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Bierhaus en d'r Salzgass

#173 of 2,020 Restaurants in Cologne}
$$ - $$$German, European,
Salzgasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 8001900
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Salzgasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time at this place. We were here just after opening hours on a Thursday (16:20) so not really busy times and that was pretty relaxed. Service is good. I personally had the "Brauhausspiess" (€22,50). It was good en served on a...More

Thank FORZA7777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best feature of this place is the atmosphere, it's a very buzzy place, with very friendly and efficient staff. The Kolsch flowed unceasingly, always replaced almost as soon as we were about out - I had no objections to this level of service, but...More

Thank gibikunle
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We has stopped at Päffgen - Bierhaus en der Salzgasse as part of an evening pub crawl. The place was not very busy when we arrived mid evening and we found a nice corner to sit and sample kolsch. The location is huge, but there...More

Thank BergholzTimelord
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

You won't miss anything if you don't go to this restaurant when you visit Cologne. Rude waiters, lousy and slow service. Food over priced when balanced with its poor taste. Beer just like any other place that serves local fresh beer in Cologne but that...More

Thank Alessandra F
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Kick back and chill with a beer while watching the world go by. When the suns out this area of cologne comes to life.

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

German bear house nicely decorated to give the local feeling. Wide selection of diches on the menú. Nice big rations . The bear is Ok although I prefer another type of beer. "Simpatico" waiter that works hard for his tip and reminds you that he...More

Thank Jose Luis R R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a small snack and beer after a long walk through the shopping area of Cologne. 2 of us shared a platter of mixed cold meats and sausages. Snack was good and there was plenty of it. Other items coming out of the...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My wife and I stopped here for a quick Kolsch and snack and were left with a bad taste after the poor service and overpriced food. We ordered a side dish of white asparagus and were charged 12 euro, which was much too high, and...More

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most famous and original breweries in Cologne with an internal decoration which recalls the old times. The beer is served in the typical way here in Cologne with small glasses of 0.2 litres. Athens beef is always very fresh and...More

Thank Giorgio C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I went to this place with my girlfriend and the staff told us that the restaurant was busy even if the first floor was totally empty and there were some availability table, at the ground floor. As a consequence, we decided to come back after...More

Thank Luca T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salzgasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 8001900
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