Roter Bären GmbH


1) Scope of application

These terms and conditions apply to contracts and confirmations for the use of conference, banqueting and event rooms as well as for all table reservations in the Restaurant Roter Bären.

2) Conclusion of contract

2.1) The contract is concluded as soon as the rented tables, rooms, areas and other deliveries and services have been confirmed by Restaurant Roter Bären.

2.2) If conference, banqueting and event rooms are hired out, all other associated services and deliveries of the Restaurant Roter Bären shall also become part of the contract.

2.3) The subletting or re-letting of the rooms, areas or objects provided for events by the customer requires the prior written consent of the Restaurant Roter Bären. This also applies to the publication of event notices in the form of newspaper adverts, etc., insofar as the Restaurant Roter Bären appears there.

3) Services, prices and payments

3.1) The Restaurant Roter Bären is obliged to provide the service ordered and confirmed by it in writing.

3.2) The customer is obliged to pay the prices agreed for these services. This also applies to services and expenses of the Restaurant Roter Bären to third parties in connection with the event.

3.3) The agreed prices include the applicable statutory value added tax. If the period between conclusion and fulfilment of the contract exceeds four months and the price generally charged by the Restaurant Roter Bären for such services increases, the agreed price may be increased appropriately, but by no more than 10%.

3.4) The Restaurant Roter Bären is entitled to demand an appropriate advance payment at any time. The amount of the advance payment and the payment dates can be agreed in writing in the contract. If the advance payment is not made within a reasonable grace period set, the Restaurant Roter Bären is entitled to withdraw from the contract in accordance with Section 4.

4) Resignation of the Roter Bären restaurant

4.1) If an advance payment demanded in accordance with section 3.4 is not made even after a reasonable grace period set by the restaurant has expired, the restaurant is entitled to withdraw from the contract.

4.2) The Restaurant Roter Bären is also entitled to withdraw from the contract for other objectively justified reasons. For example, in the event of force majeure, misleading or false statements of material facts, reasonable grounds to believe that the event may jeopardise the business operations, safety or public reputation of the restaurant, or in the event of violations of the notification of subletting or re-letting.

4.3) The Restaurant Roter Bären must inform the customer immediately of the exercise of the right of cancellation.

4.4) If it is or becomes impossible or partially impossible for Restaurant Roter Bären to perform a service, the parties shall agree on another date and/or venue if possible. If such an agreement is not possible, any fees already paid for agreed or booked services will be refunded.

5) Cancellation by the customer

5.1) Cancellations and changes must be made in writing. The date of receipt of the cancellation by the Restaurant Roter Bären is decisive.

5.2) In the event of a no-show for an à la carte table reservation, a flat-rate cancellation fee may be charged.

5.3) For table reservations with a pre-arranged menu or a food and beverage arrangement, a reduction in the number of persons of up to 10% and up to 2 days before the event is free of charge. If the reduction in the number of persons exceeds 10%, the difference will be invoiced.

5.4) If the registration is made within 2 days, the last registered number of participants will be invoiced or debited from the credit card on file. If the originally communicated number of participants is exceeded, the actual number of participants will be charged.

6) Loss of or damage to items brought along

6.1) Any exhibits or other items, including personal items, brought into the event rooms or restaurant are at the customer’s risk. The restaurant accepts no liability for damage or loss.

6.2) Any decoration materials brought along must comply with fire safety requirements. The restaurant is entitled to demand official proof of this. To avoid possible damage, the attachment or placement of objects must be agreed in advance with the Restaurant Roter Bären.

6.3) Any exhibits or other items brought onto the premises must be removed or taken away immediately after the end of the event. If the customer fails to do so, the restaurant is authorised to remove and store the goods at the customer’s expense.

7) Liability of the customer

7.1) The customer is liable for all damage to buildings or inventory caused by himself, event participants or visitors, employees or other third parties from his area.

7.2) The customer is obliged to inform the Restaurant Roter Bären of any damage in good time.

8) Final provisions

8.1) Amendments or additions to the contract must be made in writing. Unilateral changes or additions by the customer are invalid.

8.2) The place of fulfilment and jurisdiction is the registered office of the Restaurant Roter Bären; Swiss law applies exclusively.

8.3) Should individual provisions of this agreement be invalid or void, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. In all other respects, the statutory provisions in Switzerland apply.

Basel, February 2024