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Dassel strasse 4, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2407660
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Living room type of environment. Friendly staff. Good food. Was my first introduction to Persian food, so I was happy to be with a connaisseur, who could give me good guidance on the choices to make. If you are in Cologne and you are in for Persian food, go there. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Arthur O
Cologne, Germany
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Sundays I take my mother out for lunch, and many favorite restaurants in Cologne are closed on Sunday, at least during lunch time. However Zarathustra is opened, do not need to make reservation, and yes the persian food is excellent, specially if you like lamb. I prefer the the chopped meat on skewers with yellow rice. Chicken is also very... More 

Thank Andreasw25
Bern, Switzerland
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had a little bit of everything and even more...ask the kitchen if you're a connaisseur of persian cuisine they might have some "Insider" dishes for you...loved it!

Thank Alexandra L
Usmate Velate, Italy
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The place is very cute (students zone) and the restaurant is small enough, infact the great thing is that the tables are not so close. We took grilled lamb and grilled turkey and it was perfect (even if one piece of lamb seemed more a piece of pork), but the real problem was the choice. Infact we don't speak german... More 

Thank GGflotta
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I visit this restaurant frequently the service is very good and the food is amazing, parking is a bit of a problem but if you call a head the restaurant will give you their own spot.

Thank Ali S
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

We often eat at Zarathustra, almost once a week. Staff is very warm and welcoming and they have many vegetarian and meat options to choose from. I prefer the lamb but I have tried all the dishes and they are never disappointing :-) also they accept ec cards unlike many restaurants here. Do try the doug !!

Thank Ketki G
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

The food was wonderful. I wish I had been hungrier! The dishes just kept coming, and each was interesting and tasty. Service was great, attentive, but not suffocating.

Thank Leoma G
Heidelberg, Germany
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2009

we arrived in cologne a couple of weeks ago and went to this restaurant last week. the exterior appearance was attractive and the ambiance was also good. the service was extremely slow, even though there were only a couple if customers other than us. i liked the food very much. the portions were small for then given price of the... More 

Thank kshanik

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  • Address: Dassel strasse 4, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Süd
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2407660

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