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Poststrasse 28, im historischen Nikolaiviertel, 10178 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
+49 30 2415697
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Ranked #299 of 5,796 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $22
Cuisines: Diner, German, Gastropub, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Mitte
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The room of the restaurant is really nice with a vaulted celling and a cosy atmosphere. We add the pumpking soup (5.50€, very gingered), herrings (10.90€, nice dressing and large portion). The beer of the house is enjoyable. The staff is nice and portions are generous, lots of customers tried the pork knuckle (1kg!) and seemed to enjoy it.

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London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a very good German restaurant that can be very busy in the evening. We had dinner here twice and were very lucky having a table without reservation. It is situated in the Nikolaiviertel (Nikolai Quarter) and just a half of minute walk from St. Nicholas Church, Berlin’s oldest building. The menu begins with an introduction to the history... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Just round the corner from our hotel, at the end of a long hot day of business meetings. The tables all set out on the cobbles under tall, leafy trees, leaving just dappled sunlight to filter through. Service was reasonably efficient, if not particularly warm. The food was typical Berlin fare. Quite generous portions, but nothing stood out. A mildly... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was my first trip to Germany and my first really good German meal. I had the pork schnitzel which was delicious and the au gratin potatoes which were the best au gration potatoes I've ever had! Ended the meal with the apple strudel, yum! We made it here just in time as the kitchen was closing soon but luckily... More

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Chiba, Japan
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Good German foods, Excellent German beers!! The building looks nice. I really recommend this restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

An attractive oldie worldly restaurant in a quiet and old part of Berlin (albeit mostly rebuilt) in the Nikolaiviertel. I visited twice for dinner. The first time I ate al fresco and tasted the famous Berlin style cured pig knuckle with split peas and sauerkraut. Very tasty but sufficient for 2 or even 3 people! I liked the setting and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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151 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Gerichtslaube is located in the pleasant back street of the renovated Nicholas quarter, and was the former medieval Berlin courthouse. Hard to say how much of it is original, but the current building has a very authentic feeling, so if it is largely renovated, then they have done a very good job. Fortunately we had a fine weather evening so... More

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Athens, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I visited July 2012. We ate stuffed mushrooms, mushroom shoup (with Pfifferlinge mushroom), Kaseler and spetzl and one salad, and 4 beers. The quality was far above the average and we introduce this place to everyone!

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Zaragoza, España
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

I don't recommend the meatballs... Overcooked... Instead, the knuckle vas soft and delicious, and a very generous portion, i don't know how this two dishes can cost the same! (12? each)... Other dishes look tasty though, i think i choose it wrong... Good weiss beer although!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We decided to dine here as my husband is vegetarian and there were some decent veggie dishes on the menu, but I was mainly drawn to the deep fried pear filled with blue cheese in almond breadcrumbs and served with cranberry sauce. We were not disappointed this was delicious, mmmmm. It can be ordered as a starter or a pudding,... More

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