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PulverTurm an der Frauenkirche

££ - £££German, European,
An der Frauenkirche 12, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 262600
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pig” (16 reviews)
“potato soup” (6 reviews)
“pork” (5 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
An der Frauenkirche 12, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty and delicious food, german local food options. Good atmosphere in ancient-like environment, kind service.

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the basement, this nevertheless bright, vast and pleasant restaurant welcomes patrons with strolling musicians and historical displays. We enjoyed the suckling pig, beef roulade and house wine from the barrel very much.

1  Thank Judebi
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We had the Saxon sauerbraten and the schnitzel. Both were great. Portions are large and the meals were reasonably priced. The service was efficient and friendly. Situated in a basement you walk down into the restaurant. The interior was a little touristy for me, but...More

Thank Dorkon22
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner here and the food the restaurant offers had a good price-quality-quantity ratio. Service was friendly and swift, the beers were cold and the potato soup was tasty and warm. Main dish I chose the Nuremberger sausages and they were tasty too. Central...More

Thank Prinsenhof
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I came here with a group of 4 to have some traditional food. Most of us went for pork, mine came with red cabbage and knödel, a lot of food on one plate. The cabbage had a roasted salty flavor that was not how I...More

Thank chitza
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to eat, located in a 16th century vaulted Keller of a powder magazine which formed part of the fortifications of Dresden. The restaurant and staff are presented in Baroque era attire. It's a little touristy, but the food and the...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had the roast pork aspic, tomato quinoa, and the chicken fillet with feta cheese pastry. Total cost was $50 for 3 pax, including 3 drinks. There were very large groups within the restaurant; adjacent to our tables were 2 business gatherings. The performers would...More

Thank yptay
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We have chosen this restaurant because of the good opinions in blogs and social networks. The food was ok, but after we have ordered we have discover that the menu is not the same for German speakers and foreigners. We are not fluent in German,...More

3  Thank N n
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great location on the square with beautiful outdoor seating or a basement with Middle Ages decor. We had a group of 50 people and the restaurant prepared a delicious buffet with numerous choices. The service was friendly and the additional entertainment...More

Thank RJR2005
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We came to this Restaurant as part of our group tour. Walking in everything is medieval decor. Felt like I was at Disneyland. My kids were happy to see this. I game them two stars based on our food. The dinner they prepared us was...More

2  Thank ewagner26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: An der Frauenkirche 12, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 351 262600
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Welcome to the Gunpowder Tower! Originally built in 1565, the tower formed an important part of Dresden's fortifications, and, as its name suggests, was used to store gunpowder safely in the ground - it was a pretty explosive place back then! You will find the restaurant in the historical centre of dresden in the vaultet ceilings of the "Coselpalais" next to "Frauenkirche". The Pulverturm with a total of 400 seats is open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. As you dine beneath the vaulted ceilings of the Marshal de Saxe Room, or the Russian or Turkish vault, you will experience a part of the history of Saxony while enjoying a truly royal saxon dining experience. Of course, your table will have a sumptious basket of oven-fresh breads from the Arsenal Bakery, just a few yards away. This is also where the court patissier creates sweet delicacies for dessert. Perhaps Milord and Milady would fancy a juicy suckling pig or other rustic dishes prepared before your eyes in our open-air kitchen, along with your choice of ice-cold german beer or delicious local wines. You may even be tempted to buy some plunder from the strolling sutler! The "Condemned Man's Last Meal" served in the dungeon, of course, is an unforgettable experience. Our lovely maidens and brave grenadiers will serve you delicacies. Throughout the evening, strolling magicians will ensure nonstop merriment and diversion. Last but not least you should not miss out on the famous funnel drinking, called "Dresdner Trichtertrinken".
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