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Rodheimer Str. 11, 35398 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
+49 641 63827
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (4 reviews)
“lahn river” (2 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Rodheimer Str. 11, 35398 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not the average Greek restaurant found in Germany, neither is the menu nor the pricing. One of the few fine dining places with a Greek touch. They particularly shine on the selection of fish and seafood dishers. While this comes with a price...More

Thank tmk010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A colleague took me out to dinner here as I have been wanting to try this restaurant for some time. It was packed and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. It's a modern restaurant with a wide variety of Mediterranean food. Although it specializes in...More

Thank NomadicAdventurer
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Unlikely with most Greek restaurants which unfortunately offer gyros and mousaka Knossos is the best ambassador of Mediterranean high Niveau dishes. We were happy and delighted to have dinner there, the place is recognized from locals as the best restaurant in Giessen. Choose what ever...More

Thank 59apostoliss
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had twice extremally nice and delicious experiences . The restaurant has standout location next to the Lahn river. Staff is great, helpful and very friendly. You can feel really comfortable. I ordered grilled goat cheese and my husband tuna tartar as a starter, and...More

Thank Inga L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Tasty fish restaurant, though I haven't tried any of the dishes that are especially Greek. It is a bit pricy, but the staff are friendly and the place itself is very comfortable.

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner sitting outside under the heaters. Beautiful view away from the city, but still walking distance from the pedestrian area. We were abruptly greeted by (owner/manager?) when he realized we didn't speak German he dismissed us immediately. The servers were very...More

Thank lshfame
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

And as always the atmosphere along the river is beautiful. The facilities are clean and charming. The food selection and the wine selection is very good. The primary owner if you don't speak German is often abrupt and rude. But the rest of the staff...More

Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

4,5/5. Lived up to its reputation. We shared platters of mixed starters, the octopus was particularly delicious. Main course were two large fish from the chef's recommendation list. While the fish was cooked to perfection I found the sides lacked a bit the finger-licking taste...More

Thank wary_mecki
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

It's unfortunate that the service was so poor. We were ignored most of the evening. - no drink service, left out in the cold while other patrons were brought blankets, etc... We couldn't get the attention of any servers despite a great start to the...More

Thank Cecilia M
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We had lunch and coffee break there. Tasty food and but not so friendly personnel. The service could be better (we had to ask for a second cutlery because they forgot), when asked for cappuccino we were given coffee with some milk. but overall we...More

Thank Damianori
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodheimer Str. 11, 35398 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Giessen
  • Phone Number: +49 641 63827
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