It only goes to follow that what might be Germany’s most famous Rathaus should also have a celebrated Ratskeller. Walk into the paneled and vaulted cellars and order a beer and you’re likely to be thrown out on your ear. That’s because the wine cellar claims to be one of the largest and best-stocked in Germany, with 1,200 different varieties, including one cask wine dating back to 1653 and a still-drinkable bottled Rüdesheimer Apostkeller from 1727. The culinary offerings are less rare and less refined; best is the informal bistro menu with some local snacks, along the lines of Bremer Brotzeit vom Brett, or Bremen Snack from the Wooden Plate, with cheeses and liverwurst, or Dreierlei vom Hering, three kinds of grilled herring.