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Ratskeller

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German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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Markt 20, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 35001
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stumbled into the Ratskeller while looking for lunch. The daily custom lunch menu offered a wide variety. I personally had the lamb in herb sauce. Everyone in our business group was delighted with their meals.

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Thank Kyl C
London
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

It was lovely to have the opportunity to dine beneath the Rathaus, as the building alone is impressive. Fortunately, the food and the service matched the setting as we had a really pleasant meal here. There was a good selection on the menu and the food was lovely, with excellent presentation. Only slight negative was the temperature, as it did... More 

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Thank Traveller101London
WAREMME
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The welcome was warm and friendly , the "chef" was there to welcome us(we booked a table in advance in Ratskeller). The food was excellent and very creative (I do not know if they have a new "chef", he is french ).Nice wine list which is not overpriced. I ask some advice as I am more expert in french ,... More 

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Bawtry, United Kingdom
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469 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Good location right in the main square and next to the Town Hall and main cathedral (also next to the Christmas market). You probably ought to book especially on a weekend although there are plenty of tables inside. Food is quite high level and very good but service was average. The waiter and waitresses had to squeeze between our table... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,175 reviews
1,626 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant Ratskeller is near the City Hall in a rustic atmosphere, varied menus, friendly and rapid service; I had mushrooms, chanterelle, in sauce with a salad, very good.

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Thank Manuela L
Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

There actually are two restaurants operated in the Ratskeller in Aachen: a more modern one and the historic Postwagen. We have eaten at least 5 times in the Postwagen, each time with increased pleasure. In fact, this summer we took 70 friends to the Postwagen, all of whom had a delightful time. It was a pleasure to communicate with the... More 

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Rossendale
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

2 oddities that let the place down. The English menu stated it did not take credit cards. Odd for a pricey restaurant. I queried - oh no problem up to 100 Euros stated the waitress. Realising my meal would cast more I mentally juggled card and cash - I could do When it came to paying - it took 20... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I just went there for a drink - beer in the sun. It was a great Place very Central. A good Place to relax and take a look at all the People walking by. I was told by someone sitting NeXT too us that this Place had really good Food. That will be NeXT time. Good and fast service. Efficient... More 

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Hamburg, Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner with very friendly service with 20 people from our UK business. All impressed by good food and great views from the terraces to the cathedral. They would come back for private travels. We'll be back again. Thanks!

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Acton, Massachusetts
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313 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Was being taken here for a business dinner and was a bit concerned as the reviews are not so good. We were eating early and sat outside overlooking the square. A very pretty view. The service was friendly and helpful, The food was good; had a most enjoyable evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 20, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Aachen
  • Phone Number: +49 241 35001

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?