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XII Apostel Koln

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Heumarkt 68-72, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 25083020
06:00 - 02:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The last thing that you can expect entering in this restaurant is an Italian menu. Very strange, all the decoration looks like the other typical German restaurant, the beer is served as typically in Cologne but the food is Italian. Personally, I do not like this hybrid combination. However, the food is good but not excellent.

Thank Giorgio C
Scorton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here by chance. Thought it was quite novel to try an Italian restaurant in Germany. It was quite busy but it was no trouble to find a table for us without a reservation. The menu was presented as a daily newspaper, quite amusing. I had fish which was very tasty. And an inexpensive bottle of wine.

Thank Steve E
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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161 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were originally planning on coming here just for a quick drink in the late morning. We sat at a lovely table outside and ordered some coffees. Service was quick. We looked at the menu, thought it looked good, and decided to come back later in the day for lunch. Good decision! We arrived back a few hours later. The... More 

Thank emma b
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

- gute Lage, direkt am heumarkt - super schnelle Bedienung!!! - haben bisher pizza und Salate probiert, beides ist sehr gut - very nice location - you get your food almost instantly after ordering - tried pizza and salads so far, they are very good. Especially the pizza!

Thank Prot P
Boras, Sweden
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very loud atmosphere - If you want to enjoy a cosy dinner do not go here. We took pasta with seafood and pasta with beef. Service really bad.....when we received the plates they were so hot that we couldn't eat for several minutes...it is impossible to get the food so warm if you not have heated it up in a... More 

Thank Tinalappas
Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right in the heart of a bustling area. Nice friendly staff, very big place. Food was really tasty and fresh. Flavoursome and great wines. Starters were good and fair size portion. Pizza was to die for. Highly recommend and overall a good experience. Good atmosphere too. We booked well in advance and would recommend this as some were... More 

Thank joe e
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Ate here many times over the last few years and always have a great meal in a lovely setting The pasta was excellent

Thank joehart2016
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Simply the best Italian Restaurant I have ever used. Great lively ambiance and excellent service. Would recommend the Pasta Mista for 2............just great. Cologne is a lively Karneval dominated city....the waiters are friendly and superefficient. Everybody loves you to have a go at speaking German.....patient and happy to go along with the joke. Packed on Saturday evenings.......easy to get a... More 

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Kalken, Belgium
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you are 4 or more guests, you can order a large pizza: pizza Marcus. This was really nice: one big and delicious pizza. We enjoyed it. Every time that we visit Köln, we went for a dinner at XII Apostel.

Thank bernadette072015
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171 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here 12 months ago was good but I think they must have been having a bad evening on this occasion . Service was awful .. very slow and disorganised....when meals arrived they were wrong, consequently some in our party of 8 had finished before others had eaten. One in our party never received the meal she ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heumarkt 68-72, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 25083020
Nur wenige Minuten von Kölner Dom und Rhein entfernt liegt das XII Apostel Köln mitten in der Altstadt, die den richtigen Rahmen gibt für die XII Apostel Speisekarte. Hier findet man den milden Petrus, einen scharfen Judas oder den beliebten Paolo. Die Rede ist von der Spezialität des Hauses, den riesigen, hauchdünnen und knusprigen Holzofen-Pizzen.

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