We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 114 Weimar Restaurants

Kostritzer Schwarzbierhaus

Scherfgasse 4, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
03643 779337
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #28 of 114 Restaurants in Weimar
Cuisines: German
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

72 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    17
    32
    15
    6
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Springfield, Missouri
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Gemütlich und lecker. The restaurant is darkly lit which some might find off-putting but it makes for a more intimate setting. I like the German system of placing random people at large tables together where friendly conversations can strike up. The food is quite good - hearty fare with the famous Thuringian dumplings. I had the sauerbraten. Good food at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
glasgow
Top Contributor
333 reviews 333 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went in here but only had a beer as it was very busy with tour groups. My husband enjoyed his beer but I didn't like the ambience. The service was adequate

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I was brought to this restaurant while on a work training course. A large number of the course delegates attended the dinner which did not pose a problem to the staff. The food was very good, if not a little unknown to me due to it being very heavily influenced by the region. However while I may not have been... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

It was a wet Monday and the first two restaurants we were aiming for were closed. We didn't want Italian or Indian - plenty of those back in London -so we wandered into this restaurant on spec and we were very pleased. A pleasant atmosphere, friendly service and good honest German food. The English menu was suspiciously different from the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Not posh but excellent food and nice people. The food is local and traditional and good value. The service was perfect and if I have time we will go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sao Paulo, Brasil
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Nice restaurante serving traditional Thuringian food and the delicious Köstrizer Schwarzbier. Ambience is nice; prices are ok. It is usually very sought-after, so it is a good idea to make a reservation. Those who don´t have a reserved table might be seated in large, communitary tables. Not a problem for us, but might not be usual or comfortable for some.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Napoli
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

My wife and I have been many times at Köstritzer Schwarzbierhaus. Apart from the folkloristic building and, of course, the appealing Köstritzer beer, we always eat well. Service is fast and attentive. The choice of the food is not very large. However nearly everything is delicious. Typical German food, you may have tasty and very fresh salads, or go for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Even with reservation, I did not like being seated in a glass add-on dining area that had zero atmosphere. While locals can be seen there, it is popular with tourists. The food was so-so, the service the same; the beer was good, but it is good in many places; overall, it had little to distinguish itself.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wrexham
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Ate here twice on on recent visit to Weimar. Nice welcoming atmosphere in an old half timbered building in the centre. The food is excellent-including the tenderest steak I have ever eaten. Food portions are large, typical Geman menu-prices are reasonable.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Poznan, Poland
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Outside you will be in northern, middle Germany; inside you will be amongst a collection of jazz photos and memorabilia that could be just about anywhere. I love jazz, and many of the pieces in the collection appealled to me. But on my first trip to Weimar, I wish I'd picked a place that felt more Weimarian. A msall complaint,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Kostritzer Schwarzbierhaus also viewed

 

Been to Kostritzer Schwarzbierhaus? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kostritzer Schwarzbierhaus

Address: Scherfgasse 4, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Phone Number: 03643 779337
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia  >  Weimar
Cuisine: German

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kostritzer Schwarzbierhaus staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?