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Alter Simpl

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Bohlenplatz 2, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9131 25626
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10:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Erlangen, Germany
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual I invite some US colleagues before x-mas to a Franconian restaurant and for normal I take them then to the "Alter Simpl" . Good local food in authentic Franconian atmosphere

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Thank Thomas B
Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Alter Simple after reading the reviews and was not disappointed. Everything that made use choose Alter Simple for our last supper in Germany after a two week trip, was spot on. Cozy warm atmosphere, local cuisine good service and good value. Highly recommend.

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Thank davep230968
Ballwin, Missouri
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We did a couples night here and it was perfect. The food and drinks were amazing, but what's more was the actual building. It was old, and warm and inviting. I would recommend this restaurant for date night and couples, but the upstairs would be a beautiful place to hold a reception dinner. How amazing. I got the Original “Alter... More 

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Thank Olivia S
Erlangen, Germany
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to grasp the franconian cousine in Erlangen the best you should visit the "Alter Simpl". Huge variety of local specialities with food quality and fair prices.

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Thank Thomas B
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A family dinner here turned out to be a great laugh, as the outstanding customer service from the very funny waiter brought tears into our eyes. We had a family gathering there and felt very welcomed. Great German food and nice drinks too.

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Thank Otti O
Weinheim, Germany
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335 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very nice & cosy restaurant serving local Franconian food and beer. It is an old converted into a restaurant and there several guest rooms spread over the two floors of this old city house. The menu is extensive and available in English. Local food is served. Service is great, fast and very friendly. Definitely a highly-recommendable place.

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Thank saltacity
Germany
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food. The most important is that this place open all day long because in Germany most of restaurants closing for break from 2-3pm till 5-6pm. So if you are looking for good German food around 3pm in the city, don't hesitate n go directly to Alter Simpl.

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Thank AnitaMagic
jamshedpur
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56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

we were invited for dinner by my husbands professional collegues and we preferred to eat traditional bavarian dishes in a biergarten.as the weather was hot that day so we enjoyed seating in the biergarten and their dunkel bier was very good.i wanted to try some spargel dishes but couldn't find any on the menu card but i regret not having... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Restaurant mostly for people who like traditional meat dishes and beer. But there are choices for ppl who like different things as well - thumbs up for their house wine and asparagus dishes <3

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Thank Ewa M
Erlangen, Bayern, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

What a great place. Looks cool, fair price, amazing beer and friendly staff willing to cook something vegetarian or even vegan :)

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Thank KC L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bohlenplatz 2, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Erlangen
  • Phone Number: +49 9131 25626

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