Eat Like a Local at Gifthüttli

A casual dining experience rich in rustic coziness awaits guests at Basel's venerable Gifthüttli, a traditional restaurant and pub featuring classic Swiss dishes and friendly service. 

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    18 & above
  • Duration
    3 Hours
Situated in Basel's charming Old Town, the Gifthüttli restaurant, with its intimate, wood-paneled interior, has long been cherished for its old-world charm and delicious cordon bleus. For locals, it's the perfect place to meet and socialize with friends and family. In addition to a variety of interpretations of the cordon bleu dish, guests have dined on such delicacies as braised lamb in a thyme jus; chopped veal liver in a Madeira sauce; and the regionally popular Wiener schnitzel served with vegetables. The wine list offers a variety of choices for the perfect complement to meal selections.
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Important Notes:
Crystal Suite and Crystal Penthouse Categories receive one complimentary Epicurean Experience per cruise only through the Priority Check-in & Planning Center. They may purchase any additional Epicurean Experiences at a cost of €119 per person, per experience  All other guests who wish to purchase an Epicurean Experience may do so at a cost of €119 per person, per experience. Space is limited and reservations are based on a first come, first served basis. The Epicurean Experience includes a 3-course dinner and selected paired wines, beers and water, soft drinks, coffee and tea.
Cancellations for any Epicurean Evenings must be made more than 30 days prior to arrival in the excursion port. For any cancellation made within 30 days of arrival in the excursion port as well as any no-show to an Epicurean Evening, a €119 cancellation fee will be charged to the guest’s shipboard account (this includes complimentary bookings for categories CP & above). This experience can only be cancelled in writing to CrystalRiverCruises@crystalcruises.com.