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Bistro Petit Charlemagne

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European, Central European, French, Mediterranean
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Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 51560785
12:00 - 22:30
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

In the last 2 years we went several times in this little and fine restaurant, the quality is always on an equal high leval, we like this special french-german mixture. Food is of great quality, service always nice.It is one of the best adresses in Aachen.

Thank nelly w
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

If you need a break from the typical German kitchen and her rich food , escape to Petit Charlemagne , for nice modern cooking based on the French classics. Kind service , young and motivated staff make you feel at home with quality ingredients , wines and food.

Thank 793abv
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

All over the world there are this kind of restaurant. Because it's a french restaurant it is supposed to me reallu rafiné and of course really expensive (for the products and recipes). The place is tasteless, not cosy at all (mix of minimalist, marble and carpets). The menu is riskless: chicken, risotto, roastbeef and the prices are not justified by... More 

Thank ronain
Brussels, Belgium
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298 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Spontaneous we stopped at the Bistro for lunch. In the entrance part you find a view tables, modern interior and high ceilings. The menu card is rather small - I am always happy not to get an overloaded menu card - prices upper range. I decided for the small menu - 3 courses. It was not an explosion of tasty... More 

Thank Diana P
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Dear friends and gourmet lovers, If you are passing by or living in Aachen you have to visit/ dine in Bistro Petit Charlemagne. We celebrate last year my wife's birthday in here and we had not only a great time but the food was tereably teasty and very nice presented. We had Fish ( 3 different noble fish dishes -... More 

1 Thank Theodor G
Aachen, Germany
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Awful service, unfriendly waitresses. There elderly waitresses working there look like they are unhappy and spoil even the taste of food.

1 Thank Alla G
Mendoza, Argentina
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Excellent baked foie gras and fish soup. It is worth getting a bit of the beaten path and visiting this restaurant. If I had another dinner in Aachen, I would have gone here. Much, much better than the standard fare offered by the many outdoor restaurants on streets and squares. Look for it!

Thank Bob P
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Unbelievable that it was so quiet. We enjoyed being with just 1 other guest, but can imagine the owner was less enthusiastic about that. The clearly less good restaurants in the proximity were full. Unbelievable. The pasta with truffle was exactly how it should be, with a creamy sauce and fresh truffle. The herb salad also was excellent in it's... More 

Thank Ronald P
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Nice location ; overrated for quality of food and price. We went for dinner. We are foodies. The price is expensive - we visited a Michelin star restaurant in Cologne two days later and paid 50 euros more. The food is acceptable - it's good - but for the price it's surprising. I shared the chicken dish ( for two... More 

1 Thank lucyd183
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Interesting menus, food is of high quality, the presentation is nice, service is friendly, negative point is the small portions considering the high price.

Thank nelly w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Central European, French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hartmannstrasse 12-14, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Aachen
  • Phone Number: +49 241 51560785

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