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Zill's Tunnel

$$ - $$$German, European,
Barfussgaesschen 9, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9602078
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sauerbraten” (10 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Barfussgaesschen 9, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Had a day where I was really hungry and looking forward to some nice wholesome German food. I ordered the Eisbein, quite a bit of yucky fat on it and then just nothing that made it nice, bland potatoes and lack lustre sauerkraut. Will definitely...More

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It's very traditional and nice in environment. The pork knuckle is good, but the others are just average. The service can be improved too.

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visited the Zill's Tunnel in my Home Town of Leipzig three times in the last 10 years. Wonderful historic building, the song "Mein Vater war ein Wandersman" was written here by the composer. Right across the little square and the historic fountain of the oldest...More

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I'm from Denmark my wife from Canada! We been on a roadtrip around Europe mostly hiking and sleeping in tents! Just so you understand we are NoT used to high standards of anything! But the service here was almost angry and the food mostly tasted...More

Thank rune11
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice, medium priced place for local and regional fare close to the market square. We were not dissappointed. My wife and I had Sauerbraten with Red Cabbage and Potato dumplings. Though the wait almost drained our wine, it was delicious!...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. Ordered the asparagus soup, but thought it was overly creamy so no taste of asparagus found. Also ordered the escallop which I enjoyed, and was to much to eat, but the extra order of red cabbage was very salty. Would...More

Thank applestrudel2015
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had a main course for three and a bottle of wine for Euros 60 - a bit of a tussle to get a glass of plain tap water though. german food with generous portions - and heavily patronised by locals which is a good...More

Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The food was good and typical german, with a big piece of meat, herbs and potato. We came on a Monday morning and there it was only one waiter, who didn't speak any English and was a bit grumpy with us. Nevertheless it was a...More

Thank Giovanni D
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves local traditional food. It has a very nice atmosphere and good service. A lot of space and also a nice room at the second floor.

Thank Herman S
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were with a big group and got a nice separate room. All the good was really great, big portions as everywhere in Germany. What made our stay even better was the excellent service. The waitress was alone, but managed everything and was really customer...More

Thank Johananas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barfussgaesschen 9, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig
  • Phone Number: +49 341 9602078
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