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Bistro Petit Charlemagne

) #65 of 475 Restaurants in Aachen $$ - $$$ European, , French
Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 51560785
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasty food” (2 reviews)
“bistros” (3 reviews)
“petite” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
European, Central European, French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2017

In the last 2 years we went several times in this little and fine restaurant, the quality is always on an equal high leval, we like this special french-german mixture. Food is of great quality, service always nice.It is one of the best adresses in...More

Thank nelly w
Reviewed 9 December 2016

If you need a break from the typical German kitchen and her rich food , escape to Petit Charlemagne , for nice modern cooking based on the French classics. Kind service , young and motivated staff make you feel at home with quality ingredients ,...More

Thank 793abv
Reviewed 15 October 2016

All over the world there are this kind of restaurant. Because it's a french restaurant it is supposed to me reallu rafiné and of course really expensive (for the products and recipes). The place is tasteless, not cosy at all (mix of minimalist, marble and...More

Thank ronain
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Spontaneous we stopped at the Bistro for lunch. In the entrance part you find a view tables, modern interior and high ceilings. The menu card is rather small - I am always happy not to get an overloaded menu card - prices upper range. I...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Dear friends and gourmet lovers, If you are passing by or living in Aachen you have to visit/ dine in Bistro Petit Charlemagne. We celebrate last year my wife's birthday in here and we had not only a great time but the food was tereably...More

1  Thank Theodor G
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Awful service, unfriendly waitresses. There elderly waitresses working there look like they are unhappy and spoil even the taste of food.

1  Thank Alla G
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Excellent baked foie gras and fish soup. It is worth getting a bit of the beaten path and visiting this restaurant. If I had another dinner in Aachen, I would have gone here. Much, much better than the standard fare offered by the many outdoor...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Unbelievable that it was so quiet. We enjoyed being with just 1 other guest, but can imagine the owner was less enthusiastic about that. The clearly less good restaurants in the proximity were full. Unbelievable. The pasta with truffle was exactly how it should be,...More

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Nice location ; overrated for quality of food and price. We went for dinner. We are foodies. The price is expensive - we visited a Michelin star restaurant in Cologne two days later and paid 50 euros more. The food is acceptable - it's good...More

1  Thank lucyd183
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Interesting menus, food is of high quality, the presentation is nice, service is friendly, negative point is the small portions considering the high price.

Thank nelly w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Central European, French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Aachen
  • Phone Number: +49 241 51560785
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