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Zur Sonne

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Markt 14, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
+49(0)6421 17190
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 19
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The community was having a festival today and the place was packed with people. It was cool, not raining, and sunny as we set outside enjoying visiting with family. The menu offered local speciality foods as well as more general German dishes. The food, service, atmosphere, were very good. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
Gimmy1040
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Texas
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

The community was having a festival today and the place was packed with people. It was cool, not raining, and sunny as we set outside enjoying visiting with family. The menu offered local speciality foods as well as more general German dishes. The food, service, atmosphere, were very good. We enjoyed and would repeat the experience.m

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Zur Sonne restaurant rates among the best in Marburg. In good weather the outside terrace offers great views of the old town, the menu presents both local specialities and dishes from other German regions. The staff is friendly. Best come early and book a table at an agreed hour. Highly recommended.

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Konstancin
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220 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

They were out of 3 of the 4 main courses that are the specialities of the house when we went there. Obviously manyt people liked these specialities but to not be in stock of most of their specialities was a flaw in my opinion.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Forty-four years ago this gem earned a top rating from us, for its beautiful location, historic ambiance and delicious traditional mid-German food. Today it's still very good, although a flirtation with modern cuisine about 15 years ago was a bad fit and drove us away for the next few years. I remember the wonderful schnitzels of the 1970s, and enjoyed... More 

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Marburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This traditional restaurant on the square is the choice of many people from the University and also family gatherings as there are upstairs rooms for private parties. Whenever I had guests or small meetings this was the place of choice. A very friendly staff, efficient service and excellent cooking! Good beer. I would go for the game or lamb when... More 

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HH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place is in the historic center of the city. It is is itself a historic palce, being an inn since the medieval age. Food is very good quality, service is friendly, price and quality match. The highlight of the place is the historic ambience. The public room is low, but very cozy. It breathes history. On the second floor... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

In our case this was the case as the evening we had dinner there the special of the day was their goose with all the trimmings - red cabbage and dumplings. We were told by our guide that this was a typical Christmas dinner in Germany. What a perfect dinner for our first night! However, the goose was a bit... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant is in the midst of old German houses that have been well maintained and are very beautiful. It is also in a University town. The Platz was busy with students. The waiter spoke good English. They had a large menu. The food was very good. We all ordered different meals and all were happy. They also have vegetarian.... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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235 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I always seem to wind up here on visits to Marburg; and look forward to one particular dish, Ulmer Schnitzel, which never disappoints (but that's all I can comment on). Otherwise, this restaurant is centrally located in the most picturesque part of town in a lovely (inside and out) historical building. Service is fine, and though it's quite popular, you... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Yes, I wish I lived at this hotel and could eat every meal at this restaurant: the food is some of the best I've ever eaten, which is saying a lot. The owners and staff are genuinely friendly, relaxed and helpful. Prompt, friendly service and fantastic food is a combination not often found in Germany. Zur Sonne proved consistently fantastic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Markt 14, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Marburg
  • Phone Number: +49(0)6421 17190

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

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