We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

EX Vertretung

) #151 of 2,029 Restaurants in Cologne $$ - $$$ German, , European
Frankenwerft 31-33, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 66990221
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“carpaccio” (2 reviews)
“flammkuchen” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
German, Bar, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
Frankenwerft 31-33, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (167)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We have just arrived in Germany and wanted Schnitzel... this hit the spot! Our family of four (children ages 10 and 12) enjoyed a wonderful (very large portions!) dinner overlooking the Rhein complete with Maltbier for the kiddos and a lovely German wine for the...More

Thank Michelle I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on this great place for dinner in Cologne. The location right next to the river helped sell it. The Kolsch beer was delicious as was the food and there was plenty of it! Would recommend!

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I had pulled pork and used to have it crispy. This wasn't and the taste was not so great too. Drinks were Ok, loved the sweet white wine

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were visiting the Christmas Market near the cathedral and the old city at night after our arrival in the afternoon and stumbled upon this restaurant and what a nice surprise! Located in the old city near the Rhine River, it was very busy when...More

Thank Crvan
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The bar and restaurant area are both clean and well presented. The staff are attentive and friendly. Try their Schnitzel alternatives. The Kolsch is cold and fresh and the menu will work up your appetite.

Thank Nutts007
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A short stop by near the altstadt, close to the river, nice, friendly ambience, standard meal with patatoe, meat, salad and beer. good ambience, sure, steady food and place. friendly waiter, also public wifi.

Thank esat t
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Rheinufer area (riverside) is filled with dozens of restaurants. Ex is quite descent and offers good sausages, beer and stuff like that. Very busy, but has many tables.

Thank EgorParienko
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent two relaxing afternoons here, nice wine, good food, friendly polite service, great location by the river and ideal for people watching

Thank Chariotchoogle
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, very comfy place. We are in Cologne for three days and my aunt, who lives here recommended the place. The service was fast not a lot of smiles but they asked if everything is good at least four times. The food was superb....More

Thank hepy0
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The menu is themed to German political humor and it is good fum. Prices are reasonable, had the super secret-details redacted-Thueringer sausage, my wife had the carpaccio which was excellent! Good beer, fun view of the park and the Rhine.

Thank Michael H
Nearby Restaurants
Herings im Martinswinkel
176 reviews
.02 km away
Steakhouse Ponchos
310 reviews
.09 km away
Brauhaus Sunner im Walfisch
166 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Old Town
791 reviews
.17 km away
Gross St. Martin
350 reviews
.09 km away
Alter Markt
235 reviews
.18 km away
Tunnes and Schal
47 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from EX Vertretung staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frankenwerft 31-33, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 66990221
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing