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Old Commercial Room

Englische Planke 10, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 366319
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“herring” (9 reviews)
“matjes” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (39 reviews)
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German, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Englische Planke 10, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
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11 - 20 of 105 reviews

Reviewed October 29, 2016

We booked this restaurant for our first evening and were not disappointed. Menu is not large but the food is good standard German fare but the ambience and history in the restaurant is great. Staff were friendly, helpful and then left us to it -...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Had the veal schnitzel, was almost more than I could eat! Recommend reservations, as this was the second time we showed up and were told no room, (6ish wed), told we were Americans and we'd be out quick-got seated immediately and back out in less...More

Thank EWR767
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Iconic Hamburg restaurant. Friendly staff and pretty extensive menu. If you're there, then you've probably figured that they serve some Hamburg classics such as Labskaus. I tried it. It seemed authentic! Would definitely go back

Thank Steven R
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

This place, right opposite to St. Michael's church, offers great traditional food. Labskaus & fish are very good here although Labskaus is not a taste everyone will like. Friendly service and nice interior.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

There's a cosy ambience about the place with a nautical theme that some might find kitsch but it does fit the traditional food and service - white gloved waiters, white linen, etc. The prices just seem to match a restaurant that serves creative and innovative...More

Thank NotMolly
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Business trip to the city came here on a locals recommendation for something very different and authentically German, we weren't disappointed. Very vibrant room, busy but swift service. Started with herrings and cold meat, then my companion had a perfectly cooked dover sole whilst I...More

Thank Biriyaniboy B
Reviewed September 5, 2016

As with some other favourites in Hamburg, I keep coming back to them - Old Commercial Room is one of most prominent of those. This time we also brought our 7-year old boy, and received a warm welcome from the staff who did the utmost...More

Thank Roger J
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We have visited this 'room' within an 14 people. The interiors and mens toilet were extravagant. Food portions were almost overwhelming but managable. The fishes were excelent. I really recomend taking those. There is no big beer in the menu and the waitress didn't came...More

Thank Szymon W
Reviewed August 22, 2016

we reserved short term for lunch and had a great table. it's a history laden place with a decoration which keeps you busy exploring, soo many celebrities ! also perfect location as it is perfectly located at one of the big tourist attractions. food is...More

Thank Johannes R
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The best schnitzel ever! SO BIG and with veal! The potatoes were also delioucious and Nice pepper sauce. Good service also. Next time i Will go to Hamburg i have to visit again. :)

Thank ChristaMarie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Englische Planke 10, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > Neustadt
  • Neighborhood: Neustadt
  • Phone Number: +49 40 366319
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