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Cafe Abseits

$$ - $$$German, European,
Poedeldorfer Str. 39, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 303422
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“train station” (2 reviews)
“heritage” (2 reviews)
“centre” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
German, European, Central European, Mexican, Bar, International, Pub
$$ - $$$
Poedeldorfer Str. 39, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed January 14, 2017

We were a group of English guys staying in Bamberg for a weekend of beer, sightseeing & more beer. Bamberg is, of course, the centre of the universe for fans of beer & brewing culture. One of our group found Cafe Abseits on the internet...More

1  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We were staying at an airbnb place close by and stopped here for breakfast. We had the English breakfast and enjoyed it. Good service with a friendly waiter

1  Thank Jand12
Reviewed August 21, 2015

In fact apart from me and my three companions - there were none that evening ! This extremely busy backstreet bar is a short walk from the railway station in the opposite direction to the Altstadt and is most certainly worth seeking out. The beer...More

1  Thank Doug W
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Abseits does translate as "apart", "secluded" or "remote". Bamberg has a world culture heritage cityscape and so many many toursist visit it - particularly in summer. Most of the central restaurants and guesthouses are crowded and very busy. If you´re willing to walk a while,...More

Thank blauemadeleine
Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is my favorite place in Franconia. It is hard to find a place in Germany with so many different styles of beers available, the staff is friendly and the owner is super thoughtful. The food is also very good, the nachos, burgers and even...More

Thank Russa0
Reviewed May 7, 2014

Place out of historical city center. Nice atmosphere, great owner - real beerlover and specialist. Tasty food. Cafe Abseits is mandatory for everyone who loves good beer.

1  Thank Karol1985
Reviewed May 3, 2014

They serve food, yes, but the reason to come here is the fact that the place is superbly atmospheric and full of great beers from close and afar. The service is superbly friendly, joking - even poignantly but still benignly - and accommodating. The food...More

Thank Ammoniac
Reviewed May 2, 2014

It´s a little out of the way, a bit of a trek from the inner city, but not too far from the train station. Excellent beer selection, as someone else mentioned, they are unique in featuring beers brewed with Weyermann malt (from Bamberg). Large menu,...More

Thank mandy939
Reviewed March 10, 2013

Cafe Abseits is worth going out of your way for the beer -- they often have several interesting ones on tap, and they also often feature beers brewed by the local Weyermann malt factory -- something I've not seen anywhere else. The food selection is...More

1  Thank Unwilted
Reviewed January 8, 2013

This place is a bit away from town but well worth a walk. Plenty beer choice, some Belgian beer too. Famous place for students. Gerhard- the landlord great man. He joined us with some beer to sample. He also recommended few places to go. We...More

2  Thank ebleta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $13
German, European, Central European, Mexican, Bar, International, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poedeldorfer Str. 39, 96052 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg
  • Phone Number: +49 951 303422
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Cafe Abseits is the best place in Bamberg for tasting German beer. You can drink around 60 different types of beer i.E. Dark and black beers named Kloster Brewery Andechser Dunkles, Schlenkerla, Fischer Rauchbier and Weiherer Rauch (smoke beers), Weizenbier (dark, light, clear and the Weizenbock Aventinus), Pilsner and the famous Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel, the best beer of the world in the opinion of the American expert Johnson and his journal All about beer.

You can dine from 9 a.M. Til midnight and enjoy a great varity of italian style noodles, salads, German Schnitzel and Tex-Mex specials. You should try the home-made "chili con carne" too.

We serve breakfast every day from 9 a.M. Until 3 p.M., On Sunday until 8 p.M. You can choose between 13 different dishes, also 4 meals for kids.

Reservations are possible - but not necessary of small groups - call Bamberg (09 51 / 30 34 22).

The beer gardenEnjoy our beer garden. It's open from May to September until 10 every evening. .

You find the restaurant "Cafe Abseits" in the Podeldorfer Street between the German police headquarters and the Zollner Street and between the Warner Barracks and the railway station.

You can reach us by foot or you take a ride to the bus-station "Kloster-Langheim-Strasse", only two stations after the Warner Barracks.

We accept and change dollars. Most of our waitresses are students at the University of Bambergand speak fluent English.
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