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Rathenauplatz 5, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 3310994
20:00 - 03:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited there during the carnival, it was cery cosy and relaxing and the waiters were all very helpful, they Helped me pick a very nice cocktail which i quite enjoyed :) side chips were always filled. I found it a pit pricey but i guess we paid for the quality :)

Thank Loukiax
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
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236 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The bar is located in the party quarter at the Rathenauplatz. The bar itself is located in the basement. The decoration is very tasteful. The place is packed most of the time and, believed it or not, reservation are accepted and absolutely recommended. They have all the standards cocktails/long drinks and a lot of drinks based on their own recipe.... More 

Thank Christian W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

After dinner we went with colleagues to this cocktail bar to have a good time. We were 10 people so we got our separate area with nice sofas. Cocktails are very special. No standard cocktails. Waiters are pleasant and well prepared.

Thank fLerrYnho
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Visited with my wife 8/26. We arrived shortly after it opened at 8pm and sat outside. The outdoor seating area is small - probably seats around 12 - but very nice. The service was outstanding: professional, friendly, and attentive. They gave recommendations based on what we like, including drinks off the menu. The cocktails were fantastic. Drinks range from 10-14... More 

Thank jkdeuce
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I popped in on a Saturday night, and although greeted by a nice gentleman at the door, the young tall barman couldn't have been ruder. Made to feel as if we wasn't welcome. Not very helpful in recommending cocktails. LittleLink is down the road. Go there. Better cocktails. Better service.

Thank Jake G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Visited with my girlfriend this Saturday (12/12/15) and had an incredible time. Had no trouble booking at short notice on a Saturday night, and was given two great seats at the bar at 10PM. The drinks we had were all of a very high standard, including off-menu drinks which they were happy to make. They were also happy to point... More 

1 Thank Andy S
New York City, New York
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96 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Very cute place, a little bit under cover and very well presented cocktails Bartender was polite and attentive Wouldn't recommend for big groups

Thank NikiNY1
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

Shepherds is one of the best and most creative cocktail bars in Köln. It is a very small, cosy and mostly crowded place. Their cocktails have won many international prices. There is no doubt, that their cocktails are first class. Unfortunately they also offer cigars and smoking is allowed. So usually you are sitting in a room and your neighbors... More 

1 Thank stkuester

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
20:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathenauplatz 5, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Süd
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 221 3310994

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