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Zum Beichtstuhl

German, European, Wine Bar, Central European
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Kapuzinerstr. 30, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
061315538111
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mainz, Germany
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This place is very nice for enjoying good wine. Consider the food here more as something to feed you and go with the wine. The food is not bad but also nothing special. The place itself is very nice with a classical wooden interior.

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Thank Zidaniel
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

It is / does what it seems to claim to be: good honest local food and some very nice wine at very reasonable prices. Make sure you leave room for a desert. The pancakes were great and the creme brulee was (apparently) brilliant.

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Thank tilper-7
Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had heard Zum Beichstuhl highly recommended as a great example of a typical Mainz Weinstübe so our expectations were quite high. maybe too high. The food was fine. Our asparagus soup was OK, but nothing more. my main course of pork was very tasty, nicely cooked so that the meat was nicely moist and the herby crust was good.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband and I stumbled upon Zum Beichtstuhl - lucky us! We were early enough that we didn't need a reservation, and were able to sit on the patio. We started out with 2 dishes - a sausage platter and a cheese plate. Such a perfect complement to the fabulous wines that our waiter suggested! We then went on to... More 

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Saline, MI
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Visiting from The States for my cousin’s wedding (and surprising the rest of the relatives), we came to Zum Beichstuhl (the “confessional” in English) for what would be a rehearsal dinner in the USA. This restaurant was perfect on all counts. The physical restaurant itself is charming, the service was amazing (my husband doesn’t speak German so all the staff... More 

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Thank Denise K
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

In general, I found German food a little uninspiring and heavy. But this place had very good local food, including a beautiful fig salad when I visited late August. Staff were helpful, recommended wonderful wine, as I'm not familiar with German varietals, and spoke perfect English to account for my utter lack of Deutsche! My favorite meal in Germany, particularly... More 

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montréal
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122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Had dinner there while on a business trip in Mainz. Was leasantly surprised by how nice the old city was. Dropped in on this restaurant as it had favorable reviews. While it has nice outdoor seating, all tables were occupied by groups of friends and families, when asked if there was available outdoor seating, the waiter proposed I sit with... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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116 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This a tiny place, filled with locals, on a small street just outside the tourist area. The food was excellent - based on local produce, well cooked and not too salty. Everyone was very friendly and the staff spoke some English.

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Thank mandb_Ottawa
Wiesbaden, Germany
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Every time I am in Mainz, I try to stop by Zum Beichtstuhl, it is definitely my favorite place in Mainz, could it be for dinner or just for chilling with a glass of wine. It is a small restaurant in a small street in the old town, but once you find it, you know why it is hidden. The... More 

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australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

I am personal friends with the owners, who have friendly, English speaking staff. The menu is local and traditional, with very large servings and excellent value for money. Bookings are strongly advised as the restaurant is busy every night. Great wine list, and some favourite dishes include the smoked salmon salad, pork fillets with panfried potatoes, pumpkin soup, local handmade... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
German, European, Wine Bar, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kapuzinerstr. 30, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: 061315538111

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