Franconia and the German Danube Restaurants

Schlenkerla

  • Dominikanerstr. 6 Map It
  • Bamberg
  • German

Published 04/25/2016

Fodor's Review

Set in the middle of the Old Town, this tavern has been serving beer inside an ancient half-timber house since 1405. The fare, atmosphere, and patrons are the definition of traditional Bamberg. Be sure to try the Bamberger Zwiebel, a local onion stuffed with pork, or come on Sunday for a roast dinner. But the real reason to come here is to try the Aecht Schenkerla Rauchbier, a beer brewed with smoked malt. This Rauchbier (smoked beer) is served from huge wooden barrels and tastes like liquid ham—it's an acquired taste, but worth sampling; locals agree that if you can choke down the first one, you'll be a fan for life.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Dominikanerstr. 6, Bamberg, Bavaria, 96049, Germany

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Phone:

951-56050

Published 04/25/2016

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