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Rebgasse 1 | Am Claraplatz, Basel 4058, Switzerland
+41 61 683 11 11
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Lily's a number of times but the downside for me is the seating with the benches and long tables. It makes it quite difficult to have a private conversation as you are sharing with others. It's down to personal preferance, but I also don't like sitting on high bar stools with no back to eat, as I'm... More 

Thank Cherub61
Ghent, Belgium
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376 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One is seated at long tables, next to other guests, so no confidential conversations here. The menu is a mix of Asian dishes and is quite extensive. My food was decent, but nothing special, and as noted before, tap water is excessively expensive. Also the food is rather pricey.

Thank Katrien S
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met a friend who lives in Basel to go to this Thai restaurant near my hotel. He had been before and rated it as very good. And it was.. the usual Thai style of food you get around many cities in the world. Was lovely and the atmosphere was relaxed - it was next door to a cinema. Was a... More 

Thank Sally B
Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We took the green Thai curry. The dish was good yet not amazing. We also took 5 dl of tape water which was charged 6.20.- (what kind of water is it at this price !?) When I ask to pay with the credit card, the waiter asked me to enter the tip. I found this very impolite and unprofessional. Overall... More 

Thank flo1814
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The Lily's restaurant is great for easy Asian food for both lunch, dinner and take away. It can be challenging in the evenings as it can be very loud. The team is nice and attentive. Service can be slow at times.

Thank Peggy G
Oberwil, Switzerland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great quality and fast service. Always a pleasure especially in summer. Recommendation Red Curry or Green Curry.

Thank christoph t
San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Restaurant serves dishes from Asia Pacific Countries, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Asian dishes I tasted were good and slightly modified to a western pallet. The coco Cota which is coconut custard with passion fruit was delicious.

Thank AZ_worldtraveller
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

really good asian food. good atmosphere, share long tables. always full. service is efficient. food is really really tasty and best of all price is good for Basel. worthwhile

Thank Sally I
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Ask me last year and I would clearly recommend this place for a good taste/atmosphere/price. However last visit this year was somewhat disappointing. The menu has been changed to less interesting choices (imho) and the taste wasn't as good as I remembered it from earlier. I should probably give it another try in some months, but so far would not... More 

Thank Елена К
Birsfelden, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you like asian exotic food, then Lily's is the place to go in Kleinbasel. And also the styling in the restaurant give it an ambient that makes people / visitors want to connect to each other, smile and just enjoy a great time with great food. My favorite at Lily's is the vietnams coffee after I had the great... More 

Thank ThomasSchauffert

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$22
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rebgasse 1 | Am Claraplatz, Basel 4058, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 683 11 11

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?