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Spezialkeller

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Sternwartstrasse, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 54887
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view and great beer

This typically Franconian keller is a beer garden somewhat detached from the brewpub whose name it bears. A little bit of a walk up a fairly gentle slope (until the final few yards) from the Altstadt it offers superb views over the city with the Dom taking pride of place. And of course it serves... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Doug W
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Essex, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Essex, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This typically Franconian keller is a beer garden somewhat detached from the brewpub whose name it bears. A little bit of a walk up a fairly gentle slope (until the final few yards) from the Altstadt it offers superb views over the city with the Dom taking pride of place. And of course it serves the excellent Spezial Rauchbier, a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This establishment is highly recommended but has very quirky opening hours. On most days only opens at 15.00 h, except Saturdays in summer when it opens at 12.00. We went all the way up the hill to get there for lunch and were disappointed to find it closed. :-(

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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5 reviews
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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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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 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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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: Local cuisine, Families with children
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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