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Zum Backer

#543 of 3,025 Restaurants in Hamburg
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Strandweg 65 | Busshaltestelle 48 Krumdal, 22587 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 864800
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my friend who was visiting from Cameroon. We were never actually served. After waiting 20 minutes for the waiter to approach our table we decided to leave. We were met at the door by the waiter. I assumed he wanted to apologize however he asked if we were leaving and I said "yes we are, we... More 

Thank Shavaughn C
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I decided to come in for a cake and coffee on a Thursday afternoon. We felt welcome by the two women but the male waiter was absolutely rude and we got the impression he did not want to serve us. After waiting and watching him pass our table many times we decided to leave and as we... More 

Thank Shavaughn C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Price-performance *** We stayed for coffee and cake at the restaurant "Zum Bäcker" on Blankenese’s beach road. This restaurant café is in a top location, and gets pretty much everything right. Courteous staff in sufficient numbers and great cake. The lunch and dinner menus seem appealing, too. Sitting on the terrace in the shade of an old, extended beech tree,... More 

Thank kbrumann
Hamburg, Germany
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312 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The location couldn't be better. Right in the heart of the Treppenviertel in Blankenese, at the waterfront. I have to admit that the way there at ,east by car is a bit tiring. Parking itself is a real mess. But once there you are rewarded by an amazing view on the river Elbe. If you are lucky you see some... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Super friendly service, cook delayed is break just for us, excellent food. A super pleasant experience, def come again and can really recommend this place!

Thank Snoopy1406
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I recently ate at this restaurant (for the first time) and was blown away by the friendly, helpful service we received from the moment we walked up the steps and were greeted like old friends by the waitress. We sat outside under the shade of the large tree which dominates the outside space, and enjoyed the view of the Elbe.... More 

Thank Sheila H
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241 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We ate here for lunch one day on the recommendation of a friend and were not disappointed. Despite my initial scepticism at the seafood menu the food was superb. I had a smoked salmon dish and my wife the "three fish" speciality dish recommended by Leah our excellent waitress. Both were exceptionally good. As an added bonus, the location on... More 

Thank PhilClarke11
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Here you will find exceptional, simple, understated service and meals. From small to larger meals and house baked traditional German cakes the ingredients are fresh and well combined. Some traditional German meals have also been slightly modified to create exceptional tastes one would not expect in a small restaurant, which does not give any indication from the outside from what... More 

Thank NZfrog
Munich, Germany
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I was sitting outside on the terrace and enjoying the big ships passing by on the river Elbe. The very local dish "Labskaus" is very good and absolutely recommendable. And you should have Matjes Filets as a starter. They are really good. And there is nothing better than having a nice beer with it and afterwards an Aalborg Jubiläumsaquavit as... More 

Thank UweD
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia, Usa
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Definitely not your average tourist destination, however the views are well worth the drive. Best if you have a grasp of German, but you can do without - it's polite to at least be able to greet and thank the staff. My friend and I were seated in the best seat in the house - outside on the balcony. Prime... More 

Thank Beckett G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$55
German, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandweg 65 | Busshaltestelle 48 Krumdal, 22587 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > Blankenese
  • Neighbourhood: Blankenese
  • Phone Number: +49 40 864800

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