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Gasthaus Goldener Hecht

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Steingasse 2, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221-6599222
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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  • 41
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
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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
Good Food!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2014
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Belmont, Ohio, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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Cambridge, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Not one but TWO of the best restaurant meals ever, plus a charming courtyard setting with view of old bridge, lots of shade even at lunch time. The asparagus salad was amazing… I took a picture of it, so you can see for yourself… the typical big white asparagus pieces plus green asparagus plus beautiful pieces of fresh strawberries plus... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had reserved for some 20 people in the context of a conference. Unfortunately, the service was extremely slaw so that we received our dessert later than 11 p.m. although we had chosen a fixed menue and had arrived already at 7.30. However, the served food was delecious. We then checked this restaurant also with close friends. Again, the food... More 

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Rochester, mi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The Wiener Schnitzel here is my favorite in Heidelberg and I have had many. Nice cozy eating area and very good service. Portions are very generous and the prices are very reasonable. I will be back soon.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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