Restaurants

Top Choice German in Leipzig

Auerbachs Keller

Founded in 1525, Auerbachs Keller is one of Germany’s best-known restaurants. It’s cosy and touristy but the food’s actually quite good and the setting memorable. There are two sections: the vaulted Grosser Keller f…
Top Choice International in Leipzig

Stadtpfeiffer

Petra and Deflef Schlegel give deceptively simple-sounding dishes the star treatment, and were deservedly the first in Leipzig to get the Michelin nod. Pairing punctilious artisanship with bottomless imagination, th…
Top Choice Greek in Leipzig

Ouzeri Was Kost Das

The subtly romantic canal-side setting succeeds in recreating the ambience of an island port taverna, but the concept is decidedly modern: a Greek version of a tapas bar, with the menu comprised entirely of small me…
Cafe in Leipzig

Cafe Puschkin

This charming old pub on the Südvorstadt neighbourhood's supercool Karli is a local institution. The selection of burgers, nachos and sausages won't blow you away, but it's good comfort food in a friendly and somewh…
Korean in Leipzig

Tobagi

This unsassuming Korean place just off the Karli is a lesson in not judging a book by its cover. Meet the eccentric and often cantankerous Korean owner before enjoying a superb meal of traditional dishes, including …
European in Leipzig

Kaiserbad

A depot-sized dining hall next to the converted Westwerk powerplant, Kaiserbad is a result of the ongoing gentrification of the Plagwitz area, drawing more middle-aged and middle-class clientele than older local est…
German in Leipzig

BiBaBo

At the far end of Karli, this is an ultimate local, specialising in schnitzel and billiards. There are 14 kinds of schnitzel on the menu, from classic to mildly experimental, say with Roquefort cheese or spinach and…
Cafe in Leipzig

Telegraph

Leipzig goes cosmopolitan at this elegantly high-ceilinged cafe with curved booths and wooden tables, a bilingual menu and a stack of international mags and dailies. It's a popular breakfast spot, available until a …
International in Leipzig

Pilot

This retro-styled and quite charming establishment draws a bohemian crowd with its rustic menu, back-to-basic Saxon dishes and a splash of more contemporary specials and fresh salads. Its extensive drinks selection,…
German in Leipzig

Max Enk

People share laughs over hand-picked wines and plates of elegant comfort food kicked into high gear at this sleek outpost. The Wiener Schnitzel is excellent, the quality meats are grilled to perfection and the weekd…