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Auerbach's Keller

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1216100
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Great introduction to Saxony fare

My wife and I had just arrived innLeipzing and were eager to try traditional saxony food. With some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Raffster58
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Melbourne, Australia
Very authentic experience

Enjoyed a visit here. My husband studied German at University and was keen to visit given the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EileenStewart
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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This famous restaurant, established in the 16th century, was immortalized in Goethe's "Faust."
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had just arrived innLeipzing and were eager to try traditional saxony food. With some advice we booked and dined at Auerbachs Keller. Aside from its historic significance, the service was attentive, the food lived up to expectations and the beer was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a visit here. My husband studied German at University and was keen to visit given the connection. To Faust.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Somewhat gloomy, if historic and traditional restaurant serving German dishes. Good size portions, reasonable value for money.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is probably the best known restaurant in Leipzig and definitely one of the oldest, having been established in the 16th century, and immortalised in Goethe's Faust. This is apparently the first place Mephistopheles takes Faust on their travels. There are in fact 5 historical...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Wonderfully set up and almost a museum of many vintage pieces of furniture and decorations. It was a recce visit and we realised that the emphasis is more on the visual and display. So a snack and coffee is all we had. Our taxi driver...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Go for a tour of the famous cellar rooms where Dr. Faustus supposedly pirated a huge barrel of beer our for his students. Rooms date back 100's of years. The restaurant serves authentic food which is well prepared. The portions were overwhelming and we could...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

tasty saxon meal, beef, red cabbage and potato dumplings, or an excellent chef's fish salad, we often share our meals and this was a good, contrasting meal, one rich, onevfresh and at lunch time better then 2 x traditional Saxon cooking. lovely decor, think the...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Beautiful Atmosphere. Faust used to hang out here. Great Food and Location within the historic district of Leipzig. A must visit when in Leipzig.

Thank Ingrid M
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Given the history we were pleasanty surprised by the food served to our group. The service was good although we were eating late, so no other customers. I was expecting the usual heavy German cuisne but it was very modern international.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I travelled with a large party of travellers to Leipzig and several groups visited this venue with differing opinions. We all agreed that the food was good and reasonably priced compared to other restaurants in the town. One group were only given an English menu...More

Thank Alex R
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