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Der Keller

6 Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 4068999
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Ranked #367 of 5,574 Restaurants in Dubai
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: The first thing you notice when you step into Der Keller (The Cellar) is the striking décor of red brick arches, wine barrels and solid oak furniture. The next thing is the wonderful aroma of sizzling meats. Der Keller is one of the oldest restaurants in Dubai, serving traditional German cuisine made with fresh seasonal ingredients. The variety of dishes ranges from fresh healthy salads and vegetarian options to regional specialties (including a tantalising selection of pork dishes).Sip an imported German beer with your meal as you soak up the authentic german atmosphere; whether you’re stopping by for a leisurely dinner or settling in for a fun filled night, Der Keller is a restaurant full of spirit and zest for life. Prost!
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: The first thing you notice when you step into Der Keller (The Cellar) is the striking décor of red brick arches, wine barrels and solid oak furniture. The next thing is the wonderful aroma of sizzling meats. Der Keller is one of the oldest restaurants in Dubai, serving traditional German cuisine made with fresh seasonal ingredients. The variety of dishes ranges from fresh healthy salads and vegetarian options to regional specialties (including a tantalising selection of pork dishes).Sip an imported German beer with your meal as you soak up the authentic german atmosphere; whether you’re stopping by for a leisurely dinner or settling in for a fun filled night, Der Keller is a restaurant full of spirit and zest for life. Prost!
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Doha, Qatar
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We visited Der Keller to celebrate a birthday; the staff was friendly and surprised us with a birthday cake. The beer and food was very good; overall a good experience (German setting).

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear user Qatar Allie, Greetings from Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Thank you for sharing your experience with us here on Tripadvisor. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and I am glad that you had a great time and enjoyed your birthday celebration wiht us. I hope we can welcome you soon again. Warm regards, Laura Jacobsen More

dubai
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Being German living in Dubai, this is the place I go when I am really homesick and need my German beer and Food. The Restaurant serves authentical German food with changing regional specials. The Manager Laura is very helpful to recomend the best choices and overall it really feels very German. The Atmosphere is a bit too german style, very... More

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear User Seveba, Thank you very much for this overwhelming review and for taking the time to post your it here on Tripadvisor. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! You have described exactly what the whole team strives for every day, great service in combination... More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Here is very nice food ! And there is kind Steff BACHU! He is very nice explain for us :) I want to come here gain!

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Der Keller. Thank you very much for a 1st class review here on Tripadvisor! I am very happy to hear you have enjoyed your evening with us and the whole team,especially Bachchu is very exited to hear your comments! I hope it is the first time of many more to come here at Der Keller for... More

Cape St Francis, South Africa
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The food and service was excellent. The staff is very effective and friendly. Very nice place have dinner with friends who love pork.

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a great review here on Tripadvisor for us. It was a pleasure to read from your review that you had enjoyed your overall dining experience. Our first priority here at Der Keller is to make sure all our guests enjoy an authentic German dining experience with great... More

Muscat, Oman
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Just had an amazing evening at Der Keller - the service was excellent & the food outstanding ! So many restaurants in Dubai are very average but Der Keller is truly a great experience from start to finish ! The sausage platter is an excellent choice to start !

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear Denise, Thank you for taking the time in posting this amazing review here for us, it is highly appreciated! We drive to achieve excellent guest service and experience and it is our first priority to make every visit of all our guests memorable and enjoyable, I was therefore delighted you enjoyed it as such! You described exactly what we... More

Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Nice place with excelent german food (and Weissbier!). Very helpful staff, especially the hostess, a very attractive german lady.

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear Nuno, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We are all so happy to hear you enjoyed your overall experience and appreciate your kind words. I hope we will be able to welcome you soon again, for a nice German treat and to practice your German =) Don't forget about our Feierabend Happy Hour,... More

Fish Hoek, South Africa
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Most of us had the pork knuckles. Really well prepared and good tasting. The staff were very attentive and always at hand, yet never underfoot. Highly recommended when staying in Jumeirah Beach Hotel

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear Klaas, Greetings from JJumeirah Beach Hotel, Der Keller! Thank you very much for this amazing review! We are flattered to learn that you enjoyed your evening with us and we are more than happy to hear that you have experienced the renowned service our colleagues are known for. It is always our priority to make our guest’s experience special... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I visited Der Keller following the advise of a friend. No dispointments. The food and service were great and up to expectations. Nice and relaxed ambiance on the restaurant. Prices are very reasonable for food, for the drinks it is the same around Dubai. Try the sausage platter, good way to start you dinner. Desserts could be better, but all... More

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear Wagner, I would like to thank you for the great feedback and I am pleased to read that our team was able to manage your expectations. It is always our priority to make our guest’s experience special and memorable and your kind comment about our service and food is highly appreciated. I have shared your comment with the entire... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited restaurant few days ago. The food was exellent, very-very tasty! Staff very friendly and helpful. I hope to come back again to this nice restaurant. I will recomed it to all my friends.

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear Xena, Thank you very much for taking the time and posting this great review for us here! We appreciate your comments and are very happy we could make your evening a memorable one. Der Keller stands for Gemuetlichkeit (comfort) and in combination with a great team and amazing, traditional food; we drive every day to exceed our guests’ expectation.... More

Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Dined here recently and was very disappointed. The food was average at best. Asked about serving size for the children, but what came out was twice the size of what had been advised - they could have shared the plate & still had some to spare. Plus it was dry & over cooked. I ordered the pork belly, what I... More

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Laura J, Manager at Der Keller, responded to this review

Dear user Perth, I would like to reiterate my appreciation for your time in sharing your feedback. I have noted that your experience did not meet with your expectations and I am concerned to learn that you were left to feel disappointed. Your feedback is critical to our continual improvement, your feedback has been shared with our chefs and we... More

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