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Rathenauplatz 5, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 3310994
20:00 - 03:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 20:00 - 01:00
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 03:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Visited with my wife 8/26. We arrived shortly after it opened at 8pm and sat outside. The outdoor seating area is small - probably seats around 12 - but very nice. The service was outstanding: professional, friendly, and attentive. They gave recommendations based on what we like, including drinks off the menu. The cocktails were fantastic. Drinks range from 10-14... More 

Thank jkdeuce
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I popped in on a Saturday night, and although greeted by a nice gentleman at the door, the young tall barman couldn't have been ruder. Made to feel as if we wasn't welcome. Not very helpful in recommending cocktails. LittleLink is down the road. Go there. Better cocktails. Better service.

Thank Jake G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Visited with my girlfriend this Saturday (12/12/15) and had an incredible time. Had no trouble booking at short notice on a Saturday night, and was given two great seats at the bar at 10PM. The drinks we had were all of a very high standard, including off-menu drinks which they were happy to make. They were also happy to point... More 

1 Thank Andy S
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Very cute place, a little bit under cover and very well presented cocktails Bartender was polite and attentive Wouldn't recommend for big groups

Thank NikiNY1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

Shepherds is one of the best and most creative cocktail bars in Köln. It is a very small, cosy and mostly crowded place. Their cocktails have won many international prices. There is no doubt, that their cocktails are first class. Unfortunately they also offer cigars and smoking is allowed. So usually you are sitting in a room and your neighbors... More 

1 Thank stkuester

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathenauplatz 5, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Süd
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 221 3310994

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?