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Auerbachs Keller Restaurant

Known from Goethe's drama "Faust"

The historic tavern is composed of the Großer Keller restaurant, which offers classic, hearty Saxon cuisine, the Mephisto Bar with cocktails and live music and the Historische Weinstuben, a traditional wine bar located in the four lovingly restored guest rooms, which are suitable for groups of 20 people or more and can be booked for special events. Maximum capacity: 650.

The famous restaurant under the roof of the Mädler Arcade is one of the tourist attractions that is definitely worth including in your Leipzig visit.

Goethe may also have spent time here because it was known long before his time.

"Anyone who travels to Leipzig for the fair,
Without going to Auerbach's Cellar,
Should keep quiet, for that declares:
He has not seen Leipzig."

For more information and culinary highlights please check out the Podcast "Willkommen in Leipzig".


location Auerbachs Keller Restaurant
Grimmaische Straße 2-4
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 341 216100
fax +49 341 2161011
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contact person

Ms Heike Weiß


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Restaurant , Elevator available , Cashless payment , Dogs allowed