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T.R.U.D.E.

Maurienstrasse 13-15, 22305 Hamburg, Germany
+49 4020006931
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Ranked #967 of 2,641 restaurants in Hamburg
Price range: $27 - $54
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The T.R.U.D.E. restaurant is right next door to the Museum der Arbeit, in the shadow of the TRUDE, formerly the largest drilling head in the world. The restaurant successfully combines old and new, with contemporary architecture and fresh design. Many pictures line the walls and create a warm, cosy atmosphere. German cuisine is served here, but with plenty of original ideas including German Tapas with a surprising twist. The Schneller Mittagstisch (quick lunch menu) is served Monday to Friday from 11.30am - 5pm. The whole restaurant can be hired out for events or just the Kaminzimmer (holds 80) or Chefzimmer (for 10-14 people). Capacity when full is 280. Plus, it is possible to use the terrace and the historic museum courtyard, which incidentally is classed as a listed monument.
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Schiltigheim, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We had a hamburger with french fries and a salad. Very tasty. You can accomodate your burger and your salad with extra ingredient. The french fries were from the freezer, same as at Mc Donald's. Prices OK. The staff is maybe the negative point. Even if they are smiling and polite, at the beginning the guy did not say hello... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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279 reviews 279 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Located to the barmbek train station this is a nice place to eat, meet friends and have some beer. The Pricing is reasonble and the food of good quality. Recommended

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Waterford, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

While in Hamburg some German friends suggested going to TRUDE. What a great surprise I had. We were served great food at very reasonable prices. The waiter service was prompt and efficient and we were never waiting too long between courses. I would definitely this restaurant to anybody visiting Hamburg. The food portions were big and the flavour was superb.

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Stirling, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Good place to stop by for a drink (though not cheap). Nice atmosphere. Bartenders clearly enjoy what they are doing. Restaurant has a nice ambience.

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Edinburgh
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159 reviews 159 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I have had this place recommended to me several times, but was sadly disappointed on my visit. The food was below par, but it was the service that shocked me. It was 20 minutes before the waitress dook our drinks orders, and another 20 minutes before the drinks arrived. Getting refills was just as difficult. For me, one visit was... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011 via mobile

We went here for a friday evening dinner. It was quite full and even though we had reserved a table we had to wait for a couple of minutes to be seated. The atmosphere is on the noisy side - this is no cozy restaurant for a candlelight dinner. Service was very friendly and fast, although part if our order... More

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Barmbek, one of Hamburg´s historic working class areas, has a great new restaurant. T.R.U.D.E. is named after the giant drill that drilled a tunnel under the river Elbe, and it´s namesake, high as a ferris wheel, also presides over the old, restored factory, next to the Museum of Work. We liked the ambience, simple but not too rustic, and bright... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2009

As an American living in Hamburg, I am quickly tired by the typical, German menus we find here (do we really have to put Hollandaise sauce on everything? And peeled/boiled potatoes... REALLY?!) TRUDE is something totally different - set my heart aflutter when I first discovered it back in 2005. First, the atmosphere is busy and hip - feels like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2008

Coole Location, tolle Fusio-Küche und gut bestückte Bar/Lounge!

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