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Brauerei zur Malzmuehle

#31 of 1,842 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
German, European, Central European
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Heumarkt 6, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 0221/210117
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is a little bit of a walk South of the Old town area. I had read they had one of the better Kolsch's in Cologne. I tried about three Kolsch's. Although I am not a fan of this type of beer, I would say this was the best of the three - not quite as bitter as the... More 

Thank sdicksteina
London, UK
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

just been there. The food was rubbish and worse the staff were so rude. Didn't give us the time of day. When it came to asking for the bill the waiters all just stayed bat the bar drinking beer. TERRIBLE.

Thank schmoke
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110 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on our river cruise beer tour for dinner and drinks. The portions were huge and very good. The Kolsch is served in the small glasses to help keep it cold. They fill it up quickly. The beer flan was a good desert to have. The pork knuckle/shank was huge and very good.

Thank debed-ILLINOIS
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72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

A favorite with locals, this beer house is one place to add to your must visit list. Its discreet location and less than picturesque building keeps tourists away and prices low. Service is very warm, the atmosphere is festive, and food and beer are excellent. Dishes serve two, so share one appetizer and one main course, followed by draft beer... More 

Thank Julio J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

My mixture of German and English was welcomed as I tried to ask about the very antiquated feel that this place offered, the staff were pleasant, although getting a vodka lemonade proved a bit difficult. The food was what you'd expect, traditional German meaty foods. No matter what you'll order, it WILL fill you. For a very reasonable price. This... More 

Thank Dallas H
Amble, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is a lovely place with a great atmosphere. It is just over the road from the Heumarkt Tram stop. The beer is one of the best in Cologne and the goulash soup equally as good! We ate here twic during our stay. Staff were friendly too!

Thank amesthomp
Bonn, Germany
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74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

They have really good food. I enjoyed everything I was eating and so did the rest of the table. There where a lot of stuff on the menu which looked interesting, it was a hard decision to make. The portions where good value for money. It was pretty empty when we came but filled up quickly. We where there on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We went here on the advice of our Viking Cruise concierge. The food was good and it had a great German feel to it, which is what we asked him for. The waiter was not friendly but he did keep me supplied with beer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Our food was pretty good, but rather salty. Beers were very small, wine was mediocre, our 5-year old did not really have a lot of drinks to choose from. Atmosphere was nice, belly was happy, wallet was happy too.

Thank Pacifico W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

A great find in Heumarkt, busy real German restaurant with great down to earth food, and the beer is good too ! Friendly service from knowledgeable waiters, wholesome food with good helpings. The black pudding and the apple strudel are awesome. Well worth a visit for real German food at good value prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heumarkt 6, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Süd
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 0221/210117

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