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Daitokai

#51 of 1,763 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
Altstadt-Nord
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Kattenbug 2, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0221-120048
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Loved it!

Our business partner had made a reservation and it was a total of 6 Finnish businessmen enjoying the many different courses prepared in front of you by the designated chef of your table. Really loved the food, the atmosphere, everything about it. Will definitely go again if ever visiting Köln.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
FinnishFastcat
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Helsinki, Finland
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our business partner had made a reservation and it was a total of 6 Finnish businessmen enjoying the many different courses prepared in front of you by the designated chef of your table. Really loved the food, the atmosphere, everything about it. Will definitely go again if ever visiting Köln.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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96 reviews 96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

we have visited this restaurant for the second time. First time we left very satisfied now we had a mixed feeling. Food is still very well but the overall experience is too expensive for what you get.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

first time to a japanese restaurant and was impressed.. they will cook right in front of you on a hot plate and dish up some impressive food :) definitely worth a try! will keep going back for more...

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London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Ate here tonight and it was a good experience. We had to wait 20 mins for a table but sat in the bar and enjoyed a couple of cocktails. Geisha and Daitokai were both good although on the small side but for €6 each they were good. We were seated at a communal table which I like as you share... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went with a combination of friends and family (total of 11 people) for hibachi. We were really looking forward to dinner because it had great reviews online. However, the service was extremely disorganized and confused. Normally, hibachi restaurants have a large number of people at one table with several different bills, so we thought they would handle our large... More 

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Ichtegem, Belgium
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308 reviews 308 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Good food, good atmosphere but very expensive!!! Ate Japanese food in home town Bruges for half the price that tasted just a little bit better. Been to several restaurants in Cologne now and never had to take a first course because the plates in Cologne are big. Now ate first course, main course and dessert and had some place left... More 

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Cologne, Germany
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Wow! What a great dinning experience. The service was excellent as well. The wait staff was flawless with their quick and friendly service. The meal was very delicious. We had the a la carte menu of avocado rolls, house salad and Charolais beef from Burgundy tenderloin. This was so amazingly tender and delicious, the beef just melted in your mouth.... More 

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Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great food, prepared at a table with 8 people from you personal cook. Although expensive it is worth every Euro. You might be surprised that you are seated in groups of 8, so it is not really suited for first ronatic dates. Expect for a full course meal with drinks something around 70 Euro, around 2 h and a experience... More 

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Leuven
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90 reviews 90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

The restaurant is located a short walk from the Dom, but out of the old city center. The place is huge with about 15 teppan tables at which 7 people can sit. I went here on 07/12/13 at noon and the place was crowded, however you don't get this feeling. Service was very friendly. The food itself was very good.... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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96 reviews 96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Excellent food, my wife is complicated when it comes to food, the waitress was very helpful, the menu was adapted all her prerequisites were taking into account. Important to know you sit with other customers around a grill table, so privacy is limited. The quality of the food compensated for this.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kattenbug 2, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: 0221-120048

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?