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Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Restaurants

Auerbachs Keller

Updated 11/07/2013

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The most famous of Leipzig's restaurants is actually two restaurants: one that's upscale, international, and gourmet (down the stairs to the right) and a rowdy beer cellar (to the, left) specializing in hearty Saxon fare, mostly roasted meat dishes. The fine dining section's five-course menus (€110) are worth a splurge, and it also has a good wine list. The beer cellar has been around since 1530, making it one of the oldest continually running restaurants on the continent.

Goethe immortalized one of the vaulted historic rooms in his Faust, and Bach was a regular here because of the location halfway between the Thomaskirche and the Nikolaikirche.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

Mädlerpassage, Grimmaische Str. 2–4, Leipzig, D–04109, Germany

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Phone:

0341-216–100

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Mon.
  • Reservations essential

Updated 11/07/2013

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