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Auerbachs Keller Leipzig

) #1 of 9 Dessert in Leipzig #4 of 735 Places to Eat in Leipzig $$ - $$$ German, European,
Grimmaische Str. 2-4 | 04109 Leipzig, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 216100
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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German, European, Central European, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Grimmaische Str. 2-4 | 04109 Leipzig, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The food is fine but the welcome isn't exactly warm - maneress wants to to sit where SHE wants, not where YOU want. Not bad value but closes far too early.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We would like to thank the guys at Auerbach Keller for a lovely evening. I have coeliac disease so cannot eat gluten and emailed to check with restaurant. They said it would not be a problem and to inform the waiting staff. I told the...More

Thank Tobybritt2011
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The historical rooms with their paintings were worth the trip, but the authentic German food made for a fabulous experience. Our guide spoke excellent English, and she told us that this was only here second time doing a tour in English. She was perfectly delightful...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent, truly outstanding, service, high quality and very tasty food, unique historical rooms and paintings. I did go there 20 times over the past 18 years. I was never disappointed!! This is a real experience.

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Excellent atmosphere and great German authentic cuisine. staff was very friendly. However, a big NO for not accepting credit cards.

1  Thank Ralf B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is a legendary german basement restaurant with columns and a painted ceiling referring to the story of Faust. We came for lunch on a sunday. Although the large place looked quite full, one of the staff found us a nice table at once. Today's...More

Thank Grimgerde
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

In the case of this restaurant all of the bad reviews are 100% accurate. Went for a family get together. Overtly unfriendly waitress, laughably bad service and a chaotic, generic cellar environment all combine to provide you an incredibly regretful experience. The poor quality of...More

Thank Bil G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

On Sunday 30th April, my partner and I along with a friend who lives in Leipzig,visited this famous restaurant, where Goethe is said to have written Faust, for dinner. Before descending into the bowels of the city for the restaurant we enjoyed a drink in...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is a historical and famous German restaurant located at the basement of Madler passage. The ambient is a very relaxing and the decorations is like a traditional German pub. They specialize in Saxon dishes. We ordered the trilogy of homemade jellied meat, Saxon pot...More

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Always reserve a table! It is a must for every tourist group. So expect no quiet dinner. A wide variety of local dishes are offered and the beer is good. Quick and friendly stuff. Be aware that it is not cheap due to the fame.

Thank Pro R
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Amanda H
24 June 2015|
Response from Auerbachs Kelle... L | Property representative |
We look forward to welcoming you to the "Großer Keller" and "Historische Weinstuben" restaurants and to the Mephisto Bar in Leipzig's Mädler Passage in the very heart of the city. Enjoy our hospitality in historically unique... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grimmaische Str. 2-4 | 04109 Leipzig, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig>  > Zentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Zentrum
  • Phone Number: +49 341 216100
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