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Jacobs Restaurant

#35 of 2,921 Restaurants in Hamburg
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
German, European, Central European
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Elbchaussee 401-403 | 22609 Hamburg, 22609 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 822550
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Today
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 18:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Had dinner here twice in January 2016 -- absolute elegance and the most incredible food. Excellent service, a beautiful room that overlooks the Elbe...it is a unique experience and worth every penny. Recommend the chef's tasting menu as the flavors are perfectly composed on each course; the accompanying wine pairings were excellent -- kudos to the sommelier!

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Thank Anne9878
Hamburg, Germany
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

The view in summer is charming and the room is classically attractive but actually quite cold and impersonal to sit in. The service is good, if a bit stiff, but the food really lets the place down. As is normal in Michelin starred restaurants, you are forced to have a menu, and while the quality of the food sourced was... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was a fabulous experience. The restaurant and the view was fantastic. The waiters were very professional and friendly - a very good combination. The food and the wine menu were second to none.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We booked Jacobs without knowing about its Stars and booked a tasting menu with accompanying wines. From the get-go the meal was a roaring success with all 4 of us. Jacobs is in Louis Jacob, an old school hotel and restaurant where nothing is too much trouble. We ate our way through 10 courses, 3 of which were deserts and... More 

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Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Coming from the homeland of Michellin star Restaurant "Noma" in Copenhagen, I knew it would be difficult to blow me away and It didn't but the dinner was extremely nice and tasty and the duck bering served twice and in 2 different ways was wonderful and juicy. The presentation and the decoration of the food was very nice and we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

I've been waiting a while to write this review so I can have a long hard think about our so-called 2-star experience. Giving only a couple of examples: The lobster tail in the Thai inspired soup was chewy for almost all of us. I pointed this out to a waiter and he looked gob-smacked and judging by his silence and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

We only spent time here for breakfast, but enjoyed the best breakfast buffet ever: Huge choice of food all homemade + your choice of egg dishes with Hamburg specialities. Did I forget to mention that sparkling wine is of course a free option!!!!! The restaurant room is outstanding with beautiful decor and huge bouquets of fresh flowers. The service oustanding... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

just reserve a table and you will experience a real good time in amazing setting with huge vessel passing by the window. A perfect dinner for us every time we visit. Quality of food and service is outstanding.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

I was really surprised how good this restaurant was. I have been to a number of Michelin restaurant, and this 2-star restaurant really know how to make maximum experience for their guests. The food and wine-pairing was so good that I wouldn't changed anything. The only small detail was the language to one of the staff, that made him not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were in the mood to be pampered this evening and Jacob's did not disappoint. It is a very elegant restaurant with a view of the Elbe. The food was finely prepared with the type of presentation you would expect from a fine restaurant. The staff seemed to sense our every move, not disturbing us as we enjoyed our meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elbchaussee 401-403 | 22609 Hamburg, 22609 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg
  • Phone Number: +49 40 822550
Description
Thomas Martin and his team will continue to interpret original French haute cuisine in their own inimitable way. The menu will be based on superior, regionally sourced products, prepared with precision and contemporary techniques. The main product is the star, with appetising sauces to accompany it. The result is a dish bursting with taste.

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