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Old Commercial Room

$$ - $$$German, European,
Englische Planke 10, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 366319
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Englische Planke 10, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried the Old Commercial Room with a group of 20 and had a second level table. Restaurant is cosy, service ok. Following the recommendations many of us tried the "Labskaus" - very nice experience. Portion is big - also the sizes of Wiener Schnitzel...More

Thank Thomasito123
Reviewed 12 February 2018

If I had just come in here from the street I would probably have classified it as a tourist trap, but fortunately we came here on recommendation from a colleague. All but one of us had the Wiener Kalbsschnitzel, the oddball had a medium rare...More

Thank pfors
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Neat old building, history interesting, good for local German food. A friend who lived in Hamburg suggested the visit. Worth it.

Thank Girl1Tx
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a restaurant with heritage, large portions and great service this is the place for you. Steeped in history, walls full of celebrities who have dined there and a menu of German classics that show off traditional cuisine at its best...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is a German classic! My first time there this past week was for a client dinner, but I can assure you that I’ll be back when I visit Hamburg. The service was really good, the food was outstanding and the ambiance is classic Hamburg....More

Thank Austin L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I love trying new dishes, and this was one of the most pleasant 'experiments' ever. I had Labskaus, which is a tipical dish in Hamburg and I recommend everybody coming to Hamburg to try it. The restaurant was also very pleasant and traditional, with a...More

Thank yariemke
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Located just next to St. Michaeliskirche. Old fashioned and nice restaurant. Japanese guidebook says it is good for taking German style fish dishes at reasonable price, but actually is famous for Hamburger labskaus. I ordered it and was quite tasty. My wife chose northsee shrimp...More

1  Thank nobuhiro k
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Labskaus is delicious and you get a certificate when you eat one. What more do you want? We walked in at lunchtime and grabbed a table without problem (were lucky I guess), the decor is great, feels like being in a boat.

Thank Corentin L
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice and historic restaurant, definitely a place to visit of in Hamburg, reservation are a must in the weekends. We had a mix of nationalities in our table, but everyone could find and enjoy the food; definitely large portions. A good place to chill...More

Thank ricky v
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Biggest schnitzel I have ever seen ! Good service with waitress explaining things in English. Apparently best traditional restaurant for classic dishes. 16-22 euro for mains

Thank Ira B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt
  • Phone Number: +49 40 366319
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