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Sternwartstrasse, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 54887
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3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location. Fantastic beer. Food was traditional German and fantastic. We enjoyed the walk up the hill to get there. Do not miss this gem.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Just a typical German beer garden, but the food is first rate and the beer is wonderful. One of the nice features is that the Spezial rauchbier is milder in its smokiness than the Schlenkerla rauchbier. Both are great beers, but Spezial is probably more approachable for those not used to smoked beer. The view from the beer garden is... More 

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Bamberg, Germany
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Big beergarden on one of the hills, self service in summertime. Beer from brewery Spezial. The also serve year round food in the tradtionell restaurant.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Beautiful location on a hill overlooking Bamberg. A bit of a walk from the center but well worth the views. Great atmosphere, service and smoky rauchbier. The beer garden would be wonderful in warmer weather.

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Thank Debra C
Switzerland
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We were recommended this place by a table neighbour at the Schlenkela. It is outside the town centre but it is not too far to walk. We did not get any service at the covered tables so we moved to the self-service beer garden where the view of Bamberg is terrific. I think the whole place is built over the... More 

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Eltville am Rhein, Germany
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

During a scout trip we stopped in Bamberg and where recommended to go to the Spezi-Keller. You can get a very nice view over Bamberg from here and the beer and food is very good!

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Thank Julian L
Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This typically Franconian keller is a beer garden somewhat detached from the brewpub whose name it bears. A little bit of a walk up a fairly gentle slope (until the final few yards) from the Altstadt it offers superb views over the city with the Dom taking pride of place. And of course it serves the excellent Spezial Rauchbier, a... More 

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Thank Doug W
London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This establishment is highly recommended but has very quirky opening hours. On most days only opens at 15.00 h, except Saturdays in summer when it opens at 12.00. We went all the way up the hill to get there for lunch and were disappointed to find it closed. :-(

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Alexandria, Virginia
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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are lots of great places to drink at in Bamberg. And many of these have wonderful views, either overlooking the City or some other area of interest. Spezialkeller has an awesome view overlooking Bamberg. We were very excited to be going here, not having an issue with long hikes up a hill (not bad at all) and loving atmospheric... More 

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Como
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great place to enjoy the skyline of Bamberg! in summer, it is perfect to have a delicious beer at the tables in the garden. The typical bavarian food has good prices and it's good.

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sternwartstrasse, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg
  • Phone Number: +49 951 54887

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