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Mederrano

#150 of 1,945 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Altstadt-Süd
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European
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Lichhof 12, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 239745
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is truly one of the worst 'Italian' restaurants I have ever visited. Don't get met wrong, the staff is friendly enough and the ambiance is adequate. But the quality of the food and wine is mediocre at best. The pasta certainly wasn't fresh pasta and the sauce is, well, also not fresh. There is really nothing remotely Italian about... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This restaurant is out of the hub so often very quite but by far after year of eating elsewhere in Cologne we go here. Unbelievable prices for the best food in Cologne. The salads are fresh and great, the seafood amazing. Order the "Gambas" (big prawns) cooked on the side in oil and garlic, then the spaghetti "aglio olio" which... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice option for quiet lunch, this place is tucked away in a small alley nearby Heumarkt. Efficient friendly service, good quality food. Set menus available at lunchtime (soup/salad, main course and dessert/coffee).

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Temse, Belgium
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Friendly waiters, some even spoke dutch. We ordered bruschetti, the calamari salad and tapa platter as starter. Bruschetti weren't good, they lacked flavour, bread wasn't toasted. This was just some pieces of bread with a few tomatoes on it. This should be toasted, rubbed with garlic, put some olio and salt on it... Calamari was very good, perfectly seasoned, great... More 

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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We ordered gin and tonic and shrimps for starters. They were tasty and fried properly, but the pepper was too hot. Bread wasn't good. The pork tenderloin was perfect and so was the green pepper sauce. We ordered no desserts nor coffee. The bill totaled 80 euros, not bad if compared to France and Italy, but more expensive than you'd... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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155 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is situated in a basement of a historical building. That is it. The food is mediocre. Pizza with French fries. As everywhere else and not the best.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Worth a visit, not in an obvious location from the outside but is a must to eat in, Very nice atmosphere inside. Good service and the best steak we have ever eaten, standard chips very tasty trio of desserts. Highly recommend.

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185 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Nice Italian restaurant with traditional dishes, based on pure and original ingredients. The atmosphere is pleasant, the waiters a bit formal and the prices very reasonable.

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Thank Roel J
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

We were recommended by our hotel to this restaurant but when we arrived they were full. We booked for the next evening and were asked to arrive early as they were catering for 60. This never really materialised so we were a bit put off by this. The food was good although the portions were not that large. It may... More 

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Sitges, Spain
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148 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

The first thing to say about this place is that it is a bit hidden up an alley. But it is quite well signed so it shouldn't be too hard to find. I'd make the effort. In fact I did make the effort and will definitely do so again. We took a risk in going without a reservation and were... More 

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Thank Gerry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lichhof 12, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Süd
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 221 239745

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?