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Lommerzheim

Siegesstr. 18, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0221-814392
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Ranked #7 of 1,682 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Tel Aviv, Israel
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We were greeted with a great smile and although we had to wait for about an half an hour for a table, it was well worth the wait - the beers kept on coming and the pork cutlet was a fantastic. A great German experience. Excellent value for money.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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139 reviews 139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

As some of the other reviewers have said, you would never just walk by and go in. Its a bit tricky to find but is well worth it. It is a very German experience, beer (from a wood barrel) plus a very limited menu of pork and sausages (chicken 1 day a week). The pork cutlet was amazing and also... More

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Brighton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great local place for some cold beer and authentic food. Pork cutlet is a winner every time. Not really a place for our vegetarian friends, but if you like beer, meat, and good times.....this is it. Get there early and be prepared to share a table with some locals, but definitely get there.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A truly magnificent hidden gem, of porky goodness! Simple, friendly, no frills german hospitality. English speaking staff, great prices, and a beer for €1.50... The food was served quickly, and of mahoosive portion... Value for money... Potato salad yummy!! Nice alternative to chips (also available) Do not miss out on this place... Fantasticles!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The best local in town area that I have been to thats the real deal.....Can get crowded but lots of seating down under or outside..... Limited menu but they are the best at what they do....big chop, big chop, big chop...........

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

You would not come here if you would not know the place. The place dates from 1882 and the main room has not been renovated since. The excellent beer comes from wooden barrels and is automatically refilled at your table unless you put a coaster on your glass. The menu is German pub food and tastes great. The people vary... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I was in town on business, but managed to grab a reservation (which was very lucky). We got there at opening on the dot, and the line outside already very long. Basically if you don't have a reservation its a bit of a free-for-all "land grab", and with so many waiting, the place fills up immediately. Not to mention, the... More

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Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Casual local pub atmosphere that is very affordable. Limited menu of local German food, however the Schweine,Kotelett (Pork Chop) is huge and tasty. They only serve Koln Gaffel beer like most restaurants in Cologne.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We walked here after touring Cologne and the famous cathedral.. It's on the so-called "wrong side" of the Rhine River which was an added plus as there weren't droves of tourists taking up space... The place opened for dinner 4:30p (on the Saturday we went) and it was packed wall-to-wall by 5pm (mostly full of locals so you KNOW it... More

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Bremen, Germany
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

If the statt appear to be rude or not acknowledging your - that is your way of seeing it. The are very busy serving everyone and also their way of approaching you, making jokes and being down to earth is simply the way how people from Köln talk and act. I have come here several times before, this time with... More

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