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Ochsentorstrasse 17 | Durlach, 76227 Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49(721) 49 27 11
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A perfect typical German restaurant

It is a typical German restaurant with very tasty food. The beer is perfect and the wine selection id good. The service is very good. They have a very good selection of ancient foods that are very tasty. A must to visit restaurant

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It is a typical German restaurant with very tasty food. The beer is perfect and the wine selection id good. The service is very good. They have a very good selection of ancient foods that are very tasty. A must to visit restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place was recommended to us by a local. I was a bit worried after reading a review saying the menu was in local dialect and the staff didn't speak English. There was no need to worry, both waitresses spoke very good English and they immediately offered us an English menu. The snails, prawns, beef and schnapps we had were... More 

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Baden-Baden, Germany
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161 reviews 161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great location, lovely food, nice staff, not crowded, beer garden and great wine and large beer selection. Great value for money, nice lunch area.

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London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This ranks 3rd out of 195 restaurants in Karlsruhe on Tripadvisor which astonishes me and makes me never want to eat out in Karlsruhe ever again! The food is mass catering and not well executed at all. It consisted of large plates of school dinner type food with no demonstration that the chef had any cooking skills whatsoever other than... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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108 reviews 108 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Visited in March for a business dinner with 12 colleagues. Cozy setting with various rooms set apart by a few stairs to different levels. Food was traditional local German with flair. Staff was friendly and efficient. I would be glad to return.

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Haifa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

This restaurant is located in Durlach, a short drive from Karlsruhe town center. It has a local Badische warm atmosphere with excellent food. We had soups - one snail one vegetable - heartwarming! The main courses were tasty and plentiful. The veal in red wine sauce and the pork in cream and mushroom sauce were excellent. Potato croquettes called -... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

This is away from downtown Karlsruhe, in the small town of Durlach. Around € 18 taxifare gets you there. The atmosphere is what Germans would call “gemütlich”, or pleasantly relaxed, with very friendly staff helping you with the menu that’s completely written in Baden dialect. If you think you understand German, go on and try decyphering that menu! But the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ochsentorstrasse 17 | Durlach, 76227 Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Karlsruhe
  • Phone Number: +49(721) 49 27 11
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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