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“Excellent service, good grub and great kolsch!”
Review of Gaffel am Dom

Gaffel am Dom
Ranked #22 of 2,512 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner, German
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
Reviewed April 4, 2013

I ordered a black pudding dish, which was pretty much delivered to my table within 10 minutes of ordering. We had barely finished our beers when the waiter was over replacing them with nice full new ones. I thought the service was terrific as well.

1  Thank Shaun C
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Wonderful place to watch the Saturday Football games of the German League and enjoy Gaffel Kolsch (another good beer) and eat German specialties, especially those from the region in and around Cologne.

1  Thank JohannesDavid
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were only in Cologne for a long weekend but we were able to sneak back to Gaffel twice. The food is awesome and the Kölsch, what can I say! Perfect in every way. Don't miss going here if you get to Cologne!

1  Thank melzyr
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

As you enter the beer house it is a large venue, with many tables, and chairs at the bar. It was quite busy as a local football club was in action. But, service although not brisk, was reasonably timely. Cologne has mandated that beer is served in a 220 cl glass, so anyone can have one beer. Ordered a typical German beer house meal of bratwurst, which was neither rapid, nor slow to arrive. Typical loud and boisterous atmosphere, which was just fine for us. Price was OK. May return.

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1  Thank Britishcanadianeh
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

After visiting this restaurant just once I can definitely write about this restaurant discribing it as my worst experience. First of all its location which is, in one hand, absolutely fantastic as the restaurant is located just in the opposite site of the Dom cathedral, in the other hand, it means touristy and overcrowded place. The space is huge with plenty of tables. First when we stepped inside we had to find somebody from the waiting stuff to be seated. After that we with our friends were occupied only with one thing - to attract an attention of the waiter. Concerning beer there was no problem at all as they distribute it literwise, however if you order something else, then you have to wait. The restaurant serves typically German (Koelsch) food, which usually can be discribed as very much satisfactory. But it was not usual case. We were served food of very poor quality. All dishes were slightly warm, tasted not really fresh and overcocked, as they were prepared a way before and just warmed a bit before served. Stuff is not friendly and less helpful, they do not have enough time to spend recommending you something as the number of people is enormous. It is like being at the production line, people are coming and leaving, stuff is running around, it is loud and not cosy at all. There is no atmosphere. So it was my first and definitely last visit to this restaurant. I will not recommend it for people visiting Cologne to come there looking a nice experience.

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8  Thank mmmgor13
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