Food in Freiburg
Have you ever heard of Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte? No?
If not, it's about time to try this internationally known speciality! We can recommend trying this absolutely delicious (and heavy) cake in the Café Schmidt near Stadttheater or in Sedan Café, which isn't far either. You can enjoy the city's atmosphere by sitting outside and just watching people. It's always nice, and by chance you can meet the coach of the German soccer team Joachim Löw in his favourite Café :)
In case you're up for some real meal, go and try Brennessel. Located in the lovely quarter Stühlinger (Eschholzstraße), you should hurry to get a place between 6.00 and 7.30 p.m. (or for a later dinner between 10.30 and 11.30 p.m.) to try Spaghetti for a very low price. 1,80€ for a huge portion of Spaghetti Bolognese - a must-do when you're a student in Freiburg!
Cheap and very good Pizza is provided by the restaurant Taormina near Schwabentor. They also offer a delivery service for lazy Sundays....
Last but not least, we recommend trying the typical German Currywurst. In Mensa 3, very close to the university, you can even choose how hot you want the sauce on a scale from 1 to 10. A great opportunity to try the limits of your sense of taste ;)
Nightlife - a student's undeniable interest. We are German, so we drink beer, that's all there is to say. When it's warm outside, we love to have a cold beer under the blue sky, preferably in a Biergarten. Good ones in Freiburg are Kastaniengarten (halfway on Schlossberg) and Feierling, with its own brewery next door.
A speciality in Baden is the wine. You will notice immediately when you're in Freiburg that there is a lot of sun through out the year. That's the perfect condition for a good, tasty wine. You will find many different kinds of wines, and in summer, there are several wine festivals in and around Freiburg. Don't miss it, you'll love it!
But in Freiburg, one other thing is special: Joster! If you like sweet, fruity shots, you should definitely try it, e.g. in MudomBar, which is unbeatable when it comes to prices. But: students only! Don't forget to bring your Student ID. If you want to stay in the city centre, you find a huge variety of shots in Shooters, for example you can find out what's behind "Dreisam"....
Afterwards, go out to have a drink in the Cohibar, or if you have your students' ID with you, check out MudomBar - just some of our ESN Freiburg partners! :)