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Bootshausstrasse 12, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
06 41 / 972 69 78
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average food, nice view

I have always liked the Bootshaus for its views and that you can watch people punt and row on the river. I like the new looks too but I don't think the food has improved much. Starters were "hessische Tapas", with a "Greene Sosse" that was too runny, a fried sausage that only tasted salty and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Peabrain2013
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Giessen, Germany
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Giessen, Germany
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Good atmosphere, nice seatings, very good and quickly service, many facilities for river tours etc, have also oom for private parties

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Giessen, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

I have always liked the Bootshaus for its views and that you can watch people punt and row on the river. I like the new looks too but I don't think the food has improved much. Starters were "hessische Tapas", with a "Greene Sosse" that was too runny, a fried sausage that only tasted salty and greasy, a "Spundekaes" cheese... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place to stay when its nice weather and you not up for too fancy food. This is the best place to sit outside in Gießen, next to the river, just lovely. Usually pretty busy during summer days so you better be here before 6 PM to get a seat. Worst case, you can always just grab a beer and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great place to come for a few drinks during the summer. Come early and get an nice place close to the river..

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Vernon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The Grutze! Huge serving. Good feel along the water- tons of outdoor seating. Friendly crowd, on the younger side. Very friendly to Americans and Germans alike. Try a radler (like a shandy) or colabier (cola + beer) for something you won't find stateside.

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  • Address: Bootshausstrasse 12, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Giessen
  • Phone Number: 06 41 / 972 69 78

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