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Alt Hendesse

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Muehltalstr. 4, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221-480517
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Madrid
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

As long as this is not a centric place, is not easy to get here, but it worths. You won't see very much tourist here, is a place for locals. Is has a incredible quiet terrace, and a very tipical inside rooms. Teh service is not the fastest but no problem with that. The menu can be quite confusing as... More 

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Thank Victor D
Heidelberg, Germany
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

One of my favorite non touristic places in Heidelberg in a suburb called Handschußheim. You can get there by taxi or tram and about five minutes walk. Great food for reasonable price and fantastic local wine or beer. Have fun in this traditional place where time seems to stand still

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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610 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

This is an old restaurant with a great deal of history. The have nice seating in a beer garden in the back that has retractable roof in case it rains. The setting was nice but both my wife's pepper pork steak and my rahm schnitzel were very tough. It also took three tries to get our check even though we... More 

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California
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very cosy, old restaurant. Excellent German food and good selection of wine. There is also an outdoor patio in the back.

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New Rochelle, New York
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I am tired of low quality, "German" food. This is authentic and excellent, but at a reasonable price! I ate here several times and it was always good. I like that they carry what is locally in season and typical for whatever time of year you are in town.

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Thank Purzilini
Weilheim, Germany
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We had a nice, well prepared, tasty and fairly traditional meal at the Alt Hendesse (with small creative flair sometimes to move the dish above the average). We love the neighborhood, and there are several other excellent restaurants nearby in case the Alt Hendesse is packed full when you arrive ;-) Unfortunately it was too cold the day we visited... More 

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Heidelberg
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a nice restaurant, you can sit outside and enjoy some nice food (although service is not really the best), but the opening hours are very limited!! Do not expect to have lunch there. From Monday to Saturday, it opens only at 5pm. Mo-Sa 17-24 Uhr Sonn- und Feiertags 11-24 Uhr

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Munich, Germany
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80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I've found this nice restaurant through Tripadvisor, and it was a great suggestion! It is located in a quiet and suggestive area in the north of Heidelberg, a bit far from the main touristic routes, but very nice. The restaurant has cosy rooms and a very nice garden (hope to come in summer!). The food is very good: I've taken... More 

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Thank Luigi_sr
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

We visit Alt Hendesse every time we go to Heidelberg. It is one of the best German meals I've had! It is a very relaxed atmosphere in a quiet part of town. On street parking is free and easy to find. Even though their menu is not in English the waiters are very helpful and most speak English very well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

Excellent atmosphere and food ! I recommend Rielsing House wine, Snail soup (schneckensuppe) and pork steak with pepper sauce (pfefferschwein). You should end with Raspberry Schnaps! Worth every Euro !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muehltalstr. 4, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: 06221-480517

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?