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Cafe Riquet


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German, Cafe, European, Central European
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cafe today, - 2 families (4 adults and 2 small kids) hoping for some good cakes&coffee... until the personnel made a huge deal of us trying to put 2 neighboring tables together. Not because we were in anybody’s way but because „the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank egoissa
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

The CAFE RIQUET in Leipzig at the romantic Schuhmachergäßchen is a very unique building. Looks special from outside us special inside too. Very friendly service, good variety for breakfast and lunches. It is a treat to visit location as coffee houses with style and uniqueness!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We ate breakfast here. All delicious and served efficiently. Offered a range of bread, cold meats and egg. Choose from a set menu option. All good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kinglouiss
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We were visiting Leipzig for the day and stumbled across this very quaint, old world, coffee shop. We ordered a hot chocolate, long black and one of their superb cakes to share. The decor is just worth a visit, they still have an old cash...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Julie and Marti... W
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Three of us dropped in for cake and coffee after visiting Thomaskirche and Nikolaikirche and enjoying lunch at Rathskeller. This is an old historic building with fine woodwork and lighting inside, to match. Upon entry, one is greeted with a glass counter of breads and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 240vaughanh
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We have been to this coffee house many times and have generally found the quality of the coffee and cakes very high quality. The house is always clean and has a nice old fashioned feel to it. Sometimes the service can be very slow. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wayne R
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Historic building - again a very good, olf fashioned coffee shop - excellent cakes, friendly service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lumaD
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Ingredient are not fresh. Even a simple bread on both of our plate have mold. After complaining, Waitress told us it happened multiple times already. How can a proper clean restaurant even bring out a mold bread to customer multiple times per day already. Bad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank georginam542
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast, which was good, but we were disappointed by the behavior of the blond waitress who became rude just because we hadn't 30 cents of change, just banknotes.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Guessst987
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We stopped here for a quick breakfast on an overnight stay in Leipzig. I had the american breakfast. It was tasty, but as an American myself I would call it a German take on American breakfast, LOL. It was good though and the cafe itself...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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