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Max Stark

) #17 of 2,005 Restaurants in Cologne $, German, Bar, European
Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 (0) 0221 / 200 56 33.
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Learnt the local drinking culture through staff and food is great. It's a good place to have a quick meal and drinks.

Thank desserdezza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was brought here by the host whose apartment we were renting during our time in Cologne. Delicious wholesome traditional German food served with delicious kolsch which never seemed to stop appearing. What I loved about the place....? No music, no television. Just patrons enjoying good...More

Thank flynn1812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was close to our hotel and a real find. You will have to wait for a table it is so popular, they don't take reservations after 6pm and it is always full of locals. Friendly staff will let you know how long you...More

Thank Travmur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a surprise that Max Stark is ranked among the Top 20 restaurants in Cologne as it is everything a traveller (and local) is looking for dining out. Delicious traditional meals, a very fair value for money ratio, loads of local crowd and a fairly...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have heard about this place so I go to try. Not so easy to find a place. Of course the local beer is tasty if you like it. The staff is in typical cologne style a little rough but very fast.the have a small...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really great night in a proper German/Cologne hostelry .Everyone was very helpful in a packed bar ,had to wait for a table (which became available when the bar staff said it would ).Excellent food and continuous supply of beer (what more do you need)...More

Thank neilatSwindon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited this place on the recommendation of a Cologne local and we were not disappointed. It is slightly out of the way but definitely worth seeking out. Excellent service ,beer and typical German fare at great prices. Be aware that reserved signs were on...More

Thank mrheart1874
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Excellent local cuisine at reasonable prices. Beer and wine was great. Excellent service and a lovely atmosphere.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Has the boiled pork knuckle was massive and so tasty. Out of the tourist area so proper German food and good beer at a reasonable price.

Thank Karl V
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place by luck and later found out it's a suggestion on the map. It's a beautiful bar/restaurant with very nice and friendly staff and amaizing food. The house beer is very nice and every dish we had were exquisite. Definitely worth the...More

Thank PersonWhoJourneys
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Are you open tomorrow at the 26.12?
25 December 2016|
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Hello, Do you have gluten-free options?
14 January 2016|
Response from Conqueror13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are gluten-free food in the menue card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 (0) 0221 / 200 56 33.
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