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Kadettenstrasse, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 220442888
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Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: "German gastronauts are well aquainted with the interior of Vendôme, the...
"German gastronauts are well aquainted with the interior of Vendôme, the famously 3-Michelin-starred restaurant located inside the Grand Hotel Schloss Bensberg in Cologne. The restaurant itself look like a rather well kept Prada store, understated and chic with splashings of sage green and discreet ruby red, and the glossy gourmet crowd are enamoured with the acclaimed menu created by super-chef Joachim Wissler. Star dishes include the calf's head in a parsley-horseradish vinaigrette wild celery and aioli of capers; the grilled saddle of lamb from Müritz with green olives in lamb tea and ricotta gnocchi; and the Manjari chocolate fondant with frozen blackberry foam. Vendôme boasts a 900+ wine list. "
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    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent mid-week dinner experience

Visited Vendome for their mid-week "Status Quo" degustation which includes matched wines for €200 per person - outstanding value for a 3 Michelin star restaurant. Highly attentive staff, great location and views of cologne from within the restaurant. Intimate dining experience. Hard to describe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Michael_Melb_77
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Melbourne, Australia
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182 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Visited Vendome for their mid-week "Status Quo" degustation which includes matched wines for €200 per person - outstanding value for a 3 Michelin star restaurant. Highly attentive staff, great location and views of cologne from within the restaurant. Intimate dining experience. Hard to describe just how good each course was - an outstanding dining experience. Only criticism was one course... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The cuisine, service and ambiance of this magnificent restaurant reflects its well deserved 3 stars. The tasting menu was a combination of utter genius in its creativity and utilization of wonderful fresh and flavorful ingredients. The wine list is spectacular as well offering a combination of both German wines, and a global list including some of California's best. This is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We visited the Vendome at Schloss Bensberg for the second time, after an amazing experience 6 years ago when we spontaneously came for a Sunday lunch. This time, one day after boxing day, en route from a family event in the south of Germany to England, we had planned the stay at Schloss Bensberg and combined it with a dinner... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We love exploring new and unique flavors and Joachim Wissler, chef of the 3 star Michelin restaurant 'Vendome" in Bergisch Gladbach (near Cologne) does not disappoint. Vendome is part of the "Grandhotel Schloss (castle) Bensberg" - amazing surroundings for new flavors and fresh ingredients. It's a short drive from Cologne and worth every mile - we'll back back for more!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Exceptional cuisine, brilliantly delivered and explained. The wine flight was interesting and mostly local. The private dinning room is good for business dinners.

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Although my husband and myself regularly visit restaurants with Michelin stars, this was by far one of the best restaurant we have ever been. Usually restaurants with 3-Michelin-stars always serve good food (that's why they are rewarded that high), but Joachim Wissler is not just a chef, but an artist. The food is amazing and serving of each plate is... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a great restaurant with great food and absolutely worth visiting. I have eaten here a couple times while being a guest at the hotel. The food was always very good and creative and I personally like the decor and ambience of the restaurant. Why only the average rating? I am comparing it with other 3 Michelin star restaurants... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

As a part of my birthday celebration, husband and I went to stay at Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg, which was better than our expectation! The trip concluded with a lunch at the world's famous 3 Michelin starred Restaurant Vendome, which is a prominent feature in world's 50 best restaurants. This restaurant is located in one of the wings of the hotel.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I recently visited this amazing restaurant with my wife & was totally satisfied with every second of time spent here. We enjoyed a "short" degustation over dinner (too many to count maybe 14+?) with the wine pairing to match. Let me just say now don't come to a place like this if you want a quick meal & be prepared... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My Husband and I travelled to Germany for my birthday for lunch, specifically to visit the famous 3 michelin star restaurant Vendome. We both had the tasting menu for lunch. Whilst every dish was beautifully presented (and in some cases quite magical), we were disappointed by the actual taste combinations for the starters and main courses. If I hadn't taken... More 

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Additional Information about Gourmetrestaurant Vendome

Address: Kadettenstrasse, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 220442888
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Bergisch Gladbach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: German

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kadettenstrasse, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Bergisch Gladbach
  • Phone Number: +49 220442888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

"German gastronauts are well aquainted with the interior of Vendôme, the famously 3-Michelin-starred restaurant located inside the Grand Hotel Schloss Bensberg in Cologne. The restaurant itself look like a rather well kept Prada store, understated and chic with splashings of sage green and discreet ruby red, and the glossy gourmet crowd are enamoured with the acclaimed menu created by super-chef Joachim Wissler. Star dishes include the calf's head in a parsley-horseradish vinaigrette wild celery and aioli of capers; the grilled saddle of lamb from Müritz with green olives in lamb tea and ricotta gnocchi; and the Manjari chocolate fondant with frozen blackberry foam. Vendôme boasts a 900+ wine list. "
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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