“Pimock” is a Koelsch word. It was used to describe refugees as well as immigrants coming to Cologne from the Eastern part of Germany after WWII.
It is short for Nepomuk who drowned and was later declared the patron saint of bridges. You had to cross bridges over the Rhine to reach Western cities such as Cologne.
You can find that reference in the bar’s colorful interior, which resembles an interesting mix of old and new. I think that is also because it’s a restaurant for young people, but it still works for someone who is young at heart. It is hip but still somehow timeless.
They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and all of them are fine, but their breakfast is my favorite.
In the summer it can be hard to find a spot outside – it is usually super packed. But if you find a spot next to some strangers, it can happen that by the end of the meal you’ll have met new friends.