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Restaurant "Gasthausbrauerei Alt Giessen"

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Diner, German, Pizza, Central European
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Westanlage 30-32, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
+0049 641-96 26 10
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect place for nice atmosphere and food

I like to come here for a good meal and nice beer. The restaurant is famous for beer that they make themselves in their own small brewery. In the summer, you can also sit outside. They offer buffet every day at lunch time and special buffet offers for Christmas, Easter, Mother´s Day. The waiters... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2014
Tanja799
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Neu-Isenburg, Germany
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Neu-Isenburg, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I like to come here for a good meal and nice beer. The restaurant is famous for beer that they make themselves in their own small brewery. In the summer, you can also sit outside. They offer buffet every day at lunch time and special buffet offers for Christmas, Easter, Mother´s Day. The waiters are very friendly. The only negative... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Old fashioned German food, nice atmosphere with self-brewed beer (which you can buy in a vintage bottle and take home and have it refilled for charge). So +++ on the atmosphere, but food is more average.

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I arrived late for a meal with a group of colleagues. The waiters took me under their wing and had me seated and served in time to catch up with the buzz around the table. The food is traditional local fare, ideal for the winter nights. The beer is also excellent - Licher is a local weiss beer that added... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The interior is nice, spacious; the biergarten is just a layout of tables in the car yard. The service was helpful; the beers are ok, the Dunkel being better than the others.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Went to the restaurant twice during my stay and both times we loved it. The food was great, really tasty and big portions. The service was fast even the restaurant was full. Great place for a good time with friends out.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Food service and location great not to mention the summer pils and large plate of food which was done to perfection !

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We came in, and it looked closed. When we came in, we had to to say hello! <- weird! We asked if they were open......they were!? The waiter couldn't even take an order. We decided to only take a drink and to go else where. We later found out thereis a hange in owners ans the name is kept up... More 

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Arad, Rmania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

A perfect combination of traditional German cuisine and local cuisine. One problem: overly large portions! It seems that eating is "national sport" in Germany :-) Excellent dish "Wiener Schnitzel with fries" Serving Size XXL!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

This was my second visit. The beer is excellent, especially after a day's business. The staff are helpful and offer menus in English. A great choice of food, a lot of meat but pizza and vegetarian options too. Recommended!

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Nemours, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

Nice restaurant. Good quality/prices ratio. Menu in english is available and also english speaking service. Large choice of dishes, bear and wines, good location and simply to find, original german-like decoration. Generally a lot of customers and friendly atmosphere. Can recommend without any doubt.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Westanlage 30-32, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Giessen
  • Phone Number: +0049 641-96 26 10

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 21
  • Cuisine: Diner, German, Pizza, Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

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