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Maximilianstr. 12, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
06232-78612
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place for dinner in Speyer

During our one day visit to the beautiful city Speyer we had a great dinner at the Ratskeller Biergarten which is just behind the city hall. Great for a hot summer evening. The food was excellent and nicely served. Surely value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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English first
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

During our one day visit to the beautiful city Speyer we had a great dinner at the Ratskeller Biergarten which is just behind the city hall. Great for a hot summer evening. The food was excellent and nicely served. Surely value for money.

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My company's head office is in Speyer, and they often take us to the Ratzkeller. The venue is very nice, with its rustic feel, eating down in the 'cellar'. Many people say the Domhof is the place to eat in Speyer, and it is very good, but I think the Ratzkeller just nicks it. Excellent food and drink. Worth a... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Not totaly German agree but well presented and with good taste profile it is a good restaurant if your looking for a higherend option in Spreyer Service smooth and attention to detail

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A long way down the stairs and this huge cellar opens up. Very rustic place. Excellent food and service; nice seasonal menu, great selection of wines, really worth a visit. Place was quite busy with locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

What an experience! The cellar setting is great and amusing. The food is too good to pass up. If you have a chance, its worth coming down and taking a bite down underground. Worth it!

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Mannheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It is nicely located and the selection of dishes was good. Unfortunately, the waiter wanted to close the place soon at least for us and almost pushed us outside shortly before 22. He may have informed us when we entered at about 21:00.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Wonderful and historic dining room, in a cellar as the name indicates, with just the atmosphere you would expect! Nice menu, rather typical and nothing too exciting, but the food was very nice. Definitely a place to go to celebrate something special or even a romantic lunch.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a nicely atmospheric keller with low lighting, good Bischoff beer, and tasty local cuisine. It was necessary to use our pidgin Deutsch, but the waiter didn't bat an eye when taking an order for the Pfalz speciality saumagen (when in Die Pfalz....) Portions are plentiful, service prompt, and two large slices of spam-ish saumagen were both hearty and... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Nice place in the center of Speyer with a delicious food. Interior is is like old basement and it is nice, the service is good and the food is very good. It seam like it is a popular place because there was a lot of people.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

the restaurant is big but well designed & provides for privacy. our male server was smug but gave good recommendations, which is something one has to get used to with German behaviour - not friendly but competent. Our meals were huge & satisfying, fine dining on German proportion. I can definitely ignore the smugness for competence & reliability.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Maximilianstr. 12, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Speyer
  • Phone Number: 06232-78612
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm

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