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Essigbraetlein

Altstadt - St. Sebald
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Weinmarkt 3, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
0911-225131
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
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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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Singapore
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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207 reviews 207 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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154 reviews 154 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
402 helpful votes 402 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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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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Merana, Italy
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This was one of the best restaunrants I've seen during our Germany-trip - it was the reason for me to get an account at tripadvisor. Not the cheepest restaurant in town, but definitely one of the best ones. Marvellous! I'll come back whenever I have the chance to visit Nuremberg again!

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Restaurant Details

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: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?