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Auerbach's Keller

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1216100
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Dinner with wife

Very nice looking venue but reminded me of a German beer hall. Open and loud and kind of gimmicky... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny M
If you like Goethe and his Faust, you have to dine there !

Auberbachs Keller convinces with a solid menu and a very good food quality. Portions are very huge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
333sonjab
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This famous restaurant, established in the 16th century, was immortalized in Goethe's "Faust."
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 4934 1216100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice looking venue but reminded me of a German beer hall. Open and loud and kind of gimmicky or touristy. The food was typical German style with limited vegetarian options. I would say the pictures came out great but we were ready to go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Auberbachs Keller convinces with a solid menu and a very good food quality. Portions are very huge! The place is a typical Bierkeller, and staff are very friendly and helpful (so friendly that they did not dare to reprimand a family with about half a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional German food -- large portions that are convenient for sharing. It's beautifully decorated -- a key feature of Goethe's "Faust." Don't miss this place when you are in Leipzig.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic restaurant in the basement is known from Goethes Faust. A few tourist have found their way to this place. The food is never the less good and with a selection of traditional heavy German food and several lighter modern fares. You can eat...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

My wife and I had just arrived innLeipzing and were eager to try traditional saxony food. With some advice we booked and dined at Auerbachs Keller. Aside from its historic significance, the service was attentive, the food lived up to expectations and the beer was...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Enjoyed a visit here. My husband studied German at University and was keen to visit given the connection. To Faust.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Somewhat gloomy, if historic and traditional restaurant serving German dishes. Good size portions, reasonable value for money.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is probably the best known restaurant in Leipzig and definitely one of the oldest, having been established in the 16th century, and immortalised in Goethe's Faust. This is apparently the first place Mephistopheles takes Faust on their travels. There are in fact 5 historical...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Wonderfully set up and almost a museum of many vintage pieces of furniture and decorations. It was a recce visit and we realised that the emphasis is more on the visual and display. So a snack and coffee is all we had. Our taxi driver...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Go for a tour of the famous cellar rooms where Dr. Faustus supposedly pirated a huge barrel of beer our for his students. Rooms date back 100's of years. The restaurant serves authentic food which is well prepared. The portions were overwhelming and we could...More

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