If you want a break from traditional German food, head to Restauration Fischer for a delightful treat. Operated by a Michelin-starred chef, the restaurant is the home of flavorful Italian fare. Set in a cozy space, the eatery can be easily missed if you weren’t specifically looking for it. However, don’t let that deter you from trying out this fabulous place. The refined decor, subdued lighting and romantic ambience sets the mood for a pleasant fine dining experience. The quiet, upscale atmosphere also make the restaurant a great place for a formal, business lunch. Diners are offered three different menus: Classic, Sea and Land. If you are confused about what to order, feel free to ask the server. The wait staff is friendly and quick to the table, well-schooled on the menu. Grilled prawns served on balsamic lentils and Quail served on risotto with asparagus are few of the local favorites. The dessert selection is quite incredible too. Opt for the classic Creme Brulee or go for the creative pina-colada inspired Stewed Pineapples served with coconut ice cream. The chef serves the food and sweet treats quite tastefully too, transforming the plates into inspired pieces of art. You can even relish the savory meals with a drink from the bar menu. Local wines, craft beers and cocktails are the highlights.
Schanzenbräu Schankwirtschaft is the brew pub of popular local beer brewery Schanzenbräu. Step into this brewery and the first thing you will notice is the decor and seating of which the indoor area has casual cafe-style ambiance and the beer garden outside offers a more intimate setting with fairy lights hanging from lush trees overhead. PAtrons can sample the latest of special Schanzenbräu brews that are available here on tap. Enjoy classic German pub grub which includes delectable steaks, pork belly, bratwurst, prosciutto platters and lots more. For a fun filled and delight evening sipping on cold craft beers, a visit here is an excellent option. They do not accept credit cards here so be sure to carry along enough of cash.
Located in the Altstadt neighborhood, Cafe Bar Cartoon is a small and cozy gay bar. Set in a tiny space, this bar has loud decor which includes disco balls, red painted walls and ceilings and a variety of seating options. Chose from the cafe-style outdoor patio, the intimate lower bar section or the casual upper bar area indoors. Enjoy a wide range of drinks including beer, whiskey, vodka, wine, champagne, brandy and cocktails, all priced at pocket friendly rates. To satiate your hunger here, this bar offers up a delicious selection of pub grub including scrumptious homemade pastas.
The name Downtown doesn't really reveal anything about this bar which is no doubt one of the most unusual in Nuremberg. Before you can order a drink you have to make your way down a long, narrow stairway which takes you down into the catacombs in which the Downtown is situated. Insiders know that this is a top spot for those looking for a pulsating night out: the drinks are cheap, the beats are fast (60s and 70s grooves and soul) and there is always a good crowd of people. If you are only in the city for a short time and want to find out what Nuremberg has to offer as far as nightlife is concerned then this is a good place to start. You can also fill that gap in your stomach with nachos or sandwiches.
Bratwursthäusle Roasted Sausage House is the oldest restaurant in town, existing since 1313 and is conveniently located opposite the town hall and next to the church of St. Seebald. Come here to try some of their famous sausages. In the summer you can sit outside on the terrace or in front of the restaurant. The roasted sausages are filled with spices such as Caraway seeds and Thyme and most manufacturers also put in that obligatory touch of garlic! The delicacy is best eaten with 'Kren' (Horseradish), potato salad or Sauerkraut (pickled cabbage). If you are in a hurry then order 'Zwei im Weckla', which simply means 'two in bread roll'.
A phenomenal setting, scenic vistas of the Pegnitz waters, and warm, beautifully decorated interiors reaffirm the fact that Finca & Bar Celona is an ideal place to unwind after a hectic day at work. The fare is mainly Spanish, their focus being tapas. Flavors are rich and authentic in every way possible. Apart from their innovative small plates, burgers, salads, soups, and salads are on offer too. There are special breakfast and brunch menus. There is a fine fare for the younger lot as well. To complement your food perfectly, Finca & Bar Celona serves crafty cocktails, fine wines, and other mixed drinks. Their coffees and teas are highly refreshing. Come in here to soak in the mesmerizing scenery around along with delectable meals. Happy hours are from 5p to 8p.
Loft Theaterkneipe is the best choice for a wonderful night out. For this place is a small and a cozy bar and pub that stocks some very interesting mix of concoctions. Besides, this bar also has some scrumptious snacks that are worth trying. Besides, Loft Theaterkneipe also has live music on select days that finds the place filled with music lovers and patrons. Loft Theaterkneipe is the best place to go, to catch up with your friends over some chilled drinks. This place is open from Wednesday to Saturday from 6pm. Check the website for further details.
Located in the Altstadt St. Lorenz neighborhood, Sassé is a stylish and classy champagne lounge that is a well known celebrity favorite. For all those who prefer the finer things in life and want to experience a taste of total luxury, a visit to this bar is the place to start. Decor here is all in hues of deep royal purple and pink, lending an even more upscale feel to the bar. Offering a wide range of only the most premium champagne, vodka, wine, beer, whiskey, gin and cognac, this bar knows how to party in style. If champagne is not for you, sip on one of their perfectly concocted signature cocktails as you scout for your favorite celebrity!