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DAMPFE - das Borbecker Brauhaus

Heinrich-Brauns-Str. 9-15, 45355 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 630070
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Heinrich-Brauns-Str. 9-15, 45355 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before travelling to Essen I asked my friend to find a nice restaurant where to eat traditional German food . He asked many of his colleagues who adviced to visit this restaurant. I was tempted to try their traditional roasted pork shank in beer sauce...More

Thank furiousitalian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with a group of friends while we were at Essen for the Classic Car show. Dampfe was recommended to us by our German hosts, as they said the food and drink was excellent. They weren’t wrong! The menu was full of traditional...More

Thank Mr_F999
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Came here on business dinner great beer. The pork hock was fantastic the quantity is too much for normal people. The sausages are ok a bit too saulty

Thank PP-1967
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Place is easy going, modest, but food is really delicious, portions are huge and the price is small. Definitely recommend it!

Thank SoniaLeo
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The Brauhaus has a typical German setup with long tables and can house plenty of people. The staff is reasonable friendly as serves you fast. Food is not very special but offers large portions. Meat portions are big and good. Beer they have enough in...More

Thank Undutchable30
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We have been a few times before and didn’t realise how big this place is! Numerous rooms are opened when busy. The light beer is ok but the Zwickel really good. Food was ok- burger and meatball , both to big to finish. Reasonable prices...More

Thank Karen90
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Superb beer garden Fantastic food...try the 1meter sausage Yummy beer! High Germanic atmosphere at its best! If your in Essen... Do it!!!!

Thank Bear1433
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Dampfe was recommended by friends and did not disappoint. The food selections were marvelously German. Beer was good (although the unfiltered brew I ordered was not as good as others I've had). We were welcomed and treated well although there is not much English spoken....More

Thank Trent B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent traditional German fayre with fantastic beers. Great atmosphere, I'd recommend booking a table as it can get busy. This is a popular place and has a brilliant atmosphere. The staff know their beers and are able to recommend something suited to your taste. Great...More

Thank AdeGrays
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Spacious, authentic brewery with regional and other German food staples (from Bratwurst to pork knickles etc.). Also beer garden in summer. Various events. Suitable for fun, family, business. Somewhat out of the way by car but convenient via S/U-Bahn.

Thank anonymousruhr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heinrich-Brauns-Str. 9-15, 45355 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen
  • Phone Number: +49 201 630070
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