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Hausbrau im Ballhaus Watzke

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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kotzschenbroder Strasse 1, 01139 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 852920
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glasgow
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1,033 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had visited this brauerei many years ago. My husband found his way there unerringly and was not disappointed. The beer was as good as he remembered. The premises have had a makeover since we were last there but are still typical of a German brauhaus. It was very busy with lots of families eating. I had a schnitzel which... More 

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Ludwigsburg, Germany
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the brauhaus watzke to taste some of the dresden beers. The waiters are nice and we ordered food. The food was good, but mine was completely cold. We told them, they said they'd warm it up. They brought it 10 minutes later and it was still completely cold. I tried to find someone to tell them the... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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235 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wow. Great atmosphere. Ate here with a student group. We had a spacious area all to ourselves. The food was good. I would have liked to have tried other things on the menu though. The staff was very pleasant and they genuinely were happy to receive us. Great view of the river as well.

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Thank Bucko007
Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good service, English translations but not touristy - just get the tram out from the alt stadt and it's very easy.

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Velserbroek
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had a great meal with their homebrewed Watzkebeer: excellent! The restaurant was part of a beautiful old building where they also had a real oldfashioned ballroom.

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Thank guusvelserbroek
Dresden, Germany
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Had some decent salmon and that's quite impressive. They have some self-brewed beer which is quite nice as well.

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Thank Xittttta
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Special beer had good taste and smell. Not so sweet and bitter. Knuckle was with beer sauce nice, very crispy skin. One loved must appreciate. Atmosphere looked classic and traditional style.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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96 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Watzke family has three restaurants in Dresden, this one is a little off the beaten trail, but in a grand old building. Food is excellent! Very good prices. Well worth making the trek or drive out to - it has plentiful parking across the street.

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Thank Lisa J
Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I simply love this very traditional brauhaus and biergarten. Sitting outside, enjoying views of the river Elbe with the skyline of Dresden is a wonderful thing, especially while enjoying the delicious, fresh beer from a 5 liter barrel. The food is very good too, with excellent haxe on offer. This place really evokes a sense of tradition, community, civilization. Can... More 

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Thank ZanderAustralia
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Watzke Ball & Brauhaus was really interesting! It has a wonderful view back up the Elbe River and over the skyline of Dresden. The menu is very German (and good) and the beer is authentic and potable!! We enjoyed our lunch there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kotzschenbroder Strasse 1, 01139 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden
  • Phone Number: +49 351 852920

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