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Bremer Ratskeller

Am Markt 11, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany (Altstadt)
+49 421 321676
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Ranked #37 of 669 Restaurants in Bremen
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Altstadt
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Carlsbad, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The Bremer Ratskeller is a pleasant restaurant in the cellar of the city hall on the main plaza. I had bratwurst with sauer-kraut and mashed potatoes and my wife had fish. The food was good and so was the German red wine suggested by the waiter.

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Hudson, FL
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

The host was very rude. He showed us a table by the door, and when I asked for something more cozy, he basically said take it or leave it. So we left and went to a more friendly place. I had spoken to him in German, as I had lived in Germany. But he was rude in any language! (TAplease... More

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Heidelberg, Germany
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We just had drinks here and were grateful that we hadn't ordered any meals. The service was slow and not very friendly at all. But, it's worth the drink to enjoy the beautiful surroundings with the big barrels and a trip back into history.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The restaurant itself is incredible The charm the atmosphere wonderful. Unfortunately out waitress was just nasty. There was 8 of us, and 4 of us had no knowledge of German or really the foods offered or the wine. Three of the guests were from Bremen made no difference. The waitress actually rolled her eyes at one of us when ordering... More

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Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The interior of this place was amazing. Historical, a bit dark and just perfect! The food however was a bit of a let down. My boyfriend ordered meat, which had been coocked for hours. It was super tender and delicious but the rest of the plate, a bit bland. My own pan of chicken, turkey and pork with beans and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I had a quick lunch here of green herring in cream sauce with pickled cucumber and potatoes, which was rather nice. It's an impressive, traditional space, very beautiful with lots of barrels and has a long wine-list.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The interior definitely emerges you in the traditional atmosphere. And the food was sooo typically German :) Service had its flaws but was overall fine.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After a day of sightseeing in the rain, the Ratskeller was a warm and comfortable place for a meal. Large oak barrels dominate the walls. There are cozy alcoves for couples. Delicious selection of wines and cheeses.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We went twice during our short stay, once for beers outside on a sunny day, and for beers and a late lunch on a rainy day. I would have said this is a tourist trap except it is also clearly well used by locals. As you might expect, the beer is fantastic. The lobskaus was lovely, but the cheese and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We'd already eaten dinner but wanted to visit here on our last night and we arrived late when no-one else was there and asked if we could have just some drinks and they were more than happy to accommodate us. It is a really beautiful building, it was great to have it to ourselves and the staff never made us... More

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