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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Burger Joint
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“Honestly the best burger I have ever had. If you want a burger - don't look anywhere else. As a solid food choice - give it a try, it'll be better than many other choices and cuisine options.”
  • 105 locals recommend
Park
“Toller alter Park mit Tretbootfahren, Biergarten, Grillen, Spielplatz, Sonnenbaden. it's a very old park, with a sea, where you can rent a boat, or sit in a beergarden, and a big playground with many children.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Plaza
“Viele Kneipen, Bars, Restaurants und Discotheken. Many Pubs, Bars, Restaurants and Discos.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Independant movies, nice part of Cologne, many students, great Restaurants and Bars”
  • 23 locals recommend
Route
“A "Veedel" which basically means, a small local area with many cafes, bars, restaurants. Situated in the southern part of cologne with many nice old buildings the Severinstraße goes all the way down to the "Südstadt" at Chlodwigplatz. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“ A convivial trattoria with stone oven in the dining area serves pizza and pasta, also outdoor”
  • 19 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Hier kann man rund um die Uhr gut essen und trinken. Wer bei gutem Wetter draußen einen Platz ergattert, kann sich glücklich schätzen. Unbedingt die Speisen von der Tageskarte probieren!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“Eine Bar mit kleiner Tanzfläche und großer Gin-Karte. (Die aktuelle Adresse ist allerdings Dreiköniginnenstr. 2, diese Karte hier zieht sich noch die alte Adresse)”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Healthy brunch and breakfast every day. Especially nice on a sunday. The modern restaurant offers Rhenish-Mediterranean cuisine with a vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free selection.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional Brewery and Restaurant. For me, FRÜH is one of the best Kölsch brands!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“Make yourself comfortable on the couch or in the window. Homemade quiches and soups, the finest cakes and cookies. Organic and Regional products.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“This might be the bar where you can still feel the left wing alternative spirit of what the "Suedstadt" was a couple of decades ago. Cheap beer, openminded, down to earth people!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 2
“BeschreibungIm Stadtteil Altstadt-Süd befinden sich Theater sowie Veranstaltungsorte für Musik und Kneipen neben romanischen Kirchen und den Überresten der mittelalterlichen Stadtmauer. Der Rheinauhafen ist ein Komplex aus ehemaligen Hafenspeichern mit schicken Restaurants und Galerien sowie markanten, modernen Gebäuden mit Luxuswohnungen. Eine weitere Attraktion im Viertel ist das Schokoladenmuseum, das Ausstellungen, Verkostungen und Führungen bietet.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Best Pizza in Cologne :) All dishes have an excellent price-performance ratio. Furthermore, the staff is always very courteous.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the many brewery pub's in Cologne but also a nice one with good "Reissdorf" Kölsch and a local menu.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
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“Delicious coffee at the local roastery. Buy a packet to take home with you!”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Burger Joint
“Honestly the best burger I have ever had. If you want a burger - don't look anywhere else. As a solid food choice - give it a try, it'll be better than many other choices and cuisine options.”
  • 105 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“ A convivial trattoria with stone oven in the dining area serves pizza and pasta, also outdoor”
  • 19 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Hier kann man rund um die Uhr gut essen und trinken. Wer bei gutem Wetter draußen einen Platz ergattert, kann sich glücklich schätzen. Unbedingt die Speisen von der Tageskarte probieren!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“Eine Bar mit kleiner Tanzfläche und großer Gin-Karte. (Die aktuelle Adresse ist allerdings Dreiköniginnenstr. 2, diese Karte hier zieht sich noch die alte Adresse)”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Healthy brunch and breakfast every day. Especially nice on a sunday. The modern restaurant offers Rhenish-Mediterranean cuisine with a vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free selection.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional Brewery and Restaurant. For me, FRÜH is one of the best Kölsch brands!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Best Pizza in Cologne :) All dishes have an excellent price-performance ratio. Furthermore, the staff is always very courteous.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the many brewery pub's in Cologne but also a nice one with good "Reissdorf" Kölsch and a local menu.”
  • 14 locals recommend

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