We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


$$ - $$$German, European,
Hafengasse 11, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 95150
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Feb 15, 2018
“Good food, very nice place”
Oct 1, 2017
“Casual atmosphere & Good accommodation ”
Restaurant Hours
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hafengasse 11, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (59)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed February 15, 2018

The restaurant is very clean, well located and nice. Although there weren´t that many options to choose from as they have a small menu, we enjoyed the food and environment.

Thank Odon S
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We stopped in after visiting the Alt-Rothenburger Handwerker Haus, cautiously at first because of the modern décor, but then completely won over by the gracious staff and the wonderful food. I had the roast goose breast which had beautifully crisp skin and a luscious juicy...More

Thank ppalazzo
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch. An friendliness atmosphere. It has a homey feel about it. The clean feeling and an excellent sanitary state are maintained . (Room & Toilette) A warm-hart waitress waited on us. Reasonable price dishes.

Thank Mikkytag
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Have never dined in a place like this, and never want to again. The steak came out 'blue' instead of medium, and I sent it back. It returned within minutes...the chef had clearly removed the crust, put it in the microwave, put the crust back...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 17, 2016

A central location on a main thoroughfare would suggest it is aimed at tourists like numerous places nearby. But actually the menu at the Sonne makes an effort to be different and they execute it well. Good food and friendly service. Recommended.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Dropped by for dinner and had two classic plates which were nicely prepared including fresh chanterelle mushrooms - perfectly cooked with the delicious German pasta (spätzle) Their kids menu is also fine and my son loved the chicken nuggets.

Thank Mads-Danmark
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

All produce was sourced locally. It was modern German food. We had wild boar with mushrooms to start which was tasty. For mains we had whole Trout which the owner filleted for us on the table to avoid bones. The Venison with home made noodles...More

Thank KalingaPark
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Wandering round a wet Rothenburg we just popped in for a beer and were surprised at how nice the dining room was. A look at the menu convinced us to return in the evening. Starters were prawns in a nest and a cold meat platter...More

Thank SugarloafView
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Dropped in here for a quick dinner and is was really good. Helpful friendly staff and handy to our own hotel. Highly recommend the food here.

Thank gasjack
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Last night we had reservations at another restaurant. Turns out I messed up on my details and we were 30 minutes late for the reservation. And the place was full. And not only that, the restaurant was very hot! It had rained in Rothenburg of...More

Thank Margaret B
Nearby HotelsSee all 45 hotels in Rothenburg
Hotel und Gasthof zur Sonne
128 reviews
.00 miles away
Gasthof Butz
108 reviews
.05 miles away
Romantik Hotel Markusturm
736 reviews
.06 miles away
Hotel Am weissen Turm
60 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Profumo Di Pasta Da Giuseppe
122 reviews
.01 miles away
Brothaus Cafe Burgbernheim
30 reviews
.02 miles away
Romantik Hotel Markusturm
133 reviews
.05 miles away
Brot & Zeit
179 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Old Town
2,857 reviews
.12 miles away
Rothenburg Town Hall (Rathaus)
1,189 reviews
.06 miles away
145 reviews
.06 miles away
138 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sonne staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafengasse 11, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Rothenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 9861 95150
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing