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Geisel's Vinothek

#63 of 2,884 Restaurants in Munich
Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, International, Mediterranean
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Schutzenstr. 11 (Hotel Excelsior) | 80335 Munich, 80335 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 55137140
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Dieses Weinrestaurant und Weinbar im Herzen Munchens teilt mit seinen...
Dieses Weinrestaurant und Weinbar im Herzen Munchens teilt mit seinen Gasten eine grosse Leidenschaft: die Begeisterung fur gutes Essen und ausgezeichnete Weine. Bis zu 20 Rebsorten im offenen Ausschank und rund 700 Flaschenweine aus aller Welt bieten eine Auswahl, bei der kein Wunsch unerfullt bleibt. Das gilt auch fur die Kulinarik: In Geisel's Vinothek weiss man mit hausgemachten Pasta, frisch geschnittenem San Daniele Schinken und den besten Gerichten aus der mediterran angehauchten, bayerischen Kuche zu uberzeugen. Gastgeber der Vinothek in Munchen Robert Zeller ist ubrigens dafur bekannt, unter den offenen Weinen stets eine Auswahl sehr hochkaratiger Tropfen bereit zu halten.
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  • 48
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
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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
First stop in Munich should be Geisel's

We stayed at Hotel Excelsior and, at first, did not realize the restaurant was connected with the hotel. The vinothek is as far from a stereotypical "hotel restaurant" as it is possible to be. Wonderful ambiance. Low lighting, wine bottle decor (and of course a tremendous wine selection... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed at Hotel Excelsior and, at first, did not realize the restaurant was connected with the hotel. The vinothek is as far from a stereotypical "hotel restaurant" as it is possible to be. Wonderful ambiance. Low lighting, wine bottle decor (and of course a tremendous wine selection), well-conceived menu, and fantastic service combine to make this a go-to restaurant... More 

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear Jolynnham, Thank you so much for your lovely description of our restaurant. Your nice and detailed comment puts a smile on my face and it truly pleases me that you enjoyed your dishes, as well as the atmosphere of our restaurant and we could delight you with our service. Please rest assured I will forward your compliments to our... More 

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170 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

food was all good, sommelier not really interested in suggesting, discussing German wine options. wine by the glass selections OK.

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear martin_roberts, Thank you for your review. It pleases me to hear you enjoyed our culinary as well as our wine selection. Please let me apologize that you received the wrong impression of our employees this time. Normally our team is known for the cordially and courtesy service. Nevertheless we hope to seeing you again. With best regards Julia Sprung... More 

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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great wine, great food, great service! What more could you wish for? Certainly one of the best wine selections we have ever seen. The food was exceptional, even though there was a slightly limited menu, the venison pasta was superb! The venue itself is so romantic, recommended!

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear grant s, Many thanks for your kind words on our restaurant. I am very pleased that we could inspire you with our wine as well as culinary selection and delight you with our service. Happily I will forward your compliments to our entire team. We hope to seeing you again and remain until then with best regards Julia Sprung... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Geisel's Vinothek was a great restaurant that we went to on our first night in Munich. We made a booking because it was a Saturday night and the restaurant is quite small. The service was attentive but not intrusive. The food was so delicious. I had the venison and my partner had the special chicken. The wine list is very... More 

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear Sue G, Many thanks for your kind words on our restaurant. I am very happy that we could satisfy entirely you with our culinary offer as well as with our large wine selection and you rate our service very high. The next time you are in town we hope to seeing you again. Best regards from Munich Julia Sprung... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This restaurant has two advantages for me. It is directly opposite the hotel in which I like to stay, the food is excellent, the staff efficient but gracious. The menu LOOKS small but it is carefully chosen and there are always three choices of specials. The wine lists are superb. But book because even when the weather is fine and... More 

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear singkrai, Thank you for chosen our restaurant. With pleasure I read your great review on our culinary offer as well as our wine selection. It is good that you give a hint to the tripadvisor readers. Indeed our Vinothek is very popular and a reservation in advance is highly recommended. We hope to seeing you again soon. Best regards... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

very lovely mediterranean, wine restaurant. Choice of wines is excellent, although the space can be very limited, the waiter and waitress are very helpful and attentive. Decent price.

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear eggpain, With great pleasure I read your kind words on our restaurant and I am glad you enjoyed your visit in every aspect. We hope to seeing you again soon and remain until then with best regards from Munich Julia Sprung (Quality Manager) and the team of Geisel´s Vinothek More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Delicious food, excellent wine and extremely attentive service. This is a great option in Munich, but it is pricey! Worth it though.

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear declanjhayes, Many thanks for your great feedback. Happily I will share your kind words with our entire team and we all hope to seeing you again soon. Best regards from Munich Julia Sprung (Quality Manager) and the team of Geisel´s Vinothek More 

Aureille, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

this restaurant, part of the Excelsior hotel is a good wine bar offering a lot of choice of good to very good wines. The food served is plenty and excellent. Good service, friendly atmosphere. Nice place to go with collegues or friends

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear Jean-Paul G, With great pleasure I read your kind words on our service, large wine selection as well as our culinary offer and I thank you for your wonderful review. We hope to seeing you again soon and remain with best regards from Munich Julia Sprung (Quality Manager) and the team of Geisel´s Vinothek More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The place felt familiar the first time I sat down for a drink. The shaved ham was superb as was the selection of wine. It was

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear DJC321, With pleasure I read your kind words and I am happy you enjoyed the atmosphere in our restaurant as well as our culinary offer. It is wonderful that stayed in our Hotel Excelsior and visited our restaurant Vinothek as well as our anna restaurant. We hope to seeing you again in one of our properties Best regards Julia... More 

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79 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you look to test wine while eating very well and in a relax but very confortable and nice atomosphere, this is the place to be. Not far away from the main central station and belonging to a very good hotel (Excelsior)

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Julia S, Quality Manager at Geisel's Vinothek, responded to this review

Dear BIENVIVRE, Many thanks for your kind words on your recent visit. I am pleased to hear that we could inspire you with our great variety of wine and you enjoyed the unique atmosphere in our restaurant. We hope to seeing you again. Best regards Julia Sprung (Quality Manager) and the team of Geisel´s Vinothek More 

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Additional Information about Geisel's Vinothek

Address: Schutzenstr. 11 (Hotel Excelsior) | 80335 Munich, 80335 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 89 55137140
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am  12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 11 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Schutzenstr. 11 (Hotel Excelsior) | 80335 Munich, 80335 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 55137140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean

Description

Dieses Weinrestaurant und Weinbar im Herzen Munchens teilt mit seinen Gasten eine grosse Leidenschaft: die Begeisterung fur gutes Essen und ausgezeichnete Weine. Bis zu 20 Rebsorten im offenen Ausschank und rund 700 Flaschenweine aus aller Welt bieten eine Auswahl, bei der kein Wunsch unerfullt bleibt. Das gilt auch fur die Kulinarik: In Geisel's Vinothek weiss man mit hausgemachten Pasta, frisch geschnittenem San Daniele Schinken und den besten Gerichten aus der mediterran angehauchten, bayerischen Kuche zu uberzeugen. Gastgeber der Vinothek in Munchen Robert Zeller ist ubrigens dafur bekannt, unter den offenen Weinen stets eine Auswahl sehr hochkaratiger Tropfen bereit zu halten.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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