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All 381 Heidelberg Restaurants

Zum weissen schwan

Hauptstrasse 143, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 (0)6221 659692
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Ranked #145 of 381 Restaurants in Heidelberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Petaluma, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This German restaurant had it all. The best offering of white asparagus and pork dishes to die for. The little new potatoes were browned and tender, and the spaetzle was the best we had ever had. Servers were quick and spoke and understood English very well. Like the Europeans, we ate outside at tables on the street. Very common practice... More 

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States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Ate at this restaurant twice while in Heidelberg and thoroughly enjoyed it each time! Tasty, tender spargel (white asparagus) with delectable hollandaise sauce, wienerschnitzel, brats, sauerkraut, potatoes, and white wine. The staff was efficient and friendly. Ate one time at the tables arranged along the front on the historic street, and second time inside. The interior is the dark heavy... More 

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Mostoles, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This restaurant is a typical german restaurant. Food is good and they have several different biers to choose. There is an outside terrace and the menu is in several languages (traductions are not the best but it helps a lot!)

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MA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband and I first ate in this restaurant 38 years ago. So when we returned to Heidelberg this time, we made the effort to see if it was still in operation. Luckily, it was. Half portion white asparagus with hollandaise was HUGE and delicious. 3 potato pancakes with sauerkraut and bacon is a meal in itself. Pancakes were thin... More 

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South Carolina
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186 reviews 186 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Very welcoming with a classic old wood interior. Good German food with large portions. The beer selection was neat and central european. I had a daily special of what was fried noodles in cheese with red cabbage, excellent. Since it was raining I sat inside with a window to the pedestrian street. I Highly recommend this place and it was... More 

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Miami
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

If you are ever in Heidelberg, this is a great option to eat local food. The veal schnitzel, with fries....so good. Try the one that has the sautéed onions on top, a great variation of a classic. The service was great, the ambiance so welcoming. Definitely one restaurant to enjoy.

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Dällikon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have been going to this wonderful establishment since spring 2005 and have been there at least two times a year since. It is a highlight each time we visit this beautiful city. The service has always been excellent, the food very good and the atmosphere a whole lot of fun. High praise especially to Markus for his ever lasting... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We have to been to the White Swan every time we have visited Heidelberg for the Christmas Market, but the experience this time was not good. Nothing to do with the food but the attitude of the staff. We tried to book a table at lunchtime on Sunday for the evening as we really wanted to eat there and Saturday... More 

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Zürich
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We've been going to Heidelberg for the Christmas market with friends since 2009 and part of the tradition is Sunday lunch in "Zum Weissen Schwan". We all love it there, the atmosphere is great, you can look out at all the shoppers going past and the interior of the restaurant is very traditional. Service is always excellent, as a starter,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stopped in here for dinner during our recent trip to Heidelberg, and it was probably our favorite meal during our time there. This was a great, casual spot with a very upbeat, energetic, and friendly staff. The French onion soup was spot on (and perfect for a chilly night) and both orders of the schnitzel we had (traditional and... More 

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Address: Hauptstrasse 143, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)6221 659692
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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