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“A long black hair in the meal”
Review of Maison Blue

Maison Blue
Ranked #172 of 2,723 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Süd
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Its one of the few restaurants in Cologne with 'real' French cuisine. The selection of courses is quite large and with nice typicality. Although there is some buzz around this restaurant, we were not able to validate it. The caramelized duck liver pate tasted very burnt - three of us had this dish and experienced this. The service is kind of slow - way to slow for a restaurant that is only half full. Repeteadly, we had to let the bread coming in order to have something on the plate. The 180gr steak was nothing to rave about - looked quite dull indeed. The Confit de Canard was fried in oil and hence was very crispy - quite strange for a confit de canard. Of course, the total let down was the long hair in the sauce of the duck. Two cooks were indeed running around with long black open! hair. The chief servant knew exactly what had happened... After a much longer than expected dinner, nobody was in the mood for dessert. I guess this restaurant has to simply look out to get the basics right again. Yet chances are, I will not experience it again.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nice meal, after driving up from Nuremberg at night. Tucked away in a residential area, away from the typical tourist spots, the ambiance is quaint and attractive. Service was great. The menu is small, but every appetizer, meal, or dessert we ordered was "lick the plate" good. Had the orange duck entree, goat cheese/salad appetizer and creme brulee. My friend and I agreed this was possibly our meal of the year, and will definitely be a revisit the next time we are in Cologne.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Went there in August and enjoyed a lovey evening dining in the restaurant's garden. Food quality and wine selection are very good - but on the higher end of the price scale in Cologne. Bring some time since it took us nearly 2 hours for a 3 meal dinner.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Thank PJ-Cologne
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

I would like to thank you La Maison Blue for the courteous treatment, nonetheless there was a last minute change on our reservation. Positive energy on the air, superb atmosphere and exquisite cuisine. Thank you very much.

Date of visit: December 2015
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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a barman at Hilton in Cologne.
We tried their five course set meal followed by the five different type of wines recommended by their chef.
It was an amazing experience.
I went there with my boyfriend.
They have a big menu as well.
And the waitresses knew about what they were serving.
Only negative point I saw here was it took a long time to bring the main meal.
And it took a long time between courses.
We must have felt it as we had to drive back to Frankfurt.
Staff was very friendly.
Wine was great. My boyfriend is a wine expert. He loved it.
He loved the mushroom soup and bacon and the wine they picked.
All the dishes were perfectly cooked and tasty.
Would love to go there again.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank FlyGirl_World
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