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$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Maximilianstr. 12, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6232 78612
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
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Stuttgart, Germany
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh FABulous for sure! Friends are regulars here but this was my first visit...the attention to detail in both decor & meals served was impeccable, as was the service we received from our waiter. Large tables offer family style dining or smaller intimate seating is available...reservations required as this is the most popular restaurant in town--its easy to see why!

Thank Moselgirl
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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423 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Came here for dinner. The dining area was full and the staff efficiently served guests and kept groups flowing in and out. We started out with a Peche Mignon as an aperitif. Then the Rumpsteak with onions and the White Asparagus (Spargel) with a small rumpsteak. Very tasty. The White Asparagus comes with Hollandaise sauce and boiled potatoes. Portions were... More 

Thank Paul L
Hamburg, Germany
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

at the old Rathause, this restaurant has received many Michelin reviews and recommendations. we had a fixed menu with shrimp salad plus sweet water fish. i had the medium rare Rib -Eye cooked to perfection with bratkatoffel. dessert of some kind of nut icecream was nice. the ´expresso Irish coffee dessert also great. all in all, a great meal. my... More 

Thank stellakwongriechmann
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

During our one day visit to the beautiful city Speyer we had a great dinner at the Ratskeller Biergarten which is just behind the city hall. Great for a hot summer evening. The food was excellent and nicely served. Surely value for money.

Thank Jduits
Cannock, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2015

My company's head office is in Speyer, and they often take us to the Ratzkeller. The venue is very nice, with its rustic feel, eating down in the 'cellar'. Many people say the Domhof is the place to eat in Speyer, and it is very good, but I think the Ratzkeller just nicks it. Excellent food and drink. Worth a... More 

Thank GaryMBR
Hervey Bay, Australia
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208 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

Not totaly German agree but well presented and with good taste profile it is a good restaurant if your looking for a higherend option in Spreyer Service smooth and attention to detail

Thank Stephen B
Brisbane, Australia
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

A long way down the stairs and this huge cellar opens up. Very rustic place. Excellent food and service; nice seasonal menu, great selection of wines, really worth a visit. Place was quite busy with locals.

2 Thank Suittraveller
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

What an experience! The cellar setting is great and amusing. The food is too good to pass up. If you have a chance, its worth coming down and taking a bite down underground. Worth it!

Thank Andrey A
Mannheim, Germany
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

It is nicely located and the selection of dishes was good. Unfortunately, the waiter wanted to close the place soon at least for us and almost pushed us outside shortly before 22. He may have informed us when we entered at about 21:00.

1 Thank voyagerv2015
Heidelberg, Germany
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122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2015

Wonderful and historic dining room, in a cellar as the name indicates, with just the atmosphere you would expect! Nice menu, rather typical and nothing too exciting, but the food was very nice. Definitely a place to go to celebrate something special or even a romantic lunch.

Thank Cialainen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maximilianstr. 12, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Speyer
  • Phone Number: +49 6232 78612

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?