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Ratskeller

Rathausplatz 2, 86150 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49(0)821 31988238
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Ranked #4 of 369 restaurants in Augsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $27
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The cosy atmosphere of the Gew��lbes in Ratskeller Augsburg is steeped in tradition and extremely inviting, and allows you to get away from the reality of everyday life for a few hours. Whether you opt for something substantial like the 'Wirtshaus classic', or a lighter option such as grilled pike perch on a bed of leaf spinach with lobster sauce and herb potatoes, or something sweet such as caramelised sugared pancake with roasted almonds, raisins and apple mousse, there is something to suit everyone's taste. Children and vegetarians are also well catered for. For example, food cooked in vegetable oil is marked up especially on the menu. Furthermore, the lunchtime menu changes on a daily basis. he drinks menu also caters to your every desire, with anything from cold beer to alcohol-free cocktails, that taste twice as nice during happy hour - anything is possible. As a thrilling alternative, a number of Murder Mystery Dinners are organised throughout the year in Ratskeller in Augsburg.
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Istanbul, Turkey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Ratskeller has a great atmosphere/decoration with its high ceilings, it is a great cellar looking like an old style tavern with a modern touch. However, it has huge space and with all the crowd it really gets loud & noisy inside, pretty much like a beehive or a train station. Basically you have to shout all night long to hear... More

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Calgary, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I chose this restaurant reading the great reviews of it on Trip Advisor, but unfortunately I did not have the same experience. The atmosphere was great - it was in the cellar of the Town Hall, the old brick walls, old tables and good music definitely made for an awesome atmosphere. The food, however, was a hit and miss. Our... More

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Houston
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The food is outstanding, fresh, hot, plenty of it too. Friendly staff, family style seating. Delicious, highly recommend it.

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We wanted to have a taste of German food in a historical setting and this more than met our needs. Located in the cellar of the old city hall building we were welcomed by friendly and courteous staff who guided us through various menu choices of German cuisine. What a great evening at a popular spot and more that reasonable... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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125 reviews 125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A restaurant located at the basement of the city hall??? Yes, this is the place! However, the location is just adding to the unique atmosphere of the place. The food is typical and is very good. I would advise to try the local choices. I tried the beef soup (great!) and the white sausage that is served with boiled water... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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97 reviews 97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

What a fantastic place, even though it is quite big the place is nice inside. The service was good and the quality of the food was very good, I'm sure I'll go back next time is Augsburg.

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Lapeer, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The food was excellent! Wait staff was very Courteous. Veryy good price for quality of food. I would go back to this restaurant again.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This restaurant has a special environment, you feel like you were in the middle ages. The food was good, although a bit expensive. But you must go and see the interior of this typical bavarian restaurant.

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Berlin, Germany
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

They have good food but the highlight is the location. Its very open and it gives the place a really nice feeling. If your in Augsburg you should at least eat here once, but make a reservation if you are with a few people.

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Brooklyn, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Good solid German food. Good service and friendly serve-staff. Very convenient to reach if you are in the city-center. There are also shops for you to browse and shop. The Christmas Market is just across the street, so the festive mood is way up in the scale.

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