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Zum Schwanen

) #15 of 70 Restaurants in Oberursel (Taunus) €€ - €€€ German, , European
Hollerberg 7, 61440 Oberursel (Taunus), Hesse, Germany
+49 6171 55383
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“goose dinner” (2 reviews)
“family run” (2 reviews)
“old town” (2 reviews)
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German, Central European, European
€€ - €€€
Hollerberg 7, 61440 Oberursel (Taunus), Hesse, Germany
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Typical german bar and Restaurant in a historic Setting, very nice garden in the summer, affordable dishes. In the winter ok for a beer.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Zum Schwanen sits at the gates to old town in Oberursel. The inside is cozy and quaint. The locals are greeted with hugs and kisses. The food is great and the service is good. If you are looking for a traditional Goose Dinner with all...More

Thank ralfcape
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We chose the place guided by other reviews and were not disappointed. Really tasty German dishes served with patience and a smile, a rich menu and very good beers. A warm, cozy place in a delightful small German village. The price/quality balance is more than...More

Thank roseglobe
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We love going there with our international visitors in the summer for its beer garden, and in the winter for its views onto the snow in the 'Altstadt' . The menu is varied and has something for everyone's taste. Service is excellent, special requests are...More

1  Thank Mshipley9
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The owner is very up front and the service is excellent. We were offered more side dishes.We had duck with dumplings and was very tasty. Very good bar selection. Warm atmosphere.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I have been travelling to Oberursel alternate years for over 20 years and no trip would be complete without a visit to Zum Schwanen to see Heinzie and his family for a great evening of food and drinks.

2  Thank BNN966C
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Every time we are here we can hear them beating the veal or pork to make the snitzel you have just ordered. While they don't speak English we get along just fine. Beer is very good and other guests very friendly, asking why Canadians are...More

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This place is for real if you like real German. In season (late fall through early winter), order the goose. And beer, of course.

Thank EmollitMores
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We were with my husband last time about 1,5 year ago and at that time it was a good food, atmosphere and we wanted to have this restaurant revisited. This time we were in Biergarten outside and during wm watching, or actually couple of hours...More

Thank bindeliu
Reviewed 20 August 2011

Great old half-timbered building int he heart of the old town. Family run, quirky and unique. A must see if you are in Oberursel. Good beer garden at the back. Food is good value, meaty but nothing fancy.

Thank Garethbrewster
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German, Central European, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
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  • Address: Hollerberg 7, 61440 Oberursel (Taunus), Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Oberursel (Taunus)
  • Phone Number: +49 6171 55383
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