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Gasthaus Goldener Hecht

Steingasse 2, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221-6599222
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Ranked #61 of 373 restaurants in Heidelberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Wichita, Kansas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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19 reviews 19 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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sydney
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170 reviews 170 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Very happy with our meals here. The food was very generous in its size. Tasty, fresh ingredients and service that was spot on made it a very gratifying dining experience.

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South Carolina
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168 reviews 168 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

A great place to eat. Their schnitzel is excellent and tender. The place drips with a warm welcoming atmosphere which makes you relax. This is one of my favorites when in Germany. The service is friendly not imposing and there is no language barrier either. This makes a very good choice for a meal.

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Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
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185 reviews 185 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

6 of us had lunch in the Goldener Hecht and really enjoyed ourselves and the food! It's very easy to find being right by the main bridge. It's attractively decorated, not too big, so cozy and very comfortable to be in. It was very reasonably priced to. We all only had 'starters' as the portions were so big! Everyone who... More

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We were on a Viking River cruise of the Rhine river and stopped in Heidelberg for a tour of the town and decided to have lunch here, it was great, right in the square.

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Steyning
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We had a great meal with fresh mushrooms (pfefferlinge) and Sandre fish. FDound a great local wine on thier list. Good service, old fashioned style restaurant. I`d go again!

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