History

A centuries-old traditional restaurant with irresistible charm.


Our restaurant was mentioned in 1807 as an Inn. The old house was renovated in 1987/88 in accordance with the requirements of homeland defence.


The wall wood panelling’s dates from 1909 and were restored during the renovation an installed true to the original. The interior, bar, lamps and a lead glass window by Auguste Matisse (1922)  is original from Paris from the turn of the century. The paintings on the walls are originals from Basel artists.


The ambience of the restaurant is unique and lives with harmony and the diverse Basel guests which give the local its special character. They meet for an aperitif, meal, lunch for 21.– or a glass of wine.


In the Art Nouveau ambiance is served a typical Swiss cuisine and also French and Italian cooking prepared with fresh ingredients.