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Best bars in Cologne

Brewery
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“Great traditional Cologne-style "Brauhaus". Not so touristy like the Gaffel or Früh breweries. They still brew their own Kölsch beer right across the beer garden. It cannot be any fresher than that!”
52local recommendations
Schnitzel Restaurant
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“Popular pub offers home-style food and Schnitzel in a small hall and other quaint rooms. It is important to reserve a table beforehand.”
47local recommendations
Hostel
“During a day a great café bar with a nice outdoor terrace and at night usually an open bar with music. very international, mostly international backpackers and students. ”
34local recommendations
Bar
“Great breakfast every day (brunch etc). Hip place to have a drin in the night time.”
22local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Small bar, which is always crowded during the weekend - but all for the right reasons. Let the bartenders know what flavors you are into and they create something nice for you. ”
28local recommendations
Night Club
“Very cool electronic music club, right around the corner. Maybe 10 minutes by foot.”
17local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Best cocktail bar, very high quality alcohol and mixtures. We absolutely recommend this place. Make sure to do a reservation at least if you're going with more than 2 persons.”
29local recommendations
Cocktail Bar
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“Stephan Hinz is one of the best barkeepers in Germany - you'll find your favorite drink there!”
20local recommendations
Bar
“District to be for the weekend. Here in this area you will find a lot of nice bars and hip people. ”
18local recommendations
Pub
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“Actually Hollywood has already filmed there and left some bullet holes in the walls of this alternative pub.”
16local recommendations
Creperie
“Great place to eat for not so much money. They serve filled crepes in all variations, good salads and the best Kölsch. I especially like the atmosphere.”
23local recommendations
Restaurant
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“Service ist friendly and very quick even for a busy Friday night. Meals are excellent especially the duck breast. Good wine list with good variety of wines too.”
12local recommendations
Cafe
“cool Bar with cool People. Hip Hop, Soul and funky Music. Nice atmosphere and the staff are great. Nearby”
16local recommendations
Pub
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“for meet some original locals and listen to amazing jazz, you need to try this bar!”
14local recommendations
Irish Pub
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“Large Irish pub offering karaoke, live music, live sport, and the necessary Guinness in the popular nightlife street Friesenstrasse. Lots of other places around to continue the night (although it does stay open late itself too). ”
9local recommendations
Night Club
“- Great music! This place plays a great mix of mash ups/top 40s - Two floors: this place has an upstairs and a downstairs. Upstairs is more lounge feel, just to hang out and get some drinks. Downstairs is where you should plan to get your dance on! However, get ready to be up close and personal, because there is absolutely no room to move around too much.. it's basically a small room, with not a lot of space, and a ton of people.”
12local recommendations