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Gilden im Zims

Heumarkt 77, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
0221 - 168 66 110
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Ranked #51 of 1,686 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord

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  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Good local menu - but you need to like pork! I had a fantastic looking crispy pig's knuckle. Absolutely huge so I could not finish it. The place was heaving, lively and the staff were friendly. We had a good night here.

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Cologne, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

After work or during trade fair times, one of the few places I attend in the old town. Special is the large indoor area, take a walk around.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had a late lunch in Gilden im Zims during a day-trip to Cologne. The restaurant is located on a main square and was extremely busy when we visited - nearly all the outside seating was taken. Service was slow as restaurant was very busy; that said, the waiting staff were friendly and acknowledged us. The food was good -... More

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Duluth, Georgia
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187 reviews 187 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Surprisingly it is hard to find a café that served potato pancakes in Koln. we found this location and their potato pancakes are excellent. We sat outside, having an order of the pc's and their Kolsch beer. It was excellent.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A great spot for a summer's evening of fine beer and food in the middle of downtown Cologne. Kölsch is the star of the show- it's the local beer brewed in and around Köln- very light, subtle and delicate. It is light in both body and appearance, its maltiness is subdued and its hoppiness is unobtrusive. Kölsch is always served... More

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Bristol
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I would echo the last couple of reviews, nice restaurant/pub on edge of Heumarkt. We chose to eat here on our first night in Cologne and returned again before the end of our trip. Would recommend their bratwurst sausage dish with fried potatoes, really yum! Although unless you have the biggest appetite ever go for the half pound version, the... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A real find right on the corner of the busy Heumarkt square. The food and drink at this place were so good we visited twice. Despite being in the tourist center the bill was the best value we had through the whole trip. Enjoy the outdoor seats during the good weather or go indoors and appreciate the fantastic building with... More

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Middlesex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is like a tardis! We sat outside, but when I ventured inside to the toilets I could see the place is vast, lots of different nooks and crannies. I imagine in winter it is a great place to eat in. Its really difficult to choose a restaurant in Cologne as they all look so good. I think our... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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146 reviews 146 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great place for good German food and local Koelsch beer. We visited here for Sunday lunch. Having wandered Koeln, we had a good appetite. Gilden im Zims provided the solution. Whether you sit outside or go inside where there is a surprising number of rooms and floors. First comes the beer. Koelsch is served in small glasses from gravity feed... More

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Topsham, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stumbled across this place on our way back to the hotel from the Chocolate Museum. The food was good German food and my son said it was the best apple strudel he had all trip. The prices were a little higher than other similar places but not outrageous. The restaurant itself was very interesting with a lot of history.... More

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