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Schillerplatz 5, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany (Rathaus)
0711 / 29 44 57
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Ranked #65 of 1,025 Restaurants in Stuttgart
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: European
Neighborhood: Rathaus
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Am Schillerplatz in Stuttgarts Stadtmitte befindet sich das traditionsreiche Restaurant Alte Kanzlei. In der ehemaligen Landschreiberei mit Registratur und Buchhaltung gehen heute Feinschmecker und Liebhaber der schw��bischen K��che ein und aus. Auf der Karte stehen hausgemachte, schw��bische Gerichte mit internationalen Akzenten. Von kreativen Salaten und raffinierten Suppen ��ber leichte Snacks und Fischgerichte bis hin zum authentischen schw��bischen Hauptgericht wird f��r jeden Geschmack etwas geboten. In der Einrichtung und in der K��che treffen sich altbew��hrte und neue Ideen. Besonders die Pl��tze auf den beiden Terrassen, mit Blick auf Schillerplatz oder Schillerdenkmal sind im Sommer sehr begehrt.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We went here because this was the only restaurant on Christmas day. And while we bought provisions on the 24th of Dec, come 25th, I was tired of munching on cheese, bread, salami, leftover pizza and needed a real meal. Our hotel concierge found this place and while they didn't have reservations for 2 pm, the guy said to come... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The potato soup was delicious! The host was kind and gracious. That's the good. Now the bad. When I politely asked our waiter, Sprechen Sie English?, he retorted, Sprechen Sie Greek? I chose to ignore this rude reply and we ordered our soup. He did not return until it was time to pay. While my niece was using her credit... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Although I have eaten here several times, I am always just a bit disappointed by the service. That said, the food is great, and the wine list is terrific! If service and intimacy are not a compelling factor in your dining experience, I'm sure anyone would enjoy it! The location is very central and they have a nice outdoor patio... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The setting makes it almost impossible to pass up. The food is above average, especially the homemade soups. The service is painfully slow, with waiters that are borderline indifferent to the customers. It is too bad the service is not better. I would not stop by if the outdoor seating area looks busy.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food is very tasty. You can find local specialties in the menu and these are prepared with gourmet ingredients. Service is little slow at times but well mannered! Place is always clean and orderly. The restaurant is popular among the local prominent folks. One draw back- they place reserved signs on every table even though tables are free. So, do... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This bar and restaurant offers affordable and relaxed dining in the centre of Stuttgart between the two squares in the old town. We have eaten outside and inside, in winter it is a cosy spot. A good menu with a wide range of dishes, swift service in a good and attractive room. Good for lunch or an evening meal when... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were there twice. The food is very tasty, service is quick. The prices are not the lowest, but the portions are also huge.. Make sure to make a reservation on week-ends to get a table

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Stuttgart, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very nice location in the center of Stuttgart, especially its back yard. I eat there almost once a week and the "friendly professionalism" as well as the quality of the dishes remains very good (that is why I keep going with friends, family and colleagues). The behavior against my child is also to be rewarded.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The location of "Alte Kanzlei" is unbeatable. Located directly at Schlossplatz its in the heart of Stuttgart. The food is good. Not only swabian - but also some variety and even some veggie stuff. The service is nice and thoughtful, prices are ok (given it's top location). Will you find better and cheaper swabian food in Stuttgart, for sure. But... More 

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273 reviews 273 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

During a Sunday walk through Stuttgart we came upon this elegant restaurant and were happy to be able to order lunch after normal German lunchtime and to even get a table right in the middle of town. We discovered very quickly reasons for the popularity of the Alte Kanzlei: excellent food, quick service, and pleasant interior. We had the traditional... More 

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Additional Information about Alte Kanzlei

Address: Schillerplatz 5, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 0711 / 29 44 57
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Stuttgart>  > Rathaus
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: European

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