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Heumarkt 77, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
0221 - 168 66 110
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Ranked #28 of 1,745 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
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
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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
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Halifax, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We visited just after 12 noon on a Sunday - the place was packed! You know you're onto a winner when somewhere is so busy so early on. I didn't have a starter, only a main. I ordered the 1/2lb Bratwurst - AMAZING. So very tasty, as were the potatoes & gravy. Service was great too. As the title says,... More 

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Istanbul
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It has great typical German foods. Prices are good and foods are very delicious. Beers are also good. Gilden im zims is the best typical restaurant in Koln, i think. I suggest all travelers.

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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This pace has it all. Everything is perfect. Make sure to have a reservation, it is well known for food and Beer

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great restaurant for bigger groups in the heart of the Cologne Altstadt. The menu is not very large but it has all the authentic German dishes with bratwurst and pork belly. The portions are huge and very tasty. When you are looking for a refined meal or service this is not for you. The service is a bit pushy on... More 

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Moscow, Russia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Today we decided to try German cuisine and came to Gilden im Zims which situated at Heumarkt 77. It exceeded our expectations. Must for visiting!!! Delicious food, great kölsch beer, warm atmosphere! We ate big sausage with fried potato, potato soup with sausage, marinated beef with grapes, cabbage and potato dumplings. Everything was perfectly cooked. So we will come to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

For me this was the best pub/restaurant if you want to have some local food! Although the restaurant is very big, you don't have to waite long to have someone at your table for your order. Service is perfect... From time to time they come and check if you need anything and even when it's busy they take the time... More 

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Amsterdam
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130 reviews 130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Do not expect anything fancy, just good beer and local food. Busy, but with a great sphere, good service speaking English also. We especially enjoyed the Kasselerrucken and the Apfelstrudel.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A very good, typical Restaurant to eat very good german dishes and drink an excellent beer. We had a grat time because staff is very kind despite the Site is huge and always full. Great experience!

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Lancashire
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78 reviews 78 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We came across this place after trawling up and down at the Christmas markets in the old town there is so many places to eat and then we found this place. We had camenbert to start and then had goulash the goulash was the best I have ever tasted it was so rich and very good. Service was good but... More 

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Top Contributor
442 reviews 442 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had just been in the big Christmas market outside this pub and after gluhwein 's and snack's ,needed a proper pub. This place in the Alstadt is massive,on three level's. The pub was packed but we got a table and staff were fantastic bringing our beer's over very quick. The beer was superb and the price's brillant. The interior... More 

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Additional Information about Gilden im Zims

Address: Heumarkt 77, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0221 - 168 66 110
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: German

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