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Reitgasse 4, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
+49 (0)64 21-25888
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic place for cake & coffee

A couple blocks away from the old town's center, this cafe has a charming dining area with several different sitting areas. On a Saturday afternoon in January, the place was packed and there was live piano music. As with most German coffee shops, the cake was outstanding. The coffee, on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Strasbourg, France
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Strasbourg, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A couple blocks away from the old town's center, this cafe has a charming dining area with several different sitting areas. On a Saturday afternoon in January, the place was packed and there was live piano music. As with most German coffee shops, the cake was outstanding. The coffee, on the other hand, wasn't the best ever...but it was compensated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Nice view and breakfast. Lovely atmosphere and waiters. Live music on Sundays. Nice option for every age.

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Wilmore, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Cafe Vetter is a wonderful experience. My wife and I visited twice while in Marburg. The view is unbeatable, overlooking half the city. The food is also very good. I had salmon on potato pancakes, and they were wonderful. The student breakfast, which my wife had, is enough to satisfy large appetites on a budget. We will come back next... More 

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Pittsburgh
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great place to have a refreshment. On a nice day, the terrace has fantastic view and fresh air. If it is raining, the view from the inside is still nice. The cakes are excellent (as good as Klingelhofer), but the service is not as personal.

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Paris, France
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

in an old setting with wooden furniture, typical decoration and a professional musician playing piano, you have the classic German Konditorei. Food is good. We were a bit disappointed becausewe could not get a seat in the piano room and had to go underneath in an empty room. But fantastic view on the Lahn valley. Also our German friends were... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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238 reviews 238 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
759 helpful votes 759 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Cafe Vetter is always worth a visit because they really have awesome and delicious cakes! One the most traditional and historic Cafe Houses in Marburg going back to the early part of the last century and since in the hands of three generations of Konditormeisters...or Masters of Patisserie! The cakes are of original recipes and made with real fresh cream... More 

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Munich, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Wonderful cakes, generous slices, very fresh. We didn't eat there, but took them to go, so can't say much about the table service. Looked charming though.

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Albania
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182 reviews 182 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Every body is going to upper/old city in Marburg. On the way back this place is the nicest I seen during my stay there. The big veranda is looking to the city. The nice ventilation/conditioning, great food and good service makes this place commendable

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Bangkok, Thailand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We like this Cafehouse very much because it has a huge selection of cakes and theowner makes the cakes right on the premises and you can watch how they make it at certainntimes. The cakes are mouthwatering delisious and the service is very efficient. The deoration is unique and a little old fashion with red carpets and wooden cafe stle... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We always throw our diets out the window at Cafe Vetter, choosing from cream cakes, beautiful fruit tortes, all manner of chocolate, etc. They're all delectable, and we love looking down on parts of the old city, across the River Lahn and up to Wilhelmsturm and the dark hills of the Lahnberge.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Reitgasse 4, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Marburg
  • Phone Number: +49 (0)64 21-25888

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