Enjoy a truly French ambience in a former Basel prison

Monsieur Philippe Maire and his team are delighted to welcome you to the petite, historic and elegant hotel brasserie au violon. Traditional, refined and typical French cuisine that delight your palate, will be remembered alongside time enjoyed in its cozy surroundings.

You will adore the unique character of this former jailhouse, harmoniously converted into a charming hotel and lively brasserie. Thanks to its superb location in the heart of the old town, courteous, attentive staff, and excellent value for money, au violon is a special place to stay that offers its guests an exceptional gastronomic experience.

 

  • Lunch menu

    Thursday, December 13th, 2018

    Prawn acras with salad
    ***
    Veal liver with port wine sauce,
    mashed potatoes and beans
    ***
    French apple tart

     

    Lunch menu with starter and dessert at CHF 34.-
    Lunch menu with starter or dessert at CHF 24.-

    The lunch menu is available from Monday to Friday: Mittagsmenü

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    UPCOMING EVENTS IN BASEL:

  • Location & opening hours

    hotel brasserie au violon
    Im Lohnhof 4
    4051 Basel
    Tel. 0041 61 269 87 11
    E-Mail

    Standortkarte


    Opening hours brasserie

    Monday - Saturday: 11.30 am - 11.45 pm
    Lunch served from 11.45 am - 2.00 pm
    Dinner served from 6.30 pm - 10.00 pm

    Annual company holiday

    The hotel is closed from December 22, 2018 up to and including January 6, 2019
    The brasserie is closed from December 22, 2018 up to and including January 7, 2019