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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Karolinenstr. 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 53321
10:00 - 23:00
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Frankfurt, Germany
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

On recommendation from our hotel receptionist we walked over to the Hofbrau. We weren't too late so there was no problem getting a table for four. First thing on the menu was a round of draught Zirndorfer and Urfranken Dunkel ( dark beer ) beers - both sorts when down a treat. Main course we ordered 3 x Schweins Haxe... More 

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254 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This restaurant with a very inviting bar scene invited famous French Chef Victor Orsenne (Contres Hotel/Restaurant) to prepare his specialties: home made delicious Foie Gras, incredibly tasty Chapon served in foie gras sauce, perfectly grilled Beef filet in red wine sauce, chocolate Charlotte to die for, aso.

Thank FrancisRogerDuck
Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is fun place to have a bier. Seated at one of the outside tables you can have an excellent view of the Alt Rauthaus. It is one of the busiest pedestrian corners in the Altstadt. I have not dined there but have had many biers there.

1 Thank mickeyd54456
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely regional dishes. Bratwurst and dumplings the best we've had on our holiday! Great selection of beers too...

Thank Georgia R
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

One of many bars/breweries in Bamberg that are worth a visit. We just called in for a couple of drinks which were reasonably priced and good quality.

Thank Craig N
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I was steered here by locals I had me and I was not sorry I followed their advice. Place is popular but I slid in at about 16:30. No problem getting a table and received very prompt & friendly service throughout the meal. I was advised to get the Crusted Pork. Amazing! The rind was still attached to two large... More 

1 Thank jfdjr
Bowie, Maryland
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The restaurant was traditional in style and food. In season choices, great wine selection. Service was friendly. Wish we had a place like this in the U.S.!

Thank vamueller
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We celebrated my husband's birthday here. The food was fabulous and the ambience was great. The staff were very friendly and efficient. Highly recommended

1 Thank Jocie_17
Tallinn, Estonia
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169 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

For me it is important to try traditional food in places I visit. It was actually 2012 January when I visited this place after a friends new years eve weddings. I really liked the concept and layout of that place. Food was good of course.

Thank SteinbergSigne
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146 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Go with what's in season (and Franconian) at Hofbrau. My chanterelle mushroom stuffed wurst was superb ... along with one of Bamberg fine local beers in a Picturesque setting, al fresco!

1 Thank T J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Central European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karolinenstr. 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg
  • Phone Number: +49 951 53321

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