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Leoplatz 1, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Just spent a week in Germany and was somewhat disappointed with the quality of food (and the cost post BREXIT). However, we found this peach of a restaurant more or less at the end of the street where we were staying. It is in a converted station Trier Sud) so be prepared for a large dining room with a high... More 

1 Thank Mike B
Lagos State, Nigeria
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

The high ceiling and windows of an old railway station make for a unique setting for a restaurant. Add to that well prepared and presented meals by beautiful and courteous waitresses and you have a winning. Waiting time for meals might be a bit long but it is worth the wait.

Thank Ayo O
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

very tasty food in a beautifully designed space. The hall of the old railway station has been renovated and turned into a modern and urban restaurant space. The food was delicious, the wines we chose add to the treat and the service was friendly and knowledgable. There was never a hassle to change dishes to cater vegetarian or children´s needs.

Thank IndraWu
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

We arrived in Trier late in the evening so tried this restaurant as it was near the hotel and had been recommended. We were not disappointed. The meal was delicious and the wine good and a reasonable price,. The only downside was that this was a Friday night and only one other table was occupied so it was a bit... More 

1 Thank Over6044
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2015

We chose this restaurant because it was closee to the hotel and we were too tired to walk a great distance. We expected a fairly casual, quick dinner and were very pleasantly surprised to find a really nice place with excellent, continental food. Service was good but the food was superb.

Thank jfcstcrg
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and I dined there last night. exceptional food, not cheap, but high quality. we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. I had the rack of lamb that was perfectly done. My wife had the chicken infused with mushrooms. Good wine list in a unique setting. In my opinion the best restaurant in Trier. These people know what they are doing.

3 Thank UsaAlr
Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great schnitzel. A short walk from our hotel (Hugo Villa) on a rainy evening outside of the center of Trier.

Thank KenSML
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

The building is charming and removed from the main city, near a train station. Inside, tables lack privacy, but there is also a small terrace. The music is one of their best features! None of that outdated 80s music you hear in many German restaurants. We made a reservation for 21.00 and the place was nearly empty. The small morsels... More 

Thank Covey M
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a lovely dinner at A la Minute in early May. The food was fresh and delicious, service promt and friendly. Restaurant is situated in old train station which gives it a unique atmosphere. The almost fine dining experience was defenitely our best dinner in Trier where we stayed for three days.

1 Thank Pipsa M
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

impersonal cheap ikea ambiente, poorly furnished, cold vast room. Well the food was ok, nothing extraordinary and just SHOW. We think it's not worth a look.

1 Thank MariaSCH2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $38
French, European, Central European, German, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoplatz 1, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Trier
  • Phone Number: 496516502285

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?