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Cafe Luitpold in Munich is an urban coffeehouse, offering a combination of charm, style, cosmopolitan flair on the one hand, and tradition and a passion for good food on the other. Seving a selection of traditional and artfully prepared dishes, there are also delicious coffee specialties and well known chocolates. There are regular social and cultural events held in the Salon Luitpold, offering matinee concerts, dance soirees, and talks and discussions with distinguished guests from the world of art, culture and science. As soon as the sun comes out, the spacious terrace in front of the cafe on Briennerstraße fills with passers-by dropping in for some relaxation and replenishment.
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
German, Cafe, European
FEATURES
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 27 June 2021

My husband took me to Cafe Luitpol for breakfast for my birthday. We both chose a set breakfast from the menu which sounded like a lot of food so I wasn´t sure, but because it sounded so yummy we decided to go for it anyway....When the waiter came with the order we were shocked, it was so tiny , we´ve never seen anything like that, even for fancy places. The amount of food was so little that even the smoothie was on the plate to fill up the space. We were obviously still hungry afterwards so after paying a ridicolously expensive bill we decided to go somewhere else for a proper breakfast. Fancy is ok, little portions can also be ok, but this....this is the biggest rip off! don´t go there! beware!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 16 October 2020

Very disappointing experience and do not recommend this place after several visits. In general the service is slow and unfriendly but our last visit made it clear that this place does not value its customers. So if you don’t to ruin your morning don’t go...there. My husband and I waited for 10 mins in line before hostess approached us. As we did not have a reservation she said we have to wait, so we stepped a side and waited. Two couples behind had reservation but the hostess did not offer them a table also and they also had to wait for some time because the place was full so I guess the overall management is bad. After additional 20 min of waiting and seeing that several tables freed up (plus no one apart from us was waiting for the table by that time) we approached the hostess asking if we can take the table which is now free. She very rudely said “didn’t you understand from the beginning that everything is reserved and you have to wait?”. Is this is what your tell your customers after they’ve waited for more than 30 mins to get a table? After that comment we instantly left the building and will never come back to this place, thanks to the “lovely” hostess with very rude attitude.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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337barbaraw, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Cafe Luitpold, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Dear guest, we are sorry that you were not satisfied with our service, especially with the hostess. Unfortunately, there are sometimes bottlenecks during peak times and we sincerely apologize for this. We very much hope that you will give us another chance to convince you...More

Reviewed 8 October 2020

Slow service! Overpriced and poor quality. We had to wait 35 minutes for a piece of cake and a cup of tea on a weekday!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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337barbaraw, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Cafe Luitpold, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Dear guest, we are sorry that you were not satisfied with our service. Unfortunately, there are sometimes bottlenecks because of unexpected illness of service stuff and we sincerely apologize for this. We very much hope that you will give us another chance to convince you...More

Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Ordered a lasagna which costed 30 euros. Consisted of 3 lasagna sheets, hard, chewy meat and had no sauce. 2 out of three deserts were quite ok though. The place is extremely overpriced and is NOT worth it. Would absolutely not recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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337barbaraw, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Cafe Luitpold, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Dear guest, we are sorry that you were not satisfied with our service and food. We are amazed at your stated price of the lasagna. This was less than 20 euros. But of course this does not excuse the quality that you have complained about....More

Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

Ordered lamb and lasagna. Lasagna was ok nothing to complain about but also nothing great. The lamb on the other hand, was just unacceptable. I had a surprise, sharp, about 1cm big glass piece in the side of taboule. Luckily I had just started biting...down and it got caught between my teeth instead of in tongue or throat or worse! In the end did not pay for the lamb but NOTHING can excuse sharp glass in food.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

We found this place as soon as we arrived in Munich after a long ride so we decided to stop for a small coffee and to go to the toilet. My mom and my boyfriend asked for a deca and I went to the bathroom....After that, my mom followed me there. We lost her phone and I then found it outside and I brought her coffee with me and and an employer started shouting at my mom she had to pay for her coffee in an aggressive way. She then stated she already paid and he kept going on saying she had to pay. After that my mom wanted to confront him about that as that’s not professional at all and just said he was “maleducato” which means he was RUDE. He then came to us saying we told him to f*ck off while we never said that and kept being rude even when we left. For such a nice MICHELIN GUIDE RATED RESTAURANT I don’t think this is an acceptable behavior. We have the waiter’s name in case the owner will reply to this review.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

We were on this famous cafe today in the afternoon. We were waiting more than 15 minutes until the waiter came to us just asking what we wanted before giving us the menu. After this, once we ordered and the waiter (Called Nikko, as it...was written on his shirt) came, the table was still dirty from the previous costumers. He came with our drinks and the cup and plate from the coffee were really dirty. At the end we had to tell him three times to pay as he was walking around and didn’t bring us the bill. I always give an opinion when the restaurant is really good but I also have to post this as the Cafe is supposed to be one of the most famous in the city and appear in Michelin guide but the service wasn’t what you’re expecting for. (The cakes were really good but with this service you don’t enjoy eating them)More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 August 2020

My friend and I wanted to have dinner, so we arrived in front of the Cafe Luitpold. Despite the restaurant wasn't very full, it took a lot of time for the waiter to welcome us (passing in front of us many times but ignoring us)....He continued to stay as cold as ice during all the time we stayed. He was not welcoming AT ALL. However, the food was excellent. We wish the food had been as good as the service but, unfortunalely, it wasn't. Dear waiter, make an effort for the next customers..More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 30 May 2020

Went to café with my husband to enjoy a lovely breakfast during our trip to Munich. At first we were surprised by almost being walked into by the staff , totally ignored as we seated ourselves. After 15 minutes of waiting, seeing staff walking by...us many times, my husband decided to politely ask for menus. He was met by a ‘Shhhs’ and simply being pointed to another staff who was so shaken and scared of the other waitress that she could barely speak. ... we left. The experience has brought much laughter between us as it was definitely the WORST cafè we have ever been to. Food might have been good, but we never got the chance.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 23 May 2020

Waiters didn’t take notice, didn’t take the order, even after long eyecontact. Waited for 30min + for 2 coffees. Terrible

Date of visit: May 2020
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Cafe Luitpold is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4