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Hotel Restaurant Bockshaut - Inhaber Reiner Heiss

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German, European, Central European
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Kirchstr. 7-9, 64283 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
+49 6151 9967
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Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had an excellent meal at this atmospheric restaurant. We had the special of the day as recommended by the waiter and were delighted. Medallions of veal fillet cooked perfectly. Great service and beer too.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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235 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been to this restaurant 3 times. The first time was great, I sat inside and had a peaceful dinner and excellent fish. The second time, my husband and I sat outside but the waiter was grumpy and rushed. The third time was the same grumpy waiter and we sat outside. I won't be going back. Everything is not... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I normally steer clear of hotel restaurants, but this was different. I booked a room here because my normal hotels were full. When I got back to my room after work it was very cold outside. Being hungry and not wanting to brave the cold I decided to give the restaurant a try. I am very glad I did. The... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Central location, nice place to have dinner. You feel at least like 50 years in the past, decoration well preserved. Food and beverages are normal, nothing really special.

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Hi have visited this restaurant in January this year. I went there twice in three days. I liked the place, which is rustic and cozy, and I was also not disappointed by the food. So the first time was an excellent dinner, with attentive and friendly young staff. The second time two days later I decided to go again and... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

The dining room in the oldest hotel in Darmstadt is absolutely lovely. Service is excellent and the seasonal menu leaves you spoilt for choice. Hirsh goulash, wildswein oh what to have? Problem solved go back tomorrow.

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Lincolnville, Maine
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

The Bockshaut was recommended to us by a local business person. Located in a wonderful old building, the dining room is old school German and very comfortable. The menu offered a wide assortment of German-- and Hessian-- dishes. Three in our party had soup, all were satisfied. Another had a local sausage combination platter with veggies, also very good. Our... More 

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Thank Steve3434
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2011

A wonderful dining experience in a historic and beautiful site. Located in a building dating to 1548, the Bockshaut has been serving dinner guests since the 1790's. Here you will find a relaxed atmosphere with a gentle blend of locals and repeat visitors from around the world. A small, intimate restaurant that serves delicious local food and specializes in game... More 

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Thank David87112
Darmstadt, Germany
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

We spent a "Hessian Evening" filled with regional (Darmstadt is in Hesse, hence the title) specialities. All of them were very well prepared, although personal tastes could certainly disagree on whether everybody liked each dish. This was not a "regular restaurant visit": we had booked the special meal in advance for our attendance of about 40 people from several countries.... More 

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Thank GuidoRoe
Ireland
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125 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2010

Very comfortable, food is good but nothing special. Great for taking guests who want a "typical" German dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchstr. 7-9, 64283 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Darmstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 6151 9967
  • This restaurant is at Bockshaut Hotel Restaurant

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