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.
Bringing the simple yet explosive flavors of Italy to the doorsteps of Nuremberg is the elegant Padelle d'Italia restaurant. A joint venture of passionate culinary materchefs- Antonio Lo Po and Donato Albano, this charming restaurant promises an authentic treat of Southern Italian specialties. A selective use of only the freshest and finest sourced ingredients offer uncompromising flavors and textures that guarantee satisfaction. Adherence to original family recipes, handed down from generation to generation make sure indigenous tastes are preserved. Equally impressive is the well-sorted wine list that works in tandem with the food menu. Casually sophisticated and moderately priced, this Italian fare is unlike any other in town.
Böhm's Herrenkeller is located in one of the most beautiful half-timbered houses in Nuremberg's inner city. The restaurant pampers your palate with enticing German delicacies. Besides the German cuisine, the menu features dishes like fish stew, bratwurst, Argentine beef and cheese noodles. In addition to the delectable menu, Böhm's Herrenkeller is popular among wine connoisseurs for offering wine tasting sessions, where the enthusiasts can taste a range of Franconian wines and know more about its production process.
See your worries slip away the moment you step in through the door of Loom. The ever-changing DJs playing house music, hip, colorful lights and spacious interiors, make LOOM one of the most happening places in town. Usually frequented by people in their late teens and 20s, the club is packed to the brim with cheerful, enthusiastic people lending the place a lively ambience. However, the drawcard of the nightclub is the variety of tantalizing cocktails on offer. The concoctions are a mix of classic and contemporary. Yes, you can get barroom classics such as Manhattan, Vodka Martini and White Russian. But you can also get new-wave concoctions such as Malibu Sunrise, Paradise and Bahia. In case all the dancing and socializing make you feel a bit famish, the nightclub also has on offer the usual pub fure including burgers, pizzas, pastas, salads and sandwiches. If you are in the mood to dance the night away, put on your dancing shoes and head to LOOM for a memorable night.
Ring in the good times with some delicious drinks and your favorite company at Die Rote Bar. The bar focuses on the classic bar culture along with a cosmopolitan vision. The spacious interiors with cozy furnishings and modern sound and light systems make your experience here more enjoyable. Sip on to some refreshing cocktails or enjoy your favorite beverages after an exciting yet exhaustive dance session here. Besides, you can even celebrate your special events at Die Rote Bar, as it provides rental services and catering facilities for the same.
Visited O'Shea, and be one of the many people who have stumbled across the city's first Irish pub. Germans throughout the country have tried to re-create the pub-like atmosphere that is prevalent in Britain and Ireland. Its here in Nuremberg, they've come close to authenticity. The owners are actually Irish and they do their best to make everything as Emerald-Isle-like as possible. The spacious setting also makes it a great place for friends and family to spend quality time together. As far as pub grub goes, you can order steaks and salads. The food is good, but what acts as a magnet for most people are the Irish beers and of course, the Whiskeys.