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Osterstrasse 28, 31785 Hameln, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 5151 3888
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
15 Apr 2017
“Low key, great food, nice location”
5 Mar 2017
“Decent Meal in old town Hameln”
Restaurant Hours
German, Vegetarian Friendly
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Osterstrasse 28, 31785 Hameln, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I had a great dinner at the restaurant with my colleagues. The place is very nostalgic and cute. We ordered different meals and everybody satisfied with his meal. Waitresses are helpful and not all of them perfect in english:)As a result, if you visit hameln,...More

Thank samisamet
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The building was very historic. It was well preserved too. You can feel the famous story inside. There are nice old pictures of Hameln on the walls. Also there are small souvenirs about Rattenfanger and Hameln. When we come to food I should admit that...More

Thank Hasan Sezgin Ü
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Very tasty traditional food. The calf schnitzel was very tender. Generous servings. Some of the plates are good for two.

Thank Nuria G
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is probably the most touristy restaurant in Hameln. The restaurant is supposedly the Pied Piper's house from the 13th century (I think). Anyway, they specialize in German fare for obvious reasons. It seemed quite authentic. The room decor was more traditional as well. Overall...More

Thank steve p
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A quirky restaurant around the pied piper theme, Rattenfanger = Rat Catcher i had the plain schnitzel which was good - and as per the german way you get exactly that, a schnitzel on a plate with the adornment, so order your sides! the rest...More

Thank logar
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here after a day of walking around the old town. My wife was drawn in by the promise of roast duck and red cabbage, I mostly just wanted some schnitzel and a beer. Wish granted, my wife said her duck was some of...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Fantastic original features with this building from the out side and not disappointed once you step through the doors. The staff were very friendly and service was superb. It made our return with friends great.

Thank Meeanee
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Having visited this town on numerous occasions and just walked past, a "collective family " ,actually my sister, decision was made to try here rather than just allow both my brother and law and me to enjoy the Christmas market food and drink, and we...More

Thank 7356peekay
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked a table for a saturday night and everything was fantastic. They had an english menu and i took the duck while my boyfriend took a schnitzel. We got big portions and the food was amazing!

Thank Lojsie
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Business dinner in a charming town with interesting history. Rattenfangerhaus provide a historical atmosphere with candle lighting, post & beam accents to highlight one of the many charming dinning rooms. Great food, perfectly seasoned, exactly as ordered. A must see and eat location in Hamelin.

Thank Joe B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osterstrasse 28, 31785 Hameln, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Lower Saxony  >  Hameln
  • Phone Number: +49 5151 3888
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