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Cafe Vetter

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Reitgasse 4, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
+49 6421 25888
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Luxembourg
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235 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It’s a very good cafeteria which reminds a little those which used to be common in Europe at the beginning and in the middle of the last century. Unfortunately they are nowadays rather scant, particularly in big cities. One finds himself very comfortable there. There is no music and usually the people inside talk quietly in a civilized manner. Besides,... More 

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Minnesota
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Fantastic pastries and treats await you at Cafe Vetter. Not the place if you are in a rush for coffee and a sweet. Great for a leisurely coffee and dessert and excellent people watching. Classic in every way, from the decor to the food. Well worth the stop.

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Germany
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant place with an old classic interior, feels like the place has stopped in time. There is a terrace with a view on a part of Marburg. The coffee and cakes were good.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A bit old fashioned place on good and bad. With a great view over a part of Marburg. You chose your tart and find a place with you little note to give to the waiter. They then know which piece of tart you ordered. Lots of choice and very tasty.

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Thank Kirsten B
Doha, Qatar
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329 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

People were raving about this dated looking cafe esp. about its views overlooking Marburg. We came for coffee with a group of friends. Service was really slow. Ordered the blackforest cake and it wasn't tasting as what I expected it to taste like, mostly cream on biscuit. I had better blackforest cake elsewhere in Germany. If you have time to... More 

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Thank Naiza A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Best for cakes... A lot of cakes, old recipes. Lovely view to the city... From the über stated. Art deco style, super delicious breakfast! English and German speaking also in menu. But careful with the beverages, not fresh and only dairy, non lactose free, not soy milk... So I kept with tea. Still loving the place, found in XIX century.

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Thank Barbara W
Haiger, Germany
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great coffe, lovely cakes and snacks, traditional bakery producing everything themselves, friendly helpful staff. Great view over Marburg

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Only had blackforest cake & latte as I was told the lunch menu were mostly out of stock at abt 1.20pm on a Friday afternoon. I saw abt 4 tables occupied in the indoor seating. Server unable to speak English...so unable to translate the menu. Asked for salmon or tomato soup, not available. Service was slow, I have no idea... More 

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Israel
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

You haven't been to Marburg if you haven't been to the castle in town and Cafe Vetter. It is a Marburg institution, making and serving delectable cakes and coffee for about one hundred years. There is plenty of seating but if you are set on a window seat with its incredible view of the town, you may have to wait... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had gelato, coffee and a nice sunbath on the terrace of this really old cafe. The kids just loved it as there were so many colourful sweets to explore. The terrace is beautiful, full of sun, just under the cathedral, so you can enjoy the surroundings and the old city.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Cafe, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reitgasse 4, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Marburg
  • Phone Number: +49 6421 25888

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