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    Verbringen Sie königliche Augenblicke in der Schlossstadt
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  • Café Prag Interiour (c) Café Prag
    Café Prag Interiour
    Café Prag Interiour (c) Café Prag
  • Picture taken at Gourmet Garden festival in Schwerin. Photo: Schweriner Kultur- und Gartensommer
    Fish, Fruits and fresh products.
    Picture taken at Gourmet Garden festival in Schwerin. Photo: Schweriner Kultur- und Gartensommer
  • Photo: Christian Möller MOE
    Food Festival Gourmet Gardens takes place in Juli and transforms the Palace Garden into a fancy restaurant.
    Photo: Christian Möller MOE

Food and Drink

Probably changing in the future: Many restaurants in town do not accept credit card (VISA, Master etc) yet. 

VISA/ Master Card accepted? 

Here is a list of restaurants with english speaking personnell and which do accept credit cards

There are plenty of cafés and restaurants offering a variety of food, snacks, drinks and more. Some of our restaurants and cafés were already there for guests for several hundreds of years. Others offer a magnificent view along with great food. You can taste original dishes from Mecklenburg and Northern Germany or try specialities from the Mediterraenean and more.

 

Restaurants in Schwerin

  • Café Prag - Restaurant & Traditional Coffeehouse

    Café Prag - Restaurant & Traditional Coffeehouse

    The Restaurant does remind of Vienna Coffeehouses with its interiour and big windows. The historic café has a tradition reaching back over 200 years. It is located within the historic city centre and near the castle. There is an English Menu available as well as English speaking personnel.

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  • Restaurant Lukas

    Restaurant Lukas

    If you visit Schwerin, try some fish specialities from the area. The Restaurant Lukas is specialized on creating dishes with fresh fish. It is situated within the historic city centre close to the castle. An English menu is available as well as English speaking personnel.

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  • Schweriner Schloss Localitaeten

    Schweriner Schloss Localitaeten

    The Restaurant and Café is directly located at the Castle Island of Schwerin. From Spring to Autuum guests can enjoy their meals at the "Orangery" - the historic greenhouse of the palace garden. During Winter times you can eat or drink directly within the castle building at the "Schlosscafé". The restaurant has a menue card in English and English speaking personnel.

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  • Inn

    Inn " Zur Guten Quelle"

    A guesthouse with a long tradition. It is situated right in the heart of the historic city centre. In the summer months you can also visit the Biergarten. Does have an English menu and English speaking personnel.

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What kind of food and drink is special for the area around Schwerin?

Typical dishes from Mecklenburg are hearty. They usually include potatoes (Potatoes were imported in the 18th century), local vegetables and meat. The cuisine of the area is famous for fresh fish (like eel) and meat from wild animals like deer, boar or duck. Some very common local dishes include local fruits such as apple or plum and often taste a bit sweet-and-sour or hearty-sweet.

List of some local specialities from Mecklenburg/ Northern Germany, which sometimes have funny names:

  • Potato Soup (with or without plums and bacon)
  • Sandthorn
  • Mecklenburger Götterspeise: dessert with fruit, whipped cream, rum and black bread
  • Rote Grütze (sweet fruit dish)
  • Roasted Ribs (Mecklenburger Rippenbraten)
  • Filled Duck (with plums or apples)
  • Cucumber stew, cabbage stew,
  • Black pudding
  • "Heaven and Earth" - Potatoes and apples sometimes added with bacon and sausage
  • Several sorts of beer
  • Grog - tea with alcohol

  • Credit Card accepted

    • Wallenstein Restaurant & Café

      Werderstraße 140, 19055 Schwerin

    • Herzogliche Dampfwäscherei

      Großer Moor 56, 19055 Schwerin

    • Restaurant Lukas (not accepting American Express)

      Großer Moor 5, 19055 Schwerin

    • Schlossgartenpavillon "Ars Vivendi"

      Lennéstraße 2 a, 19053 Schwerin

    • Restaurant Café Friedrichs

      Friedrichstraße 2, 19055 Schwerin

    • Schwerin Castle Café

      Lennéstrasse 1, 19053 Schwerin

    • Weinhaus Wöhler

      Puschkinstraße 26, 19055 Schwerin

    • Zur Guten Quelle

      Schusterstraße 12, 19055 Schwerin

    • Restaurant Hotel Niederländischer Hof

      Alexandrinenstraße 12/13, 19055 Schwerin

    • Restaurant "Aurum" Hotel Speicher am Ziegelsee

      Speicherstraße 11, 19055 Schwerin

    • Kartoffelhaus Nr.1

      Buschstraße 14, 19053 Schwerin

    • Durante - Italian Restaurant

      Großer Moor 2, 19055 Schwerin

    • Restaurant "Zum Stadtkrug" (not accepting American Express)

      Wismarsche Str. 126, 19055 Schwerin

    • Zeppelin XXXL Restaurant (not accepting American Express)

      Wismarsche Str. 126 - 128 - Schweriner Höfe, Capitolhof