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$$ - $$$German, European,
Ploeck 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 22496
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (5 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
“schnitzel” (7 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ploeck 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We arrived late in Heidelberg and first tried the Schnitzel bank restaurant which was full, but were pointed to the Essighaus by the patron, who ate there himself. . They accommodated us promptly and we were served marvellously by a young lady who had been...More

Thank MrBoo1964
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The Essighaus is one of my favourite restaurants in Heidelberg. It is unpretentious, rather plain even, but the food is traditional German, cooked and presented at a high standard, whilst the price is very reasonable. It is situated in the Plöck, which is a narrow...More

Thank Traveler761
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the schnitzel, soup, and salad dressing. Great beer options. Fun outside area. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We received a recommendation to eat here and we were very happy with our visit! Great place for family! The service was very friendly. We loved the food - authentic German food served fresh, hot and in plentiful portions! Their salad is incredible with a...More

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for an authentic German experience, look no further. Hearty meals, several German beers on tap and definitely try the game stew with dumplings. Simply delucious. Service was outstanding and if I ever make it back to Heidelberg, I'll head to Essighaus again!

Thank Denis F
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were very impressed with the food, drink and service. All were wonderful. There was soup and salad along with all of the main meals and all were great. We ate in the beer garden but the restaurant would be a nice place to eat...More

1  Thank ericon991
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a solid three. Hits average on a lot of marks. The food also is ... Allright. I wouldn't recommend that you go out of your way to eat here BUT, if you're a local it's not a bad place to eat. Prices...More

Thank sorayaputra
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We were just about to give up looking for somewhere to eat in this part of town when we stumbled upon this place. Nice atmospheric "stube" at the front and a small beer garden at the rear - once we sat down we felt a...More

1  Thank Glock T
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This restaurant/pub was recommended by a local and we had tasty and good German cuisine. Yes the schnitzel (again) and beer (again, but wheat beer this time). The ambiance was good on the rainy day. 2 mains, 3 beers was under €30. It's near the...More

1  Thank ozzie5melbourne
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is a good traditional German restaurant. Good food, reasonable prices, it is popular among locals, no many tourists. Recommend if you wish to have traditional German food in an authentic atmosphere.

Thank LashikB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ploeck 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: +49 6221 22496
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