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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Restaurant Bootshaus

Restaurant Das Bootshaus

With his dishes, chef Nils Henkel is all about creating a feast for the eyes. And he does so excellently, at restaurant Das Bootshaus in Hotel Papa Rhein. Chef Nils and his team prepare a regional, authentic and healthy cuisine. As a cook with great craftsmanship, he has been titled Chef of the Year by multiple prestigious restaurant guides, including Gault Millau, RollingPin, and Der Feinschmecker. Rustic wooden floor, light linen fabrics, leather chairs. The maritime vintage-chic dining room feels contemporary, bright and elegant – which makes it the perfect setting for your gastronomic experience in Rhine-Hesse. Not to mention its incredible vista of the Rhine and surrounding Rheingau vineyards, which you can especially enjoy from the summer terrace.

Restaurant Bootshaus

Bingen am Rhein, Germany
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Nils Henkel

Nils Henkel
MdH Membre d'Honneur

In restaurant Bootshaus’ kitchen, head chef Nils Henkel is in charge. Henkel’s kitchen philosophy revolves around “pure nature” cuisine. And here, he serves his very own and unique version of it.

Regional cuisine

Chef of the Year

Stunning view

Das Bootshaus’ cuisine

Working with first-class products only, head chef Nils Henkel and his skilled kitchen team prepare fresh and exquisite dishes that are a treat for your taste buds as well as your eyes.   Expect a beautiful fusion of regional and global cuisine that mainly focuses on vegetables and fish. Such as the chef’s cod in a potato crust with balsamic mixed vegetables, lentils, and pesto. Adding to restaurant Bootshaus’ relaxed and casual gastronomy concept, you’ll also find bistro classics on the menu. Ideal for small and large appetites.

Bingen am Rhein area

Restaurant Das Bootshaus is housed inside Hotel Papa Rhein. This establishment is located in the town of Bingen am Rhein, in the region of Rhine-Hesse (also known as Rhenish Hesse).  Here, you’ll find an array of historic and architectural landmarks. Such as castles (Burg Klopp) and cathedrals (St. Rochuskapelle and Basilika St. Martin). There are also plenty of vineyards and wineries around, among which Weingut Michel, Weingut Hemmes, and Weingut Annenhof. The place to go for wine tastings and guided tours.

Hotel Papa Rhein

Hotel Papa Rhein is home to restaurant Das Bootshaus. Situated directly on the river banks of the Rhine, this chic maritime retreat offers comfortable suites and rooms (or “bunks'' as they call it themselves).   The rooms are modernly furnished with natural wood and a stylish colour palette of soft greens, grays and blues – perfectly matching the vista of the river and lush vineyards.   Some of the rooms face the winter harbor, while others face the iconic Mouse Tower (Mäuseturm) or the floodplain of the Rhine. Sometimes you can even spot sailors cruising on the horizon.



Restaurant Bootshaus Hafenstrasse 47 55411 Bingen am Rhein Germany


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Opening times

Monday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00
Thursday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00
Friday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00
Saturday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00
Sunday 12:30 - 13:30 17:30 - 22:00


4-course menu including aperitif, overnight stay and breakfast in a River View double room including use of the spa (Sun-Thu: 1 night bookable; Fri-Sat: 2 nights, seasonal surcharge may apply)

€ 489 for 2 persons (Sun-Thu: 1 night bookable; Fri, Sat: 2 nights)

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6-course gourmet menu incl. overnight stay from Sun-Moon in a SEENSUCHT mini suite with balcony and lake view and gourmet breakfast p. P. from € 284,50

p. P. from € 284,50

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