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Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2703402
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
“pralines” (2 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
French, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a business meeting there (lucky me didn't have to pay). Prices are a bit upscale but the service highly exceeded all expectations. Quality of the food was amazing, the admosphere extremely luxurious and again, all employees extremely attentive and authentically friendly. The (free)...More

1  Thank kantolo
excelsiorhotelernst, Manager at Hanse-Stube, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kantolo, Thank you very much for visiting the Hanse Stube and for taking the time to share your comments here on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to see that you had a wonderful time dining with us and that we did manage to exceed your...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my birthday at the restaurant on 10 July and we're really not satisfied with the quality of the food especially having in mind the high price we needed to pay- more than 300 EUR for 3 persons for sup, main course and deserts....More

Thank димитър п
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Inside Excelsior Hotel after the bar with nice yard inside. There are set menus and Alacarte. 5 set menu with vine pairing was delicious also we have tuna and seabass with delicious asparagus. Service was very good and they have a wide vine list. Chocolate...More

Thank Ugur S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant in the hotel Excelsior is a beautiful place. We had dinner here with 14 people. The service the food, the service and the wine were just out of this world, really fantastic! What a wonderful experience. Would go back there any time!

Thank Rosan J
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have a nice dinner for a special occasion with my parents in law. The service was really friendly and attentively. We had the five course dinner with wine pairing. We were able to change any course out that we did not like....More

1  Thank ullimaggi
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It is pretty telling when the only critique I can make was with the amuse bouche,which was certainly acceptable, just not spectacular like the rest of the dining experience. Those people who do the judging to bestow a Michelin star to a talented chef in...More

1  Thank Don R
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Very good French gastronomic restaurant in Koln! The service is perfect, the food excellent, the atmosphere is cozy. We really enjoyed that night at Hanse Stube restaurant!!!

1  Thank Mélodie S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Been about 6 times and it never fails to please. Group of 4, all had different starters and main meals. Completely clean plates. I had the lamb and it was perfectly cooked for me, the Consomme is one I have every time, intense flavour. The...More

2  Thank Dean1000
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Loved the fact that we were ushered in professionally even though we didn't look the part as we had been shopping and came tramping in off the street. It is a fine dining restaurant and we had an excellent sommelier that explained the wines to...More

2  Thank Safraani
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Ate here pre-Christmas - had the 'goose' meal for two. Was a little dubious about the place on the basis of 'patchy' TA reviews recently, and the fact that the management failed to respond to my e-mail (in German) asking them to confirm my reservation...More

2  Thank NewickChap
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17 November 2016|
Response from VCR_traveler515 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. No specified dress code but this is a nice Michelin one star restaurant. Most customers were dressed nicely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2703402
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