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Altstadt - St. Sebald
European, Vegetarian, German, Central European
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Weinmarkt 3, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ascot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the discreet setting, superbly professional and friendly waiter; and certainly the food. The menu, which looks like a shopping list for the greengrocer, is in fact a combination of cleverly worked ingredients. The cucumber dish was so special that we asked for the recipe. However I don't think I have the time to dry it for 14 hours at... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

A very interesting experience. The restaurant feels like you are almost dining in a large house with friends. The menu is very much down to the chef and so are the wines but that adds to the experience. We really enjoyed the variety and the flavours of both but it is very expensive; even for a 2*. But excellent never... More 

Thank johnzbath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Reservation: Smooth and fast online and was double checked/confirmed some days in advance Staff: Friendly, relaxed and professional staff, not too much over the top as you would expect it in some other places like this Menu und drinks: It was absolutely amazing, the best lunch we have ever had; especially the vegetarian dishes where surprisingly interesting and in general... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Managed to get a same-day reservation for my colleagues- a group of 10 in all- and we were in for a treat! We enjoyed amazing food with top-notch service-- a prix fix, multi-hour dining experience. The numerous courses were each "tiny plates" composed of wondrous tastes-- each a newfound delight to the palate and senses. If you're a foodie, appreciate... More 

Thank 647PeterA647
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We celebrated my daughter's birthday with the set seven course meal, each course with a wine pairing. Each course was absolutely delicious, each wine was perfect. Service was discreet and efficient. The meal was expensive but well worth it. The two Michelin stars are well deserved.

Thank 945maxr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

So far we have done a bit over 20 Michelin-starred restaurant and Essigbraetlein was the best of them all! it is small, just a few tables, very intimate atmosphere. Book well in advance, perfect for a romantic dinner, we were there for Valentine's Day. The sommelier did the best wine pairing with the menu degustation. Each dish surprised us in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Simply wonderful, each and every bite. The place is cozy, maybe 12 tables and ringing doorbell to get in has a nice touch. If I were to change one thing I'd order a nice Burgandy to compliment since the pairings are primarily regional whites. The entire experience was perfect, I do not understand what would incent someone to write a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Exquiste, and worth the price if you still have tastebuds that truly sense...wild, and perfect...really. Iwillwill return

Thank AKochCalas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A wonderfully inventive and delightful meal, that succeeded in being avant garde and at the same time extraordinarily delicious. The atmosphere is cosy and welcoming, and the service friendly and unpretentious. The best Michelin 2-star meal I've ever had -- and judging solely by the cuisine, it was actually better than the meals we had at the 3-star Alain Ducasse... More 

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

I found the restaurant by looking on trip adviser. Might be one of the best restaurant I ever tried. Only 4 courses in the meniu, ask for all 4, they are small and extremely good. Nice and intimate atmosphere . You can't be unpleased. Thanks to the management, very well trained staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Vegetarian, German, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weinmarkt 3, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Nuremberg>  > Altstadt - St. Sebald
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt - St. Sebald
  • Phone Number: 0911-225131

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