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₹₹ - ₹₹₹German, , European
Friesenstr. 64-66, 50670 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 135461
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“bratwurst” (25 reviews)
“black pudding” (7 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Central European, Brew Pub
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Friesenstr. 64-66, 50670 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic German dining experience and the kölsch flows like water! We had the schnitzel and the bratwurst and they were both fantastic!

Thank jks_05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great authentic Cologne beer hall. Huge pub so easy to find a table. Fast service and endless Kölsch beer delivered to your table. We had bratwurst which was very tasty.

Thank kiwitraveller27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is as real as gets, don’t expect an English menu, or any tourists at this place. The köbes(kölsch waiters) have plenty of attitude in a good way. This isn’t a beer you’ll find outside the city and it’s the freshest, most nectar like beer...More

Thank Larrytheadonis
Reviewed 18 December 2017

After spending the previous evening (OK it was the Saturday before Christmas) wishing we had made a reservation for a quiet traditional place we found nowhere we wanted to eat that night. The following day we found this one by accident. Totally unassuming from the...More

Thank JoParfitt
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place as a local, traditional Cologne brewery/restaurant. We came early (about 1630) and were glad we did as it filled quickly after 1700. Local Kolsch beer started us off right and then we tried to work out the menu. Even with...More

Thank cmasb
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Brauerie Paeffgen offers some of the tastiest Kölsch beer that you are likely to be served in Cologne by waiters ( Köbes) who know how to serve the perfect beer. Make no mistake this brewpub is the real deal with an all wood and tile...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Enquired at my hotel for a good German brewery/restaurant near the hotel which recommended this gem. Built in the 1830's original interior as I could tell. Bring cash as no credit cards in use. When finished with your beer and not wanting any more just...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place all in brown wood and very nice staff. Good typical german food and good beere. We will come back! Proust!

Thank Tinouchoute
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

One of the authentic breweries in Cologne. Over 100 years in business and not build in the actual micro brewery trend. Beer is a wonderful Kölsch and the food is local cuisine. Peas stew as well as the black pudding Flönz are excellent. Alaaf!

Thank Dietmar W
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this brewery on our first night in Cologne. Another big an noisy brewery .. :) .. I guess we visitors should accept that. Service was ok .. Food pretty good. Our waiter was polite but very busy serving a big crowd. We asked...More

Thank pdvaio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
German, Bar, European, Central European, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friesenstr. 64-66, 50670 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 135461
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