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Bremer Ratskeller

Am Markt 11, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany (Altstadt)
+49 421 321676
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Ranked #36 of 663 restaurants in Bremen
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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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Heidelberg, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
16 helpful votes 16 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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22 reviews 22 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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USA
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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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Cambridge
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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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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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254 reviews 254 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I had been eating here a couple of times but usually outside but given the time of year we went inside. When you dine here you can feel the history in these amazing halls. The waiters are busy and they sometimes neglect you. I went for a festtagssuppe and rumpfsteak and the soup was tasty but the rumpfsteak was quite... More

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Beziers, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Good food served by helpful servers in a wonderful setting. Can be a little noisy, but that's what you expect in a beer hall. Good and extensive wine list at reasonable prices. A must if you are visiting Bremen for the first time.

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