Pronunciation: (rät'skel"ur, rat'-, rath'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/rathskeller.html on line 73 [key]
1. (in Germany) the cellar of a town hall, often used as a beer hall or restaurant.
2. a restaurant patterned on the German rathskeller, usually located below street level.
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