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Backmulde - Gasthaus - Hotel

$$ - $$$German, European,
Schiffgasse 11, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 53660
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (3 reviews)
“old town” (5 reviews)
“white wine” (2 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Schiffgasse 11, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We (2 persons) decided to go to Backmulde Restaurant on a friday evening with a reservation which we had booked a day before. We were not too fond of the seating possibilities in the courtyard and decided to be seated inside, which we thought had...More

1  Thank PooleyKe
schneider554, Manager at Backmulde - Gasthaus - Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sirs, thank you for this 4 points. Of course there is always room for improvement. We try to get better any time. Best regards Alex

Reviewed 18 July 2017

As we like to sit outside where- and whenever possible, we took a table in the restaurants patio for dinner. The service was attentive and friendly. We got some fresh bread, butter and marinated olives as a starter. Promising opening followed by two real delicious...More

1  Thank Arne S
schneider554, Inhaber at Backmulde - Gasthaus - Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Arne S. Thank you for this 4 points. Many greetings Alex

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went to this restaurant with son and girlfriend during their visit to Heidelberg. It lies in an interesting part of the Altstadt. The food is really rather good. We shared between four 2 entree's and 4 mains, plus 2 deserts, having learnt our lesson...More

1  Thank Rodney D
schneider554, Manager at Backmulde - Gasthaus - Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Sear Sirs, thank you for this respond. Best wishes Alex

Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food was really good and tasted. The wine offer is interesting but expensive. The service and atmosphere was very good, but it is expensive.

Thank CristinaS000
Management response:Responded 18 April 2017

Dear Sirs, thank you for writing this. best regards Alex

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely not a Michelin star level restaurant. Good food but too pricey for quality. At the end of the meal I wondered whether I'd been better off with a putenschnitzel at half the price on Main Street. Nothing bad but I would not return.

Thank Rufus P
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Serve was unobtrusive. We just had to look at the waiter and he would come right over to our table! We asked for a white white on the sweet side, they only showed dry ones on the wine list. "Just a moment", the waiter said...More

1  Thank Hianoey
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We alway's choose one really top restaurant to visit on any holiday and BACKMULDE ticked all the correct boxes. A great old town location and a wonderful exterior with a very traditional dining room with friendly attentive staff and quality meal's and drink ,what more...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 18 December 2015

There are a couple of Michelin star restaurants in the area, but we decided to go to this one instead and were very happy with our decision (it's actually a "bib gourmand" — which means its recommended by Michelin judges for a more budget-conscious eater)....More

1  Thank NataliaKlishina
Reviewed 16 November 2015

5 points for the location, you are in the heart of the old town. it's a pain to park your car if you come on Saturday midday and you didn't reserve your spot at the hotel. So better do so, as we lost 45 min...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Good German food, good service, some nice offers, selected wines. one good place to visit in Heidelberg, but it is not for students with empty pockets ;)

Thank Dimitar G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$37
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schiffgasse 11, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: +49 6221 53660
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  • This restaurant is at Gasthaus Hotel Backmulde
Das Gasthaus Hotel Backmulde inmitten der Altstadt Heidelbergs lebt sowohl Tradition als auch moderne K��che. In den R��umen des Gasthaus Hotel Backmulde war schon im 17. Jahrhundert eine ehemalige Schifferherberge untergebracht. Heute steht die Backmulde f��r echte Gastkultur und f��r anspruchsvolle K��che mit Aha-Effekten. Die Spezialit��ten aus der deutschen und franz��sischen K��che werden sorgf��ltig zubereitet und aufmerksam serviert. Auf der Speisekarte findet man beispielsweise Saibling unter der Kartoffelkruste auf Blattspinat oder Lammr��cken im Ratatouillemantel auf Rago��t von zweierlei Bohnen mit Thymiangnocchi. Viele Sehensw��rdigkeiten wie das Heidelberger Schlo��, die Heiliggeist-Kirche, das Kurpf��lzische Museum sind gut zu Fu�� erreichbar.
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