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Ploenlein 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49(0)9861 958990
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rothenburg has so many cafes and restaurants in its small area. Our guide took us for a group meal to Glocke. It is located on the south end of town before the Plonlein/Sieners Tower. We started with a delicious Franconian potato soup, milder in taste than a thick cream of potato soup. This was followed by home made bratwurst with... More 

Thank DERtravels
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent German food, all homemade. Fabulous apple strudel. If you like game, they have that in season also. Full of local people enjoying the food, which is a good sign!

Thank Deirdre I
Boston, Massachusetts
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Would likely return. Soups were nice. Both ordered fish for a change, and were satisfied with the cook and flavors. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere, which was not too formal, but had a touch of class.

Thank Gamberioni
Halifax, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We arrived late in the old town (tired and hungry!) and walked through it looking for an evening meal. Although one section of this restaurant was completely full, they accepted our group of 7 without hesitation. They opened up another section for us and it felt like we had our own private service! The service was excellent, the server gave... More 

Thank maggiemily
south carolina
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473 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Made a reservation at this quaint rustic feel atmosphere where local flavors arouse your senses. Excellent service, locally in house made wines, and yummy home style food. Had the roast beef, dumplings and kraut. The meat melted in your mouth. Had traditional apple strudel for dessert. Highly recommend. Reservations are accepted. It is advisable as they are small. They were... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited on an evening, luckily when all of the Viking cruise passengers had gone! We shared a salad, and my wife had a rolled piece of beef, and I struck very lucky when I ordered the liver. I don't often see it on menus and this was very good. It came with loads of crispy onions and mashed potatoes... More 

Thank Azurian
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

our hotel's owner recommended us this place for lunch and it was worth it. in general, it is hard to find a mediocre restaurant in such town like Rothenburg, so this place has fullfiled our expectations, indeed. perfect location, wonderful kitchen and staff.

Thank Dagaz11
Bucharest, Romania
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Family-style, very clean and hospitable. All dishes freshly cooked. Typical Bavarian cuisine. Excellent service.

Thank Mircea1958
Sunset Beach, NC
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We had lunch with a large tour group from the "Viking Embla" river boat, and Viking arranged for a tasty lunch of beer or wine, potato soup, bratwurst, mashed potatoes, and sauerkraut. Everything was delicious and the apple strudel dessert was out of this world. The interior of the restaurant was very hot, but that is just a minor note.... More 

Thank mwleonard
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with our meal at Glocke. The food was simple but pretty good. Our fixed menu consisted of potato soup to start, bratwurst, mashed potatoes(instant?), and kraut for the main and apple strudel and coffee for dessert. I have no idea about the prices b/c we were there with a tour group. The service was efficient. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
German, European, Soups, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ploenlein 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Rothenburg
  • Phone Number: +49(0)9861 958990

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