This time blog Basel Shows present you the Best Restaurant Guide for amazing Friday night in Basel. Basel Shows have selected 5 high quality cuisine restaurants for Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show visitors and city guests: stylish restaurant, gourmet restaurant NOOHN , medditarrean haute cuisine restaurant Cheval Blanc, cosmopolite restaurant Union, traditional Switzerland cuisine pearl Ackermannshof and trendy Acqua won’t let down even the most demanding quest.
Noohn is an incredibly stylish urban Asian fusion restaurant, spread over an incredible 6,500 sq ft and the perfect place to spend your evening. The restaurant’s centerpiece is its fantastic Sushi Bar, where dishes are freshly prepared in front of guests and then circulated around the bar via an invisible, magnetically driven conveyor, a world first and specially designed for Noohn. When the temperature rises, Noohn boasts an à la carte Garden Restaurant complete with large parasols, subtle colors and a unique seating bench that runs around the perimeter of the decking. For the elite traveler seeking an aperitif or a post-meal drink, the Roof Top Terrace Bar and Lounge offers an incredible view of Basel.
Cheval Blanc – medditarrean haute cuisine in Basel awarded with 2 Michelin Stars and evaluated by18 Gault Millau Points offer indeed luxurious cuisine. It’s celebrity chef Peter Knogl was named “2011 Chef of the Year” by the prestigious Gault Millau Guide. He joined the Restaurant Cheval Blanc at the iconic Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel as Chef de cuisine in 2007: only one year later, in 2008, he was awarded two twinkling Michelin Stars and 18 Gault Millau points. For his outstanding culinary skills and innovation, Peter Knogl has also been named “2009 Newcomer of the Year” and “2011 Chef of the Year” by the acclaimed Gault Millau Guide.
Cheval Blanc Chef Peter Knogl entices you on a journey of sun-kissed shapes and shades, tempting your palate with Mediterranean haute cuisine. The extensive wine list features over 700 different world-class selections to choose from, including some rare bottles, and a large choice of wines from the Château Cheval Blanc, after which the restaurant is named. On balmy summer days, the romantic terrace right on the banks of the Rhine river invites you to linger a while and unwind.
Restaurant Union is is a touch of cosmopolitan city in Basel, this cosmopolite restaurant is a perfect meeting place during the Watch and Jewellery Show – Baselworld from 27 March to 3 April. The interior is a feast for the eyes: dark green walls, copper lamps, long wooden tables, and an unforgettable bar entirely covered with a copper coat! The design captures the spirit of traditional American kitchen with fine Eastern influences: juicy burgers, tasty marinated chicken wings, fried calamari in a Szechuan mayonnaise, or a 24 hour cremolata beef with mashed potatoes…
Restaurant combine ancient atmosphere with high quality cuisine. The Ackermannshof is an ancient building, the oldest part dates from the 13th Century. Renovated between 2008 and 2011 it is now a marvelous reconstruction of the old elements combined with modern architecture. The Restaurant offers high quality cooking and service in relaxed atmosphere. The focus is on good products and splendid wines. We also have a stylish Wine Bar. We serve out of a small card, inventive menus that focus on the joy of eating. The kitchen of Chef Lambelet has been awarded in his former Restaurants by the usual guides, the new place was named “trendsetter of the year” by the important magazine “Basel geht aus”.
The trendy Acqua is a renovated old water plant and easily Basel’s hottest ticket. The key is to go for lunch, where 20 Swiss francs get you all the pasta and wine you can consume. Lounge with comfortable seating, soft music, dimmed lights and freedom for your head- Italian spirits are fizzing where once the old water works were located. The rooms kept in their originality, are merging industrial design with the coziness of a fireplace. The interior by the Swiss artist Heinz Julen is inimitably orchestrated creating a place to linger.
“L’appetito è per lo stomaco quello che l’amore è per il cuore” apprehends the stomach as a gateway to the heart and the Acqua’s culinary heartbeat is the open kitchen, where tender fillet of beef are tamed on the burning flames, showing what is being cooked and how. Fresh, honest and good – no ordinary «à la carte», but an exciting menu selection is offered. One can take a short trip toItaly during lunchtime with daily changing Pasta, Risotto or a “secondo” – served with an Tuscan antipasto and the “vino da tavola” and water included in the price. In the evening there’s a selection of “antipasti”, “primi”, “secondi” and “dolce” one can assemble to a menu: this journey to Italy works miracles for stomach, body & soul!