The Best Truly Local Bars in Cologne

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Cologne has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

485° – Where pizza meets quality wine

485° – Where pizza meets quality wine

Image by Rabea Ottenhues

“485°” in Cologne makes pizza with real cheese and fresh, not canned ingredients. This restaurant is high quality & really worth it despite the low prices.

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Aachener Weiher – Should I stay or should I go

Aachener Weiher – Should I stay or should I go

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“Aachener Weiher” in Cologne is charmingly tattered – the atmosphere next to the pond is magical. I recommend taking beer and food there yourself & enjoy!

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Brauerei Päffgen – Two more Kölsch, ja?

Brauerei Päffgen – Two more Kölsch, ja?

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“Brauerei Päffgen” in Cologne (est 1884) is one of the beer houses to experience the Kölsch beer serving tradition. Why not also buy a keg for home?

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Brauhaus Scholzen – That’s Cologne

Brauhaus Scholzen – That’s Cologne

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“Brauhaus Scholzen” in Cologne is an ideal brewery to sample local food as well as beer. Who knows, maybe you’ll also catch one of the spontaneous parties!

Full Article by Lea Renner

Bumann & Sohn – The spot for everything

Bumann & Sohn – The spot for everything

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“Bumann & Sohn” in Cologne is one of my favorite evening spots. It’s a nice bar, a crazy club, a cozy seasonal spot. I love it especially during summer!

Full Article by Lea Renner

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