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Schaufelewartschaft

Schweiggerstr. 19, 90478 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (Glockenhof)
+49 911 4597325
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Ranked #44 of 792 restaurants in Nuremberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Glockenhof
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This place is a fair distance from the main Altstadt area, but was probably the best rustic pork & beer meal I had while I was in Nürnberg, and a great price: I think it was around €11 for the lot. I was so pleased I snapped a picture to send home to make my pork-knuckle-loving friends jealous. I would... More

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The girl was very kind and spoke English. She was very helpful and patient with kids. We had their classic dish, roasted vegetables wiener schnitzels. fast service.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

While this restaurant doesn’t look any super and is bit hidden behind the Main train station, it would be a big pity to miss it. I went there with one friend of mine and we were both very surprised how the food in this reasonably priced restaurant tastes. I recommend to make a reservation, because it can be very busy... More

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

My fiancé and I decided to come here for two reasons – the menu and the positive trip advisor reviews. It’s a little off the beaten track (the opposite side of the Hauptbahnhof to the old town) but not too far to walk. The decor inside is rustic and welcoming. We arrived late in the afternoon and there were only... More

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Berlin, Germany
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I found the restaurant “Schäufelwärtschaft” here at Trip Advisor and read the postings, so we visited this restaurant and we had a great dinner. Both we had “Schäufele”, a typical Bavarian food. It’s a big peace of pork meat from the pork shoulder with a bone. From the form of the bone comes the name “Schäufele”, because the bone looks... More

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West Yorkshire, England
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We visited this restaurant when on holiday in Nuremburg on the basis of reviews on Tripadvisor. We are so glad we did! This was the best meal of our holiday by some distance, and I would walk back to this restaurant from my house if I could. We ate outside in the courtyard on a hot summer night, and just... More

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Sacramento, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
630 helpful votes 630 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

We ate at this restaurant on our second night in town ( on advice of trip advisor # 1 rating ). The food was good but the menu was very limited. You had a choice of pork shoulder (excellent) or schnitzel. The third choice is a small portion of pork shoulder.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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154 reviews 154 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

In town for just one night, we walked to the restaurant from near the train station. Just what you want in a German restaurant. Many types of beer that were terrific. This place is all about the pig. The shoulder of pork is exceptional. Had it with a side of red cabbage and sauerkraut. Cabbage was terrific and the sauerkraut... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

We ended up eating here twice during a 10 day trip to N'berg. Fantastic - it's basically shoulder of pork and a beer, but it's the best shoulder of pork you'll ever eat. No question. The potato dumpling I could take or leave, but it's all about the pork and the red cabbage. We went with colleagues and then ended... More

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Leeds, UK
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We went here during a weeks works visit to Nuremberg and visited after having read TA reviews. They were not wrong, the roast shoulder of pork is absolutely stunning, possibly the best lump of pork I ever ate (and I grew up on a pig farm!) It was cooked to perfection, cracking lattice scored so it came up in nice... More

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