This is the famous restaurant and tavern where Goethe staged the debate between Faust and Mephistopheles in his play Faust. The cellar dates from 1530 and has a series of 16th-century murals representing the Faust legend. The chefs prepare mainly regional Saxon dishes, along with some international selections. Some of the most tempting offerings are filet of veal, beef, or saddle of lamb, prepared with special sauces and served with seasonal vegetables. The menu changes every 2 months. You can also order from a fine selection of wines and beers. Guests have a choice of the stately looking Historic Rooms (called Historische Weinstube, dinner only) or the sprawling, Germanic-looking Big Room (Grosser Keller), with a different menu and paneling and high ceiling to evoke an upscale beer tavern.