates arrived and the good was good, if not...More

Thank KayeOsborn
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant on a Sunday. We could choose between the brunch or the a la carte menu. The staff was nice and efficiant but they were just two for so many tables so the service was slow. The meal itself was...More

Thank Etienne T
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Had Lunch here with friends, was recommended,but little disappointed. Very small Lunch Menu not much choice, was in the garden , very hot day. Lots of tourists, but good and friendly service

Thank Leinad17
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The best cheese fondue I ever had. The service was friendly and very quick and there was more then enough food. If you love a good cheese fondue do your self a fever and book a table you won't regret it.

Thank Astrid R
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Nahla N
15 August 2017|
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Response from RestBe_2022 | Property representative |
Dear Nahla N Yes, the restaurant Löwenzorn will use apple juice instead of wine, please inform the service team upon ordering. Regards :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$49
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 42 13
  • E-mail
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