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Em Hoettche

$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Markt 4, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 690009
11:00 - 01:00
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dishes are well served and they are very German style. The service was a bit slow, but it worth! We ordered Schinitzel and Wurst. Both were delicious. We were in Three and even with the beer we payed less than 60 euros.

Thank Mary A
Santiago, Chile
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Next to the old Rathaus in the main plaza, this retaurant is also known as Beethoven's waterhole. Very good typical German food in large portions. Very friendly and helpful staff. It has become one of our favorite restaurants to bring out of tiwn guests.

Thank cmlopez8
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Typical German style restaurant, excellent food, large portions, good service, in a central city centre location.

Thank SpainBlueSky
Hautes Pyrenees
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200 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A Sunday evening in Bonn. My wife wanted eat at a Beer House and selected the Hoettche because of its supposed connection to Beethoven, apparently he used to frequent it. Unfortunately it was totally destroyed by bombing during the second world war. It has been restored apparently to the original state. Our feeling was that the result seemed artificial and... More 

Thank stillworkingat68
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54 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Whenever I came in Bonn I visit this restaurant. Typical german food, great atmosphere and kolsch is something to die for. You cannot stop drinking

Thank Teovic
Athens, Greece
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187 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

German restaurant with high touch and nice environment. Completely renovated, is one of the oldest in the city. Very rich cuisine with best local beer. Inside and outside seating is possible. Worth visiting

Thank worldender
Santiago, Chile
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice and historical place. Very good German food. Staff was very attentive. Will definitely go back.

Thank cmlopez8
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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145 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was once Beethoven's watering hole! Though it was pretty much completely destroyed by Allied bombing in WWII, it was rebuilt to resemble its appearance. The restaurant itself dates back to the 14th century and is right off the town square. Do NOT miss an opportunity to eat here! The staff is extremely friendly, and the beer list is to... More 

Thank 130Doug
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We came in for drinks, but after looking at the menu, decided to stay for dinner. Dinner was good value, 2 glasses of Kolsch, a glass of Ahr-valley red wine, 2 half-litre glasses of Hefe-weizen and two mains for less than 50€. The menu is a typical bier haus menu, with lots of pork dishes such as the Schweinshaxe (roasted... More 

Thank Chris_and_Ad
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I went here at least thrice when I was in Bonn and every time I did try a different dish . One thing was common in all the dishes I ordered the taste . It is a local German restaurant and you will be have some authentic German food and craft beer to go with that. Chicken with spinach is... More 

Thank Mayuresh T

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 4, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Bonn
  • Phone Number: +49 228 690009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?