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Vintage

Agrippinawerft 30, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
221-920710
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Ranked #382 of 1,651 restaurants in Cologne
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
Description: The Vintage is a restaurant, wine shop, cookery school, delicatessen and catering service all rolled into one and lays absolute importance on everything - quality, service, ambience, attentiveness, authenticity, relaxation, respect and friendliness. Upholding tradition in a modern setting, the finest produce, mostly from excellent local cottage industries, are used according to season and always interpreted anew for the times. Here, the Vintage recognises Germany as a land where the finer things are appreciated and sees Cologne as a city of connoisseurs. However, it also knows that even the finer things can be wonderfully inspired by the sensuous Mediterranean, or treasured classic and innovative wine regions of the new or old world. There are more than 25 wines available by the glass and these also vary every week.
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Sydney Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Fresh innovative menu with excellent service - particularly the Sommlier who served some great German wines. Excellent location along the Rhine. Recommend for outdoor eating and for groups such as work functions.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We went to this well located restaurant on the Rhein for dinner on a Friday evening. We were given a table next to the door even though we had reserved many days in advanced. We were not offered a better table even after asking... I had to get up on many many occasions to close the door as it was... More

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Bonn, Germany
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Only restaurant I know in Cologne with a location on the Rhine together with very good food. However for lunch there was little choice and only two boring desserts were offered.

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Cologne, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Nicey located at the riverside we decided to try this restaurant. We had made a reservation in advance, however when we arrived the waiter had no idea where to put us. The restaurant was full and only very few staff was actually serving. Thus, it took ages to order food, to get our meal, to pay etc. The wine which... More

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Cologne, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

of wine and food. Wonderful view over the Rhine a place to go at any time of the year, but definitely a place to be in summer. Great terrace.

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tarrega
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Very good food, excellent wines recommendation not just French and Italian ,very good extra virgin olive oils and skilled service. We had dinner with friends from Lebanon & Kuwait and it was superb. Wonderful white wine from Rias Baixas , Spain and evoo from Tarragona and Sicily. We had their degustation menu, fantastic! Will come back. High end place. Carlos,... More

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Co Kildare
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103 reviews 103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We visited here on 3rd November last year as a group of 6 for a special birthday and it certainly left us with a special memory. We opted for the surprise menu and it was wonderful. We had 2 younger diners with us and they agreed that the food was exceptional. We had everything from prawns to lamb and the... More

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Cologne, Germany
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112 reviews 112 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

It is a good sophisticated cuisine, they have a surprise menu where you may take the risk . The dishes are tasty and nicely decorated,. You may chose the option with a glass of different wines for each course. The restaurant is located in the over front and parking is easy

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I usually go to cologne for business and the tipical dinner is knuckle and beer. then finally I discovered vintage. this restaurant looks like a bistro with a minimalist and warms atmosphere at the same time. Food is beautiful. Duck is excellent and last but not least they have an amazing wine chart

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Kiev, Ukraine
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

I visited on a corporate event. The food was excellent: we had salmon salad, shrimps + ravioli, deer meat. All of it was as close to perfect as I experienced until now. The view is fair, while the restaurant is some 2-3 km removed from the old town. Can't evaluate the prices as everything was pre-ordered.

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