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.
You didn't always get an unrestricted view of the Rhine from the Gasthof Zum Goldenen Sternen. The oldest guesthouse in Basel used to stand somewhere quite different. In the summer you can sit in the garden and relax, watching the river flow by. The interior, composed mainly of halls with benches, has a medieval ambiance. The delicious fare and the impressive wine list satiates every discerning diner's taste buds!
The Warteck brewery stands opposite the Backstein Tower and its restaurant was once used by its staff. The room, which is paneled, has been lovingly renovated by its new owners, who have also added a wine shop. What can now be found is a cozy restaurant with good, reasonably priced food and friendly waiters. During the summer the guests can also eat in the garden. Restaurant Brauerei actually flanks the Kulturzentrum which is today housed in the former brewery.
Sushi lovers should head straight to Noohn, a bar and a restaurant that serves alcohol and fusion inspired Japanese fare. The restaurant is quite spacious, with an outdoor seating area, amidst the lush green garden. The rooftop of the restaurant is brightly lit; from where you can gaze at the twinkling stars. Guests can order their favorite dishes from the Sushi Bar. Chefs also offer custom-made orders suiting your palette. Reservations are highly recommended.
Housed within the former station of St Johann in Basel, Volta Bräu is a thriving brewpub that pours out delicious craft beers from its on-site micro-brewery. In the spacious tap room, take a seat at the long bar and choose from lagers, the Rye Red Ale, the Tangerine Pale Ale, and the C-Hops IPA. There is also a smattering of gin, wine, and vermouth to choose from. To complement the beer, order up a plate of the brewpub's famous pulled pork sandwiches. Volta Bräu also features a roomy patio area for warm nights. With its proximity to the Novartis campus, this hip brewpub is quickly gaining steam as the go-to spot for after work drinks.
The best trendsetter restaurant as rated by a leading food magazine called Basel Geht Aus. Restaurant Grill25 is conveniently located at the lobby level of the grand Swissôtel Le Plaza, This restaurant provides an assortment of breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that simply pleases everyone's taste. The chef's here use quality ingredients as per the seasons to make the menu interesting in every way. The interiors are done tastefully and dining space is well lit giving you a delightful fine dinning experience.