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Nil

Neuer Pferdemarkt 5, Hamburg, Germany (St. Pauli)
040-4397823
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Ranked #175 of 2,661 Restaurants in Hamburg
Cuisines: German, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: St. Pauli
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78% Recommend
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Denmark
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Went there with friends. The food and service was excellent. The name may be a bit misleading because the foos is more French/European than Egyptian. The have a very good winelist also a reasonable prices.

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Skjern
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We was 15 ladies from Denmark and got a fantastic menu at 4 courses to a Price of 42 €. We was al happy for the very tasty and creative food, also perfect homebaked warm bread We also has fine white and reed wine to. The staff were very busy, but all had smiles on their lips. The restaurant Nil... More

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Odense, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Very good restaurant, mentioned in Michelin. Food excellent with interesting combinations. Very good "house" wine (Rosé) recommended by the very friendly waitress. Very busy Saturday night and the serving was a bit sluggish at the beginning, but worth waiting for.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Very subtle good food friendly environment , been twice and been very good both times . would recommend definitely

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Hamburg, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

The Location via three floors is quite unique. From what I heart the place has a Very good reputation, the my expectations were quite high. In the end I came to the conclusion good but I wouldn't come again. Nothing too ordinary and other place in that area have overtaken NIL apparently. The food was okay I.e the asparagus was... More

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SFO
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137 reviews 137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great bistro atmosphere and quality food. Not cheap but worth it. The octopus was a whole tentacle (be warned) lol

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Nil is a nice restaurant in the Sternschanze part of town. While not fancy per se, it's a tad more upscale than other places in the area. The atmosphere was friendly and cozy, and service was good. My friend and I both had fish dishes, which were well-prepared but not amazing. Good wines by the glass. Enjoyable experience overall, but... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

A warm september night, and the "garden" were full. We had the last table (booked in advanve) and a good meal, with wery nice wine (sylaner). In particular, I liked the waitresses timing - not to fast, not to lax. Fish, vegetarian, a few meats on the menu. Sample the neighborhood. Vibrant!

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Located at Neuer Pferdemarkt 5. At the time we entered this restaurant, I could feel the cool atmosphere. Nice setting interior. Port-Tonic was my choice of aperitif. It was very refreshing. They also have a good wine-list. The menu is recommended. Fish is really good. Rascasse, Kapern, Oliven, Paprika, Kartoffel-Minzbällchen were amazing. With great company in a hip restaurant, you... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Since 20 years I come here about every couple of years and the quality is still the same. Very good value for money, combination of dishes is nearly perfect, the staff can give really good recommendations about wine to accompany the chosen food and the drinks selection is top notch! The Merlot Rosè I had yesterday has to be the... More

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