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Beautiful abbey with cosy restaurant

Beautiful abbey with gardens around it. The adjacent restaurant serves good basic food and has a... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
F8613IWanna
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Not Closed

I read a news article the the abbey closed last year but from the visit a couple of hours ago it... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
msgtp
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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29 Oct 2018
“Beautiful abbey with cosy restaurant”
4 Sep 2018
“Not Closed”
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Beautiful abbey with gardens around it. The adjacent restaurant serves good basic food and has a good atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank F8613IWanna
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I read a news article the the abbey closed last year but from the visit a couple of hours ago it seems open. I wrote the first review in 2014 and continue to visit yearly for a quiet rest and contemplation. The abbey is beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank msgtp
Reviewed 31 August 2018

In the middle of nowhere abbey Himmerod is situated with a huge cathedral inclusive a huge organ. Top orgnist from all over the world are invited to give inspiring concerts. Due to the long acoustics the music which is played is more served by romantic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Haitze227
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This must have been a great place in the old days. Unfortunately you can see that it’s not that well kept any longer since the monastery closed down. It’s still nice to visit if you are anyway in the neighborhood

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 605isabellv
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Staying in Minderlittgen and this place was recommended to us. Great food, genuine German cuisine. Potato soup I ordered was more a vegetable soup dominated by potato, delicious! Bread was more artisanal, crusty and yummy. Great dining experience!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank VivienneR811
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This has been our favorite stop so far. First, it's not difficult to find (close to A60) but feels quite remote with a very beautiful, short and scenic drive to get there. The abbey itself is a nice (quick) cathedral stop. The second biggest reason...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Laura193
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have some friends who have lived in Germany for years and they took us here for dinner. It was great classic food and I was told they have their own trout ponds so I ordered the trout and was not disappointed- it was delicious!...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Sandstorm87
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited the Abbey and then surrounding grounds and found it very interesting, the church has a historic organ in it and a good example of the time, there is a cafe there where you can eat and drink as well.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Lesk1956
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We usually stop at Himmerod on our way towards the Mosel and in previous trips we noticed that there was a fishery on the grounds. This isn't one of those "Fish & Fry" places where the fish will bite anything that hits the water. We...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank msgtp
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Beutiful place. I been here a few times. The surrounding area makes this place even more remarkable. I come here everytime I'm in town.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank shahid612
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