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Gaffel am Dom

Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 9139260
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“suckling pig” (7 reviews)
“schnitzel” (30 reviews)
“potatoes” (22 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We brought our In-Laws here to dive into a dose of local food on their trip to Europe- the food was delicious and the view was brilliant and breathtaking at night!

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The house beer is very good. Light and smooth. The food is OK, as they definitely go for quantity over quality. If you are really hungry for typical German fare, then you will be alright here.

Thank jw s
Reviewed 5 days ago

I think this is the best Brauhaus type restaurant in the city of Koln, the other one I really like is Sunner Kolsh, they are not downtown though. If you are looking for the perfect Germany style lunch in Cologne go here, it is right...More

Thank SeanTravelz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to "Gaffel am Dom" to have a beer and some food a weekday in may, but left after the first small glass of beer after meeting a member of the staff at one of the tables. Horrendous service and an attitude of staff that...More

Thank schibboleth74
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place it's simply amazing, with good food, good beer and a very good atmosphere. It's the best place to see the traditional german culture.

Thank Arlei W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Cologne then should not missed this place for schweinhaaxen..one of the best and cozy place. The beer also available with reasonable prices definitely I will recommend this restaurant to my friends and colleagues.

Thank Ishak C
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place to visit. food delicious and very large menu of beers. price is very affordable as well. nice staff,

Thank Rodrigo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy large beer house. Was almost packed when we went for lunch as a few tour groups were there. Loud, bustling restaurant with very efficient service. Food arrived very quickly after ordering. Large meals of typical German fare. Restaurant is just off the main cathedral...More

Thank 67TravelBug67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with a group of 30+ people. The food was excellent as was the service. Of course Gaffel Kolsh was served and it was also great. The place was very busy.

Thank cerra12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large group went for food at about 10 pm on Saturday night, got table easy enough. Waiter delivered the tray of 11 small glasses of beer and we ordered food, various mix of food including blood sausage with apple and potato, schnitzel and simple...More

Thank SteveT1965
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Jackie A
Do you have gluten free option?
June 23, 2015|
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Response from Timcsu | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu with allergy information.
hola quiero ir a cenar a este restaurante el 25 de febrero es la despedida de soltera de mi hija vamos 12 chicas ¿PODRIA HACER RESERVA?
February 4, 2017|
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Response from Mick768 | Reviewed this property |
Penso que si! Lo siento por el respuursta tardiva
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We need place for 17 persons for tomorrow... is it possible?
January 30, 2017|
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Response from ks_sokolova | Reviewed this property |
I think it's possible because of very big space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 9139260
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