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Max Stark

Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 (0) 0221 / 200 56 33.
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“horse meat” (5 reviews)
“pork chop” (9 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recommended this place for us and we really liked it. We asked for a restaurant where the locals would go. It was very crowded and we found a table for 4 near the back. We sat down and within minutes, a local couple...More

1  Thank skierCalgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in cologne find this place it's not a restaurant it's like pub food really really good pub food service was brilliant had to wait for a table but were really looked after while waiting staff were all brilliant have the pork you'll want...More

Thank tracey92
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Terrible place. We went there because of the good reviews but man what a mistake! The waiter was rude and extremely impolite. There were at least four available tables and we had to eat standing for no reason at all. There is nothing special about...More

Thank Caetano C
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting cologne on a quick business trip decided on Max Stark after seeing the reviews. As we walked up, I realized I had eaten there about six years ago. Bottom line - still great six years later. The place was busy but we were seated...More

Thank kburkhal99
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were only in town for the day and wanted to have some German food. We found this place on trip advisor and were not disappointed. We had a really nice waitress. We had a couple of appetizers which were good. We enjoyed the cheese...More

Thank Lulu B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of the best German halls to eat German food and enjoy Klosch the famous German beer of Cologne. If the eat is too much then maybe skip a the heavy meal and just drink

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Overmuch. And very good. Enjoy the Kōlch with dishes as big as a truck tire. Mayo and kettchup is on the shelf just above you.

1  Thank Claus Ørnfeldt W
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The small pub has communal tables and helpful service. A waiter brings around small glasses of draft beer on a tray, gives them to interested customers and keeps track on a coaster. A good selection of typical German fare including sausages and schnitzels. Specials included...More

Thank Zuzka E
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Good food, generous portions and great service. Beer was the best I had in Cologne. Beer is served in .2cl glasses which is roughly 6.6oz which was different from most parts of the world but practical in many regards. Reasonable pricing as well. Great local...More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We won't know of this restaurant had the staff at the hotel not recommended us to come here where the locals dine. The restaurant was very crowded, full of happy locals having meals and drinks. The food was great and price reasonable. Service was very...More

Thank TJX05
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13 October 2017|
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Response from desserdezza | Reviewed this property |
Agree with zuzka. Doubt if they take reservations but you can get there early with a couple of mates, take a table and drink their local beer while waiting. Experience their beer services :)
Jonathan E
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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