ACQUA – Osteria
The spirit of the Acqua for a while now slumbered in the old walls of the waterworks. 2005 buildings on the Binningerstrasse were kissed gently awake and since then gushes Italian lifeblood where formerly stood carts. The rooms, mostly left in its original state, radiate generosity and open space. A fine mix of industrial design and fire-cosiness characterizes the interiors, the thick stone walls can present itself in all its beauty. Amidst the Osteria bubbling softly the eponymous wet, the chandeliers are made of unique material selection, warm candlelight is a highlight in the faces of the guests.
smells from the open kitchen ago and it sounds tempting Italian and in the comfortable armchairs of Heinz Julen it sits just fine. Only the “Trämmli” that vorbeihuscht now and again, reminded that you still thought in Basel and not, as for a moment, is in Tuscany.
ACQUA – Lounge, Bar, Caffè
The long Acqua Bar invites those to linger, like taking the aperitif or digestif afterwards the Italian style standing. Besides various “distillati» and «liquori” meets the lover Luke Celko bartender on a selection of the finest drinks and cocktails. But it can of course also be “una birra”: so that it can be in the adjacent lounge, enjoy equally well to the generous Lederdivans. Soft music, pleasant lighting and space above the head: rilassamento assoluto!
ACQUA – Estate
In summer, the Acqua invites with its “Terrazza” by the fountain to the old olive tree, or the outdoor lounge, the “city garden” dangle the Mediterranean soul: and suddenly Italy is very close!