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Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0231-572217
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Proper German Gaststaette

We were here whilst staying overnight in Dortmund, and, having negotiated the early evening Christmas shoppers, made our way in out of the cold and into a warm and gemutlich welcome. A good selection of beers, and some excellent food. I wonder why I had not found this before!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
Seanie O
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Marietta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After spending A LOT of time living and working in Dortmund, I always find the time too one back to this restaurant/pub. When it's warm, you can sit outside under the umbrellas and enjoy a great German beer and great food. When it's cold, sit inside and enjoy the ambience. I strongly recommend this place for taking out clients, work... More 

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Constanta County, Romania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went there at evening. It was busy but we didn't have to wait too long before a waiter attended to us. We had beers, of course!, and to eat, two kind of soups - asparagus with gamberi and garlic. We also had a salmon salad with little potato breads, which was delicious and enough for almost two persons. They... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We popped in here for a beer and a warm up while visiting the Dortmund Christmas Market. We were too late for food but the excellent and very friendly staff bought us some filled rolls! The bar itself looked amazing! It was all decorated out for xmas and had a huge and impressive decoration hanging from the ceiling. Above the... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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317 reviews 317 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Ate here thanks to the reviews, it was well worth it! Wiener Schnitzel, German sausage, fried potatoes and onions, sauerkraut and a great local beer! Perfect, friendly staff, a great atmosphere and a well spent lunchtime in Dortmund. Top marks!

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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were here whilst staying overnight in Dortmund, and, having negotiated the early evening Christmas shoppers, made our way in out of the cold and into a warm and gemutlich welcome. A good selection of beers, and some excellent food. I wonder why I had not found this before!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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992 reviews 992 reviews
776 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

One of the best German pubs weve ever been,and weve been to thousands,everything that's good about German pubs can be found in here. Really traditional interior,all wood and brass but also decked out for Christmas,so it looked fantastic. We went in after being in the cold in the big Christmas market and this pub was bouncing. Every table was took... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The schnitzel is gorgeous, so many to try. Only down side is just 3 desserts and 2 of those on the children's menu!! But a beautiful restaurant right in the centre of the city.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The restaurant is amazing! Great food, good price, good atmosphere! I aways have good time their! The service is nice and the place is so beautiful! It is the most tradicional restaurant in the city! You should visit and ask them a Schnitzel! I have sure that you will enjoy a lot!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great place to taste the German kitchen and beer. Don't miss their Platten with included sour cabbage and liver steaks. As for the bier they offer a pack of 13 small beers called "A Meter of Beer". It can be lager meter or Dark meter.....I am thirsty already :)

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The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nice location in the city Centre. Prices for a full meal averagely 12,50 euro. Typical German meat, potatoes and union dishes giving you enough energy to continue with your travel. Very quick service 9less than 10 minutes) with a smile. Ideal for winter when you need the extra calories. Pub atmosphere.

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  • Address: Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dortmund
  • Phone Number: 0231-572217

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