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Cron & Lanz

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German, International
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25 Weender Strasse, 37073 Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
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8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Value
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An institution

Cron & Lanz is an institution in Göttingen, and rightly so. The cakes are fantastic, so are the cookies and chocolates. The only thing missing is a good coffee, the espressi are a nightmare.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of, if not the best Konditorei in Germany. I make every effort to stop here when travelling through, either by car or train. The Sarah Bernard is a Torte to die for. But so is the Herren Torte, the Aida and the many Baumkuchen variations. For something more savoury - try their Quiches. If you are strapped for time,... More 

Thank The-Drake
Edmonton, Canada
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High end, meticulously crafted sweets, amongst other delicacies. A true find in this wonderful shopping area.

Thank acminkus
Paris, France
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Cron & Lanz is an institution in Göttingen, and rightly so. The cakes are fantastic, so are the cookies and chocolates. The only thing missing is a good coffee, the espressi are a nightmare.

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Skip lunch and go straight to the Torten. You must try at least two different slices. Another real treat is the rich hot chocolate. Nothing like what you are used to if you are from the US. Devastatingly delicious. On your way out don't forget to buy as many truffles as your luggage can store! Kids might enjoy enjoy an... More 

Thank JessicaTye
Salvador, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The small and most attractive City of Göttingen and ist famous scientists who studied there has a very fine bakery really downtown. Cros & Lanz is on the market for a while and ist quality is to be compared to famous ones like Lindtner, which can be found in Major cities like Hamburg and Munich. The finest cakes are available... More 

Thank vitorbabrazil
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Cron & Lanz is a Göttingen institution and an excellent example of a regional German Konditorei offering cakes, coffee, tea and hot chocolate in a muted though elegant setting. It also offers light meals and a range of chocolates, all made by them. It is arranged over two floors, including a smaller area on the ground floor that is suitable... More 

Thank Brett D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

It's the traditional place to go and no visit to Goettingen is complete without a visit. The coffee and hot chocolate are not great, the service is often unfriendly (especially when it comes to children). The cakes are very traditional marzipan, cream sponge cake affairs. I would recommend a piece of Baumkuchen (tree cake), or taking some truffles away.

Thank ambrosia_everlovely
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

From the brochure description I wold have expected this place to be phenomenal, it was not. The choice in cakes is limited. the staff is efficient, but not happy. The air times are long. the coffee is average. The cakes are good however, and for Gottingen it is no doubt very good. compared to Berlin, Bremen or Munich, this is... More 

Thank applejuice12
London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

You choose the cakes and tartes at the downstairs counter and are given tickets by the assistant, which you give to your waiter/waitress when you sit down at one of the upstairs tables. They are all delicious! Cheesecake was especially light. They also sell amazing-looking chocolates but we didn't try those.

Thank GardenerLondon_UK
Gottingen, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Stuffs are well-dressed but their services are not good..... Often unfriendly. They don't allow us to come into the kafe with our baby wagon. They claimed that it was too big. I totally disagree some of comments by others, tasty cakes, nice chocolate, the best cafe in Goettingen.... They are by far too sweet to me. This place is definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Weender Strasse, 37073 Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Lower Saxony  >  Gottingen
  • Phone Number: 4955150088710

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 20
  • Cuisine: German, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm

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