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Alte Kanzlei

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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Schillerplatz 5, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 294457
09:30 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 00:00
Fri 09:30 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and wine selection. Waiter had a great sense of humour. A recommended place to dine by the square and eat fine local cuisine.

Thank Sean E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Stuttgarter Filetplater and it sure was a joy to try. The creamy mushroom sauce was tasty and both the pork and beef were cooked nicely and juicy. It was my first time trying the cheese noodle as well. I'm sure it won't be my last!

Thank RMHF
Middlewich, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot in the man square, we had flat bread and fillet steak with port sauce. Really lovely. Just a shame the waiter took his own €10 tip without us telling him.

Thank Faye D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place. Well designed. Friendly staff and a really good food. We didn't gave to wait long and enjoyed our stay in friendly atmosphere.

Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here on a recommendation from an acquaintance. The food is typical Swabian, and of a high quality. We were seated quickly on a busy Sunday afternoon, despite not having a reservation. Our waiter, despite him saying he had limited English, was very entertaining and helpful, and our food was delicious. The ravioli was different to our usual style,... More 

Thank Michelle R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We chose the "Alte Kanzlei" for our annual family Christmas dinner based on some positive experiences in the past when we stopped by this very centrally located restaurant in the city centre of Stuttgart. We were always impressed with high quality local fare served by friendly and professional service personnel at a very fair price. So, we thought "what could... More 

Thank RaffaelloSingapore
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

.....from the area and favorites of the german cuisine in general. Attentive waitresses, reasonable prices for both food and wine. Have been coming here regularly during the past few years.

Thank Michael B
Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Alte Kanzlei it is very important and good place in the inner City Center of Stuttgart. The Location is very good and the inside of the Restaurant it is also very rational and very confortable at the same time. The choice of Food it is very good and the service it is high Profile

Thank alessandrocI4113HP
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Stuttgart. We try to go on every visit. I usually get the Stuttgarter Filetteller. Recently the flädle soup is better --- it used to be intolerably salty (and I love salt). My husband's go to, the linsen und spätzle, is very tasty too. Service on this most recent visit was speedy - speedier than in the... More 

Thank Elizabeth L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Myself German living abroad, I do not miss the German cuisine. But here it was done so well I was glad my friends took my here. Good cooking, though the place was chock-a-block, and good service, with dishes typical for the area. Try the Sauerbraten.

Thank Marc P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schillerplatz 5, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Stuttgart>  > Rathaus
  • Neighbourhood: Rathaus
  • Phone Number: +49 711 294457
Am Schillerplatz in Stuttgarts Stadtmitte befindet sich das traditionsreiche Restaurant Alte Kanzlei. In der ehemaligen Landschreiberei mit Registratur und Buchhaltung gehen heute Feinschmecker und Liebhaber der schw��bischen K��che ein und aus. Auf der Karte stehen hausgemachte, schw��bische Gerichte mit internationalen Akzenten. Von kreativen Salaten und raffinierten Suppen ��ber leichte Snacks und Fischgerichte bis hin zum authentischen schw��bischen Hauptgericht wird f��r jeden Geschmack etwas geboten. In der Einrichtung und in der K��che treffen sich altbew��hrte und neue Ideen. Besonders die Pl��tze auf den beiden Terrassen, mit Blick auf Schillerplatz oder Schillerdenkmal sind im Sommer sehr begehrt.

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