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Alte Meister

) #36 of 789 Restaurants in Dresden $$ - $$$ European, , German
Theaterplatz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4810426
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (4 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
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European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Theaterplatz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice restaurant to chill after walking around in Dresden, located just outside Zwinger. Food quality is excellent and there are few veg options as well. View in evening is very nice when you sit outside.

Thank AtulKB
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went with a group and had a set menu. We had goat cheese with nut crust, followed by braised veal cheeks, asparagus and sage gnocchi and finally trifle with raspberries, basil foam and chocolate crumble. Portions were a reasonable size and not too large....More

Thank Abby1005
Reviewed 17 May 2017

More than a gallery cafe Alte Meister serves serious food although a fairly short menu. Food more modern European than strictly German, and dainty rather than heavy. Service efficient and food good.

Thank fiveducks
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I had lunch on a rainy day. My expectations were that this would be another dreary Museum cafe. That is it the case. There is an extensive menu. I chose the Thai vegetarian curry which was excellent with several veggies as well as papaya in...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is in the Zwinger Building attached the Gemaldagalerie Alte Meister, across from the Semperopera We had a reservation but I'm not convinced you need it. It is a small menu so if you are picky I would not recommend this place. We loved it,...More

Thank ssbelltx
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I had my New Year's dinner at Alte Meister after the opera. A very tasteful 3-course dinner (5-course was the max). The New Year's dinner was the only choice, for obvious reasons. Ecellent personnel, nice ambiance. And the price, compared to Switzerland, where I come...More

Thank Audrey F
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We retraced our route to the elegant Alte Meister restaurant next to the art gallery where Cathy and I shared the first course of scallops with black lentils strudel. I had a superb fillet of salmon in lemongrass sauce with purple potatoes whilst Cathy had...More

Thank Robin_Hitchcock
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Invited by the Inner Wheel Club Dresden I joined their annual Advent Meeting in the back area (newly established) of the Restaurant. We enjoyed excellent food in our dinner comming with top service and a cosy atmosphere.

Thank Sonny-A-H
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fancy ambience and food. No doubt they do have a great chef. Service is very attentive. Location is fantastic.

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Arriving in Dresden late in the evening we had no idea where any eating places were. We stumbled on Alte Meister and were not disappointed. The dishes are on the pricey side but well worth the money. The food was cooked to perfection. The service...More

Thank Rosssmack
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theaterplatz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 351 4810426
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