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Tag: Restaurants

Basel votes to Ban Smoking

Basel Stadt has voted 27,427 against 24,533 to ban smoking in all Restaurants and public places in the city. Smoking won’t be banned in rooms set aside from the main serving area, but it will be illegal to provide any service in these rooms. No date has yet been set for implementation of the ban, […]

Tipping: When and How much?

Different countries have different cultures and different ideas about tipping. How does it work in Switzerland?

Breite and the Birs

This article was originally published on 24th November 2004. Basel Expats is nothing if not a community, and I am very grateful to two of our readers who have provided me with the basis for this article between them. Camilla Flowitt-Hill lives in Breite proper, while David Bergin lives further up the River Birs closer […]