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XII Apostel Koln

Heumarkt 68-72, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
0221 250 830 20
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Ranked #214 of 1,674 Restaurants in Cologne
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
Description: Nur wenige Minuten von Kölner Dom und Rhein entfernt liegt das XII Apostel Köln mitten in der Altstadt, die den richtigen Rahmen gibt für die XII Apostel Speisekarte. Hier findet man den milden Petrus, einen scharfen Judas oder den beliebten Paolo. Die Rede ist von der Spezialität des Hauses, den riesigen, hauchdünnen und knusprigen Holzofen-Pizzen.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had a group that had had enough of meat restaurants and wanted a change - this restaurant servers a range to cater for a larger group - spacious and good service

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South Holland Province, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A nice italian restaurant with a warm decor. It took little time to prepare the food, eventhough it was quite busy. We ordered the mix anti pasti (12.50 euro). A very nice appetizer with fresh ingeredients. A lovely tuna salad with different Italian hams, grilled musroom and vegetables. It was very tastefull. I had the veal chop (saltimbucco). It was... More

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England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The setting of this restaurant shows through the architecture of this building in old town cologne. This restaurant is part of a chain but the food is delicious. They are famed for their pizzas which are the size of two normal plates and well worth a visit. At this time we came for breakfast and well, its not the same.... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Definitely above average. I had the Minestrone soup (finely chopped veggies, great seasoning) and the Judas pizza which was indeed spicy, just as advertised. Service was competent, and English was not a problem. Ambiance was average. The menu was newsprint. That being as it may, I'll certainly eat there again next time I'm in Cologne.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

One of the best Italian restaurants I've ever been. Ambient is amazing, it is very large restaurant, but it has divided parts for groups, couples etc. The atmosphere is great, very busy, and waiters are real Italians. You will eat best Italian food ever, not just pizza and pasta, but literary everything you can find in Italia. It is extremely... More

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York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have been twice this week as the food is reasonably priced, very filling and very good quality. The staff are friendly and helpful, the place is very clean and there is a very wide selection of food and drinks, with a good choice of alcohol-free beer if that is of interest! The room is decorated rather like a Bavarian... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great atmosphere, great food and excellent wine. Waiter gave an excellent recommendation which didn't disappoint. Service efficient and friendly. Prices comparable with any major city Italian. Been before, will go again no doubt.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The restaurant is part of the hotel above I think. Place serves good food for reasonable prizes. But it can be very busy and crowded inside, so don't go here for a nice quiet romantic dinner.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a big place (I usually prefer smaller restaurants), but somehow XII Apostel manages to still create a nice atmosphere (ceiling murals, candlelights). The menu is printer on newspapers (cool touch) and you can have from breakfast all the way to late night drinks here. We have tried breakfast, lunch and dinner and were never disappointed. Would recommend a... More

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Miami, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I often visit XII Apostel in when in town. Location, Decor, Service, Food is all very well balanced, main reason why I feel confident in recommending this place for a nice experience. Take note that dinner is most suitable, as the mood is better during these hours (Candle Light). Do try and get reservations .... as it is always busy... More

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