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Altstadt - St. Lorenz
German, European, Central European
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Koenigstr. 78, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 214560
08:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They were nice to fit me in between their reservations. However, don't expect to be made to feel very welcome. I had a beer and roast pork which was tasty but I've had better elsewhere. It felt like the waitress was doing me a favor serving me. Won't be back, and won't encourage others to go.

Thank 730rolfl
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent local food. Very nice restaurant. Courteous service, clean and pleasant restaurant in the city center.

Thank Martin Š
London, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

went here for dinner and returned a couple of days later later for lunch. Located near the railway station it serves tradtiional german food in huge portions and excellent local beers. Was very busy but food arrived quickly and service very efficient. Didn't have room for dessert though. We sat outside and the location means its an ideal spot for... More 

Thank ggmck186338
Kingston upon Thames
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for an evening beer and I can honestly say it was the worst beer I've ever had in Bavaria, after 6 years of frequent visiting. Flat as a pancake. Being polite I decided to discuss the issue before leaving (having only drunk one third and having already decided to leave), but the "chef" was apparently was not considering feedback... More 

Thank Pablington
Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Yum the beer here is soo nice. Have had two evenings here, you know when you are on to a good thing when you see the locals turn up each night. The menu is Bavarian limited but suits my palate perfectly. The sausage is great, the pork roast with crackling is great and try the homemade soup, it is absolutely... More 

Thank ShaunW1968
Commerce Township, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I was attending a tradeshow at Nürnberg Messe and decided to take a good customer to the Pillhoffer, because the location was close to our hotel and easy access to the train station for my customer. The beer selection was excellent and the menu was traditional German food. Reservations are recommended when conventions are in town. I will definitely be... More 

Thank DavidVinner
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. English translation on menus. This charming restaurant has a beautiful outdoor seating area. The pot roast with red cabbage was especially good. We (two of us) were seated immediately with no waiting on a Saturday afternoon. By 4:00 pm all of the outdoor tables were full.

Thank jzip123
Tarragona, Spain
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323 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It took us 3 nights to get a table in this delightful restuarant..The menu is very good and some is in English. The reason for it being so busy is that it is so good and not expensive.Friendly staff,good food,well cooked,good price.

Thank Rob S
western australia
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had dinner here on our first night in Nuremberg. The food was very well prepared and was enjoyed by both of us.

Thank matska
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The young pig roast with dumplings was good. We sat outside. Service was decent as well. We would recommend it for sure.

Thank Ingrid R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
German, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koenigstr. 78, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Nuremberg>  > Altstadt - St. Lorenz
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt - St. Lorenz
  • Phone Number: +49 911 214560

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