After a busy day on the exhibition hall floor there is nothing better than finding a great restaurant and settling in for the night. The Embedded World site offers a useful list of restaurants, however for those wanting to avoid the crowds and experience the real Nuremburg, we’ve put together our own take on the best places to eat and drink in the city.
If it’s traditional you’re looking for this restaurant won’t disappoint. This historic building is one of the most remarkable half-timbered houses in the old town and dates from 15th century. The restaurant itself is unpretentious and intimate and serves an excellent selection of Nuremberg sausages, steaks, fish and seasonal specials, all washed down with Franconian wine and Landbier (regional beer). There aren’t many tables so booking ahead is recommended.
Schäufelewärtschaft – Schweiggerstrasse 19
The lonely planet was spot on when it said “It’s easy to maintain best-kept-secret status with such an unpronounceable name and a dodgy location on the wrong side of the tracks behind the Hauptbahnhof”, but it’s widely acknowledged that this rough-hewn eatery plates up the best shoulder of pork in the business. Take tram 6, 7, 8 or 9 from the train station to the Schweiggerstrasse stop.
And if you tire of the Bavarian food, we’d recommend:
L’Osteria – Wurzelbaurerstrasse
It’s worth heading out of the centre for what is easily the best pizza in town. Help yourself to the large bottles of wine on the tables and pay for what you drink – dangerous! There’s an enclosed latticed terrace in warm weather. Take Tram 9 from the Hauptbahnhof to the Wurzelbaurerstrasse stop.
After eating the old town around the castle is the ideal place for going out. By wandering through its picturesque lanes, you will discover cocktail bars and lounges, cafés, clubs and discos, most of them open until early in the morning. Right next to the castle you’ll also find Altstadthof Nuremberg, one of Nuremberg’s oldest breweries and a real must for everyone who likes good Bavarian beer.
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