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Restaurant Gasthausbrauerei Alt Giessen

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German, European, Diner, Central European
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Westanlage 30-32, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
+0049 641-96 26 10
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Giessen, Germany
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good standard German food, some changes on the new menu, missed Bretzel (pretzels), beer as good as always. Very friendly staff and nice outdoor seating. Very good place to come with friends and family for a hearty meal.

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Giessen, Germany
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173 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took business guesst for dinner in July 2016 Very good spot for a not tourist-type place: sat outside for dinner on a warm summer evening. Waiters were very accommodating of the need fo rmore space and a bigger table, as quests arrived. Food di dnot arrive fast, but in my view that is a good thing. Waiters very friendly.... More 

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I visited around 6 times with friends or family. They offer really tatsty beers they brewed by themselves. The restaurant is very spacious with various sets of tables for different occasions and groups and it is located under their hotel. They also open outside tables in small garden. In general the food is yummy but not that special, with resonable... More 

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Thank Diana L
Germany
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have heard through the grapevine that the food is average, the beers are good but the service is usually unfriendly. This is the impression many friends have. We only ordered 1 dish which was chicken wings and I was surprised at how big the dish was and how delicious it tasted. The beer choice was unique and they had... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The buffet meal is excellent, especially the fish and the dessert. I never try meat, pork, and brewed drink

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Wetzlar, Germany
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Big lunch buffet, great beer which they brew in the house, very friendly staff, big portions of real German food! A must every time I'm in Giessen!

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Ashkelon
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had a good time sampling their delicious beers. The place is friendly and inviting. It was worth the evening.

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Neu-Isenburg, Germany
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I like to come here for a good meal and nice beer. The restaurant is famous for beer that they make themselves in their own small brewery. In the summer, you can also sit outside. They offer buffet every day at lunch time and special buffet offers for Christmas, Easter, Mother´s Day. The waiters are very friendly. The only negative... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Old fashioned German food, nice atmosphere with self-brewed beer (which you can buy in a vintage bottle and take home and have it refilled for charge). So +++ on the atmosphere, but food is more average.

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Dublin, Ireland
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I arrived late for a meal with a group of colleagues. The waiters took me under their wing and had me seated and served in time to catch up with the buzz around the table. The food is traditional local fare, ideal for the winter nights. The beer is also excellent - Licher is a local weiss beer that added... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $21
Cuisine
German, European, Diner, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westanlage 30-32, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Giessen
  • Phone Number: +0049 641-96 26 10

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