Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Watzke am Goldenen Reiter

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

Hauptstraße 1
Dresden, 01097
Germany

+49 351 8106820 | map
www.watzke.de

Notes:
No notes at this time.

Added by NeroFiddled on 01-10-2014

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
2
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
0
 
 
Taps:
3
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
View: Place Ratings | Events
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 2
Reviews by NeroFiddled:
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.8/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Watzke am Goldenen Reiter is part of the Watzke chain that includes the main location, the Watzke Ball- und Brauhaus, as well as the Watzke am Goldenen Reiter and Watzke am Ring.

The "Golden Rider" refers to the statue at the Neustädter Markt just north of the Augustusbrücke leading out of the old town. It's on the main road, at Hauptstrasse 1, which is the start of a fairly fancy shopping strip that runs up to Albertstrasse. Of the three locations, this is probably the most commercial looking from the front, but don't be fooled as it's quite nice inside - and they have the bell!

From their website : "This bell bears the name of John the Baptist and should ring together with the bells Jeremiah , Joshua , David , Philip and Hanna in one of the towers of the Frauenkirche in Dresden. There's much more if you'd care to look it up.

If you are out shopping at the Neustädter Markt I'd certainly recommend it for a visit, but keep in mind that Watzke am Ring is just a little bit to the south if you're planning on touring the altstadt and/or the altmarkt -just an option.

Both locations are similar in appearance and feel, although the outside seating at Watzke am Ring is much nicer. The food and beer is the same as well, so I guess it's really just up to where you happen to be at the time.

For food we've got:
Pretzel €,90 plain... w/ butter, cheese, or lard add €,90 = €1,80
Bread Basket w/ pork & onion lard €2,90
Onion Soup €3,60
Potato Soup €3,80
Small Salad €3,90
Potato Skins w/ sour cream €5,90
Crudite w/ cheese & bread €8,90
Weisswurst (2) w/ a pretzel & mustard €5,90
Obatzda €7,80
They make excellent Flammkuchen -
w/ garlic sour cream, bacon, leek, onion & cheese €7,90
w/ garlic sour cream, ham, pepers, onion & cheese €8,20
w/ garlic sour cream, salami, tomatoes, leek & cheese €8,20
Smoked Pork Tongue w/ a salad and bread €8,90
Fried Gnocchi w/ sun-dried tomatoes €9,80
1/2 Pork Knuckle w/ bacon sauerkraut & potato dumpling €11,50
Pork Schnitzel w/ vegetables, potatoes & sauce €11,90
Roast Sea Bass w/ sugar-snap peas, tomato & rosemary potatoes €15,60
Sirloin Steak w/ leek/mushrooms and baked potato €18,90

The beer card is less complicated:
Watke Pils
Watke Altpieschner Spezial
Monatsbier

Overall, well worth a try.

 2,352 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of LittleDon
4/5  rDev n/a

Visited on a Tuesday early evening while I was in town the first week in November. Got there before 7 and the only inside spot available was at the bar. Limited but well done selection of beer, large food portions, also excellently prepared. Service was good. I was staying close to the Frauenkirche, so it was a short walk from my hotel. Worth a return visit.

 360 characters

Watzke am Goldenen Reiter in Dresden, Germany
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe