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Restaurant Lowenzorn

$$ - $$$, European,
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 42 13
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fondue” (13 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (3 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gemsberg 2/4, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

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 Nard P
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
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Went there while staying at hotel Basel, had a tasteful fondue, with very nice bread and potatoes. The beers was fantastic, would defenitely come back!

1  Thank Bruno H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

eat here with other friends whilst on business, we eat in the courtyard at the back on wed night. was fairly busy. historic place going back to the 1300's . we had a good selection of food and wine. service was good (although not many...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I was part of a large group of 15 people dining at Lowenzorn: we were on business in Basel and were treated to dinner by our hosts. Lowenzorn dates back hundreds of years and is a beautiful old building. We had private dining in the...More

Thank DJM1965
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Classic for the room and the food. Not fine dining - think more Swiss comfort food. Lunch menu was fine: great soup; ok lamb stew. Service is not very attentive. Lots of locals.

Thank cgny1fwd
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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$50
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 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
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