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Brauerei-Gasthof & Biergarten Alter Kranen

Kranenkai 1, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 99131545
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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German, Brew Pub, European, Grill, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kranenkai 1, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place if you are looking for a german food experience. Not only the food is good (i had the pork knuckle, some sausages and we shared some other food) but the view on the Main river and the castle in the back is supernice.

Thank Mascigab13
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Great cocktails for happy hour! Very friendly staff and traditional Bavarian food was nice. Lovely location for the summer although we were here in the snow which was pretty but couldn't make the best of the views. Would recommend. Was also recommended to us by...More

Thank AnneDSurrey
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We were there in late September for dinner based on a recommendation from our hotel. We did not have reservations, but were able to get a table for 3. The service was good. I had Zander filet ( pike perch). There seemed to be a...More

Thank 800Bobbo
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Fair prices, good portions and lots of locals. This is the place to try. Really good taste, it's also a brewery, so expect good beer too.

Thank DonCesar
Reviewed October 5, 2017

The haxe and schnitzel were good and the place was lively. Unfortunately we did not book ahead so we had to eat on a bar table.

Thank Harry833
Kranen16, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Brauerei-Gasthof & Biergarten Alter Kranen, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear Harry, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Sorry that we had no free table left - reservation is recommended. See you soon. Kind regards, Brauerei-Gasthof Alter Kranen

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Top restaurant. Located on the river. Easy to fine as its the old crane. Great service. Delicious food and also the price is affordable.

Thank philba890
Kranen16, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Brauerei-Gasthof & Biergarten Alter Kranen, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear philba890, Thank you for your nice feedback! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our restaurant. Hope to see you soon! Yours Brauerei-Gasthof Alter Kranen

Reviewed September 24, 2017

Great gasthof lovely terraces great food and wonderful service all make a great restaurant with good beer

Thank Ian G
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

The service here was surprisingly quick, especially compared to the very poor service we experienced at Locanda next door. They have lots of outdoor seating for those sunny days with a view of the city bridges, Main river and the fortress. The food wasn't the...More

Thank MrI-tie
Reviewed September 5, 2017

The outdoor seating area overlooks the Main river and is very busy, especially with young people, on a summer evening. Inside seating is available. Large selection of German dishes, including wiener schnitzel with a very delicious potato salad, snacks and drinks, especially beer. Very lively...More

Thank Zuzka E
Reviewed September 1, 2017

The Alter Kranen is set in a beautiful location! You can sit at the biergarten and enjoy the views of the Main River and Marienburg. You get good quality food here and delicious beer. I ordered a few local beers, a normal hefeweizen and one...More

Thank BZimm08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Brew Pub, European, Grill, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kranenkai 1, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Lower Franconia  >  Wurzburg
  • Phone Number: +49 931 99131545
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With its idyllic location next to the river Main the Brauerei-Gasthof Alter Kranen has already a gorgeous setting. But if you let your eyes wander around, you can enjoy a postcard panorama view with the Alte Mainbrücke, Käppele and the fortress. Try a freshly tapped Würzburger Hofbräu beer and some of the typical Franconian specialties like Haxe and Sauerbraten. In the summer months you can sit in the beer garden Alter Kranen and enjoy the sun.
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