One of the best places in Kleinbasel to have a wine, Consum will surely impress wine aficionados. This chic bar has over 100 European wines in their cellar which includes vintages as well as new ones. Some of their wines are available by the glass. They also have a selected list of grappa, rum, liqueurs, brandy and whiskey. Nibble on salami or cheese specials to accompany your choice wine. You can be sure of a lovely time at this affable spot.
Brauerei Fischerstube is quite a well-known name among breweries in the city. It was established in 1974 and has spread its presence all across. They have special creations during Christmas that lightens up the festive mood. Their restaurant is nearby, which is open throughout the week. You can taste some of the best beers here, and decide which ones to take home. The restaurant is open till the wee hours of morning, thus making it ideal to spend a night drinking and enjoying the taste of some of the best beers.
One of the most popular event venues in the city, Volkshaus Basel most commonly plays host to concerts and musical events. Buy a ticket in advance and add spice to your evening with lots of rock, Indie and Electro music. Popular local and national musicians entertain the audiences throughout the year with their classy performances. The space also houses a bar that serves an impressive array of spirits, brews and cocktails.
The old Atlantis presents itself with a revamped interior, attractive wooden tables, comfortable seats and a lot more. These days there is less live music than in the past, but the quality of bands is excellent. A wide range of international dishes are included in the menu where formerly pale, tasteless dishes once held court (check their website for the current dishes). The weekend attracts long lines of people ready to dance to the masterful DJs.
Set on the 31st floor and encased in glass, Bar Rouge is a fabulous cocktail bar and club with stunning views. This chic space is among the top cocktail spots in town. Tipple to delicious concoctions and nosh on tasty bites. They even make customized drinks to suit your taste. During the weekends, it is a veritable party hub where clubbers sway to the DJ beats. Hosting some of the leading DJs of the country, you can be sure of a fantastic clubbing experience.
The Lowenzorn used to have a sign with 'Europe's best brawn' written on it. The sign has gone, but the good wholesome food remains. The restaurant is still known as the 'historical student beer pub' and not without a good reason. The beer certainly flows when the students are around. The bar has a rustic feel, and is decorated with 'Shrove Tuesday' motifs. The garden is peaceful, with a nice atmosphere. In the summer, the large grill is used, and a whole range of meat specialties are added to the menu.
Papa Joe's at the Stadtcasino Basel is your haunt if you love to sip on a drink as you enjoy your platter of fries or hamburger! Dig into a platter of honeyed ribs as you down a glass of refreshingly cool coke, and order a helping of fajitas or nachos with cheese and sauce. An assortment of beer and other spirits are available to keep you satisfied and happy! Check website for more details.
Beat all your hunger pangs, and grab some of the best burgers, pastas, and pizzas at Mel's Bar & Diner. This restaurant offers a mixture of American and Italian food, apart from wine and beer. It takes 10 minutes to reach from the Messe. Hamburgers, fries and buns are some of its specialties. Mel’s burger sauce goes with almost all items. You can also order a basket of bread that is a part of their starters menu. It is a perfect place to try something different, apart from your regular meals.
Live life the British way, and grab some of the best beers, food and live action sports at Mr. Pickwick Pub. Carlsberg, Murphy’s Irish Red Beer, Magners and London Pride are some of the brands found here. Their food menu includes nachos, platters, burgers, fish and chips that goes well with the drinks. The food here has a homemade taste that ensures that you are eating healthy while eating out. They are open on all days of the week till the wee hours of morning, so that makes it an ideal hangout after work.