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Stachel

Gressengasse 1, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 52770
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Ranked #10 of 253 Restaurants in Wurzburg
Price range: $9 - $24
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The pulse of Franconia beats in the heart of Wuerzburg. You can feel it ? or rather taste it - in the historic surroundings of the Stachel, which is a restaurant and wine bar. As a wine bar, the Stachel offers the best wines in Franconia. There is wine tasting every Saturday in the restaurant's very own wine cellar. You also need something solid to line your stomach, so that the wine does not go to your head. The chef Richard Huth serves slow food ? Frankish delicacies ? and the presentation is creative. He cooks authentically using locally sourced ingredients which are mostly organic ? and it shows in the taste.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We are here for lunch and it was lovely. I had roast pork with dumplings and my friend had trout almondine. Looks like it gets quite busy so reservations recommended.

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Reston, Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We loved this restaurant and wished we had known about it when we first arrived in Wurzburg rather than when we were a day away from leaving. Our lunch was simple, but delicious: flavorful consomme with shredded crepe and a generous, perfectly dressed salad composed of the freshest ingredients. The interior ambiance was charming, quiet and what one would expect... More

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Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is the oldest "Weinstube" in Würzburg and has several places where you can get seated: outside in the extremely charming yard, on terraces, in the wine cellar or inside the restaurant. It is however charming all over the place. The service was perfect with the restaurant manager constantly making sure that everything was okay. The wine list is long... More

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Netanya, Israel
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It was next to our hotel, Alte Kraner Hotel. We went in with no recommendation and ordered local food. Service was good, atmosphere pleasant and warm, and the dishes fabulouse. It started a very nice tour of lovely Wurzburg. Recommend warmly.

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Norddeutschland
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634 reviews 634 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
519 helpful votes 519 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Next to the Castell Bank at the Marketplace in a small short road you find the Stachel, the oldest restaurant in town. It seems you find it in most tourist guides and overall they are not a tourist trap and offer a very nice setting with wooden furniture large murals and a very fitting decoration but... coming home from a... More

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dc
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Finding Weinhaus Stachel is not easy: the understated entrance is on a tiny side street where cars seldom venture, but it is worth the trouble to find. The chef is a proponent of "slow food", and my husband and I opted for his slow food fixed-price menu. The food was superb from start to finish, and we were delighted that... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

The food was ok. It was the wine that amazed us. The restaurant is set in an amazing setting as well.

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Recife, PE
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168 reviews 168 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

The Stachel is Würzburg's oldest Weinhaus (1413) and is really a wonderful place. Richard Huth (Eurotoques Chef) is a member of " slow food", the international association for the preservation of good taste. It means that the service maybe is a bit relaxed, but once there, take your time. Try the outdoor guinea fowl - really fantastic!

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Richmond, Virginia
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575 reviews 575 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
517 helpful votes 517 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

I prefer the small uncomfortable triangular table in the window alcove. There you get the feel of this 500-year-old restaurant. The service and food has always been borderline luxurious. The wines are outstanding and the atmosphere may be the best in town. If you have more than a day or two in town do not miss this restaurant.

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2011

We went here on our first night in Wurzburg, we were still jet lagged and had sleeped till 8.30pm so we arrived at 9.30pm and were seated. The atmosphere was good with a local charm and we didn't know what to expect. The menu was in German but we were ably helped by the head waiter who also recommed a... More

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