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Gaffel am Dom

) #18 of 2,029 Restaurants in Cologne $$ - $$$ German, , European
Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 9139260
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Gaffel am Dom is located just across from the Cathedral and has a rather unassuming entrance and I initially walked past it before finding it on my sat nav. Its a really large bar, with long tables to cope with groups of about 30...More

Thank Fordy105
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a quick lunch near the Cathedral, as we day-tripped in via train. This place is right across from the Hauptbahnhof and the Dom. We enjoyed a nice lunch in the outdoor seating, as close to the Cathedral as one can get. We enjoyed...More

Thank Congenuity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time and good food but then the waiter acted miffed about the amount of tip--which was over 5 Euros. It was extremely unprofessional and, sadly, colored my view of the whole night.

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 1 week ago

When on Cologne you have to sample the Kolsch beer. Gaffel makes this unique beer on site and we had to stay for a couple. The unique service style was a tradition I really want to bring back to the US. The beer was very,...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want an authentic setting where to taste the typical Cologne Kölsch (beer), Gaffel Am Dom it is the place. Kölsch is the local beer that you should not miss. The restaurant is always full, but there is a reason why. The menu is...More

Thank Elena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was 27 of us and all the food came pretty much at the same time. Impressive! Food very tasty too.

Thank Sarah211008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is the perfect place to have all 20 of your friends over, drinking beer while sitting at the same long table. It is also good for smaller parties, but be prepared to have to fight for the waiter's attention when a huge group...More

Thank juicemoose421
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to have a lunch or dinner with your visiting friends from around the world. The food is typically 'Kölsch' (Cologne type) and 'German'. Portions are big and they are very quick to serve you. At lunch time they offer...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge restaurant You get the usual beer there The food is good and in large portions A bit noisy Thomas

Thank henriksen2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought our In-Laws here to dive into a dose of local food on their trip to Europe- the food was delicious and the view was brilliant and breathtaking at night!

Thank Charlotte R
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Nearby Attractions
Cologne Cathedral (Dom)
15,095 reviews
.06 km away
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Jackie A
Do you have gluten free option?
24 June 2015|
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Response from Timcsu | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu with allergy information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 9139260
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