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) #21 of 717 Restaurants in Leipzig ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ German
Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cafe bar” (2 reviews)
“laughter” (2 reviews)
“devil” (5 reviews)
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Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very original cafe / bar, right above the famous Auerbachkeller, where Faust allegedly signed his pact with Mephisto. They don't serve any food - but then it's one of the few places that still allow you to smoke indoors. Not ideal for most of us,...More

Thank hradtke
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It's right above the the restaurant which the famous German poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe visted during his student's time in Leipzig very often. In his drama "Faust", he eternized it with a revelry scene between Dr. Faust, the devil (Mephistopehels) and students. "Mephisto" are life-sized...More

Thank ThosB B
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We specially came back here one afternoon after deciding that the cake trolley looked the best of any we'd seen anywhere in the town centre - and they do look good. But they taste awful - the cakes we had were stale and dry -...More

Thank Max25
Reviewed 10 September 2015

My husband and I always ended our date nights here when we lived in Leipzig. The live entertainment always added to the charm.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

A lovely little bar to relax with an after work cocktail and watch the world go by. Great service and so traditional. Set in a historic part of town.

Thank Justine C
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I popped in here for a drink after a visit to the opera. It was rather smokey for my liking and I'd have left if my husband hadn't been so persuasive. I'm glad he did persuade me to stay for "one drink"...More

Thank WIdget21
Reviewed 5 January 2015

It is a Raucherbar. Expect a bit of cigarette smoke. Apart from that it is in a great location, within the passage/arcade opposite the Rathaus and directly above the famous 'Goethe/Faust' keller restaurant. That was too busy for us and also did not serve drinks...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Nice place to see, good atmoshpere, cheap drinks! Look for the devil on the round hour. Everyone was smoking inside - this was not good

Thank Gligorova
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Good bar in the centre of Leipzig, the cellars of which date back to C15. Often visited by Goethe when he studied in the town and features as the first place Mephistopholes takes Faust on his journey. Look out now for the devil in the...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Last night we spend some time here, having a few drinks. It's a great bar, friendly atmosphere. The bartenders working there on Saturday the 23rd (aug)definitely took great pride in making the most amazing cocktails. We'll be back for more!

Thank My_guideJS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig
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