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Alte Wache

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German, European, Central European
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Obstmarkt 2, 86720 Nordlingen, Bavaria, Germany
11:30 - 00:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 9 days in Bavaria area. This is the first and best German restaurant that we tried. There were only one other couple having lunch on the day we visited. The setting is formal. The veal schnitzel is really the best! I am missing it already! No English menu. This restaurant is a must try!!

Thank 615albertk
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We arrived without reservation on a busy evening. The staff immediately made us welcome and found a table in the smart but relaxing indoors area. Service was excellent: caring but not fussy. The timing of the courses was just right. Our soups and fish dishes were perfectly presented. The bill was reasonable.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My friends and I dined here one evening and it was a lovely experience. The food was delicious and the dessert was even better. Our server was very kind and English speaking which helped with choosing what to have on the menu. Service was fast considering how busy it was at the time. I highly recommend visiting this spot if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to come if you want a drink or snack. It's set right in the centre of town next to the old Church too so it's great to stop by in if you're looking around town. The coffee and cake I had was very tasty and service was friendly. The interior is well designed too. The... More 

1 Thank Jonas B
Larkspur, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Very nice traditional Tirolian Gasthof and Restaurant. We had delicious food, followed by better coffee and dessert than in 95% of American restaurants. The owner served us, spoke English fluently and was fun to talk with. It appears to be underrated based upon things we read and heard. It is not fancy yet is pleasant, just great local food. The... More 

1 Thank shrine501
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195 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

It was so hot that late evening in Nordlingen. We just arrived after a long drive and we were hungry. So, we wanted to have something to eat and fast. Not too fast though. We went out and strolled a narrow street towards the high and unusual church tower passing some restaurants. Just some more walking to find something interesting... More 

1 Thank TravelManiaxxx
Richmond, Virginia
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1,050 reviews
470 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 838 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We were pleased with the Alte Wache based on the food quality and service, but it was a bit pricey for what you got. I chose one item from the menu for an appetizer and one of the specials for the main course. My wife ordered al a carte. My goose liver appetizer was good but nothing outstanding. My Squid... More 

1 Thank DonPaulo
Peniche, Portugal
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

Good german food. We dinner at the tables outside, and it's very nice. The food it's well done and not expensive. Dinner for two +/- 30€. The unique problem is that they only have menus in german, what can be a huge problem. (You never know what you gone get).

1 Thank Guipa
Perth, Australia
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

This was another treat in our trip. The staff spoke English which really helped us out. The food was delicious, extremy well priced (11.50€ to 16.50€ in price) and huge portions. Fantastic for linen table clothes and napkins and a che that delivers food to your table. My ultimate assessment is "would I return to this place?". This would be... More 

2 Thank jembury
Charters Towers, Australia
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Travelled the Romantische Straße in late December, early January. Five of us arrived here at the restaurant apologising for doing so without a prior reservation. We tried starters, mains, desserts. All patiently explained to us from the Deutsch menu. Excellent food, service, and portion size. The mains were slow in arriving, we had no problem with this as the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Obstmarkt 2, 86720 Nordlingen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Swabia  >  Nordlingen
  • Phone Number: +4990812504878

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?