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“Very good Italian food and wines” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Akademie

Akademie
Akademiestr., Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221-162000
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Ranked #52 of 381 Restaurants in Heidelberg
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Very good Italian food and wines”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Not exactly cheap, but very recommendable. The food, wines and coffees are high quality and always delicious.

Visited February 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
223 reviews 223 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 95 cities Reviews in 95 cities
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
“a great Italian restaurant in the heart of Heidelberg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

finding a good Italian restaurant is difficult for an Italian. Mostly they adapt their cuisine to local and tourist tastes, and in doing so they lose the plot. Akademie is one of the few exceptions. Loyal to traditional (but also innovative) Northern Italian cuisine (the owner comes from the Italian gastronomic capital area of Emilia), the quality of the food is always of the highest standards. The ambience is delightful, with traditional ham slicing machines and other implements on display - and used!- and the location is perfect.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Very good but you pay.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

I had the pleasure to dine here a couple times in the last 6 months.
Excellent, traditional Italian cuisine. Good selection of daily specials and the menu contains all the usual suspects. Good service and all the produce is grade A.

However you pay dearly for it and I personally cannot escape a tiny rustic feeling (but we are talking details here). If you are looking for a bit more refinement and subtlety you might want go to Enoteca Cesarino, but I have only been there once. But Akademie is definately one of the best in the Heidelberg Arena.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lugano, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“One of my favorite Heidelberg restaurants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

As other reviewers have noted, this is a great little Italian restaurant - definitely not a pizza joint, and not the cheapest, but the food is beautifully prepared and presented. Quite a small menu but everything I've tried has been great. Desserts also good. It's a little out of the way on the Ploeck Strasse but plenty of people know about it, so reservations are recommended!

Visited April 2011
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Heidelberg, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good upscale dinning”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

A beautiful atmosphere for delicious food. The menu is simple yet offers a little bit of everything. A good recommendation for a peaceful and romantic dinner.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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