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Kapuzinerstr. 30, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 233120
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Extensive wine list, knowledgeable staff, great food

My husband and I stumbled upon Zum Beichtstuhl - lucky us! We were early enough that we didn't need a reservation, and were able to sit on the patio. We started out with 2 dishes - a sausage platter and a cheese plate. Such a perfect complement to the fabulous wines that our waiter suggested... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Leiden, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband and I stumbled upon Zum Beichtstuhl - lucky us! We were early enough that we didn't need a reservation, and were able to sit on the patio. We started out with 2 dishes - a sausage platter and a cheese plate. Such a perfect complement to the fabulous wines that our waiter suggested! We then went on to... More 

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Saline, MI
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Visiting from The States for my cousin’s wedding (and surprising the rest of the relatives), we came to Zum Beichstuhl (the “confessional” in English) for what would be a rehearsal dinner in the USA. This restaurant was perfect on all counts. The physical restaurant itself is charming, the service was amazing (my husband doesn’t speak German so all the staff... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

In general, I found German food a little uninspiring and heavy. But this place had very good local food, including a beautiful fig salad when I visited late August. Staff were helpful, recommended wonderful wine, as I'm not familiar with German varietals, and spoke perfect English to account for my utter lack of Deutsche! My favorite meal in Germany, particularly... More 

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montréal
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100 reviews 100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Had dinner there while on a business trip in Mainz. Was leasantly surprised by how nice the old city was. Dropped in on this restaurant as it had favorable reviews. While it has nice outdoor seating, all tables were occupied by groups of friends and families, when asked if there was available outdoor seating, the waiter proposed I sit with... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This a tiny place, filled with locals, on a small street just outside the tourist area. The food was excellent - based on local produce, well cooked and not too salty. Everyone was very friendly and the staff spoke some English.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Every time I am in Mainz, I try to stop by Zum Beichtstuhl, it is definitely my favorite place in Mainz, could it be for dinner or just for chilling with a glass of wine. It is a small restaurant in a small street in the old town, but once you find it, you know why it is hidden. The... More 

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australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

I am personal friends with the owners, who have friendly, English speaking staff. The menu is local and traditional, with very large servings and excellent value for money. Bookings are strongly advised as the restaurant is busy every night. Great wine list, and some favourite dishes include the smoked salmon salad, pork fillets with panfried potatoes, pumpkin soup, local handmade... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

This wine restaurant is in an asymmetric antique wooden house. There are 2 floors and both rooms are small so you are basically sitting really close to each other with your table neighbors. The portion of the meal is huge, so girls, ask how large the quantity is before you order an additional starters and desserts. The food is OK... More 

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Address: Kapuzinerstr. 30, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 6131 233120
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz

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  • Address: Kapuzinerstr. 30, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: +49 6131 233120

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients

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