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La Vecchia Banca

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Ludwigstr. 12, 61348 Bad Homburg, Hesse, Germany
+49 06172 6816883
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This restaurant obviously likes to think that it's really high quality, and in some ways it is - the food was really good and beautifully presented, and the wine list is enormous. However, there are some real let-downs. The service was very slow - to be fair, that is the Italian way and they did warn us - but it... More 

Thank Paul M
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice ambient in the old bank Superb service The food is first class - cooked with love Very large portions Ask for the macaroni with truffles ( not on the menu)

1 Thank ניצן א
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494 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Was this really a bank? In the basement, next to the washroom there is this huge old safe. Dining area is nice, elegant, classy. Selection is not enormous, and for lunch they have three menus at acceptable prices. The soup was lukewarm, the meat (veal) rather small, flat and chewy. Service was nice and fast. Not sure how they got... More 

Thank SunriseSki
Barneveld, The Netherlands
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235 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

We dined with a group in this superb restaurant, my colleagues opted for a simple dish but I wanted to respect the Italian kitchen and opted for a nice meal! I started with a Vitati Tonello and than Nodino di Vitello and Filetto di Manzo Griglio ( I had the first) looks and tasted spectacular! Nice location, good service (real... More 

Thank Guido S
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting the place several times, always content with the quality. Food is usually delicious, freshly made and generous portion. Though the service is during peak time tends to be a little slow. For example we have been waiting for the bill for about minimum 20 minutes but been compensated by a round of limoncello :) we would... More 

Thank Julia K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Yes, the food is good in this place. The restaurant is beautiful and the location is great. Then why do I recommend to stay clear of this place? Because when we visited this place after our civil wedding ceremony, clad in a white dress/frock, having made reservations in advance -citing the occasion-, we were kept waiting over 30 minutes before... More 

4 Thank Marieke S
Bad Homburg, Germany
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Its a old bank building and great feeling for a little place.. Service was pleasant and reservation would be best for a nice table as its pretty small. Food Wise- Octopus did not agree with me and suggest another starter or salad. Wine and overall value was good but on the high side of the charts.

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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Two colleagues and I were in Bad Homburg on business and stumbled upon this restaurant, built in what appeared from the name and the decor to be an old banking hall. The menu was not extensive but there was plenty of choice, both with regard to food and wine. My squid appetiser was superb as was the veal special of... More 

Thank Laopei
Indianapolis, Indiana
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Business associate brought me here and I really enjoyed it. The room and the decor were inspiring and artful. The food was really solid too. I had the shrimp scampi and they were the largest prawns this side of flemings steak house in the US. Incredibly meaty and came with the heads attached. Good crusty bread and a decent if... More 

1 Thank IndyBlue9
Frankfurt, Germany
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is supposed to be an Italian restaurant, but I was deeply disappointed to have a dinner here. The appetizer (octopus) was barely acceptable, but the meat (beef tagliata) was stiff and the arugula with grana were served in a separate disk, as a salad. The wine was not bad... Globally too expensive.

Thank Federico G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ludwigstr. 12, 61348 Bad Homburg, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Bad Homburg
  • Phone Number: +49 06172 6816883

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