Discover Germany, Issue 13, January 2024

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ple, we serve braised beef or home-smoked salmon," adds Stocker.

Overall, the size and layout of WERK 8 provide the perfect setting for a variety of events: "We can cater for all occasions, from small after-work aperitifs to large exclusive parties. In addition to the very relaxed atmosphere, one of our USPs is clearly our award-winning bar, which offers high-quality and creative cocktails for large events.”

WERK 8, a former machine hall in the south of Basel, offers 640 square metres of space for up to 450 guests. Plenty of room not only for special events, but also for an unforgettable evening with friends. "WERK 8 is a really great location that, at a height of 13 metres, exudes a lovely and very special industrial charm. The giant palm tree from the Merian Gardens in Basel is also a real eye-catcher that never fails to impress our guests," says manager Marc Stocker. As a restaurant, WERK 8 offers its guests a small, fine and very tasty menu. "In the restaurant, we focus on uncomplicated, seasonal, feel-good dishes. In addition to classics such as herb chips with dip, club sandwiches and tartare, we also offer starters and seasonal dishes. In winter, for exam32


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At the bar, a creative team of experienced bartenders treat guests to an impressive selection of exquisite cocktails. "Our cocktail range changes with the seasons, just like the menu. But of course we also offer all the wellknown classics such as the Negroni, etc.” The ambience at WERK 8 helps to make every visit a relaxed experience, whether at the bar, in the restaurant or at an event. "Visually, we are divided into a lounge area and an area with classic restaurant seating. But that's not set in stone. Guests can sit on a sofa and enjoy their dinner, or sit at a table and order a cocktail. You can feel the relaxed atmosphere throughout the room," continues the manager. "Next to the table of two ro-


mantic lovebirds, you might find a group of 15 people celebrating a wedding-eve-party or 80 guests celebrating a birthday. Everything is a colourful mix and happens side by side.”


When extraordinary moments of pleasure meet a unique ambience, this is often a matter of luck. Or you are at WERK 8 in Basel - the restaurant and bar where the hosts not only know how to serve good food and delicious cocktails, but also how to organise perfect events.



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