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Hausbrauerei Zum Schlussel

) #20 of 1,469 Restaurants in Dusseldorf $$ - $$$ German, , European
Bolkerstr. 41-47, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 211 8289550
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sauerkraut” (11 reviews)
“schweinshaxe” (8 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
Bolkerstr. 41-47, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lively place with standing bar outside. Past the narrow bar are spacious eating areas serving Düsseldorf and Westphalia specialities. Signature dish is pig knuckles cooked in Schlussel Alt beer and served with sauerkraut, red cabbage and mashed potatoes. Called Bierkutscherpfanne. Pleasant, old style decor....More

Thank Akhil B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday night dinner after a busy work day at a trade show. Atmosphere and people was super. Dinner was more than delicious. We got asparugus with olive oil and mustard. Following dish was a mixed plate with diverse pork cuts and pig leg (schweinshaxe). We...More

Thank Mopar0429
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the locality with American colleagues (they always want to spend at least one evening in the "old town" 😊). I come here on a fairly regular basis and up until now I was always satisfied. However this time around the kitchen had a...More

Thank Oliver T
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

What a place, great food with a reasonable selection, prices are reasonable and the beer is excellent! What more do you need. As this is a haus brewery don't expect a selection of beer is Altbier or Altbier, but it's good. Would recommend the butchers...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Very good alt beer, nice atmosphere. Very crowded even during weekdays. Popular among locals, as well as tourists. Recommended for a short break in Aldstadt.

Thank Ceren C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Took the Trolley from our hotel to the old town and after a short walk found this spot, referred to on the coasters as the "Original Schlussel." Altbier, my first try, is a very good, medium amber smooth drinking brew. The menu had both languages,...More

Thank SPK1951
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Zum Schlüssel is an historical institution in the heart of Altstadt. A spacious restaurant with rustic setting and joyful atmosphere. Crusty but efficient servers brought us traditional German brasserie menu with specialities like potatoes with smoked pork soup, Saftiges Goulasch, Düsseldorfer Brotzeit (cold cuts and...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Brauere Zum Schlussel twice on a recent trip to Düsseldorf. First time alone for a quick lunch and second time with a friend for beers & banter. For lunch I had a simple meal of bratwurst, slaw and altbier. The food was tasty and...More

Thank JumboJetJohnny
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I ended up here for a bit of the feel of the places that have their own beer made which I was praised by a person I know from the area. Although it is not a vegetarian place you can still find something - and...More

Thank Slavica M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Beer prices were the norm for such places. We asked for English language menu which neglected to have all the dishes offered on German menu, such as Salmon ! ! ! Bare bones selections on the menu. We have frequented many authentic Beer Gardens /...More

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How old is the restaurant? When was it founded? Is it the oldest in Dusseldorf?
6 June 2017|
Response from Antony J | Reviewed this property |
Pretty old, and it's probably not the oldest building in Duesseldorf. Here is a link to their internet site in zumschluesselPOINTde/en zumschluesselPOINTde/en/history They also do guided tours for groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolkerstr. 41-47, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dusseldorf>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 211 8289550
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