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#17 of 1,928 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, Bar, European, Central European, Pub
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Heumarkt 56-58, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2581159
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Bethel, Connecticut
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved the food and the beer kept flowing! I had to get the pig knuckle and it was delicious and perfectly cooked. It was a busy night and a little noisy near the bar. Would recommend for anyone that wants to eat classic German fare in lively restaurant. We had great service and good food at a reasonable price.... More 

Thank COlexy
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this brauhaus during my stay because of a fair. I didn't make reservations and walked in at 17:30. I was told they had no place for me. After I asked again if they were sure, they had a table for me for about 1,5 hour. I was OK with that, knowing I had a train to catch... More 

Thank RichardEver
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food and service really good. The price is okay but when we asked for the bill they said us it was not possible print it. Weird.

Thank Carlos A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Brewery without much of that old world charm, but food and service is great. In need of pig's knuckles? Yum.

Thank William W
Warsaw, Poland
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83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Tittle told Everything. It is my favorite restsurants , why? Localisation are close to old town , close to my hotel , just few steps from Ludwig museum and Rhein. Restaurant in typical german style , in wood and stone. The best haxen in city (they served warm Big pork legs but you can try also cold leg in aspic... More 

Thank Malanese
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

So I had all intention to going to a different restrauant for their haxen, turned out they were busy. Came to this place saw they had the same so I give it a try. And sadly it was only a try I still had over half of the haxen to eat before I caved in and couldn't eat not more.... More 

Thank Phillip B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Quick service with plenty of food. Ideally set in the Alter Markt area which provides a lovely, bustling setting to be sat outside. Food delicious and authentically German for a very reasonable price. Service friendly and accommodating of all, beer flowing which is always a positive.

Thank danjgg
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Set on one of Cologne's open squares, the weather was good enough to sit out where we enjoyed the hearty, generous portions of German classics. Beer, wine, schnaps, got it all here and topped with great service from our gregarious waiter. Made our night.

Thank DollyBirdScotland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great food, very reasonable prices and huge portions, very informal atmosphere and the nicest waitress in the world (short blonde hair and glasses) - she was great fun. Seemed to be full of locals too, which can only be a good sign!

Thank Evelyn F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

You need HUGE appetite to tackle their roasted knuckle, the menu does give you heads up on how heavy each portion is, I think it's 1,4 kg piece of knuckle. You definitely can share this main course. Just order extra sides. The beer is by default serves in 1/2 liter glasses unless you specifically ask for the 300 ml glasses.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Bar, European, Central European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heumarkt 56-58, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2581159

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