Visiting the Staatsoperette

Dresden offers countless ways of organising your operetta visit. No matter if your evening starts with a delicious dinner or ends with a sparkling drink, here are our recommendations before you go home or back to your hotel.
Theatre Catering
Have you ever heard of a “Kraftwerkskruste”? ... It’s a tasty pretzel roll layered with fresh ingredients. You can try it and many other small snacks directly in the foyer of the theatre. At up to four bars our partner, Luby Service of the Cultus gGmbH, will serve you with a team of specialists as well as people with disabilities. Caterers will surprise you with offers that fit the current production. Bars are open one hour before the show begins as well as during the breaks.

The Luby-Team will take your order in advance by phone at +49 351 32042-308 on event days between 4 pm and 9 pm and Sundays 2 pm to 5 pm.
On site »KRAFTWERK MITTE«Neue Sachlichkeit
The former heating centre of the Kraftwerk Mitte is now home to the restaurant »Neue Sachlichkeit«. Fitting it’s eponymous epoch the guest room boasts a clear design of steel and wood in front of the untouched brick facade. You have a choice of seasonal dishes with regional ingredients as well as excellent wines and other drinks. Apart from seating outside during the warmer months, 40 seats are available inside. Additionally, the wine cellar can be reserved for groups of up to 40 people.

Opening hours: Tue-Fri: 11 am - 10 pm, Sat: 3 pm - 10 pm, Sun 1 pm - 7 pm | Reservations via +49 351 89994612 or |

Restaurants in Close Vicinity brennNessel
»brennNessel« is somewhat hidden away in a lovingly renovated 350 year old three-side house. In the authentic interior or the comfortable beer and wine garden, freshly prepared vegetarian dishes with regional ingredients can be savoured. Vegans may  ask for a specially prepared menu.

Schützengasse 18 | 01067 Dresden | Opening hours: daily 11 am - 12 pm | Reservation via +49 351 4943319 |

Sophienkeller in the Taschenbergpalais
Directly opposite from the Zwinger Palace in Dresden the »Sophienkeller« offers entertainment catering of an exceptional kind. The guest is taken back to the glamorous time of baroque. The cellar chambers offer both classy dinners as well as proper feasts. Among hearty suckling pig, freshly baked bread and Saxon beer, magicians, jesters and musicians will entertain you.

Taschenberg 3 | 01067 Dresden | Opening hours: daily 11 am - 1 am | Reservations via +49 351 497260 or |

Altmarktkeller Dresden
Not only tourists like coming to the traditional rustic beer house with its Saxon and Bohemian specialties. It is located in the heart of the old town, only 15 minutes walking distance, and on sunny days it offers a shadowy comfortable seat in the beer garden with the best view of the Dresden Altmarkt. Among classics like Sauerbraten, goulash and pork knuckle as well as select wines on the menu, entertaining variety shows are performed.

Altmarkt 4 | 01067 Dresden Opening hours: daily from 12 pm | Reservations via +49 351 4818130 or |

Dresden 1900
Breakfast, brunch or dinner, museum gastronomy »Dresden 1900« is the right stop at any time for anyone who wants to learn more about transport history in Dresden between the years of industrial expansion and the period of art-nouveau while enjoying the finest Saxon dishes. Located right at the Dresden Neumarkt, the restaurant offers enough room for up to 250 guests.

An der Frauenkirche 20 | 01067 Dresden | Opening hours: 8 am - 12 pm | Reservations via +49 351 48 205858 or |

finesse by Elvis Herbek
Elvis Herbek arranges special culinary creations and delights taste buds with new combinations in the »finesse«. He does not keep his culinary arts a secret, offering regular cooking courses, teaching both classic cooking basics as well as interesting insights into exotic meals of distant lands.

Schützengasse 13 | 01067 Dresden | Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11.30 am - 2.30 pm and 5.20 pm - 10.30 pm, Sat 5 pm - 10.30 pm | Reservations via +49 351 48454930 or |
Bars & Pubs

T1 Bistro&Café – The Porters Lodge
With 20 seats in the guest room and a large outside area the »T1 Bistro&Café« captivates with its 30’s style. Your favourite place from the very beginning lures you with fresh coffee in the morning, snacks for lunch, pie in the afternoon and Mediterranean delicacies in the evening with select wines. Soft ice cream is served out of the window from April to October.

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9 am - 11 pm, Sat - Sun: 11 am - 11 pm | Reservations via +49 351 484567 51 or

Bars & Pubs in Close Vicinity

Café Moka
Just around the corner from the Schützenplatz, »Café Moka« is the right place to start your day with a tasty breakfast and a strong coffee, or end the day with a fine glass of wine. For the time in between breakfast and dinner, sweet or hearty »Baumstriezel«, cake, soft ice cream or a healthy smoothie can be served.

Schützengasse 2 | 01067 Dresden | Opening hours: daily 8.00 am to 6.30 pm | Reservations via +49 351 40762532 |

Turtle Bay
Turtle Bay shows you the true Caribbean way of life – with dishes directly from the South Seas. Here, guests can enjoy exotic dishes with tasty Caribbean cocktails while relaxing reggae music is playing. Happy hour starts in the times between 11.30 am and 7 pm as well as at 9.30 pm, where 2 cocktails are the price of one.

Kleine Brüdergasse | 01067 Dresden | Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11.30 am – 12 pm, Fri 11.30 am – 1.30 am, Sat 9.30 am – 1.30 am, Sun 9.30 am – 12 pm |Reservations via +49 351 48618827 |