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Lorsbacher Thal

$$ - $$$
Gastropub, German, European, Contemporary
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Grosse Rittergasse 49-51, 60594 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 616459
17:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is the second time that I have visited Lorsbacher Thal for dinner (the first time was March 2015). The food here is incredible. Both times I have been here, I have had schnitzel for my main – it is delicious and comes with roasted potatoes and Frankfurt green sauce – a local delicacy that tastes incredible; herby and salty. This... More 

Thank LARO90
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to be... Local food and excellent beer Test also the apple wine The tavern has an atmosphere coming from the past. .. Enjoy !

Thank Jerome P
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The food was wonderful and the staff wonderfully attentive! Traditional German food and apple wine of all descriptions .The seasonal goose was delicious ! A must do in Frankfurt

Thank neemy
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. I was looking for something fairly local with good local food and ambiance. This hit the spot. They also have a good selection of cider. Would definitely recommend.

Thank TuxMum
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were here on a very slow night for the entire area. We were told to go to this restaurant by our hotel bartender. Place looked like it would be a GREAT place on a busy night. Family style large tables inside and out. Service was good, food was good, wife tried the apple wine (she was not a fan).... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Unfortunately, I can't tell you how the food was. The waiter - old grumpy & unhappy - was so extremely unfriendly, we barely sat down. We were simply asking for a table. They were about to open, just 15 minutes away from opening time, yet the restaurTant was opened, there were even people inside filling a large table with approximately... More 

Thank okh2013
1dmg, Inhaber at Lorsbacher Thal, responded to this review

Dear okh2013, as I am answering other criticizing guests, I will try to do this also for you. I AM SORRY FOR WHATEVER HAPPENED TO YOU ON THAT EVENING, but I am absolutely and 100% sure, that none of our service people would ever answer the way you described this. May be that there was language misunderstanding on both sides.... More 

Lodz, Poland
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Big choice of regional german dishes. I recommend beef with green sauce. Very nice tradditional apple wine - Äppelwoi. You can seat inside or in a beautiful garden.

Thank Piotr H
Moscow, Russia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Simply excellent beergarden - sooner apfelwine garden! Good choice of apfelwine. Traditional german food - very well cooked - not too fat!

Thank Misha V
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

Great beer, really friendly. We arrived a little too early but by the time we had sunk a few beers it had filled up around us.

Thank smiler09
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Was there with colleagues. The place got recommended to us but it was a big disappointment. The menu stated that the owner had changed a year ago and the recommendation was still based on the last owner. Interior was nice and cosy but the service was extremely slow, inattentive and unfriendly when you tried to order. Pumpkin soup was sour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 26
Gastropub, German, European, Contemporary
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grosse Rittergasse 49-51, 60594 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Sachsenhausen-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Sachsenhausen-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 69 616459
Welcome "home" –Daheim-- at the Lorsbacher Thal

The history of our exceptional tavern dates back to 1803. Since this time the “apple wine dynasty” has lived and worked here. To this day, the building is still owned by descendants of the founding family.

In August of 2014, we (re)opened Lorsbacher Thal, as new tenants. In doing so, our purpose was not merely to operate an historical tavern, but rather to uncover and polish this gastronomical “rough diamond”, while retaining all of the warmth and charm of its historic setting.

As one of the oldest apple wine taverns in the city, our historic rooms have seen and experienced much. (Despite legend to the contrary, we have no record that Napoleon ever dined here.) It is both our pleasure and obligation, now as guardians of the tradition of the original tavern, to lead it to a memorable, successful future.

What does this mean for our guests? We would like to welcome you and take care of you - just like “at home” --Daheim. That’s why we chose this word, combined with the renowned phrase, "Lorsbacher Thal". In keeping with this ambition, our tavern has been decorated with historical family photos, art, books, magazines, games, lots of candles and cushions. We want to create a comfortable atmosphere in which you feel cozy.

Our guests immediately become our friends, who are that visiting us at home; sharing a superb glass of wine and getting something delicious to eat. This is what we treasured from our own travels around the world, and the experience we offer to our guests. You can take us and our team by our word; we are all here to take care of you. And — should it not be as we have promised — let us know. Only then we can continuously develop and work on our promises.

Take your time and enjoy our true, artisan cuisine, which has been refined with a contemporary twist. Everything is freshly prepared, with organic ingredients from the region! We know where our food is coming from. Antonio de Costa, our chef de cuisine, does not use any flavor enhancers, mixed spices or "prefabricated" ingredients. We always try to naturally enhance the taste of the original dish. This takes our team in the kitchen needs a little more time. But the wait is worth it!

Like any restaurant of distinction and ambition, we are immensely proud of our cuisine, while we remain intensely curious about our guests reactions to their culinary experiences Daheim. Should you not be satisfied with the preparation or the taste of a dish, please let us know. We embrace your constructive criticism! This is the only way to reach our aspired and lasting quality.

Thank you for visiting us and “Bon appetite”

Pia and Frank Winkler and our colleagues

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