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#73 of 2,005 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Clever Strasse 32, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 7202670
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Great Schnitzel and typical Austrian food served in an attractive and very comfortable environment. But that's where it stops - Gruber's somehow lacks "real emotion" and wow factor for my likings. Solid but boring.

Thank Frank W
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

friendly waitress, good food, nice deco we went as a group, and really had a good dinner and a good time

Thank Jim B
Sao Paulo, SP
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267 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I go to Gruber's with some frequency, their Schnitzel is good. This evening I went at 18:30 with no reservations. We were 2 persons. I was dressed casual, not in my usual suit and tie. At 18:30 the restaurant was empty, one of the waiters treated me terribly because I had no reservations and refused to offer me a table.... More 

1 Thank HugoD33
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We stumbled onto this restaurant by chance and it was the nicest lunch we had. We sat in the sun drinking lovely Austrian wines and the food was simply gorgeous. The staff were excellent too, meaning this was a nice "escape" from central Cologne.

Thank debeerLONDON
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Found it by Trip Advisor and walked in at first but they said it was full (its a small place) but as we were stepping out a waitress yelled and called us back in saying she has one corner table that is empty and we went ahead. The service was beyond friendly, some english speaking, the... More 

Thank rannoy77
Bonn, Germany
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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

try a Schnitzel anywhere you like and then go here. They serve the best. The Schnitzel is so good that you see sometimes almost every table with Schnitzel :) High quality of food in general and friendly stuff. Make sure you reserve your table in time. Most of the time it is full for good reason.

Thank JoeKurta
Cologne, Germany
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

This place is great. The food is fantastic, especially the 'Schnitzel' is worth trying. This is probably one of my personal favourites in Cologne.

Thank cvoelke
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice and cozy restaurant. Friendly and professional staff. We had Wiener Schnitzel, which was among the best I had. Nice, thin breaded crust and excellent meat. They have a very large wine selection, even by the glass. They also accommodated my allergies. Will definitely return!

1 Thank FrankyFay
Stotfold, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Arriving in Cologne tired and thirsty, we were pleased to find this place not far from our hotel. Beer and a sharing starter (affetato) was sufficient to get us going again. Noise from the passing traffic on Neumarkt can be a distraction, but there are seats inside.

Thank HJPinBeds
St Albans, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Imagine going out for a family meal on Valentine's Day evening! Well we did it and it was amazing! The team at Gruber's know their schnitzel and they most certainly know about a few other things! Definitely go for the mixed starter...can't remember the name, but it covers a taste of most of the starters on offer. Also, the Kaiserschmarm... More 

2 Thank Ironrav2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clever Strasse 32, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 7202670

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