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Steingasse 2, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221-6599222
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food, very good service, very good price, very good scenery...

Having been in Germany for almost 6 months now its hard to rank something as head and shoulders above the rest. I'd say 80% of the restaurants I've eaten at in Europe, legitimately, are much better than what is available in the US. This coming from a hardcore Yankee. The 20% that didn't cut it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Richard K
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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93 reviews 93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Having been in Germany for almost 6 months now its hard to rank something as head and shoulders above the rest. I'd say 80% of the restaurants I've eaten at in Europe, legitimately, are much better than what is available in the US. This coming from a hardcore Yankee. The 20% that didn't cut it? Mexican and Chinese food here,... More 

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Svärta
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The restaurant is set on the edge of the old town, on Steingasse, just off the Hauptstrasse (main shopping street). It is an old 1700s Inn that oozes character. It was very crowded but we had reserved a table and got seated without any issue. The place got very warm as the evening wore on - the toilets were at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This Place is a typical trap for tourists. The service is really bad and unfriendly. The Food is not bad. If you find a better place try that out first...

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Belmont, Ohio, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The main reason that we chose this restaurant was because it is right next to the Heidelberg Bridge. The bridge is one of the main tourist attractions in town. Good place for people watching. We ate outside. It was a late September evening, so it was cool. They eat outside a lot, so they are prepared for that. Most restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Went on a recommendation and from our hotel and the food was very good. The schnitzel was very good and I had the potato salad and my wife had the spätzle, it was all very good. Highly recommend to pay it a visit but do try and get a reservation.

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Berlin, Germany
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were there with a group of about 15 People during a Business Meeting. Good we made a Reservation as the Restaurant was fully packed at 7:30 pm. Good athmosphere in an old townhouse, felt a Little bit cramped as it was really full. Very attentive waiters/waitresses who also knew their menu well. Service was quite fast. Somewhat Austrian inspired... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Spent the last weekend in Heidelberg visiting family and enjoying the music festival, we wanted to sample a restaurant that offered German food. The service was excellent as was the food, traditionally dressed staff added to the experience. We would recommend trying it.

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Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Enjoyed a late afternoon lunch here with friends. I noticed right away that many of the menu items are Austrian-influenced, and many of the food terms are Austrian, not German. My wife had a fish of some kind, and the schnitzel I had was excellent, as was the beer. Sitting outside was very enjoyable. The waitress either didn't understand my... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The food and drink was great, the location by the Old Bridge is outstanding. We ate with 3 other couples, all were very pleased.

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Ireland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Lunching here recently while the restaurant was not very busy, we received terrible service. Tap water was ordered. Two opened bottles of water were delivered with our food. When we told the waiter who seemed to be the manager, that this was not what we wanted he ignored us and disappeared. We declined to pay for the water which we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Steingasse 2, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: 06221-6599222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business

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