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Karl May Bar

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Bar with good drinks and Karl May

A great place for everybody who likes good drinks and Karl May (who lived in/near Dresden). The... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
via mobile
Great place to relax

Lovely bar in the Kempinsky Hotel. Fascinating to look at the pictures displays of items owned by... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Llanrhystud, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
1 Apr 2018
“Bar with good drinks and Karl May”
14 Feb 2018
“Great place to relax”
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Taschenberg 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 4912720
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Spend an evening during week while being on a conference! Bar was filled but not full! Drinks only from the menu no gin fizz available ( standard drink) cocktails more expensive than in a good bar in Munich! Service was slow, not friendly! Very overrated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cornelius L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A great place for everybody who likes good drinks and Karl May (who lived in/near Dresden). The interior has paintings and decoration with motives from Karl May books. Drinks were really good.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jirza
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Lovely bar in the Kempinsky Hotel. Fascinating to look at the pictures displays of items owned by Karl May, the adventurer. Good if not lengthy cocktail menu, so be prepared.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Paulinelr
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The Karl May Bar was our hotel bar and we found we needed to go no further for great cocktails. The standard range is amazing but the stand out is the selection of championship winning cocktails. Vanessa was particularly attentive and personable as our host....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank romank609
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this place a few years ago, before they hung the cowboy and Indian paraphernalia on the walls. Now the decor is a bit OTT (unless of course it is a homage to Karl May’s stereotypical and unrealistic presentation of a world he never...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bizzy6
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This bar is locate n the Grand Taschenberg Palais in Dresden (Kempinski Hotel). We went with local friends for late night cocktails. Apparently the cocktail barmen are award winners for their creations. I left it to the waiter to surprise me, although I did say...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 219stephenp
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

After my second visit to this bar I am somewhat dissapointed by the (arogant) personnel. Although they have an award winning barkeeper ordering an espresso based coctail that is not on the official menu (challenging their fanatsy) seems to overwhelm them. Even after speaking to...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Team_Taschenberg, Manager at Karl May Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

Dear FlixDie, Thank you for reviewing your last visit at the Karl May Bar on Tripadvisor.com. We are very sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations concerning our cocktail creations and especially for your preferred cocktail. As we strive to exceed every...More

Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We had wanted to try this bar and were not disappointed. Delicious cocktails, friendly staff and I loved the interior. Would definitely go backMore

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Fenton M
Team_Taschenberg, Manager at Karl May Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

Dear Fenton M, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent visit to the Karl May Bar in Dresden on Tripadvisor.com. We were more than happy to read your review and to know that you had a great time with...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

It is a wonderful, old English style bar with dark wood panels. Great coctails that come with tasty olives and nuts. Not cheap but great for a before-dinner drink. They also have a food menu - typical bar fare with club sandwiches and such -...More

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Team_Taschenberg, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Karl May Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015

Dear hanicka, Thank you very much for your review about the Karl May Bar on Tripadvisor.com. It is nice to see that you enjoyed your stay at our bar and that the drinks you had were to your liking. We would be pleased to offer...More

Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Very well assorted Whisky and spirits' bar. Nice environment at correct prices. Friendly staff. Only downside at busy times is that longdrinks may take an unfortunate other connotation of their names because whilst there are sufficient staff to serve there are visibly not enough bar-tenders....More

Thank Holger A
Team_Taschenberg, Public Relations Manager at Karl May Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2014

Dear Holger A, Thank you for your kind words about your visit to the Karl May Bar on Tripadvisor.com. How nice that you enjoyed your time at the bar and that the service, the selection of drinks and the style of the bar were to...More

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