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Muhltalstr. 4, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221-480517
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice place with great food and historic ambiente

One of my favorite non touristic places in Heidelberg in a suburb called Handschußheim. You can get there by taxi or tram and about five minutes walk. Great food for reasonable price and fantastic local wine or beer. Have fun in this traditional place where time seems to stand still

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
guidemichelin_1
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Heidelberg, Germany
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Heidelberg, Germany
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

One of my favorite non touristic places in Heidelberg in a suburb called Handschußheim. You can get there by taxi or tram and about five minutes walk. Great food for reasonable price and fantastic local wine or beer. Have fun in this traditional place where time seems to stand still

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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459 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

This is an old restaurant with a great deal of history. The have nice seating in a beer garden in the back that has retractable roof in case it rains. The setting was nice but both my wife's pepper pork steak and my rahm schnitzel were very tough. It also took three tries to get our check even though we... More 

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Thank McWett
California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very cosy, old restaurant. Excellent German food and good selection of wine. There is also an outdoor patio in the back.

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Thank CAmunchkin
New Rochelle, New York
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I am tired of low quality, "German" food. This is authentic and excellent, but at a reasonable price! I ate here several times and it was always good. I like that they carry what is locally in season and typical for whatever time of year you are in town.

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Thank Purzilini
Weilheim, Germany
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We had a nice, well prepared, tasty and fairly traditional meal at the Alt Hendesse (with small creative flair sometimes to move the dish above the average). We love the neighborhood, and there are several other excellent restaurants nearby in case the Alt Hendesse is packed full when you arrive ;-) Unfortunately it was too cold the day we visited... More 

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Thank parus r
Heidelberg
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a nice restaurant, you can sit outside and enjoy some nice food (although service is not really the best), but the opening hours are very limited!! Do not expect to have lunch there. From Monday to Saturday, it opens only at 5pm. Mo-Sa 17-24 Uhr Sonn- und Feiertags 11-24 Uhr

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Thank mayrametal
Munich, Germany
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I've found this nice restaurant through Tripadvisor, and it was a great suggestion! It is located in a quiet and suggestive area in the north of Heidelberg, a bit far from the main touristic routes, but very nice. The restaurant has cosy rooms and a very nice garden (hope to come in summer!). The food is very good: I've taken... More 

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Thank Luigi_sr
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

We visit Alt Hendesse every time we go to Heidelberg. It is one of the best German meals I've had! It is a very relaxed atmosphere in a quiet part of town. On street parking is free and easy to find. Even though their menu is not in English the waiters are very helpful and most speak English very well.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

Excellent atmosphere and food ! I recommend Rielsing House wine, Snail soup (schneckensuppe) and pork steak with pepper sauce (pfefferschwein). You should end with Raspberry Schnaps! Worth every Euro !

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Denver, CO
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

I ate here while in Heidelberg recently. I was staying at a nearby hotel and looked up restaurants in the area when I discovered that I was only five blocks away from Alt Hendesse. It is like going back in time. There are only 8 tables in the front area of the restaurant, but in nicer weather there is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Muhltalstr. 4, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: 06221-480517

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?