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Sophienkeller

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Innere Altstadt
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Taschenberg 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
351497260
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Genk, Belgium
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74 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The "Keller" wich means basement is a typical german thing. Many city Halls have a "Ratskeller", a lot of these basements are historic vaulted places. They are and reamains however, rooms without a view. The typical fare served here is the "Gutbürgerliche Küche" (homestyle meals), the athmosphere is usually that of a beergarten, heimat muxic, waitresses in Dirndels but the... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there were tons of other tourists we really liked this place, the food and the atmosphere. We all had suckling pig, really a good option.

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Thank shensen
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional, tasty german food. Always nice to enjoy a meal under old vaults. No problem to get gluten free alternative at dinner. Serviceminded staff. A minstrel entertained us with his guitar and bagpipe.

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Thank YMWele
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant in the basement of a former church is awesome! The decor is very Old World German, the waitstaff are great, the food is to die for. Desert is a must.

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Luxembourg
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182 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

As soon as you enter the place, you're immersed in a medieval atmosphère. The service is dressed in traditional cloths, the place is finely decorated in the same style and you have a guy playing and singing. Wooden tables and chairs and a quite simple furniture. The food is again very traditional but the quality is decent, if you consider... More 

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Austin
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Grab your belt-the great, traditional German dishes abound. Boar, pork, wurst, potato balls, excellent beer, and in a comfortable, relaxed setting.

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Thank Col A
Zürich
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186 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Decent yet not impressive. The home made bread is however definitely a plus. If you have never tried a typical saxon tavern, you may try it, or pick any other.

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Thank esalagean
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had dinner at the Sophienkeller restaurant with friends in mid September... the restaurant is in a cellar (keller), but is very large and open, with split-level seating... the décor is a mix of medieval to eighteenth century, and the wait staff wear period clothing (thematic, but not campy)... the food is good, traditional Saxony fare... the staff were very... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It's more about the atmosphere and ambience here than food or drink, though they are very good as well. The service is superb and you get a good Saxon experience.

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Thank Quarterplater
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This restaurant is right in the centre of Dresden and is in a cellar. It is very large with quite a lot of big tables which you may have to share. The setting and the food is very typically German and helpings are large.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taschenberg 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
  • Phone Number: 351497260

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