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Bistro Petit Charlemagne

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Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and good service

Very nice place with good service. The waiter proactivley (in a nice way) proposed specials for our large group and ever. food tasted really good

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2014
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Sollentuna, Sweden
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I visited here on a cold winter's night for a rare weekend away, alone together. From the moment we entered we could not fault the cheerful and attentive service. The food was excellent. I started with the scallops and veal cheeks which were a match made in heaven. My husband had perch/pike with salsify which were again... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went on a city trip to Aachen to visit the special exhibitions organized for the Charlemagne Year. We decided to have lunch in this restaurant because it was one of the only ones mentioned for Aachen in the Michelin guide that way (hopefully) avoiding a tourist trap. The food is modern, original and good with many specials for the... More 

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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133 reviews 133 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very nice place with good service. The waiter proactivley (in a nice way) proposed specials for our large group and ever. food tasted really good

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ILKLEY
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128 reviews 128 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I'm told it used to have a Michelin star. Despite a warm welcome & decent service, the food was average, the wine nice but not cheap, & the service friendly but not so efficient. Rather expensive & very quiet on a Tuesday evening. I'm sure there are better restaurants

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

Very unlike a bistro on a large square. This bistro is nice and cosy. A few tables downstairs, more room upstairs. We had dinner there and enjoyed the meal. Loved the extensive salt ad pepper selection. Take time to browse through the wine list. Besides a nice menu, they serve a few good dishes. Try the crème brûlee. It was... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Very good food, not the beaten track, fine flavours and herbs, unusual combinations. Nice wines. food and wines are fair priced. Downstairs hip, upstairs stylish. And good modest service.

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Aachen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This restaurant has only a nice facade. The appetizers were good (scallops, and the other was tomato-carrot soup), but the halibut was dry and the sauce too salty. For dessert we ordered one chocolate mousse with orange and one lemontarte. The mousse came with grapefruit, (they told us it didn't come with orange) which didn't fit at all with the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Very good cuisine and a good choice of wines (although rather expensive)

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Petit Charlemagne is simply one of the best restaurants in Aachen. It is very pricey and posh, but the quality of the food is outstanding.

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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161 reviews 161 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

We came there quite early, so the service was very quick. The quality of the entrees was perfect; presentation without fantasy. Main courses ( my wife had fish ,i had meat) was much bettter, served with à nice wine. Ambiance and service were perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Aachen

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  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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