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Mein lieber Schwan

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Hauptstr. 110, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9131 53540
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Pecs, Hungary
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have eaten here a number of times and each time has been a good experience. The service is efficient rather than friendly but the menu deserves your attention. The rooms and ambience are quite similar to an English pub but good Franken food and drink are delivered.

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Thank grahammari
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior of this place is already amazing, it is like a history book opened up for real. The food on the menu is traditional German, so in the beginning, I was somewhat hesitant, but then decided to give it a try. I had venison with bread dumplings and red cabbage, and truly every bite was a pleasure. Accompanied by... More 

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Axel, The Netherlands
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429 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner in this place last night. The restaurant has a cozy feel and the staff is free. The menu options are typical for this area but the wine list is limited. The food was well prepared but the portions were a bit big. All in all an ok place, good for almost any occasion, but not exceptional.

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Thank DdeKerf
Tokyo, Japan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

You would expect a French or Italian course meal in this fine dining atmosphere but instead you get Sauerbraten with Kartoffelklöße, Franconian specialties. The food is really nicely presented and with a stretch, you can almost say that German food can be elegant.

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Thank shimt0
East Cowes
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217 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Went there with family a friends- not sure if it as there when I was at med school in Erlangen The menu reads well and there were four to five dishes I would have liked to eat which is rare. Do not expect any fancy fine dining flashes and foams and jellies but solid German fare (was once described gutbuergerlich... More 

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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice place, lovely refurbished. Very friendly staff and good food. Would definitely go again. Wouldn't have the duck next time as it was not spectacular. Perhaps a Schnitzel.

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Thank WulleUK
Seoul, South Korea
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

I lived in the area some 6 years ago. Visiting Erlangen now again on 06May2015 after those years this was the place I wanted to visit again. Lucky enough it was during the aspargus season and could enjoy the aspargus with the franconian grilled sausages, for me it was a feast with a glas Sylvaner white wine. This you must... More 

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Erlangen
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199 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

very nice setting and interior , franconian style, very attentive service, food is freshly prepared and you don't have to wait too long, dishes are excellent, the menue is adequate. I enjoyed it in a small party as well as larger group

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Milan, Italy
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

Very good meals served with swetness proper of a Schwann! At Reasonable prices, menu Vegetarian or with fish, and of course traditional delicious meat. To try!

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Baldock, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

Great food friendly service and quiet Recommend the venison ragout with local German red wine Fine for business or pleasure

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hauptstr. 110, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Erlangen
  • Phone Number: +49 9131 53540

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?