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Alter Simpl

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Bohlenplatz 2, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9131 25626
10:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a charming old building and very busy so many people clearly like it. However the menu is quite expensive and focused on traditional sausage etc, with e.g. cabbage and potato as side orders. If this is your preference you will love it; the food is authentic and well prepared. If you seek other options then look... More 

Thank Rjo103
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Decent small crowded place with shared tables. The food was good and so was the beer. Lots of steps to get upstairs.

Thank Richard S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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227 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Located in an historic tavern building, this is of the best places in Erlangen for good beer, friends and traditional frankonian food. Highly recommended.

Thank Jaiwana
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived 1,5 hour before closure on a sunny saturday. Thes closed the window shades 1 hour before closure, making the room completely dark with just lights on, waiter was unfriendly and also brought the bill half hour before closure and started swiping up and cleaning the tables with some liquid.. very strange to me and was not really nice

Thank partiboi
Stockholm, Sweden
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273 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and the portion i got was insane, I could hardly finish half of it and the pricing was very good. I sure would recommend this place for some basic genuine german food.

Thank Mindtrust
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here as our first night in Erlangen , very old traditional place , food good ! Beer excellent only downside was probably the most expensive place we ate at on our three day trip !

Thank Alan G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Nice food. We had a greath steak. Service good bit bit overdone. Waiter came by every 5 min. Admosphere ok. Value for money ok.

Thank Edwin K
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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121 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome, great regional foof and beer in a cozy environment. There's a bbq inside, so you can even see your disg grilled.

Thank FlyingDutchmann
Erlangen, Germany
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

As usual I invite some US colleagues before x-mas to a Franconian restaurant and for normal I take them then to the "Alter Simpl" . Good local food in authentic Franconian atmosphere

Thank Thomas B
Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Tried Alter Simple after reading the reviews and was not disappointed. Everything that made use choose Alter Simple for our last supper in Germany after a two week trip, was spot on. Cozy warm atmosphere, local cuisine good service and good value. Highly recommend.

Thank davep230968

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bohlenplatz 2, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Erlangen
  • Phone Number: +49 9131 25626

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