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Atmospheric traditional townhall cellar

Excellent ambiance. Traditional German food served in large portions by busy stafff. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Ustinian
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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 3 August 2018
333sonjab
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Kaiserstuhl
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This famous restaurant, established in the 16th century, was immortalized in Goethe's "Faust."
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Excellent ambiance. Traditional German food served in large portions by busy stafff. Excellent service. Extensive menu. Excellent beer.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ustinian
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Traditional Saxony fare, good value and good food. The Kellar is beautifully decorated with wall paintings of the play, really enjoyed the experience

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lesley E
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 333sonjab
Reviewed 31 July 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Raffster58
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EileenStewart
Reviewed 18 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Orienteer20
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Angela C
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