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Auerbach's Keller

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1216100
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Nice but noisy!

This place is well known but our group had a very pedestrian mass meal with group service, so it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eileenthepainter
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Austin, Texas
Goethe made this lace famous

This restaurant is a tourist attraction, since Goethe drank and wrote here. Supposedly he wrote... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tank1050
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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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This famous restaurant, established in the 16th century, was immortalized in Goethe's "Faust."
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 4934 1216100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well known but our group had a very pedestrian mass meal with group service, so it's not a good read. In a beautiful mall in town center. Once it was probably darker and mustier, but it's all been tidied up to have...More

Thank Eileenthepainter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a tourist attraction, since Goethe drank and wrote here. Supposedly he wrote Faust here. It is the Madler Passage, down the stairs. The statues in the passage point to this story as well. The restaurant itself is one Leipzig's best but it...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends and I (15 in all) dined here on two consecutive nights. I can't speak highly enough of AK - the tasty food is very well portioned, priced, and the service friendly, professional and welcoming. Thank you Herr Richter! If you want a typical Leipziger...More

Thank cicereau
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is most probably the number one tourist restaurant, but it makes you feel very much at home ( not like most tourist rip off places at all!) switch excellent food and service and in the evening you can see parts of Goethes Faust being...More

Thank gyeloh
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The history of the restaurant made it a "must visit" and I was not disappointed. The interior is nice & we had quite a good meal at a reasonable price.

Thank Boca_Culebra
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We did not have the chance to eat there as it was too crowded, but the style of the location is really nice, in an ancient way, and the plates of people seemed delicious. May be noisy though, but for a nice atmosphere.

Thank mbencet
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This a restaurant wth a history and should be visited. Its aplace you can have good traditional food

Thank Ma M
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had lunch at this old keller mentioned in Goethe's work and is existence since the 1500's. The interior is magnificent with plenty of atmosphere. The service is refined and civilised and the food good. There is a souvenir shop at the entrance.

Thank Jeanne R
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Fantastic surroundings, we were told that it is over 400 years old. The food was delicious, but service was unfriendly, and very slow. The restaurant was full - we were lucky to get seats; we had to share a table with another couple. Nice atmosphere,...More

Thank RayB880
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This restaurant has such a long history. You get all the classic dishes you expect when you travel in Germany.

Thank Tokyowife
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