The Very Best Local Restaurants in Cologne

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Cologne locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

1980 – Vietnamese street food

1980 – Vietnamese street food

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“1980” Cologne is a Vietnamese street food restaurant that’s turned me into some kind of missionary — everyone must know how great it is! The coffee, too.

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485° – Where pizza meets quality wine

485° – Where pizza meets quality wine

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“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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Alte Feuerwache – One flea over the market

Alte Feuerwache – One flea over the market

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“Alte Feuerwache” in Cologne is a self-organised cultural center which I visit regularly for their flea market! They also have a nice restaurant…

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Anna Lakshmi – Welcome to Sri Lanka

Anna Lakshmi – Welcome to Sri Lanka

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“Anna Lakshmi” in Cologne makes my favorite Sri Lankan dish: kottu! This authentic, low-key restaurant made me feel exactly like I was back in Sri Lanka…

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