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Ratskeller

Marktplatz 8, 64283 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
+49 6151 26444
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Ranked #19 of 282 Restaurants in Darmstadt
Price range: $15 - $22
Hours:
Wed - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: German, Brasserie
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

nice beer but the food is a bit hit or miss. the bratwurst is great and the schweinhaxe was nice. The schnitzel was tough :-( great waiters

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Darmstadt, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a nice place to take your visitors for a beer since they have a very decent selection, and a bit of typical hearty hessian food: Handkäs mit Musik, Kochkäs, Grie Soß, etc. It is cozy inside in winter time and very pleasant to sit in the outside in spring & summer. However, one has to say too that... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This place is a great place to sit outside in the summer sampling their on site brewed beer and their excellent German food

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Luton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Really good place to stop for a beer and a bit of people watching on a sunny day.Food menu not extensive but good hearty stuff just made to be washed down with the house brewed beer.I try and drop in whenever visiting Darmstadt and it has pretty much stayed the same in the 20 odd years I have been visiting.

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Dubai
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Fantastic German Food & Beer Brewed on site could not have been better served with friendly staff. Outside Seating in the Markeplatz Walking distance from the Welcome Hotel

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Titusville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Ratskeller is in the city center of Darmstadt and you cant miss the tall white barn like building. The beer is outstanding and if you sit at the bar watch the master pourer fill the beer steins one after another and not stopping. As soon as they are filled they are taken away and it is worth watching this... More

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Florence, Kentucky, United States
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The Ratskeller is in the city center of Darmstadt. You can sit outside or inside. It has two floors inside, with the top floor a bit more formal. There is a salad bar inside, which is Okay, but nothing really special. The menu items I've had are all excellent. The fried pork is typical German, but cooked to perfection. The... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Good beer and outdoor seating in summer but that's all. Food variety is very limited, service is a bit annoying (continuosly pushing to drink beers) and the place is usually very crowded.

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Darmstadt, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you are in Darmstadt and love beer, then this is a must visit place. Pros- Good quality freshly brewed beer is served. Best place to sit down and enjoy the beer is on the tables and benches laid outside. Spring, Summer & Autumn are the best times to sit outside and enjoy the various types of beer available. Cons-... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

A typical German brew pub. The beer is decent, the outdoor seating is great in summer, and the service is about par for the course. If you want to stay on after a couple of beers, then you could eat the sausages and the schweinshaxe. Good spot for a group.

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