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Vetter's Alt

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Brew Pub, German, Bar, European, Central European
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Steingasse 9, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 165850
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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brewhouse atmosphere. Various dishes were a bit hit and miss. Steak dish was definitely over done. Game stew was pretty tasty. Potatoes and liver dish was one of the better seasoned dishes. Schnitzel was pretty average. Those that had the beer enjoyed it. Service was a bit slow, but overall okay.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the center of the famous "Old Town" in Heidelberg you find this brewery restaurant. They serve all sorts of German traditional food (Saussages, Schnitzel, Sauerkraut...) and for sure their home brewed beer. For larger groups they serve a variation of food in huge pans you can share. Good start for an evening.

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Thank NettiJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by our tour guide, we ordered a flight of German beers along with traditional German food. Both were extremely tasty at a good price. Menu is in German and English with a great atmosphere. When we get back to Heidelberg, we're stopping here again!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good location close to the old bridge, in a very busy tourist area, but despite it is very busy it is really worth going there. Beer is great, white beer and Radler in particular, super tasty sauerkraut, fried potatoes and a pork knee. We loved the place and I'd recommend it to people who love German folks kitchen.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told to try the beer which is said to be "The strongest beer by original gravity of the world." As mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records. We were warned that you'd either like it or hate. We ended up disliking it. It was very thick, strong, quite malty and had a slight medicinal flavour. Yuck. Not to... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the house Beer and the German Sausages with cabbage cooked up in a skillet. Atmosphere was classic German but a little loud. Food was good but not great. A good stop for lunch. They were full when I was there, and everyone was having a great time!!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious schnitzel dinner! Probably my favourite meal in Germany. They also have a girly beer for non-beer drinkers – a beer mixed with sparkling wine and strawberries, pretty tasty! Service was a bit average though, but I suppose they were pretty busy. We wanted to order dessert but it took us so long to get anyone’s attention that we just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I asked a local where they would eat out and Vetter's Alt was in their top five must eats list. They didn't disappoint - great service, food and beer. Although if I am honest I had a shandy :-)

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Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a really good brewpub with excellent beers. I have been there several times already. They usually just have 3 different beers on offer depending on the season..... BUT.... they are usually all great! Food is a cross section of German dishes from different regions and usually quite delicious. Staff are efficient and friendly.

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Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

If you want classic German food and drink - this is the place. They brew and sell their own beer - amazing - the weissbier was excellent. And they have a classic German food menu. Had the pig knuckle- recommended - wow - enormous amount of food and tasted GREAT.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 21
Cuisine
Brew Pub, German, Bar, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steingasse 9, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: +49 6221 165850

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