Practical information

Conference hashtag

If you would like to tweet about the conference "The Beautiful Game", please use the following hashtag: #bgbasel

 

Wifi

There will be an event WLAN account made available at the conference.

 

Electricity

Switzerland has specific power sockets (type J or SEV1011) so please remember to bring a travel adapter for recharging your electronic equipment.

 

Water

There is no need to buy bottled water, the tap water in Basel and its surroundings is drinkable. The public fountains in the city also provide drinking water.

 

City Ticket

In most hotels you will be given a mobility ticket which enables you to travel around the city for free. The public transport map is available at the registration desk. You can also find it here.

 

Emergencies

In case of medical emergency, dial 144 (ambulance)

In case of suspected poisoning, dial 145

Police Tel.: 117

Fire department Tel.: 118

If you need to visit a doctor or require immediate information, call the Medical Emergency Center at +41 61 261 15 15.

 

Coffee breaks

The coffee breaks will take place in the courtyard of the Department of English.

 

Lunch recommendations

1) Close to the conference venue:

 

Andreasplatz

Info: Andreasplatz is a beautiful square very close to the conference venue. There are two restaurants/cafés located at this square: Roter Engel and Holzofenbäckerei which serve fresh pies and salads amongst other things.

 

COOP City

Gerbergasse 4

4001 Basel

Info: COOP is a supermarket where you can buy fresh bread, fruit and vegetables, fresh packaged ready-to-eat products such as salads and sandwiches, and hot lunches.

 

Pinar

Herbergsgasse 1

4051 Basel

Info: Pinar is a sit-down restaurant which serves Anatolian and Turkish specialties. They serve a number of dishes with meat, such as Börek or Döner Kebap, but also vegetarian dishes, e.g., Sarma or Falafel.

 

Marktplatz

Info: Marktplatz is a square located in the center of Basel and very close to the conference venue. There is a daily market on the square with food stalls which sell sausages, sandwiches, and piadina amongst other things.

 

Ramazzotti

Hutgasse 6

4051 Basel

Info: This sit-down restaurant/bar serves pizza and pasta. Lunch menus include a salad and a drink.

 

So'up

Malzgasse 1

4051 Basel

Info: So'up offers three to four freshly prepared soups per day. You can either eat there or ask to take away. They always have a vegetarian option, a soup with meat, and a soup with fish (or seafood).

 

Mandir

Schützenmattstrasse 2

4051 Basel

Info: Mandir serves Indian food. They have nice lunch menus which are served with a soup or a salad as starter.

 

ZaZaa

Petersgraben 15

4051 Basel

Info: Zazaa serves various warm and cold mezze dishes, such as hummus, taboule, or baba ghanoush. They usually offer a nice lunch menu with a salad as starter.

 

1777

Im Schmiedenhof 10

4001 Basel

Info: 1777 offers delicious burgers, baguette sandwiches, and salads.

 

Grünpfahl

Grünpfahlgasse 4

4051 Basel

Info: Grünpfahl provides sit-down or take away. They have a nice selection of Mediterranean food.

 

2) 10-15 min walking distance from the conference venue:

 

Vegitat

Klybeckstrasse 62

4057 Basel

Info: Vegitat has vegetarian and vegan food, e.g. Döner, çigköfte. As this restaurant/take away is close to the reception venue, it may be a good place to grab a bite before the reception at Didi Offensiv on Friday, July 1.

 

Kaffeehaus Mitte

Ca'puccino

Santa Pasta

Manger & Boire

Latini

Zum Isaak

 

For more information on these places, see the table below.

 

3) 20-30 min walking distance from the conference venue:

 

Kulturbeiz

Buvette (Kaserne, Oetlinger, Flora) cafés at the river bank.

Eiscafé Acero

Vapiano

Tibits

La Fourchette

Boo

Thai House

C013

Noohn

 

For more information on these places, see the table below.

 

Kaffeehaus Mitte Gerbergasse 30

http://www.mitte.ch/portfolio/kaffeehaus/

coffee, apéro
La FourchetteKlybeckstr. 122

http://www.lafourchettebasel.com/

weekends: brunch
Ca'puccinoFalknerstr. 24"best coffee in town"
Eiscafé AceroRheingasse 13 http://www.eiscafe-acero.ch/ice cream, cakes, sandwiches
Santa PastaSt. Johanns Vorstadt 13; Rheingasse 47

http://santapasta.ch/wp/

pasta
Manger & BoireGerbergasse 81http://www.mangerboire.ch/index.phpantipasti, pasta, main courses
Zum IsaakMünsterplatz 16http://www.zum-isaak.ch/lunch and dinner menus
BooKlybeckstr. 86www.boobasel.che.g. wok, soups, noodles, curries
Thai HouseClarastr. 34http://www.thaihouse.ch/thai-house-oriental-basel/asian restaurant & take away
TibitsStänzlergasse 4https://www.tibits.ch/de/restaurants.html#tibits-baselvegetarian food/brunch
VapianoUntere Rebgasse 8http://chfr.vapiano.com/de/restaurants/vapiano-basel-2-untere-rebgasse-8/pizza, pasta, risotto
LatiniFalknerstr. 31http://www.bindella.ch/de/latini.htmlantipasti, pasta, risotto, fish and meat dishes
CO13Colmarerstrasse 13http://www.co13.ch/bistro/?no_cache=1sandwiches, two main courses per day, cakes
NoohnHenric Petri-Strasse 12http://www.noohn.ch/de.htmle.g. sushi
Teufelhof/Restaurant AtelierLeonhardsgraben 49http://www.teufelhof.com/de/essen-trinken/menus for a generous budget
KulturbeizBurgweg 15

http://kulturbeiz113.ch/essen/

drinks, lunch and dinner menus
Buvette Kaserne, Oetlinger, FloraUnterer Rheinweghttps://www.basel.com/de/buvetten-basel-2drinks, sandwiches
MarinaUferstr. 80https://www.basel.com/de/buvetten-basel-2drinks
KaBarKlybeckstr. 1bhttp://www.kaserne-basel.ch/de/info/Infosdrinks
VeronicaSt. Alban-Rheinweg 195http://www.msveronica.ch/restaurant next to one of the public swimming areas at the Rhine