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$$ - $$$German, European,
Karolinenstr. 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 53321
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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German, European, Central European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Karolinenstr. 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place after a miss at Schlenkerla down the road. Was relieved to get decent service at Hofbrau and was fortunate to get a table without a reservation on a Monday night. Warm ambience with candlelights on each table. We had the venison...More

Thank Youngauntysg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I dropped into this establishment as a refuge from the cold after spending the afternoon walking around the old town. We needed to warm up and kill some time until we were to meet my German friend for dinner. I had a...More

Thank Dohn T
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A lovely bar/restaurant where old meets new. The staff are very friendly and service is good. I only had a drink in the premises but the food looked very good at a reasonable price. It was busy at the time with diners but we were...More

Thank ewanwatt12
Reviewed 20 October 2017

..to find an original kitchen in this times of globalization and mass tourism has become difficult in my opinion ... no matter where in the world ... but here the food is very good ... the location is quaint and cozy ... the Beer is...More

Thank jorgeseu
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Centrally located in the old town. The weather at the end of September was warm enough to enjoy a meal outside. Good choice of regional dishes and seasonal specials ( canterelle mushrooms are tasty and popular). I had a pork shoulder shoulder with potato dumplings...More

Thank 589MichaelP
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a post Oktoberfest dinner here after arriving from Munich. Atmosphere was good, staff friendly and food was very enjiyable. Great location in the old town. Well done.

Thank jamo96
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The menu is quite wide-ranging and goes beyond Bavarian although there are many local dishes too. The Smoke beer is excellent although not to all tastes. But you must try it at least once. The service was good and friendly and it's a great choice...More

Thank Barolo2004
Reviewed 2 September 2017

After ambling round the picturesque Bamberg old town for a couple of hours, we refreshed ourselves with a milky coffee and a couple of beers for €9.30. The Zirndorfer beer was not the best german beer we have tasted but the coffee was good. We...More

Thank Sebastian_W9999
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We dropped by here to enjoy a coffee and dessert and regretted not eating the last dinner here. Great ambiance and lovely staff.

Thank Saffet Ü
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Had dinner at Hofbrau one night during a brief visit to Bamberg. The restaurant is located in the Alstadt section of the city near many of the popular tourist attractions. Our visit was on a warm Friday night. The place was very busy -- especially...More

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
German, European, Central European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karolinenstr. 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg
  • Phone Number: +49 951 53321
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