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Burchardstrasse 13c | im Chilehaus Bug, Eingang C, 20095 Hamburg, Germany (Hamburg-Altstadt)
+49 040 33 75 61
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Ranked #110 of 2,733 Restaurants in Hamburg
Price range: $22 - $56
Cuisines: German
Neighborhood: Hamburg-Altstadt
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The new restaurant in the former 'Weinhexe' in the beautiful Chilehaus is significantly called the Slowman. The philosophy and the aspiration of the Slowman, is of enjoyment and the pleasure of natural, freshly prepared food: traditional, yet innovative. The Slowman makes a point of giving young people a new chance. Regardless of your experience or CV, there is a possibility to train as a chef or a waitress / waiter. Trainees are guided and motivated by star chef, Christian Rach, who takes these unemployed people under his wing. The menu offers a small, yet ever changing choice of dishes. You can opt for either a large or small portion. You will have a choice of dishes such as spicy beef curry, Slowman-Schnitzel with potato and cucumber salad, Thai chicken soup with coriander, Slowman's apple tart and light as air vanilla pudding with fruit of the season.
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English first
Nuenen, The Netherlands
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167 reviews 167 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Slowman in Hamburg uses good quality ingredients to prepare its dishes. For dinner there are fixed three course menus for €35,- (you can add a fourth). Veggies can also have dinner here, but there will be no tofu or cheese or soy replacement for meat. So it is all vegetables, well prepared, but in I my opnion a bit too... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

On a Saturday night there is a fixed 4 courses menu (with choice btw fish or meat for main course). The starter was uninspired sushi rolls with a very tasty little soup. Then followed a nice but slightly overcooked ravioli with mushrooms. For the main course we had both chosen the meat (pork fillet) which was very overcooked and dry... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We went on a wednesday, got there at about 9h30 pm, we were told this was the lastest we could get there for dinner. The only option was to have the special menu, so we chose tomato salad, mushroom ravioli and fish plate. All of them were very tasty. Would go back again!

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London UK
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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

We chose to eat here due to the ethos of developing young people, and enjoyed the service and the ambience of the restaurant. The food didn't quite match up to the reviews we had read, perhaps we hit an off night for the kitchen.....

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Swansea, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Found this lovely restaurant by accident in the fantastic Chile Haus building. Being from Wales we knew nothing of Slowman in Germany. We were welcomed and well looked after. This food was beautifully prepared and served. Only criticism would be price of bottles of wine on the menu. 39 Euro as cheapest with a competitively priced menu. That's too high.

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Address: Burchardstrasse 13c | im Chilehaus Bug, Eingang C, 20095 Hamburg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 040 33 75 61
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > Hamburg-Altstadt
Average Prices: USD 22 - 56
Cuisine: German

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