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Zum Hawwerkasten

) #8 of 172 Restaurants in Giessen $$ - $$$ German, European,
Landgraf-Philipp-Platz 9, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
+49 641 33466
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sauerkraut” (2 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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German, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
Landgraf-Philipp-Platz 9, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The food is great, the beer tasty, the personnel fast and friendly. I found it by chance, it was full, so I only got a place at the bar. Had a great dinner, nice chats with locals and all in all a great evening. A...More

Thank Bernhard B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The meal we ordered was not oK, not fresh, not hot and no regrets from the waiter and the chef, not even an apologize

Thank muelv21
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Sauerkraut ("Kraut") was delicious and came with a number of their dishes. I loved my small salad, whose leaves were fresh and flavorful, with a noteworthy homemade dressings. Of course there is plenty of meat on the menu, but vegetarians won't go hungry.

Thank Karsten K
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I went here with a large group of friends and we had a really enjoyable dinner. In contrast to a lot of places in Giessen, the service is good and relatively quick. We had a large variety of things, I had the pig's knuckel (Schweinehaxe)...More

Thank p_l_c_s
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

The food was amazing and real homemade food. The food tasted just like I was taught to by my German gran.

Thank Lucille D
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This place offers many old-fashioned regional dishes found practically nowhere else. The atmosphere is very cozy, lots of dark wood, very friendly staff, perfect in summer and in winter!

1  Thank BennyTanja
Reviewed 27 June 2015

a traditional giessen restaurant with autentical food of the region like bellschuh or potato with green sauce

Thank dennys34
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We were there because we read very good recomendation and be sure that we will repeit! Homemade food with a very nice atmosphere!

Thank magirre
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Down to earth, no frills solid and very tasty food is served here. No worries, you won't go hungry. The staff is good and - most of the time - friendly (unless you rally try to annoy them). Every time I come back to Giessen,...More

Thank sbe_000
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Went there because of Tripadvisor. Nice place, did not regret it. Excellent beer, also tried the apple wine (local speciality, you have to ask for it). Food is OK. I guess it is first because being in the center and provides nice atmosphere with good...More

Thank David V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Landgraf-Philipp-Platz 9, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Giessen
  • Phone Number: +49 641 33466
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