March 2014


St. Patrick's DayWherever you come from, wherever you roam, it’s good to be Irish in Basel! Home to a large Irish community, you can be sure that Basel’s bustling pubs will be celebrating this Paddy’s Day with flair, cheer, and of course, Guinness. Here are a couple authentic Irish pubs to check out this year…

Mr. Pickwick Pub Basel

With several locations around Switzerland, Mr. Pickwick is a popular place for catching a football match, playing a round of darts, or simply getting together with friends in a cozy setting that’s always packed! Stop by their website for more info at
Steinenvorstadt 13 • 4051 Basel
Tel: +41 61 281 86 87

Paddy Reilly’s Irish Pub

It’s Paddy’s Day at Paddy’s! Besides its friendly atmosphere, delicious food, and of course great beer, Paddy’s is known for local live music and DJs on the weekend. Join the party this Monday and don’t forget to try the Steak & Guinness Pie (or Cottage Pie!). You can see some photos from St. Patrick’s Day past on their website:
Steinentorstrasse 45 • 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Tel: +41 61 281 33 36

No matter what your nationality, it’s the one day of the year when everyone’s Irish. So grab some friends and don’t forget to wear green! This year, follow your rainbow to the Rhein and find your luck the Swiss way — in Basel.

For each petal on the shamrock

This brings a wish your way

Good health, good luck, and happiness

For today and every day.

Feature Photo | vermegrigio |
St Patrick’s Day Seal | Half Moon Bay Art Glass