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Hauptstr. 178, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 705050
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  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Hauptstr. 178, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed November 1, 2015

It was a terrible experience in this hotel. They REALLY hate babies. They are not equipped at all for infants and treat parents and their children very rude! In the restaurant 50% of the seats were empty and they said there were reserved. So they...More

Thank travellerWorld88
Reviewed September 27, 2015

We walked in on a rainy chill evening without a reservation and were kindly seated in an area that I think was used for large groups. There were few other diners and I wondered if we'd be overlooked in service. This turned out to the...More

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed August 28, 2015

We were able to have lunch at this beautiful old restaurant during our visit to Hidelberg. It was a very hot 90 degree day for Germany so my one complaint is we were quite uncomfortable while we ate. The atmosphere was charming and the food...More

Thank PhyllisS4
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Place was empty at the begining around 20:30, then slowly more visitors showed up and you could have felt that you are not alone in the dinning hall. (Around 10 tables) The entire atmosphere is very old school, very professional waiters (no smile at all!)...More

Thank agonen01
Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

This old tavern locates at the Square of the Church of The Holy Ghosts at the old town Heidelberg is a must visit when you are in the city! We went into the restaurant by chance and ordered a pork chop and the seasonal specialty...More

Thank Alvin_Phey
Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food was amazing. The staff were attentive n very friendly. Spoke excellent english. We had the duck n venison.

1  Thank peelpa
Reviewed December 28, 2014

4 course meal of the highest quality served by an extremely attentive wait staff. We "dressed up" for this meal as it was a bit more formal for Christmas ( Coat & Tie). We opted for the last seating so as to attend the 2300...More

Reviewed December 8, 2014

We failed at our long-held plan to eat at Roten Ochsen (their English website says they open for weekday lunch during Christmas Market. No they don't). So we took a tour guide's verbal recommendation of the restaurant in Ritter Hotel. We were not warmly welcomed...More

Thank RangerGreg501
Reviewed September 18, 2014

We made reservations on-line, concerned that since both Canada and Germany celebrate Mothers' Day on the same day it might be booked. The restaurant is beautiful, elegant and very European. Stiffly starched linen napkins, shiny silverware, walls with wood panelling and carved mantel supports all...More

Thank kcb99
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nice traditional restaurant at Hauptstrasse with very friendly staff. Great atmosphere makes comparatively high prices acceptable. Good choice for dinner in Altstadt.

Thank zuurstok
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$7 - $100
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hauptstr. 178, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: +49 6221 705050
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Dear guests of the Ritterstube,

Heidelberg’s exclusive restaurant: We offer our guests an à-la-carte selection of traditional, seasonal dishes in a lovely atmosphere in the Restaurant Ritterstube.

Besides the quality of the cuisine provided by chef de cuisine Felix Kersten and Hans-Peter Vetter we are focused on personalized service for our guests and we keep up to traditional Service methods. Let us tempt you with regional and seasonal dishes in a stylish, nostalgic atmosphere.

The Ritterstube caters for up to 60 persons. We can cater for larger groups in our Belier and Ratsherrenstube restaurants, which seat a combined total of up to 170 persons.
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