The 10 Best Restaurants In Augsburg, Germany

Photo of Maria Menegaki
9 February 2017

One of Germany‘s oldest cities, Augsburg will surprise you with its rich culture and history. As you stroll through its ancient streets, take a break and enjoy a meal at one of the numerous restaurants in the city. The Culture Trip brings you a list of the top 10 dining establishments in Augsburg.

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Located in the basement of the Augsburg town hall, this is a top choice if you want to experience an authentic, traditional meal. Dedicated to Bavarian cuisine, Ratskeller is the perfect place for social gatherings with family or friends. If you time your visit right, you might be able to have fun at one of their regular theme nights and concerts. For warm summer evenings, their outdoor terrace is a perfect location in which to indulge in some drinks.
Address & telephone number: Rathausplatz 2, Augsburg, +49 821 31988238


Restaurant, Contemporary, $$$
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In the heart of Augsburg, right next to the City Theater, you will find this unique restaurant. What makes Papageno special is their attention to simple dishes with high-quality ingredients, as well as their themed menus. If you’re traveling with a large group, book a meal at the award-winning ‘Papageno Gourmet‘.


Restaurant, European, $$$
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Distinguished by its romantic atmosphere, this small restaurant is definitely worth a visit. The low lighting, candles and lounge music create the perfect ambiance in which to enjoy its fresh and creative cuisine. Lustküche’s interesting and frequently changing menu will exceed even the highest expectations.

John Benton

If you’re looking for something simple yet delicious, this is the the perfect place at which to find it. An excellent selection of European dishes combined with generous portions and attentive service will make John Benton a place to remember. Close to the city center, it is highly recommended to visit after a busy day of sightseeing.
Address & telephone number: Karolinenstraße 8, Augsburg, +49 821 518090

Brauhaus 1516

Who said that waiting for the train can’t be a good experience? When you exit the railway station, take a look to your left. Brauhaus 1516 is popular both for its delicious food and its selection of brewed beer. Just be careful – some varieties are strong.
Address & telephone number: Viktoriastraße 1, Augsburg, +49 821 4540480

Nikos Tavernaki

Restaurant, Greek, $$$
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Specializing in Greek appetizers called mezedes, Nikos Tavernaki is a small, family-run restaurant in the center of the city. Even if you know nothing about Greek food, the owner will give you great advice on what dish to choose. Since the place is very popular, don’t be surprised to find it packed.

Il Gallo Nero

At Il Galo Nero, you can enjoy tasty and beautifully decorated dishes with some of the greatest wine options. Both the elegant interior and the outside seating, located under a few dense trees, will provide the atmosphere for an excellent dining experience.
Address & telephone number: Jakobsplatz 9, Augsburg, +49 821 3194201

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