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Franziskanergasse 3, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 353253
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:30 - 00:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 17:30 - 01:00
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Geneva, IL
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106 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

My husband and I had a very nice meal here last week while in Esslingen. The staff was friendly and there was an English menu available. The dining room was very pretty with lovely wood beams and an old world atmosphere. I had a delicious pork dish with apples in a calvados sauce with spatzle. My husband had the schnitzel... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

We've always felt welcome here, and enjoy trying their seasonal beer. The food is German/Swabian cuisine with seasonal specials. Not a huge menu, but satisfying food served in a pleasant traditional atmosphere typical of Esslingen. They do provide an English menu, but it's not always as descriptive or accurate (if you can get by on the German one).

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Harvard, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Der Schwanen or "the Swan" is a beautifully restored restaurant in an 18th century building in historic Old Town Esslingen am Neckar Germany. The food and beer alone are reason to go out of your way for a visit. The old time ambience of the cellar and the hand crafted beers will make your stay worth the trip! They specialize... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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284 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2011

Traditional restaurant well-located in Esslingen's charming old town; picturesque interior and pleasant outdoor seating on a quiet square. Menu somewhat limited; the pork/spaetzle dish was very good, but relatively expensive; and unaccompanied by vegetables or salad. It's nice to find places that still brew their own beer, except that it wasn't especially good (rather weak, imho); and is served in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franziskanergasse 3, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Esslingen am Neckar
  • Phone Number: +49 711 353253

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