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Glocke

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German, European, Soups, Central European
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Ploenlein 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 958990
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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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288 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our tour group stopped here for lunch-potato soup, brats, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, and apple strudel with wine, beer, or other beverage options. Very friendly staff, good food, great atmosphere. Glad Viking picked Glocke to feed us!

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Thank OliverandLisa
Missoula
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped specifically at the Cafe Glocke because of TA mentioning the 5-wines for one fee tasting. We had ten, five whites and five reds (all from their vineyards in the region) and added to the wines the camembert baked with cranberries. We had a lovely break on a very rainy afternoon. But, it would have tasted great no matter... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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314 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the potato soup and sausage platter with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes, followed by apple strudel with warm vanilla sauce. Fresh, local and authentic.

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Thank Karen L
Boston, MA
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Really good comfort food in generous portions at cheap prices. My wife raved about the venison for days. A couple of nights earlier we ate a very good meal at an upscale restaurant in France for 6 times the cost of our meal at Glocke but the meal was not 6 times better than the food at Glocke. Different types... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We found this restaurant when we wanted wurst and a sit-down area. The restaurant was lovely and the waiter very helpful. We ordered the wurst boiled in onions and vinegar, and the wurst fried with sauerkraut and potatoes. Both were good and filling for lunch.

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Thank Kathy M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food was okay and the atmosphere is better than a regular hotel. The evening when we went there was quite busy, and you can see the staff was working hard to get everything done.

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Thank Hamlet J
California
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316 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Rothenburg has so many cafes and restaurants in its small area. Our guide took us for a group meal to Glocke. It is located on the south end of town before the Plonlein/Sieners Tower. We started with a delicious Franconian potato soup, milder in taste than a thick cream of potato soup. This was followed by home made bratwurst with... More 

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Thank DERtravels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Excellent German food, all homemade. Fabulous apple strudel. If you like game, they have that in season also. Full of local people enjoying the food, which is a good sign!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Would likely return. Soups were nice. Both ordered fish for a change, and were satisfied with the cook and flavors. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere, which was not too formal, but had a touch of class.

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Thank Gamberioni
Halifax, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We arrived late in the old town (tired and hungry!) and walked through it looking for an evening meal. Although one section of this restaurant was completely full, they accepted our group of 7 without hesitation. They opened up another section for us and it felt like we had our own private service! The service was excellent, the server gave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Soups, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ploenlein 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Rothenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 9861 958990

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