The bar where you’ll want to spend your summer

It's time to check out what's going on in Basel-Land! Those who will dare to make it behind the dam on the Kraftwerk Island won't regret it! Cafe-Bar la Strada trailers set up home in the shade of old trees. It is now the favorite meeting point of all sun worshippers and dolce farniente believers. … Continue reading The bar where you’ll want to spend your summer

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Gastronomic Experience!

There is a newcomer in the red light district! The Roter Bären, a gastronomic yet casual restaurant, opened doors this summer on Ochsengasse. The Roten Bären's plates are beautiful, creative and delicious. The menu concept is quite unique. Instead of having starters, main courses etc., all dishes are served with the same portion size. You … Continue reading Gastronomic Experience!

Let’s brunch at Smuk!

New "coup de cœur" for a great brunch spot! Smuk is a cute and cosy place, full of light and fresh flowers. On Fridays & Saturdays, brunch is à la carte with 3 options: veggie, fish or meat. Scramble eggs with crème fraîche are to die for! On Sundays, it's brunch buffet. Smuk is the ideal spot for a relaxed … Continue reading Let’s brunch at Smuk!

Pop-Up Fondue in the World of Troubadours

Once again, Kleinhüningen is the place to go! A unique pop-up restaurant settled in Holzpark Klybeck for a few months. La Tour Vagabonde is a classic Shakespeare Tower, 11-meter high, that can be built or taken apart in just a couple of days! If you are in the mood for fondue, La Tour Vagabonde is definitely the best … Continue reading Pop-Up Fondue in the World of Troubadours

My Little Basel is Counting Down the Days till Christmas…

Get in the holiday spirit with My Little Basel! Each day you will discover a new picture taken in Basel... it's your Advent Calendar! You can also get the Advent Calendar on Facebook by following My Little Basel !   If you would like to share a photo to be posted in the calendar, simply send your best shots to … Continue reading My Little Basel is Counting Down the Days till Christmas…

Sunday Brunch straight out of Pinterest

It's a cute bar & coffee shop you don't expect to find there, hidden on a quiet street of Klein Basel.  Cafébar Salon got a facelift over the summer and just reopened with a fresh new look. Each one of the successive rooms now has a unique interior design. Trendy look with simple wooden tables, benches and exposed vintage bulbs in the front room; walls covered of … Continue reading Sunday Brunch straight out of Pinterest

Basel in the country…

Are you craving for some nature? No need to book a flight or get stuck for hours in traffic to escape the city! Just go for a walk and follow the old train tracks along the Rhein towards Kleinhüningen. After a 20-minute walk, you'll reach a colourful container-bar: Patschfig. As soon as you'll walk through the door, you'll enter an … Continue reading Basel in the country…

Cocktails into the wild

Once a month, once night comes, inhabitants of the Natural History Museum come to life, get off their pedestals and mix drinks behind a bar! Large white leather couches are  set up on the last floor to welcome cocktail fans thirsty for a change of scene. Push the door! Anton the Skeleton will wait for you in the … Continue reading Cocktails into the wild