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Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2703402
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

After we found our favourite restaurant in cologne ( italian) ,it was hard to please us the same way.. Otherwise we d possible give here 5 stars.. Anyway, the Service is extraordinar good. Almost perfect. The atmosphere a bit to stiff for me as a...More

1  Thank johnstadios
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

They will never ruin your nice dining. Every single personnel there was extremely well behave as a service provider. Due to our short journey in Cologne, we just had lunch course. Even though it was stated as three course meal, we got two other dishes...More

2  Thank Hyeonah S
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I recently had lunch there with my wife and 8 year old following a visit to the cathedral. We were definitely underdressed for the occasion as this is a fine dining establishment. Nevertheless, the staff welcomed us and provided us with excellent food and service....More

Thank Emil I
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I have family in Köln and look forward to each visit. This place is a must every time I'm in town. Fine dining is an understatement! Every time I dine here it is a unique and fantastic experience. Refined, fresh, and never stuffy, I look...More

1  Thank ElMichelinMan
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Colleagues stay in the Excelsior. The restaurant is behind the bar. good Menu, very attentive staff. I had Consommé , pork a number of ways and cheese board to follow. All excellent, Cheese and only Artisan. Best meal on my 5 night trip and not...More

2  Thank Dean1000
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We went here for having dinner, we took the big menu with wine... It was delicious & nice presented, our side dish served with 3 diverse bread and butter... But one thing was imperfect, for stars restaurant!!! When we got our sorbet, i found their...More

2  Thank Empi J
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Dining with friends. Some ordered steaks some ordered fish. Steaks are good, fish is good but the risotto under the fish is not so good. Service is very friendly and moderately efficient. Dessert turns out to be the best dish which is somewhat disappointing.

Thank mrs7777
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We had a meal at Hanse Stube with friends whilst staying at the Excelsior Ernst. The food was on the whole ok but nothing special. A real low point was the turbot which came perched on top of what only can be described as a...More

1  Thank choletiere
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Revisited last week. One disappointing dish, Dover Sole, and service not good on first night. Second night excellent food and service. Well worth the 1100 mile return trip drive.

1  Thank Graham C
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Great booking service -- I booked Hanse Stube by calling in as I didn't see any tables available on the night and time i want. It went smooth. Great concierge service -- Because I wanted to give some flowers to my girl friend as a...More

1  Thank oscalfred
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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

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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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