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Gaffel am Dom

Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 9139260
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“suckling pig” (7 reviews)
“schnitzel” (33 reviews)
“potatoes” (22 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is plenty of turists. The beer is tipic but I didn like,and The food is good. Schnitzel ( pork) is perfect . A friend of mine ask for à cheeseburguer and she told me that it was very good !

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Serving the special Cologne beer (kolch) and catering for large numbers with good hearty German fare. Waiters may challenge you to drink a toast in one gulp!

Thank Fellwalker2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by a German executive Chef that I work with. The service is great, Kölsch beer tastes delicious. We both had the Schnitzel with Pfifferlingen; a traditional and typical dish which I strongly recommend. A place to go more often!

Thank RvdMeulen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the terrace they have in the summer,try their cake it is good,, all the coffe and tea are good ,the orange juice are good also , the service aims excellent thanks

Thank Medhawi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gaffel Kölsh is a lovely beer, light and comes in 200ml glasses. Small and yet thirst quenching. This is a classic wooden table brauhaus in the shadow of the towering cathedral-Dom. The menu is German, schnitzel, schweinhaxe bratwurst etc. I opted for Eisbein with...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with family during Cologne visit, as it is nicely located at the Cathedral. Very full on a Saturday lunch, but luckily we found a table. Food is ok and Kölsch is good, though nothing too special.

Thank mstreuf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed multiple mini-glasses (.2 liter) of the local beer here, in the Platz across from the station. Great spot for people watching, great service and great beer. A perfect Cologne afternoon :) The beer is very expensive, but it's tasty and the location can't be...More

Thank CanadianMezzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm vegetarian and had a delicious salad here, but my omnivore husband enjoyed his sauerbraten, which reminded him of his grandmother's (quite a compliment). Great beer-hall atmosphere and popular with locals as well as tourists. A good place to get the local Kolsch beer, served...More

Thank hypatia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was fast, albeit weiters partially impatient. I personally wasn't that happy with the food, though our american partners were quite pleased. The main guest room is impressive, albeit quite loud. Bit of a surprise was a small mouse next to our table - but...More

Thank Loneshade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick lunch here since our travel director recommended this place has authentic German food and Beer. Beer was very nice, service was good but food tasted average.

Thank TillyWee
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Jackie A
23 June 2015|
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Response from Timcsu | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu with allergy information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 9139260
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