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Der Loewe

££ - £££German, , European
Kopfstadtplatz, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 4398798
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pork knuckle” (4 reviews)
“flammkuchen” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, Bar, European, Central European
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kopfstadtplatz, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Nice german food with a good beer selection. Had the bavarian white sausages as a starter which were ok, but the pork knuckle was absolutely phenomenal. Will come back just for that dish. + pork knuckle + beers + no reservations required - tacky decor

Thank Zaki K
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Der Löwe I like this place. The food is excellent - very large portions at a reasonable price. The Beer, like the food is very Bavarian. Waitresses spoke English and offered an English menu when requested. While enjoying a Beer or two, we ordered a...More

Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

In town for a day with my US colleague and wanted to expose him to some local German food. Wiener schnitzel with all the sides and local flammkuchen - very thin crust "pizza" Overall a good experience.

Thank 2mik
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Suggested by our hotel receptionist as we arrived after the hotel eating facilities had closed. One of our party had the Pork Knuckle, which was declared to be excellent, another had steak, which was good, and another had Flammekuechen which was good also, if a...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Me and two of my colleagues had the pork knuckle and i must say that this part was good. All the rest not good at all, the stuff next to the meat and the dessert who in all my experience with Germany is the warst...More

1  Thank Hapciupap
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Went with the family on a Sunday afternoon, very quiet (we were pretty much the only people there) and the drinks weren't the quickest. Huge Schnitzel portions, which were quite salty, but overall the family enjoyed it. Ticked a traditional German meal off the list...More

Thank Con_Stanza50
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Bit of a disappointing experience. Large atmospheric bar in an ideal location, staff are friendly offering good service, beer as you would expect is also more than pleasant. Just the food is poor! The worst schnitzel I have ever had in Germany and my colleague...More

Thank pjames124
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited the reastaurant with 3 friends expecting a good typical German cousine. The reastaurant has a pleasant atmosphere but we were not very impressed with the food. We had schnitzels and ribs and they were kind of bland. Had good beers though

Thank Eleni L
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Decent pub, makes authentic schnitzel. Most of them served without sauce, which makes it a dry experience. Music hammering out of the speakers switch from Vengaboys to Sensa Una Donna. All in all on par with other simple restaurants in Essen.

Thank Niels N
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a good place to go with your friends and taste typical German cuisine and beers. Flammkuchen are simply delicious and quite huge!

Thank kwiryna_proczkowska
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kopfstadtplatz, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen>  > Stadtkern
  • Neighbourhood: Stadtkern
  • Phone Number: +49 201 4398798
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