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Alter Simpl

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Bohlenplatz 2, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9131 25626
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10:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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216 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an historic tavern building, this is of the best places in Erlangen for good beer, friends and traditional frankonian food. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jaiwana
Bratislava
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived 1,5 hour before closure on a sunny saturday. Thes closed the window shades 1 hour before closure, making the room completely dark with just lights on, waiter was unfriendly and also brought the bill half hour before closure and started swiping up and cleaning the tables with some liquid.. very strange to me and was not really nice

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Thank partiboi
Stockholm, Sweden
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270 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was friendly and the portion i got was insane, I could hardly finish half of it and the pricing was very good. I sure would recommend this place for some basic genuine german food.

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Thank Mindtrust
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here as our first night in Erlangen , very old traditional place , food good ! Beer excellent only downside was probably the most expensive place we ate at on our three day trip !

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Thank Alan G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Nice food. We had a greath steak. Service good bit bit overdone. Waiter came by every 5 min. Admosphere ok. Value for money ok.

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Thank Edwin K
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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116 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome, great regional foof and beer in a cozy environment. There's a bbq inside, so you can even see your disg grilled.

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Thank FlyingDutchmann
Erlangen, Germany
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

As usual I invite some US colleagues before x-mas to a Franconian restaurant and for normal I take them then to the "Alter Simpl" . Good local food in authentic Franconian atmosphere

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Thank Thomas B
Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Tried Alter Simple after reading the reviews and was not disappointed. Everything that made use choose Alter Simple for our last supper in Germany after a two week trip, was spot on. Cozy warm atmosphere, local cuisine good service and good value. Highly recommend.

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Thank davep230968
Ballwin, Missouri
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We did a couples night here and it was perfect. The food and drinks were amazing, but what's more was the actual building. It was old, and warm and inviting. I would recommend this restaurant for date night and couples, but the upstairs would be a beautiful place to hold a reception dinner. How amazing. I got the Original “Alter... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to grasp the franconian cousine in Erlangen the best you should visit the "Alter Simpl". Huge variety of local specialities with food quality and fair prices.

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Thank Thomas B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bohlenplatz 2, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Erlangen
  • Phone Number: +49 9131 25626

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