Franconian in Bamberg


This stylish gourmet eatery may be ensconced in the house where aviation engineer Willy Messerschmidt was born, but there's nothing 'plane' about dining here. The place oozes old-world charm, with dark woods, white …
Health Food in Bamberg


Don't be deterred by the somewhat style-absent decor at this family-run place 1.5km east of the centre, as the tasty food is lovingly prepared and strict organic and ecofriendly principles impeccably upheld. The men…
Franconian in Bamberg

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Bamberg’s oldest Wirtshaus (inn; established 1380) bangs down bargain-priced staples include pork dishes, steaks, dumplings and sauerkraut, as well as specials, but it’s a great, non-touristy place for a traditional…
Pub Food in Bamberg


Bamberg's only brewpub does a killer Weisswurst breakfast (parsley-speckled veal sausage served with a big freshly baked pretzel and a Weissbier) as well as schnitzel, pork knuckle and Flammkuchen (Alsatian pizza) t…
German in Bamberg


The walk into the hills past the cathedral to this delightful beer garden is well worth it, both for the malty Rauchbier and the sweeping views of the Altstadt. In winter the action moves into the cosy tavern warmed…
Pub Food in Bamberg


This beautiful half-timbered brewery is Bamberg's oldest. It draws Stammgäste (regulars) and tourists alike who wash down filling slabs of meat and dumplings with its excellent range of ales in the unpretentious din…
German in Bamberg


Beneath wooden beams as dark as the superb Rauchbier poured straight from oak barrels, locals and visitors dig into scrumptious Franconian fare at this legendary flower-festooned tavern near the cathedral.