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“Delightful cafe with the plaza in front of the Dom, Cologne Cathedral as its back-drop.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Reichard

Cafe Reichard
Ranked #15 of 2,367 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: German, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Nord
Somewhere In Wa
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“Delightful cafe with the plaza in front of the Dom, Cologne Cathedral as its back-drop.”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Can there be a more magical place to have coffee and pastries in the late after-noon, with the sun gilding the arches and porticoes of the near-by Dom? Indeed, it is as though the Dom leans a little closer to hear what is being discussed at the tables of Cafe Reichard's out-door living-room. Cafe Reichard delights, not just because of its surroundings, but because its pastries are divine and its coffees and teas first class. The inside of this establishment also pleases, It is elegant and relaxing, with a glassed-in terrace for cooler days and nights. The staff seemed genuinely pleased that we had stopped by and were speedy and unobtrusive in their service. Definitely a "must return to" on future trips.

  • Visited October 2012
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“Great place for watching people”
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Very coffe and wonderful hot chocolate. The service excellent and the view is wonderful as Cafe Reichard is in front of the Cologne cathederal. Great people watching and viewing.

  • Visited September 2013
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Reading, Berkshire
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“Best place for cake in Cologne”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Cafe Reichard has the best position in Cologne. Great views of cathedral and people watching. Not cheap but it is worth the price to experience the atmosphere and be a part of it. Choose your cake from the wonderful display inside. Very large portions are served! Excellent, friendly service. It was very relaxing, with no pressure to go when you finish your meal. You must visit the toilets here! Full glass doors that turn opaque when you lock the door! Worth a visit just to see the loo!

  • Visited August 2013
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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“Gluten free????”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

Online info about their gluten free menu was inaccurate. Waitress had no idea about it, even though we had the gluten free info printed in German. Ended up with just a baked potato and salad. Schnitzel was average, at best for husband

Visited July 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Location, location, location”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

This café is situated directly opposite Cologne cathedral (Dom), so is ideal for having a relaxing meal. Staff were really good, and the menu seemed different to many of the others that we looked at elsewhere. Food was lovely and not that expensive given the quality of the food.

Tip – if you plan eating here in the evening, arrive early as it closes at 8pm.

  • Visited July 2013
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