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Nil

Neuer Pferdemarkt 5, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 4397823
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (3 reviews)
“venison” (2 reviews)
“wine list” (3 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
All hours
CUISINES
International, European, German, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Neuer Pferdemarkt 5, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We loved Nil and we had a memorable dinner with dear friends while visiting Hamburg. The food was creative, delicious and beautifully presented. We enjoyed it so much on our recent trip we decided to return. Unfortunately, I made a mistake on-line in making the...More

Thank 953bgw
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We were 15 collegues visiting this restaurant during a trip to Hamburg. We ordered the 4 course set October menu and the wines proposed to the menu. All in all a good experience with well prepared dishes and decent wines.

Thank Steen123456789
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

... and very happy with that decision- an institution in Hamburg since the early 90's, still an excellent place with perfect cuisine and service as well as special atmosphere and non-standard type of characterful restaurant. Strongly recommended for anyone seeking something certainly not main stream,...More

Thank C4768MIpeterf
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is One of the restaurants I wouldn't dare walk into without the Hamburg Kurlinarsich special. Since it was a special, I ventured. OMG!!!! Special was €64 for 2 people. We were a bit late as the place is shaded by trees when walking. We...More

Thank universeho
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A friend from Hamburg made the booking for us as he's been to the place many times before. It was easy to see why. Centrally located near Pferdemarkt, this elegantly set restaurant has a small and excellent menu as well as a well stocked wine...More

1  Thank BabakTava
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had dinner in Nil on a Friday night. Place was moderately busy. We made it simple as three of us took the 4 course menu (fairly priced at 42€) and the last one took one starter and a main course. It took us slightly...More

1  Thank llagonne66
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Dinner for three a few days after G20. Four course Prix fixe was really very good and I think a bargain at 42 Euros; good, reasonably priced wine; great service. Really liked the place.

Thank Gottlob_Frege
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Set over 3 floors ( yet very intimate) this place is a perfect escape for those lusting for some creative French cuisine. We tried the menu on a Friday night paired with wines. I always try oysters when possible and these were great served with...More

Thank Ira B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Incredibly inventive, delicious and satisfying dinner with work colleagues. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Lacey H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Ok food but we had to wait 1 hour for starters. Service was poor. No excuse what so ever for the wait.

Thank sjsodbekfbel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neuer Pferdemarkt 5, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > St. Pauli
  • Neighbourhood: St. Pauli
  • Phone Number: +49 40 4397823
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