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Restaurant Alter Keller

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$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Alter Keller 8, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 2268
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
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Wed - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
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Lappeenranta, Finland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the schnitzels and I have to say they were not the best. They are not bad but there are many better food options in the town.

Thank Viipponen
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This place was reccomended by a gal at our hotel otherwide we never would have found it. It seemed a bit out of the way but it turned out great. Good service and good food. We needed help with the local wine selections but we got it when we asked. We chose traditioanl fair and enjoyed it. This is a... More 

Thank Sarah F
Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

On our 2nd trip to Rothenburg, we were looking for really great schnitzel. We'd been to 2 other restaurants on our first visit, and wanted something more. Alter Keller had the best schnitzel we ate in Rothenburg and the 2nd best in our travels in Germany. The spaetzle was also delicious. Before we left the first night, we made a... More 

3 Thank willlecelbaxter
Cronulla, Australia
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123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Found this restaurant on the recommendation of a local. A bit hard to find but well worth the effort. The food and the atmosphere was traditional german. Beautifully presented. I would make a reservation before attending. We didn't but we're just lucky. We got the last table and during our stay they would have turned away at least 20 locals.... More 

1 Thank SJCSydney
Washington DC
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397 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I mostly recommend this place for the ambiance. Beautifully decorated with alot of little touches to look at - the place feels incredibly warm and cozy. The service is very friendly and good - the food is better than average but hardly memorable. The usual German mean and potato fare is done to a standard level, nothing to write home... More 

Thank Matars_Z
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269 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Went based on TA reviews, and availability. We originally wanted to try a different place that night, but couldn't get in. No worries though, the Alter Keller was very good. There's kind of a farm-house feel to the place, which is really comfortable. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. About half the staff spoke only little English, but we had... More 

1 Thank Billy P
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

They do not provide takeaways and staff failed to state politely. When asked for hot water, it was covered with dirt. I dared not drink it. All except one staff was rude. Otherwise it would be a nice place with cute decor.

Thank linyh
San Antonio, Texas
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80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The food was delicious, service friendly and fast. The duck is crispy roasted and everything else was worth the visit, the best while there. It was extremely hot inside though, they turn the heating on too high for the weather only being about 50 outside. Made it very uncomfortable.

Thank ada d
Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Came here on the reviews but was sadly disappointed. The Lady serving was polite, and the beer was good as to be expected, but the venison goulash was basically inedible. It was a large portion of very tough, grizzle filled meat! That was basically it - every mouthful was just tough grizzle, so i had to leave most of it,... More 

Thank Edlovescheese
State of Rio de Janeiro
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stay there for a night. Tiny room, but romantic. Dinner closes early (not so good). It was a cozy place.

Thank RafaelBacha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alter Keller 8, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Rothenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 9861 2268

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Clayton, Georgia
San Francisco, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?