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Mephisto

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Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun traditional gem in Leipzig

A lovely little bar to relax with an after work cocktail and watch the world go by. Great service and so traditional. Set in a historic part of town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Justine C
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Dusseldorf
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Dusseldorf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A lovely little bar to relax with an after work cocktail and watch the world go by. Great service and so traditional. Set in a historic part of town.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I popped in here for a drink after a visit to the opera. It was rather smokey for my liking and I'd have left if my husband hadn't been so persuasive. I'm glad he did persuade me to stay for "one drink" as we a lovely hour or so, drinking,chatting and eating nuts at the bar. The... More 

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Lincs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It is a Raucherbar. Expect a bit of cigarette smoke. Apart from that it is in a great location, within the passage/arcade opposite the Rathaus and directly above the famous 'Goethe/Faust' keller restaurant. That was too busy for us and also did not serve drinks only. This place did and continued the theme of the books with an interesting display... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Nice place to see, good atmoshpere, cheap drinks! Look for the devil on the round hour. Everyone was smoking inside - this was not good

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Biddenham, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Good bar in the centre of Leipzig, the cellars of which date back to C15. Often visited by Goethe when he studied in the town and features as the first place Mephistopholes takes Faust on his journey. Look out now for the devil in the ceiling that leaps out to haunt drinkers every half hour or so. Well we stayed... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Last night we spend some time here, having a few drinks. It's a great bar, friendly atmosphere. The bartenders working there on Saturday the 23rd (aug)definitely took great pride in making the most amazing cocktails. We'll be back for more!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Right on top of the famous Auerbach's Keller but a campy and fun decor. Prices reasonable and a quiet place to have drinks and chat (notice the painting on ceiling)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is not Auerbach's Keller but it has more atmosphere and its just above the famous restaurant. The prices aeasonable than the Keller.re lower, the decor campily fun, and the prices far more r

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

After the wonderful pianist finished her repertoire, Mephisto shrieked from the ceiling rose with a puff of smoke. Great coffee and cocktails too.

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Epping, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

live music, mock satanic sound effects. Waiter was a bit stern, but did produce food at 11pm A place you ought to visit having made it ti the city

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Pub

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