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Central Restaurant Cafe Bar

$$ - $$$
Innere Altstadt
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Altmarkt 6, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4976124
09:00 - 00:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a nice Sunday brunch. There was a broad selection of food, but the brunch was a bit pricey. The service and food was very good.

Thank David S
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I really like the location of this place, right on the square, with lots of people hustling about. The sofas outside are really comfortable and you can sit for ages in them, simply having a drink or enjoying a meal. The menu is also available in English which is great as many of the menus in Germany I found, tend... More 

Thank KildareHarley
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I had a lovely breakfast here. Nice food and great very attentive staff. Nice outside area which is brilliant when the weather is good.

Thank Jakub S
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were looking for a place with an English menu but offering traditional German food- this only had the first half. They did however offer some good food that was unusual (beetroot soup was lovely, the cranberry-quark cheesecake less so.) If you feel like experimenting this could just be what you want.

Thank Ian C
Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

During our two-day stay in Dresden, we found the Central was a really good choice for lunch. "Mittagstisch" (different every week) were good and fresh for only 6-7€ and Quarkkeulchen (local dessert) were delicious. Atmosphere was much more relaxed and quiet than in the nearby Alex we had unfortunately discovered the day before.

Thank Gil A
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Yes, we were lucky because we ordered few dishes: pumpkin soup, penne with salmon, spaghetti and some salad. Waiter forgot about spaghetti, so we were lucky, because was no need to taste one more awful dish. As I wrote: waiter forgot, but we didn't hear even any "excuse me". To be honest: not all was so bad: beer and bread... More 

Thank Maciek Z
Ocala, Florida
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560 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

One would think that when only a few tables are active (mid-afternoon) it wouldn't be all that hard to get maybe average service. But not here. After being told to sit wherever we liked it took three tries to get a server for a small drink order. There were enough of them around but nobody seemed to want to be... More 

Thank Kairho1
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

The wait staff speaks enough English to get by. They have an English menu. I had a bowl of soup that was out of this world. If you go, try the Leffe Brune beer.

Thank Lewis P
Radeberg, Germany
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350 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

On a rainy afternoon this fall we went into the city aiming to do some quick shopping. This was done more successful than estimated and led us to the Cafe-Central right in the centre at the Altmarkt. This nice Cafe offered friendly service, a variety of cakes and coffee as well as hot schokolade. Within seconds we felt relaxed and... More 

Thank Sonny-A-H
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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150 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Ideal for a late afternoon, lazy lunch. By about 2 there's enough sun and shade to provide a pleasant outdoor environment. Veal was outstanding, rump steak pretty good - no, it's not aiming at the vegan market. Service slowish but ok if you're relaxing on holiday and ideal for people watching.

Thank timabdelhadytravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Altmarkt 6, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 351 4976124

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