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Cafe Wahlen

Hohenstaufenring 64, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 231625
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
25 Mar 2018
“Cakes are everywhere, everywhere I look around:)”
11 Jan 2017
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German, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
Hohenstaufenring 64, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

It’s an old school café can be compared with a peaceful oasis in the middle of a busy city. Attentive ladies in spotless white lace aprons. Fresh plants and flowers on the tables and windows. HOTTTTT Coffee is served on little oval metal trays with...More

Thank Travelcookiecat
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Do you want to go down memory lane? Do you love the style of the 60´s? Do you want to eat an excellent cake brought to you by a waitress with a little lace white apron? Then this is your place. The café is 105...More

Thank Deinos1
Reviewed 29 August 2016

fter taking a walk at a Park by the Rhine we looked for a cozy shelter in city center and decided to have a short stop at this legendary Cafe at the Hohenstaufenring which belongs to Old Town City-Cologne South. I never heard about this...More

Thank Reckless_V-o-L
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Very delicious cakes! I don't remember the names, but the ones on the photo with chocolate and nuts were super delicious, light and tender!

Thank Aytesha
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A typical grandma's cafe from the 30's with loads of good cakes and sweets. Perfect for an afternoon rendezvous with sweetness. Staff at the counter are very friendly and helpful. Similar to the Cafe Müller Langhardt in Bonn.

Thank Srini_Satya
Reviewed 1 January 2016

There are downsides to what might be considered an eating time capsule. But this place has none and it enshrines the best of European tea tradition with exemplary service, world-class cake and traditional snacks and an ambience that makes one want to go back in...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

This is like the Betty's of Cologne. I had '2 Eier im Glas' and a hot chocolate and it was super tasty. Quick service, friendly. Recommend coming here for a warm, wholesome breakfast in a very pleasant setting.

Thank Amaya H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Cafe Wahlen has a long history and tradition as a cafe serving lunch and a selection of amazing cakes. If you go there on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon, you'll probably have to fight for a table. But their selection of cakes can't be beaten...More

Thank Simonetta B
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Wonderful atmosphere you could be back in 1930;s little circular tables cake shop when you enter great old fashioned German daily lunchtime menu real efficient waitresses you do have to wait for food think they cook fresh Look around at the others eating a real...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

What a strange and hidden gem. Amazing (and big) slices of delicious cake that you choose upon entry and are then given a ticket for. Once seated, you order your drinks, redeem the ticket and are served both at your table. The place has sixties...More

Thank Flamenco_Sun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hohenstaufenring 64, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne
  • Phone Number: +49 221 231625
A traditional cafe that has been around for ages. Very surprised you don't have it listed as it is a landmark in Cologne.
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