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Lotterstrasse 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 1234567
11:00 - 15:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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138 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable. Nice ambience, separate room for our group. Very attentive waiters with free flowing wine. The meal was surprisingly good (steak potatoes and green beans) as was the desert ( vanilla mouse with strawberrys). A nice place!

Thank DrRobertRehovot
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Our visit here was on our third evening in Leipzig and the previous two dinners had been much the same - slow cooked, great labour, etc. Here we found something with a little refinement and greater care in preparation and presentation of the food. The slightly inflated price was worth it for very competent service and great food.

Thank Bob S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The Ratskeller has some great character. We attended an event where we had a buffet and the food was really very nice. The service was fantastic considering the size of the party.

Thank Peter B
ratskeller, Manager at Ratskeller, responded to this review

Dear Anne K. , thank you very much for your visit and your good review . We hope to soon welcome you with us again ! Best regards More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent beer and excellent table service. I had the schweinhaxe which was the best I've ever had. Staff spoke English as well and the WC was very clean and well styled.

Thank David P
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The old Rathaus in Leipzig is a clunky faux castle dating from just before the first world war. Not the prettiest building, but underneath is the Ratskeller. Yes, you could have worked that out for yourselves. We came as a party of about 25 and the food was good. I had a Leipzig Allerlei, which is a mixture of things.... More 

Thank LaurenceMann
Beuningen, The Netherlands
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Located in the basement of the city hall. A nice restaurant where they serve the typical German food. The food is of good quality and the portions are good also for big eaters. The waiters are friendly and look after you. Yep a place were I would come back.

Thank Olav T
Leipzig, Deutschland
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

When everybody looks for Auerbachs Keller, which is normally crowded, there is an alternative only 5 minutes away. The Ratskeller in the new (110 years old) town hall offers a set of fresh regional food and you mostly find a table. What I really loved: the quality of food, the creative way of cooking regional recipes with high quality products.... More 

Thank Goldeneast
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We visited the Thomas Kirke, and then came here for lunch around the corner. We really enjoyed it. Great German atmosphere and really good food. It's a good looking space, too, with a nice gift shop.

Thank ThomSinclair
ratskeller, Manager at Ratskeller, responded to this review
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Lieber ThomSinclair, vielen Dank für Ihren Besuch in unserem Restaurant und Ihre tolle Bewertung. Vielleicht führt Sie Ihr Weg wieder... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, very traditional place. Lots of drink& beer alternatives. No any German sausages with beer. You can have starters and some meat types.

Thank Melisa F
Staffordshire, UK
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

A group of 9 of us returned here after 40 years. As students in 1975 we ate here fairly often. Sunday brunch in 2015 was pretty decent. Wide selection of food and drinks - plenty of Sekt which we enjoyed. Staff very pleasant and helpful - so much better than in the Communist era!

Thank Bethan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
German, Brew Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lotterstrasse 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig
  • Phone Number: +49 341 1234567
Anything but ordinaryThe Ratskeller Leipzig is known for its tradition, reliability, creativity, flexibility and last but not least for its distinctive cuisine. Our young and dynamic team is looking forward to welcoming you at our restaurant. We assure you, that we are doing everything to make you feel comfortable, welcome and you will have more than just a pleasant stay at Ratskeller Leipzig.Where can you find us? Ratskeller Leipzig is situated in the new town hall, which was built on the foundation of the old Pleissenburg by the architect Hugo Licht. Due to its central location there are many sightseeing spots and transport hubs just nearby, e.g. the main train station within walking distance.7 Arguments why you should be choosing Ratskeller:- 7 rooms and 700 seats- Unique events like climbing the highest city hall tower of Germany and having a spectacular view over Leipzig- Professional and friendly staff- Up to 600 chargeable parking lots in an underground car park- Three coach parking lots directly in front of the Ratskeller – charge free- A cuisine influenced by modern elements and local traditions- Awarded the seal of approval “Service quality Saxony Level 2”

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