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Akademiestr., Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 2
  • 1
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

We had an excellent meal. As a starter we had the platter with all kinds of small starters. The ham was magnificent. The wine was really really good. No pizza to be found here but only true italian dishes. We loved it

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Erwin K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Business meetings
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal. As a starter we had the platter with all kinds of small starters. The ham was magnificent. The wine was really really good. No pizza to be found here but only true italian dishes. We loved it

Thank Erwin K
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

A previous reviewer convinced me to try Akademie by stating this was genuinely a place where he could say the food was great without specifying "for Germany". I can only confirm the food at Akademie was a superb experience. You'll find deceptively simple classic Italian dishes on the suggestion menu, they appear full of complex and well balanced savours on... More 

Thank Kikibrux
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Since this used to be one of our favorite restaurants when we lived in Heidelberg, we decided to visit it again on our familiy trip. And we were not disappointed by the quality of the food and wines they serve. Even better; one of my favorite dishes (tortellini filled with spinach) was still on the menu and tasted just as... More 

Thank Wereldreiziger
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We ate here twice during our 2 night stay in Heidelberg as we saw no reason to go elsewhere having had a great first meal. The menu is small but there are many daily specials which we had - the tortelloni with truffle and the aubergine parmegiani were exceptionally good. Wine was good and reasonably priced. The service was slow... More 

1 Thank Sooz0702
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Hidden away from the main street this restaurant is well worth the visit. The specials board had some interesting variations, both the spicy sausage penne and the Chanterelle tagliatelle were delicious. Friendly atmosphere and good service - value for money too, we would certainly recommend!

1 Thank KnitG
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Quaint little restaurant off the market square. Would definitely return. My wife and I shared a bottle of Resieling and fresh prosciutto and cheese. She had a pasta dish, while I had the lamb. The food was delicious. The staff were very kind and the atmosphere was very quiet and relaxing. Would give 10 stars if possible. Loved it.

1 Thank DonKlein09
Heidelberg, Germany
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Ristorante Akademie's basic menu features only 5-6 entries per category - the 'usual suspects' one associates with Italian cuisine. The daily menu, however, is a compilation of the season's highlights and includes fish and seafood. The freshly-sliced Prosciutto di Parma is a must-have - its 'melt-in-your-mouth' effect is a rare treat. Overall, the food is well-prepared, the simplicity allows the... More 

Thank faeimmmario
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

A great evening in wonderfull Heidelberg in Christmas time. All over the place Christmas markets and ending up in the Akademie. Excellent food for a reasonable price!

1 Thank Frank B
Bath, United Kngdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

In a square a few 100 metres from the main shopping street. The restaurant had an upmarket atmosphere - there seemed to be a few business dinners going on. There was a very warm welcome from the owner as we walked in. Generally the service was excellent with well presented and tasty food. Wines available in smaller measures with a... More 

Thank Mike_SN14
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

You will find this cosy restaurant in a quiet back streets of Heidelberg. Dining at a Italian restaurant in Germany goes against my principles but there are so many Italian restaurants in Heidelberg and so few good German restaurants. The hotel concierge recommended Akademie and it was perfect. It is a small restaurant with a cosy and warm atmosphere. The... More 

1 Thank James E

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Akademiestr., Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: 06221-162000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic


Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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