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PulverTurm an der Frauenkirche

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An der Frauenkirche 12, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
0351 26 26 0 - 0
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 112
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent spot for dinner

This was a great little spot for dinner. It's in the basement of the old armory so the theme is medieval. They have both a German and an English menu and most of the servers spoke English. The prices were reasonable and the food was delicious. I would recommend making a reservation as it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
Alison S
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Kirkland, Washington
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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261 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Shrewsbury
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were entertained by a magician and several musicians as we sat in the wonderful recreation of a historic Saxon dining room. Like everything else in central Dresden it's only recently been opened as the entire city was destroyed in 1945 so it's nowhere near as old as it appears. It has been done very well though. It was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I have been here several times with guests from abroad - they always like it a lot (Food, atmosphere, etc.). Start with a walk at the SemperOper (just in case: car parking next to the Landtag), from there to Zwinger, Taschenberg Palais, Procession of the princess, Frauenkirche (a walk inside and to the top), Terrace at the Elbe, and then... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This was my third visit here with my German in-laws. Food was again excellent, great Saxony food and really tasty. The staff are very friendly and welcoming too, I had a small issue with my food (I requested different potatoes that what was on the Card) and it was swiftly rectified and they were extremely apologetic. Most staff speak multiple... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This was a great little spot for dinner. It's in the basement of the old armory so the theme is medieval. They have both a German and an English menu and most of the servers spoke English. The prices were reasonable and the food was delicious. I would recommend making a reservation as it was very busy.

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Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been here at least four times with guests from out of town. They all liked it very much. I really like the atmosphere and the "buskers" who come to the tables when the food is being prepared are a really cool idea in my opinion. I don't particularly like Saxon food myself but I won't let that influence... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We ate outside , but after walking around the inside I wish we had eaten inside as it was really fun inside and also since it is on the outside edge of the fussgangerzone it lacks the people watching fun of more centrally located cafes. The food was good but not as nice as the ambiance.

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Strasbourg, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Couldn't say of the food, as we left because of the staff's attitude.....We sat and the waiter throwed us the menus, but had to wait to order at least 10minutes, and nobody came to ask. In addition to this, we had no chance to seat in the front room(it was raining hard and cold day, so no way for its... More 

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Melle , Belgium
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Located next to the "Frauenkirche" and under "Coselpalais" this is a typical German restaurant. Although they have an English version of their website, they were amazed that we spoke English. At first it was a 10 minute wait for menu and then another 20 minutes for order. The food was on the brink and as example sauce was prepared with... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We have been there with two of us. The service was not attentive and slow even for the drinks they had to come twice. The waiting time for the food was acceptable, the portions have been reasonable and okay for a touristy place. Pricing was very fair.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I would recommend PulverTurm for the atmosphere. The decor inside the restaurant and the band visiting all the tables/taking requests was great. The service was fast and friendly. The food was ok, I think it would have been a lot better if it wasn't so salty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: An der Frauenkirche 12, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Innere Altstadt
  • Phone Number: 0351 26 26 0 - 0

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 16

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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