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Essigbraetlein

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Altstadt - St. Sebald
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Weinmarkt 3, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
0911-225131
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 63
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Extraordinary Meal

A wonderfully inventive and delightful meal, that succeeded in being avant garde and at the same time extraordinarily delicious. The atmosphere is cosy and welcoming, and the service friendly and unpretentious. The best Michelin 2-star meal I've ever had -- and judging solely by the cuisine, it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Singapore
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I don't want even to make the effort to describe how appalling this experience was .... Don't, don't, don't, don't you ever dare picking this crazy joint!!! Believe me

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Singapore
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A wonderfully inventive and delightful meal, that succeeded in being avant garde and at the same time extraordinarily delicious. The atmosphere is cosy and welcoming, and the service friendly and unpretentious. The best Michelin 2-star meal I've ever had -- and judging solely by the cuisine, it was actually better than the meals we had at the 3-star Alain Ducasse... More 

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I found the restaurant by looking on trip adviser. Might be one of the best restaurant I ever tried. Only 4 courses in the meniu, ask for all 4, they are small and extremely good. Nice and intimate atmosphere . You can't be unpleased. Thanks to the management, very well trained staff.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

There is a limit to experimental cooking - why should I be the guinea pig and even pay dearly? I am happy to admit that this time I proved all wrong. The evening started off with an ouverture, a series of small surprise servings, every one even more delicious the one before. This was followed by a 7-dish menu, every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

The location is very special and typical for nuernberg Food is exelent Service is perfect You must (!) take the wine beside the food

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Montrabe, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

we were three friends for lunch. char with ginger broth was extremely strong and completely over power the fish... The highlight - believe it or not was the Kohlrabi dish. Simple but definitely not simplicity. The dish was impressing interesting and delicious. The only dish BTW in the meal that was justifying to my humble opinion the 2 star standards.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We came to Essigbrätlein with high expectations and we were not disappointed. An excellent meal from the starter to the friandises. The selection of beans with pistachio and the pigeon were amazing. The homemade chocolate selection was another favorite of mine. The cook serves all dishes himself - a phenomenal place for gourmets!

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Chef Köthe and Ollech have adopted vegetables and turned them into stars. Not just a side order anymore vegetable plays the dominant role here and become an important part of the Menu with its own spice blends. They never had lobster or caviar on the table and otherwise waives illustrious because expensive beasts - for ethical reasons. When cooking, the... More 

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This was, without doubt, the best meal we had during our two plus weeks in Germany. We elected to have lunch, a set menu, to avoid a late night prior to an early departure for Dresden. We were glad because this is a meal that needs to be eaten slowly, savored—and digested. The restaurant, which has two well-earned stars from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is an elegant and intimate restaurant with only about 7 tables, so we were a little apprehensive about bringing in our 3 little boys. However, this turned out to be a wonderful and memorable experience. The meals were beautifully presented and very imaginative, with unusual ingredients. The venison was perfect, but my favorite dish was the bean dish. It... More 

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Address: Weinmarkt 3, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0911-225131
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Nuremberg>  > Altstadt - St. Sebald

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Weinmarkt 3, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Nuremberg>  > Altstadt - St. Sebald
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt - St. Sebald
  • Phone Number: 0911-225131

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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