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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Sunday brunch, sunshine and countryside… what else?

Surprising, hidden, along the Rhine, a breeze in the hair, verdant spot, deck chairs, fresh homemade food, Sunday brunch, afternoon drinks, summer chill, cool restaurant, sunshine... Sometimes pictures are worth more than a thousand words! Scroll down, get there asap and enjoy! Opening hours: from March to December Mo–Tu: from 11am to 6pm (closes at 2:30pm in case of … Continue reading Sunday brunch, sunshine and countryside… what else?

Day Getaway At The End Of Tram 10

Wish there was still time for another holiday this summer? No need to travel to the other end of the world to keep that holiday feeling! Spend a day outdoor and explore the beautiful Alsace region! Put on your walking shoes and pack a picnic, the pretty countryside of France and Switzerland is waiting for you! The starting … Continue reading Day Getaway At The End Of Tram 10

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…

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

Briny Afterwork

Once a month from September to April, a sea breeze blows on Cargobar. Markus, a Basler living in Paris, comes back to his hometown with crates filled in with oysters. During two evenings - every first Wednesday and Thursday of the month- he cracks open hundreds of bivalves, delighting Cargobar regulars. Fresh oysters are directly imported from … Continue reading Briny Afterwork