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Cafe Restaurant Mengin

) #1 of 7 Dessert in Erlangen #25 of 286 Places to Eat in Erlangen ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ German, Cafe, European
Schlossplatz 5, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9131 21969
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
7 Sep 2016
“Good cakes, high prices”
2 weeks ago
“Breakfast with a view”
Opens in 14 min
All hours
German, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Schlossplatz 5, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here. It has a very nice terrace view. The breakfast menu has very nice options, and it is beautifully served. The service is average, but this is the best place to have a nice breakfast early Morning in Erlangen.

Thank mfragozo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place! Steps from the town square under the umbrellas or indoors in the lovely dining room, this restaurant has a full menu, full bar and the most decadent desserts. From truffles to wedding cakes and everything on between, there is something for...More

Thank Kittykatpat
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We tried Cafe Mengin twice during our stay. I do not doubt that it is the best in Erlangen, but we were not enthralled with it. Despite above average pastries, we found the prices among the highest in any cafe we have tried - and...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We got a voucher card for Cafe Mengin as a "thank you" present from our friends and went there for a desert. We ordered ice cream cup and some cakes. The food was high quality although not extraordinary. The prices are somewhat higher, due to...More

Thank GreenKona
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is the right place for you,if you have a sweet tooth. The Mengin offers a broad variety of great cakes, pastries and hand-made pralines. I think it's especially good to go there with your family and/or friends. You can try out more stuff by...More

Thank Annette_NP
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We decided to try this place after a nice stroll at Schlossgarten. The restaurant has a very nice ambience (especially the area facing Schlossgarten). However, being a tourist, we found their lack of an English-translated menu very challenging. Our waitress even had a hard time...More

Thank MyDailyBrew
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I was in Erlangen to visit my friend. I atayed for 8 days. I wanted to try all kinds of restaurants with the short period I was there. But this place is so attractive and has so many yummy things I had to come again...More

1  Thank Juliana F
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A really lovely Café that has both nice seats outdoors on the Palace Square and a fantastic winter garden where you have a good view on the Palace garden. I had an Italian breakfast with very tasty sausage and cheese and a good cup of...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I had breakfast here with a friend, and was looking forward to it,MAS the name of the cafe has quite a well known reputation. However, it meet expectations, due to the uncaring service. For the reputation, and the price, I expected friendly and prompt service...More

2  Thank DHvK
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I've only been here for the traditional German Kaffee und Kuchen and it is the perfect place for it! Beautiful selection of cakes and pastries, delicious coffee and good, friendly service. The ice cream creations are worth a look and taste if that is your...More

Thank kcoers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Cafe, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schlossplatz 5, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Erlangen
  • Phone Number: +49 9131 21969
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