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Ratskeller

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German, European, Central European
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Markt 13, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 71837
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my regular stops every time I'm in town. The quality of the dishes is excellent as is the service. My only criticism is that the portions are rather on the large side. What I'm missing is the option for small portions.

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Thank redfoxwill
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

One of the central attractions of Lubeck with an attractive exterior facade and cellar level restaurant with local quirks and cuisine. Would recommend for a hearty lunch!...

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Malmo, Sweden
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147 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Came here for a quick meal - nothing fancy. We were particularly set on bratwurst, which was ok. Not a lot of spices, but we didn't expect it to be. Came here for the experience rather - German old building and ambiance with German traditional food. Basically, don't come here if yoj're looking for fine dining or refined dishes or... More 

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Thank camillasoon
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206 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

This is a popular place to eat and they don't always take bookings as the passing trade fills the restaurant. We had lunch here. There is only one vegetarian dish on the menu, potato & vegetable gratin (Kartoffel-Gemuese Auflauf) but it is delicious. There are coats of arms for various German cities on the walls.

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London / Hamburg
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Came here with my 30-year-old son last week at lunchtime. We managed to get ourselves seated in one of a few tiny rooms not much larger than a confession box - very cosy. To save time, we both ordered Schnitzel, which was very good. The fried potatoes were excellent and these could be ordered as often as we wanted, the... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

A very typical and traditional restaurant for Germany. Service was a bit slow but the Wiener Schnitzel was good. Very tender and tasty. Good German 'soul food'. €14 for the schnitzel and drinks were modestly priced.

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Thank Annikajeanette
Oslo, Norway
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187 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We tried this restaurant after trying to find a good place for lunch, we should have continued our search. Food was expensive and just OK.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

The restaurant is under the Ratshaus. It has 'regular' German food and good beer. Not great, but perfectly adequate. The service was very slow.

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Thank vindelis
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Situated in the cellars under the town hall, next to the market square. Plain but original, rather than faked up renovated kitsch. Good portions of traditional German fare. We had one of the nice wooden booths. Perhaps a little expensive but worth it for the atmosphere.

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Thank RoamingJeff
Sydney, Australia
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237 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We sat outside on a sunny day but you should also go inside to explore the old cellars.This is a historic part of the town hall. The food was fine and drinks good. Due to the venue the price is a little higher than some but the views of the square are worth a little extra.

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Thank Robert H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 13, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Schleswig-Holstein  >  Lubeck
  • Phone Number: +49 451 71837

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