Essigbrätlein Restaurant (**)

Food: Continental, creative
Address: Weinmarkt 3, 90403 Nürnberg, Germany (Google Maps)
Open: Tuesday to Saturday. Lunch and Dinner.
Phone Number: +49 (0)911 225131
Website: No
E-mail: essigbraetlein@web.de
Guide Michelin: 2 stars
Gault Millau: 18/20 (link)
What I paid: +€200 (two persons, lunch; see details below)
Visited: April 22, 2012

A very small cozy wood-paneled restaurant in the old part of Nürnberg. To enter Essigbrätlein you need to use a doorbell and well inside this 450-year old establishment only 20 seats are available so an advanced booking is recommended for this 2-star (Guide Michelin) Restaurant.

Gault-Millau-guide rewarded the 2012 “Chef of the year“ to Andree Köthe one of two main chefs on Essigbrätlein (the other chef is Yves Ollech).

We had a lunch menu staring with a few amuses. The first dish was

wild-char with radish and quince.

This was followed by a Savoy-cabbage with oats.

After this we had a wonderful lamb with lambs-lettuce-salad.

For dessert we had rhubarb with herbs.

A lunch for two with matching wines ended up a little bit over €200.

A very pleasant and truly unique restaurant well worth a visit.

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