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Hanse-Stube

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Altstadt-Nord
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1 Trankgasse (Hotel Excelsior), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2703402
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 92
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great vegetarian dinner

We had the set 3 course vegetarian dinner and loved it. The dining room is very formal, but service was not remotely stuffy. As well as the 3 courses, we had an amuse, a fruit sorbet and petit fours. The bread was exceptionally good - with a choice of 5 butters. We were offered more bread... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Lindsay B
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Salford, United Kingdom
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Salford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had the set 3 course vegetarian dinner and loved it. The dining room is very formal, but service was not remotely stuffy. As well as the 3 courses, we had an amuse, a fruit sorbet and petit fours. The bread was exceptionally good - with a choice of 5 butters. We were offered more bread and the second basket... More 

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Liverpool, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a very good restaurant. Both the food and the service was excellent. It is not inexpensive but is still value for money. I shall definitely return on my next trip to Cologne.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's been a while since I've been treated to a world-class dining experience at L'Auberge Chez Francois in Great Falls. I reset the clock recently at Hanse-Stube, nestled deep inside Koln's Excelsior Hotel. The menu was filled with haute cuisine offerings, ranging from veal and pork to seafood and, of course, the seasonal favorite, asparagus. We passed on the prix... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We decided to try Hanse-Stube based on reviews we read on Trip Advisor. Our experience lasted 3.5 hours due to our ordering the 5 course asparagus tasting menu with wine pairings. The staff - very professional and welcoming. The cuisine - I'm not going to spoil the surprise, but easily one of the best meals we've experienced. (Top 3) If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We lunched at Hanse-Stube and enjoyed ourelves. The dining area has a old club feel with older, practiced servers who had clearly seen it all. The food was quite good German, and the portions were large so be warned. We spent a good 3 hours and I recomend taking that time to enjoy the meal.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I have eaten in here many times over the years and am never disappointed. Everything is classic from the decor, to the menu and the service. Based inside the beautiful Excelsior hotel it is like stepping back in time to another era. The food is always good and the wine list is excellent. It is a good place for business... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The restaurant is located in the Excelsior restaurant close to the Dom downtown Cologne. The restaurant has a classical interior, this is a restaurant in a 5 star hotel with a long history. The food is of a very good quality, service is very well. Value for money is ok. The place is worth a visit, especially for business reasons... More 

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taipei
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A really beautiful restaurant with very friendly and helpful staff, unfortunately the inconsistency drives me crazy. They were advertising Black Truffles on their website, the first of the season so you can I imagine my disappointment to be told "we don't have any", and that it will be another 2 days to get some----is this a 5 star hotel? The... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Both the service and the steak there was one of the best ones i had ever experienced. This place must be rewarded with Michelin Star

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St. John's, NL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This restaurant is absolutely beautiful. We had the traditional goose dinner and it was delicious. Service was excellent.

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Additional Information about Hanse-Stube

Address: 1 Trankgasse (Hotel Excelsior), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 221 2703402
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French, German

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Trankgasse (Hotel Excelsior), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2703402

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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