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Goldener Engel

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German, European, Central European
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Muensterplatz 14, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 761 37933
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is ideal, no doubt. Sunny outside seating on the Münsterplatz, just opposite the tower. Menu is composed of local dishes. We had Salad and Maultaschen. This was absolutely ok but not excellent. For example, there was gravy on the Maultaschen vs the traditional broth. The salad had a ready to use dressing. Price is ok. Service very friendly.

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Thank Gabi H
Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016

If Paradise were a place on earth, it would have been here! I have never seen so many angels (golden or else) in all my life! The decoration of tis restaurant is impressive, especially as we approach Christmas. Apart from the atmosphere, which I find equally important as the dishes themselves in any restaurant, food quality and quantity were also... More 

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Thank Bill_Louk
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

This looked a great place from outside, they found us a table for 4, then took a while to serve us, but they were busy. The waiter can go take our order then walked off halfway through as one of the party hadn't quite decided. Wine arrived, very nice, but then it went downhill. The food arrived and was literally... More 

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Thank Nick A
Reading, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We visited here twice, if I'm honest the second time was as we didn't find an English menu at the other eateries around the Munster square. Food here is pretty good, it's a great location too with the pavement tables in the Munster square and inside if weather is inclement. They seemed to go on serving new customers pretty much... More 

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Thank Henry T
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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188 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

I had a delicious large fass bier (on tap Furstenburg), tho my German failed and I got the "Mas" size which is a giant liter in a stone crock. . .also delicious Badener vesper plat of assorted cold meats, sausages, cheese, beet and potato salad and onions with assorted dark breads. Delicious! Lovely to sit all evening nursing my giant... More 

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Thank Judith D
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

One of a host of restaurants next to the cathederal the decor is quirky and if cherubs are your thing then it is for you. Cheerful staff and whilst it was relatively busy you will wait a bit longer than expected.

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Thank Patrick W
Vilas, North Carolina
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016

After getting checked into the Hotel we made our way through Freiburg looking for a place to eat. One of the locals gave us directions to the Munsterplatz. The Goldener Engel had outdoor seating, and was just posting their afternoon special of fresh Spargel. We decided it was the place we wanted to stop and eat. Staff was friendly, food... More 

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Thank James H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Right at the Munsterplatz. I ordered salad and sausage. The salad was awesome. The dressing of the salad was very delicious. Also the sausage was great. We also had fried pork which was quite delicious too. The waiter was a very kind guy.

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Thank prof_dumbledore
Michigan
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited Freiburg on a very cool Sunday/holiday. Surprised to read other negative reviews as we had a good experience. Service, while not overly friendly, was prompt and certainly not rude. I had lentils, spaetzles and sausage. Very good but a huge serving. My husband had the schnitzel. Two huge pieces with a delicious salad and fries. Cozy atmosphere, surrounded by... More 

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Thank ParisCarol
Zurich, Switzerland
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2016

We - my wife and I - often go eat there and always stay on the "safe" side: a draft beer to drink, a mixed salad and "flammkuche" to eat. It is simple, fast, tasty and reasonably priced. Service (two waiters) are not pleasant, but since I know this, I make a point of switching off and ignore their moody... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterplatz 14, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Phone Number: +49 761 37933

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