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Eschholzstr. 17, 79106 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 281 187
18:00 - 01:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Meal for 4 including drinks for 19 Euros! And it tasted great, the staff were extremely helpful and the atmosphere was great! Will be our go to place next time we visit Freiburg!

Thank Martin C
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I came upon this restaurant by chance and I'm very glad I did! It's very popular, always quite full; the service is very nice and quick, and the portions are big and the meals delicious!

2 Thank elfcheto
Ankara, Turkey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

There is a special offer between 18.00-19.00 and 22.30-23.30. You can eat spaghetti bolognese for a very affordable price. And it tastes good.

Thank FortesFortunaJuvat
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Good value for money at the Brennessel. Lot of students there. Spaghetti offering is not to beat. I am now a frequent visitor in that place.

Thank Mercutio1980
Friburgo, Germania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2014

This is a very low-key place, no big expectations and a bit spartan, but the atmosphere is very young and cosy. Food is A LOT, tasty, and economic (especially concerning offers for early diners). There is a separated smokers area, if you like. I always enjoy going there, I know I won't be disappointed!

Thank SawChan
kiryat Tivon, Israel
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2013

We definitely ordered too much food (appetizers and main courses), which was served not according to logical order (appetizers first, wait till it is over, than serve the main course) - plates (big plates) were just put all over the table. Most of the dishes were quite tasty, but not inspiring. Overall, can be a very cost-effective tasty meal, if... More 

Thank Shai R
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This place is bekannd or famous among Freiburg students, and best known for its cheap price and large portions of foods. The waiters are nice and Brennessel is very crowded so you have to prepare everything to get tables :D It also has delicious foods, unlike any other cheap foods. Lekker! Guten Appetit!

1 Thank sashimidress
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013 via mobile

This place extremely well known amongst Freiburg students, but attracts a very diverse crowd. It's a little way from the old town (15 minute walk), but is definitely worth the experience. Meals are huge (could easily be shared) and very reasonably priced, and include all the typical dishes -various steaks, flammkuchen, spaetzle, etc. Don't expect many tourists here, although they... More 

1 Thank Shanryan81
southern Germany
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2012

...come to the Brennessel! The service is fast and friendly. The menue is huge as are the portions. I had an omlett filled with leek and a tasty creamy sauce and a side salad - all together just 2,60 Euro! Just one of many veggie options. And it was very good!! The Brennessel is a busy place. It´s fun to... More 

1 Thank quiltlover
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2010

Brennessel is more of a student restaurant where, it seems, that the younger generation is mostly found. Their menu is quite substantial and their prices are very reasonable. The beer is amazing. I tend to order the schnitzel dishes which they offer and I have yet to come across a meal which I disliked. The only drawback is their smoking... More 

Thank NakaNiko

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Restaurant Details

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German, European, Central European
Dinner, After-hours
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Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eschholzstr. 17, 79106 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Phone Number: +49 281 187

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?