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“There are much better places to eat in Rothenburg”
Review of Goldenes Lamm

Goldenes Lamm
Ranked #67 of 118 Restaurants in Rothenburg
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

We arrived at Rothenburg late on a Wedneday night and the closest restaurant that was open was Goldenes Lamm.

The positive - the restaurant was in a wonderful location right on the Markt.

The negative - subpar food quality, over priced, and poor service.

First impression got us off to a poor start. When we arrived, we waited for almost 10 minutes for a waiter to greet us because he was sitting at a table inside and needed to finish smoking his cigarette. Once he took our order, it took about 10-15 minutes for our drinks to arrive.

As for food, I ordered a traditional Schnitzel plate and asked for spaetzle, but instead of getting the spaetzle it was served with Pommes (fries). The Schnitzel was very greasy, and I didn't enjoy the meal at all. My wife ordered Jagerschnitzel, and her meal was average.

Overall, I would suggest trying a different restaurant when you are in Rothenburg because food was not good and service was bad. It was definitely not worth the money!

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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Ate here last week. I wanted to try the top rating TA restaurants but at the same time I wanted some atmosphere and people around. The top rating ones were empty so to the Goldenes Lamm we went.

I was so unimpressed by the service. The pretty much annoyed the hell out of me from the moment we sat down. I do not like being constantly asked what I want to drink when I have not even sat down yet and of course not even seen a menu! Three different people paraded to ask about drinks within 1 minute. When I said, I would like to decide on my food first and then decide what kind of drink I was given the dirtiest of looks like I was some kind of pond scum that crawled to the surface.

The food - given that this was obviously a "tourist trap" of a restaurant, the food was actually ok.
Two people chose the schnitzel veiner art and this was nicely cooked and a decent size. The kids version of the meal also good. The adult one comes with a side salad which was interesting. I ordered the schnitzel jager art with spaetzle (because i love these kind of German pasta). The meat with mushrooms was served in a nice creamy sauce but for some weird reason the spaetzle were on the side and not served in the sauces which is what I am used to but i rectified it by mixing it up. It was quite tasty and I was happy. It would be nice if this was served in a small ceramic pot or something like that instead of a plate and if it was a bit warmer, otherwise nice.

I had a glass of the house white wine - they dont list wine on the menu but you can get it. It was very nice, I think a Moselle or something similar, light and fruity.

Apart from the bad attitude of the waiters I dont mind this place.

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Thank fluffybinks
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Reviewed January 1, 2012

The town of Rothenburg was idyllic with a fresh snowfall. We entered the Goldenes Lamm with the hopes of a fine dinner as the prices would suggest. The meals my wife and I ordered were lacking any display or effort. My Snitzel was covered in a sauce making any meat barely detectable. My wife had Sauerbraten which was cold and bland.
Guests at a neighboring table sent food back and echoed my sentiments that the meals were poorly presented and prepared.
Save your money and avoid this restaurant at all costs.

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Thank HarryfromMaine
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Reviewed July 11, 2011

Very good local Bavarian and Swabian food with truly terrific service. The waitstaff is invested in the enjoyment of the customer. And after being turned away at one restaurant and finding no staff inside another, Goldenes Lamm was a welcome respite of hospitality.

A dunklebier and a pilsnerbier, salad and a chicken broth ravioli soup (the German wonton style - maultaschensuppe), roasted pork with potato balls and red cabbage, deer goulash with spaetzle and cranberry sauce. All fantastic.

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