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6 Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 4068999
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: The first thing you notice when you step into Der Keller (The Cellar) is...
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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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Austrian food

Exellent service by Ganesh who was a very pleasant and attentive waiter wearing an authentic "Lederhose"!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
neraK2305
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Exellent service by Ganesh who was a very pleasant and attentive waiter wearing an authentic "Lederhose"!

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

Dear user neraK2305, Warm greetings from Der Keller team, thank you for taking time to write such motivating reviews in tripadvisor it is always a pleasure to read comments such as yours, which certainly helps us to do even better in terms of achieving our guest's satisfaction. I already share the delightful news to Ganesh and the whole team excites... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

As a lifelong devote to beer and things that go well with beer, it should come as no surprise that I LOVED Oktoberfest in Munich when I went a few years back, and on every visit since. Latterly German food and beer in Bierkellers worldwide have become a firm favourite, and they don't come much better or more authentic than... More 

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

Dear Chris, Der Keller team would like to thank you for visiting and for taking the time to post such a magnificent review. Your flavorful words described the authenticity of Der Keller; it’s really such an enormous honor to have you as our treasured top contributor on tripadvisor. At this point of your visit we are joyful to know that... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We return here time after time for any special occasions we want to celebrate, its one of our favorite restaurants to visit. The food is fabulous, particular favorite is the crispy pork knuckle and the schnitzels. The beer is also great with steins being available. We find the price very reasonable for a delicious meal. Example the pork knuckle is... More 

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

Dear Loups, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review with such a nice title “perfect German food we love it here”, we are grateful to know that Der Keller is one of your favorite. The pork knuckle & schnitzels are assuredly liked by most German culinary experts, like you, as like you described, we serve substantial... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

6 guys for some bartwurst schzintel and beer. Thursday night so resturant was a little busy. However absolutely no excuse for dinner taking 90 mins then being cold. The staff did try to appease us but the mood was bad already.

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

Dear Rupaks, I would like to thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent visit to Der Keller , and would like to assure you that your feedback is of paramount importance in ensuring that we continually deliver the service Der Keller is renowned for. I have discussed your feedback with the entire team and we are looking... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We visited this restaurant last week. The place was about 50% empty so service was good. I ordered the Camembert to start which was pleasant. my husband ordered the chicken broth which was basically water. Then I had the bratwurst and mash which was nice. My husband had the pork chop. Overall an ok experience. Unfortunately my husband had bad... More 

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

Dear Joanne, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent visit to Der Keller with us. Your invaluable feedback is important to ensure that we continually deliver the service Der Keller is renowned for and exceed your expectations for future visits. I was therefore concerned to read that on this occasion we did not meet... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I love pork and this pork knuckle really made my tummy satisfied. Delicious taste and the portion size surprised me--it's big! It's worth the price. I'm a big fan of drinking cocktails and the hogu spritz was so refreshing it was my first time to try this kind. Staff were so friendly and attentive they were present whenever we need... More 

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

Dear Clara/ Richard, Kindly allow me to thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review about Der Keller. It is heartwarming to read such kind words of appreciation and we are delighted to know that you enjoyed our signature dish “Pork Knuckle” Our culinary team guarantees that all our guests meet there satisfaction in terms of food... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Since 2005, when we first came to Dubai, this is one of our favorite restaurants in town. The food is tasty and well prepared. Needless to say, their masterpiece is the pork knuckle. Remember to book it in advance otherwise you risk that is finished... Also the staff is always friendly and attentive. Definitely recommended!

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

Hi Mavi, Greetings from Der Keller. What a pleasure to read this outstanding review from you. Along with my team I would like to thank you for your loyalty and countenancing us to be your preferred restaurant since 2005. It is great to know that you enjoy our signature pork knuckle time and time again, and our culinary team is... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I was quite excited to eat at Der Keller as reviews had been very favorable and as an Austrian I had high expectations. Thankfully I was not disappointed. The menu was vast and the portions enormous. I had the schnitzel which filled the plate with two enormous portions. It was so thin and crispy and so delicious. All of our... More 

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

Dear Sam, What an honor to read you have rated us as the most authentic outside of Germany, as this is our main focus! The Schnitzel is one of our signature dishes and the culinary team is happy to hear you have enjoyed it along with other German specialties. The PORK indication makes us giggle as well, but as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A very regular in this hotel and this restaurant makes our visit memorable, my family and I loves to visit here always..even my child and husband too..The food was awesome very tasty and big portion.the most favorite is the beer Weissbe so refreshing can't resist it. The service is 5 star, very attentive and welcoming.. you guys deserve a mention... More 

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

Hi Julie, Greetings from Der Keller! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, it is highly appreciated. I was thrilled to read that Balwant, Owen, Joni and the rest of the team keep their standards as high as usual and time and time again create the memorable experience we are known for. We are looking... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I love coming here. The pork knuckle is so delicious, service is fantastic and the environment is so cosy. We always keep coming back. Thanks to a great staff and especially Balwant for the great experience!

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

Dear Martine, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us here on Tripadvisor. Balwant and the rest of the team are thrilled to hear from you, it’s an honor to have you as our loyal guest and we are always happy to have you with us! See you next time. Best regards, Laura Jacobsen More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 4068999

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?