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Vetter's Alt

$$ - $$$
Brew Pub, German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Steingasse 9, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 165850
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by solo without a reservation at 1730 on a Saturday night, seated immediately. Delicious beer -- the best thus far in Heidelberg. Definitely recommend the dunkel weiß. Super convenient to the altebruke and the table where I was seated was also occupied by a family of 5, kids ages 8-16ish. They also have English menus

Thank Jill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is good and cheap. service is very friendly. the beers are crafted in front of your eyes. the place is very typical and casual.

Thank charles f
Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable dinner with friends, we shared a very large platter filled with several different meats and potatoes. My husband has already returned.

Thank Ginanielson
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another great German craft beer pub. Smaller and more intimate setting than Kulturbrauerei with some different beers. The Vet33 reminded me of a barley wine while the dunkel and weiss beers were all good and true to style. Schnitzel was schnitzel which I enjoyed. Great traditional schnapps too. Had a great time. Service was excellent.

Thank IndyBlue9
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They brew here on the premises. Came in for a tea time strong dark beer. At 11 percent in alcohol it has hit the Guinness book or records for strength. Excellent and I am not a regular with beer. Back in the evening for dinner. Bratwurst, sauté potatoes, and the sour kraut and a half liter of their 4.8 wheat... More 

Thank Nigel S
Prosper, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit in 6 months and both times I took a native German with me. They were equally impressed with the menu. True German and regional specialties. And just a stone's throw from the Old Bridge. Their home brewed beer is excellent as well. Always busy with locals! You will likely find yourself sharing one of the... More 

Thank Mark M
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Brewhouse atmosphere. Various dishes were a bit hit and miss. Steak dish was definitely over done. Game stew was pretty tasty. Potatoes and liver dish was one of the better seasoned dishes. Schnitzel was pretty average. Those that had the beer enjoyed it. Service was a bit slow, but overall okay.

Thank DeepSee64
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Right in the center of the famous "Old Town" in Heidelberg you find this brewery restaurant. They serve all sorts of German traditional food (Saussages, Schnitzel, Sauerkraut...) and for sure their home brewed beer. For larger groups they serve a variation of food in huge pans you can share. Good start for an evening.

Thank NettiJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Recommended by our tour guide, we ordered a flight of German beers along with traditional German food. Both were extremely tasty at a good price. Menu is in German and English with a great atmosphere. When we get back to Heidelberg, we're stopping here again!

Thank Gifford P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Very good location close to the old bridge, in a very busy tourist area, but despite it is very busy it is really worth going there. Beer is great, white beer and Radler in particular, super tasty sauerkraut, fried potatoes and a pork knee. We loved the place and I'd recommend it to people who love German folks kitchen.

Thank chernika9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $21
Brew Pub, German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steingasse 9, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: +49 6221 165850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?