Restaurantand cocktail bar with mediterranean cuisine and portuguese wines right in the center of Basel close to the Stadttheater and Schauspielhaus.

The chic restaurant with cocktail bar is located in the heart of Basel, easy to reach between the theater and Schauspielhaus. We spoil you with a Mediterranean cuisine and selected Portuguese wine specialties.

Meet for a after work drink with weekly new cocktails and exquisite port wines at the cozy “Besenstiel Bar” or at Wine and Dine in the refined restaurant. In warmer temperatures our garden restaurant invites you to relax.

Wedding, banquet, aperitif or birthday party? We are also your competent partner in the Basel region. Whether in the rooms of the two-storey restaurant or in the spacious, extravagant foyer of the adjoining Schauspielhaus- you will find the right wedding location or location for your large event and festivals of all kinds. Tell us your wishes and we organize your unique event.

The Besenstiel team is looking forward to seeing you!

Lunch menu

Holidays from July 22 to August 13, 2017


Monday, August 14 to Friday, August 18, 2017

With every dish, we serve a soup or salad

Vitello Tonnato with rosemary potatoes and salad garnish CHF 25.00

Ravioli Duo on tomato coulis and basil foam CHF 25.00
White wine risotto with vegetables and sautéed mushrooms CHF 26.00

Trout filet with lemon sauce, potatoes and grilled vegetables CHF 28.00

Chicken Saltimbocca with white wine risotto and vegetables CHF 27.00
Sliced beef with homemade Spätzli and summer vegetables CHF 29.00

Dessert of the day CHF 10.00

Fleischherkunft: Rindfleisch: Argentinien, Schweiz und Irland /Kalbfleisch: Schweiz/ Schweinefleisch: Schweiz/ Geflügel: Schweiz Ungarn Frankreich/ Lamm / Neuseeland
Fisch Lachs: Norwegen, Schottland / Pulpo: Spanien / Stockfisch: Portugal/ Riesenkrevetten: Vietnam / Jakobsmuscheln: USA / Forellen: Italien, Schweiz / Seezunge: Holland


Planalto, Portugal 1 dl / CHF 7.00 5 dl CHF 35.00
La Baume, Chardonnay, Frankreich 1 dl / CHF 8.00 5 dl CHF 40.00

Mencia, Spanien 1 dl / CHF 7.50 5 dl CHF 37.50
Vigna Di Pettineo DOCG, Italien 1 dl / CHF 7.50 5 dl CHF 37.50

All prices in CHF incl. 8% MwSt.