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Basic about Dresden

Dresden is the capital of the Free State of Saxony, in southern Germany. The city has approximately 500,000 citizens and more than 10 million visitors per year.


Local Cuisine

Dresden has many and varied restaurants to offer – it warmly welcomes true connoisseurs. Hearty dishes tend to feature Saxony’s cuisine: classics include marinated braised beef, potato soup, Quarkkeulchen (sweetened potato pancakes) and Eierschecke (similar to cheesecake). Don’t miss Dresden Christstollen around Christmas time.

International Cuisine

Seestrasse 8-10
Tel. 351/4951179

Italian restaurant, serving pizza, pastas and other traditional Italian favourites. Business casual attire.

Ayers Rock
Münzgasse 8
Tel. 351/4901188

Australian-style restaurant, with dishes such as kangaroo rump steak, ostrich steak, and other unique meats. A short walk from the famous Frauenkirche and the Brühlschen Terrasse. Much of the menu is in English. Business casual attire.

Vegetarian Restaurant

All the restaurants in Dresden have on their menu several meatless dishes, however, BrennNessel offers a large selection of truly vegetarian dishes.

Schützengasse 18,
Tel 351/4943319

Casual dining restaurant located in a 300-year-old half-timbered home. The menu offers plenty of vegetarian favourites. Business casual attire.