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Auerbach's Keller

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1216100
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Restaurant, museum and theater all in one!

Go for a tour of the famous cellar rooms where Dr. Faustus supposedly pirated a huge barrel of beer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frederick, Maryland
touristy but fun

tasty saxon meal, beef, red cabbage and potato dumplings, or an excellent chef's fish salad, we... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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This famous restaurant, established in the 16th century, was immortalized in Goethe's "Faust."
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1216100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go for a tour of the famous cellar rooms where Dr. Faustus supposedly pirated a huge barrel of beer our for his students. Rooms date back 100's of years. The restaurant serves authentic food which is well prepared. The portions were overwhelming and we could...More

Thank Godguy
Reviewed 13 September 2017

tasty saxon meal, beef, red cabbage and potato dumplings, or an excellent chef's fish salad, we often share our meals and this was a good, contrasting meal, one rich, onevfresh and at lunch time better then 2 x traditional Saxon cooking. lovely decor, think the...More

Thank marytu2015
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Beautiful Atmosphere. Faust used to hang out here. Great Food and Location within the historic district of Leipzig. A must visit when in Leipzig.

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Given the history we were pleasanty surprised by the food served to our group. The service was good although we were eating late, so no other customers. I was expecting the usual heavy German cuisne but it was very modern international.

Thank Economistmum
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I travelled with a large party of travellers to Leipzig and several groups visited this venue with differing opinions. We all agreed that the food was good and reasonably priced compared to other restaurants in the town. One group were only given an English menu...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Sitting atop of Auerbach's Keller is their charming little bar where you can sometimes listen to live piano music with your drinks. We were surprised that the bill was so reasonable, given how famous this venue is. To signal that closing time is approaching, a...More

Thank CulturvultureLeeds
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This place is well known but our group had a very pedestrian mass meal with group service, so it's not a good read. In a beautiful mall in town center. Once it was probably darker and mustier, but it's all been tidied up to have...More

Thank Eileenthepainter
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This restaurant is a tourist attraction, since Goethe drank and wrote here. Supposedly he wrote Faust here. It is the Madler Passage, down the stairs. The statues in the passage point to this story as well. The restaurant itself is one Leipzig's best but it...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Friends and I (15 in all) dined here on two consecutive nights. I can't speak highly enough of AK - the tasty food is very well portioned, priced, and the service friendly, professional and welcoming. Thank you Herr Richter! If you want a typical Leipziger...More

Thank cicereau
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is most probably the number one tourist restaurant, but it makes you feel very much at home ( not like most tourist rip off places at all!) switch excellent food and service and in the evening you can see parts of Goethes Faust being...More

Thank gyeloh
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