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“Old tradition”
Review of Grosser Kiepenkerl

Grosser Kiepenkerl
Ranked #11 of 487 Restaurants in Muenster
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: German, European, Central European
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Regional cuisine. Westphalian recipes using the finest ingredients, all freshly cooked. Animal welfare is important to us! We support SLOW FOOD a long time. Try our bitter house beer or the wines from our own import. Beautiful bright meeting room for up to 100 people on the 1st floor overlooking historic square.
Curitiba, PR
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Old tradition”
Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Centenary brewhouse in town, good service , good beer, good food. Good option for drinking beer and apetizers. Altough lots of tourists in place, locals still eating and drinking there , a good sign for a traditional establishment

Thank Sbuerger
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice place, good atmosphere but not spectacular.”
Reviewed 15 October 2012

After our shopping tour in Munster, we had selected this restaurant for its location and local kitchen. On a saturday evening, the place was packed with people eating & drinking, and a reservation was made for the next available table 1.5 hours later. Unfortunately it was rather chilly so that we could not enjoy a local beer outside the restaurant facing the statue of the 'Kiepenkerl'.
With such a popular place, expectations are obviously high.
Once seated the waiter came by to distribute the menu cards. He failed to make promotion for the special dish(es) during the game season and forgot to take the order for a drink.
The menu card had a variety of local dishes. It was unclear if menu cards in other languages were available.
The selection of wines is rather limited and the waiter obviously has no clue whatsoever about the wines served in the restaurant.
The dishes were served swiftly. Tastewise the dishes were all OK. The rosemarin-red sine sauce with the 'Geschmorte Lammshaxe' was excellent so was the 'Hirsch-meddaillons' with selerie potatoes. The third dish of filet of porc rolled in bacon was up to my partner undercooked. In general the dishes were rather small.
The desert list could not convince us to 'sin'. Preference was given to a local brewery nearby to complete the night.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank XiaoMa2070
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2012

This is a charming restaurant in the centre of Münster. The food is traditional german cuisine, fresh and of good quality. We had dinner on a saturday night with a large group of people. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful and everybody loved the service and their food. Desserts are unfortunately not vey interesting, so we skipped that. The german sekt and red wine was delicious though!
We've been here several times, usually for lunch, and the restaurant never disappoints. Prices are very reasonable too.

Thank Hofgen
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