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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


German, Bar
Late Night, Drinks
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great cocktails and laid back vibe - visit from the Mephisto later in the eve was a welcome change of pace!!!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank peterwilliams265
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Located in probably the most iconic passage in the city. It’s got a Goethian flair I very much enjoyed. Lovely cakes and great coffee served by very friendly and competent personnel. What I really loved was the devil’s laughter coming from the ceiling. If you...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank losverodest
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

I had never heard the devil laugh before ... lovely cakes and coffee in the middle of a typical Leipzig passage. You can’t miss this cozy café.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank losverodest
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

In the ranking order of quirky bars this is in top 5%. The scary theme is carefully done and with surprises every now and again (do not want to spoil the surprise; go and see). Nice interior, great staff and a serious selection of alcohol...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank TroelsJ61
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Very original cafe / bar, right above the famous Auerbachkeller, where Faust allegedly signed his pact with Mephisto. They don't serve any food - but then it's one of the few places that still allow you to smoke indoors. Not ideal for most of us,...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank hradtke
Reviewed February 9, 2016

It's right above the the restaurant which the famous German poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe visted during his student's time in Leipzig very often. In his drama "Faust", he eternized it with a revelry scene between Dr. Faust, the devil (Mephistopehels) and students. "Mephisto" are life-sized...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank thosbb
Reviewed October 20, 2015

We specially came back here one afternoon after deciding that the cake trolley looked the best of any we'd seen anywhere in the town centre - and they do look good. But they taste awful - the cakes we had were stale and dry -...More

Date of visit: February 2015
4  Thank Max25
Reviewed September 10, 2015

My husband and I always ended our date nights here when we lived in Leipzig. The live entertainment always added to the charm.

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

A lovely little bar to relax with an after work cocktail and watch the world go by. Great service and so traditional. Set in a historic part of town.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Justine C
Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I popped in here for a drink after a visit to the opera. It was rather smokey for my liking and I'd have left if my husband hadn't been so persuasive. I'm glad he did persuade me to stay for "one drink"...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Bridget H
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