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Mutter Habenicht

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, Bar, European, Central European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Papenstieg 3, 38100 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 531 45956
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Chester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Over from the UK on Business for a few days, always when I'm in Bruanschwieg I eat at least one night here, the food is excellent it has a great friendly atmosphere.This time I went for the ribs wow, full rack with fries, my mouth is watering just writing this they were truly delicious as hungry as I was I... More 

Thank 186233Graham153
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Located in a beautiful and caratheristics little city near Wolfsburg here you can find a big taste of german kitchen. You have absolutely try herrings: excellent and then everything you want. Waffel are so delicious (I suggest with vanilla ice cream) Don't miss beer (of course) The place is warm and comfortable and the furmishings are cozy and tipical of... More 

Thank Ale S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice this year and the quality is still kept on a high level. Perfect meat with great Barbecue sauce. Would recommend it anytime. Other dishes looked and tasted very good as well.

Thank Martin K
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Mutter Habenicht is the traditional German food restaurant of excellent quality. The portions are really generous and food is excellent. The ambiance and decoration of the place is very unique: you'll feel really in Germany there. Staffs are friendly even if they do not speak English. The menu is a bit limited in items but all is excellent. The salads... More 

Thank Marc M
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Typical and historical place in the city center. Prices are higher than similar restauarants, but also quality is good, although not on every single dish. Special dish is the schnitzel, don’t pass by without trying one.

Thank Francesco J
Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Based on the positive reviews, I thought this would be a great experience. And the inside certainly looks promising: cozy and very German. But the food is overpriced and just not good. My schnitzel had no seasoning, was too greasy and was over cooked, the side salad was drenched in dressing and the fries were oily and undercooked. I would... More 

Thank 6thstreetatl
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very nice German style retaurant. We've decided to go there without a booking but we've found a table in the garden (we were 5). Nice staff, good food (I had ribs - really good - best in Braunschweig according to the menu). Highly recommended.

Thank Piotr A
Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The ambiance is nice and typically German, however I found the food and service to be lacking. German cuisine is no shining star, of course, but my dish (I had one of the seasonal pfifferling dishes) was seriously oversalted and everything drowned in bacon and its rendered fat. Unfortunately, the delicate taste of the chanterelles was totally drowned out by... More 

Thank ramihai
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Good German food and expensive. Beer garten available and filled with smokers. Good for German traditional food.

Thank Palani Kannan K
Queensland, Australia
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299 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a true "gem" and is a must visit for a great dining experience! Great atmosphere and great German food well prepared and very tasty! Our order of ribs arrived promptly and the meat just fell away from the bones ( as it should!) and sauce and accompanying potatoes just added to the meal. We sat in the... More 

Thank Margaret B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Bar, European, Central European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papenstieg 3, 38100 Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Lower Saxony  >  Braunschweig
  • Phone Number: +49 531 45956

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