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Residence - CLOSED

Auf der Forst 1, 45219 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2054 8912
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
17 Dec 2016
“Fabulous restaurant, so sorry to see it go”
24 Oct 2016
“Outstanding food, highly recommended to people that like upscale kitchen”
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Auf der Forst 1, 45219 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

Been twice in the last few months. Stunning food, fantastically presented and such a warm level of service. The two menus (we chose the tasting menu both times) were completely different, both highlighting different foods, but produced with a fabulous attention to detail. A real...More

Thank Con_Stanza50
Reviewed October 24, 2016

The restaurant is all about the food!!! The decor has a flavor of being worn out or at least the touch is not there to try to achieve a superb experience which includes the restaurant's atmosphere. However, it does not distract after you consumed the...More

Thank Maize K
Reviewed December 29, 2015

We had high hopes of this Michelin two-star restaurant, but left underwhelmed. The menu was well crafted--with some interesting touches--but not two-star quality, to our mind, and the decor is rather sterile. The worst, however, was that twice (twice...!) the wrong plates were delivered to...More

Thank JacopoPeri
Reviewed March 1, 2015

Close to 30 years of glory can be felt and tasted in this extraordinary restaurant. Berthold Bühler at the helm, and a steady crew of professionals man every post. We most appreciate the soft spoken, and always well-considered wine suggestions by Alfred Vogt: They smack...More

Thank Springfontein E
Reviewed February 1, 2015

Food was great, wines stunning, rooms good,with some jokes prepared (won't spoil it for you by saying what). But the best thing here was the staff. A good team, the waiters can tell you what the sommelier knows too, you pass reception, and they are...More

Thank koos w
Reviewed May 22, 2012

Fantastic service in restaurant! But far overpriced ( paid 400 euro diner for 2 with some wine), cuisine not two star Michelin. And paid 200 euro for a small, old style room years 70th. And on top of that you have to pay 2x 18...More

Thank Wim G
Reviewed November 11, 2011

Also the prices, but an unforgettable experience in more ways than one- somewhere for a VERY special occasion, Platinum card required( helpful!) as it will make a dent in your bank a/c especially if you are a group of friends But a very positive experience,...More

Thank rotherham3
Reviewed November 1, 2011

Having dined in a great many restaurants, including most of Germanys 2 and 3 Michelin Star Restaurants and even the "Fat Duck ", the RESIDENCE is my favorite. Very relaxing athosphere, very nice, helpful and knowledgeable staff, a very trying wine-list and, of course, the...More

Thank buerge
Reviewed October 9, 2011

the food was elegantly presented and wonderfully delicious, a major dining destination! it is a pleasure to save the personalized menu. go here for the celebration of your life! only one negative for us Americans was how hot the room was for September!

Thank kygogirl
Reviewed March 6, 2009

Very good haute cuisine. The place is a little sterile

Thank avb2k
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  • Address: Auf der Forst 1, 45219 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen>  > Kettwig
  • Neighbourhood: Kettwig
  • Phone Number: +49 2054 8912
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