Rattenfängerhaus

German in Hamelin

One of Hamelin's finest ornamental Weser Renaissance–style buildings, the Rattenfängerhaus (Pied Piper House) has a facade dating to 1602, with older sections within. It's now home to an unashamedly tourist-centric restaurant, which has been serving ‘rats’ tails’ flambéed at your table since 1966 (don't worry – it's all a pork-based ruse).

Aside from the novelty dishes, standard schnitzels, herrings, veggie dishes and ‘rat killer’ herb liquor are also offered.

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