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Bremer Ratskeller, Bremen

(4.1/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Built in 1405, Bremer Ratskeller holds court as one of the oldest wine cellars in Germany--and features the world's biggest selection of German wines to go along with this distinction. Though just a tavern for many years, it now houses a gourmet restaurant in the cellar, where you can indulge in many local specialties. Settle in for the cozy, historic atmosphere, and take advantage of the huge wine list. Especially in higher-traffic tourist seasons, you'll want to make a reservation as far in advance as you can. Plan your Bremer Ratskeller visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bremen using our Bremen tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The food was reasonable, advance a soup and some bread. Nothing wrong with that, but the last spoonful of soup was still not on and there came the main course already. We had fish and chips, the sauce was delicious but the Bremer style fish had not so much taste. In addition, there is a pretty thick layer to the fish. The experience is cool, beautiful building and nicely furnished. All in all very good eaten, but the speed at which we were back outside we found very very sorry. We are not again ...
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  • Excursion to the ancient cellars of German wines. Tell interesting, not taking historical facts. Need to know German.
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  • Enough options for vegetarians. Also people who can not eat gluten, dairy products or vegans can select a dish here. I ordered the vegetarian Gnocchi, which was excellent. The portions could have been...  more »
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  • Service was good but the foods were not worth that much.
  • Advertised as a wine-cellar, but serves few, average red wines filled in a bad glass next to bad food. Got served a full to the brink and spilling glass of wine. Overpriced with arrogant unfriendly waiters. Not reccomended
  • Wow, what a beautiful space. You don't have to have a reservation for here, you can walk the amazing rathskeller and take a table in back if they are available. I have the roulade and it was great. I've had better flavor, but the beef was cut and cooked to perfection. The food came out before the beer, which was disturbing. The dessert--fruit jelly with vanilla custard--was mind-blowing. There price is right, too. Roulade, dessert, a .5l beer, and a coffee was 27EUR. Service was acceptable, but not great. The waitress was friendly and spoke great English, but she was swamped all by her self and was inattentive because of that. If the service was better, I'd rate 5/5. This is a must see restaurant!
  • We found this place on Tripadvisor and I can confirm it was very good decisions. Staff is super professional and friendly. They all speak fluent English and the food is delicious. I cannot forget to mention that the restaurant itself looks beautiful from the inside.
  • If you travel to Bremen at first, you should come to this place and spend some time here. Waiters great support conversation with you