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Sternwartstrasse, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 54887
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great View -- Not Much on the Charm

There are lots of great places to drink at in Bamberg. And many of these have wonderful views, either overlooking the City or some other area of interest. Spezialkeller has an awesome view overlooking Bamberg. We were very excited to be going here, not having an issue with long hikes up a hill... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
DanKo5
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Alexandria, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Alexandria, Virginia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are lots of great places to drink at in Bamberg. And many of these have wonderful views, either overlooking the City or some other area of interest. Spezialkeller has an awesome view overlooking Bamberg. We were very excited to be going here, not having an issue with long hikes up a hill (not bad at all) and loving atmospheric... More 

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Como
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great place to enjoy the skyline of Bamberg! in summer, it is perfect to have a delicious beer at the tables in the garden. The typical bavarian food has good prices and it's good.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Not a hard walk though up hill worth it for the beer and views. Didn't try the food though it looked good. And remember its all down hill going home! Used self service which was quick and painless.

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Tirana, Albania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Everything was excellent. The food was fresh delicious, the beer also, and the service was very quick. And I also loved the location: green and peaceful.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Met Bamberg local friends here for dinner. We had a reserved table outside under the awning, which was good because the rain really started coming down before even drinks arrived. The lightly smoked beer is wonderful. A real local treat! The dish to try here is called: rindfleisch mit kren (meerettichsosse) preiselbeeren und kloss. That's a mouthful of words that... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

From this garden you can see almoust whole city and of course with fantastick food and beer. Very nice atmoshere in the garden. This is the right place where you can enjoy the lunch, beer and view during your visit in Bamberg.

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Ebensfeld, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Lovely Biergarten above the town of Bamberg. A very nice view over the town and good local Food! Absolutely recommendable.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Located high above the town of Bamberg, this biergarten is excellent with typical but good Franconian dishes. Very nice atmosphere on a nice day because the better seating is outside enjoying the gorgeous scenery looking at a panoramic view of Bamberg. It is a nice walk (all uphill) from the center of Bamberg (about 10 minutes), but it's well worth... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

A group of over a dozen in Bamberg for AGM of Bieres sans Frontieres CAMRA GBBF section. As I was staying at Brauerie Spezial Gastehof in town and the sun was shining. it was good tto visit Spezial Bierkeller effectively a beer garden to the south of city.The service, beers and views were great. If you prefer perhaps a taxi... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We first visited 'The Special' in August '86 and we re-visited in '13 we are pleased to state that nothing has changed. The standards of food and drink are still as high as ever, the location is beyond reproach and the view is still the best in town. Parking and access is a pain, get a cab but you still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sternwartstrasse, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg
  • Phone Number: +49 951 54887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?