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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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“turbot” (4 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
“pralines” (2 reviews)
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Trankgasse 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

We decided to try Hanse-Stube based on reviews we read on Trip Advisor. Our experience lasted 3.5 hours due to our ordering the 5 course asparagus tasting menu with wine pairings. The staff - very professional and welcoming. The cuisine - I'm not going to...More

Thank erussell2014
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We lunched at Hanse-Stube and enjoyed ourelves. The dining area has a old club feel with older, practiced servers who had clearly seen it all. The food was quite good German, and the portions were large so be warned. We spent a good 3 hours...More

Thank needasinecure
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I have eaten in here many times over the years and am never disappointed. Everything is classic from the decor, to the menu and the service. Based inside the beautiful Excelsior hotel it is like stepping back in time to another era. The food is...More

1  Thank muellered_2000
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The restaurant is located in the Excelsior restaurant close to the Dom downtown Cologne. The restaurant has a classical interior, this is a restaurant in a 5 star hotel with a long history. The food is of a very good quality, service is very well....More

Thank Pats911
Reviewed 18 February 2015

A really beautiful restaurant with very friendly and helpful staff, unfortunately the inconsistency drives me crazy. They were advertising Black Truffles on their website, the first of the season so you can I imagine my disappointment to be told "we don't have any", and that...More

1  Thank madfish8
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Both the service and the steak there was one of the best ones i had ever experienced. This place must be rewarded with Michelin Star

3  Thank eggemenn
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This restaurant is absolutely beautiful. We had the traditional goose dinner and it was delicious. Service was excellent.

1  Thank keetasmk
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I booked to eat in this restaurant with my wife on our first evening in Cologne on the 12th Dec at 9.00pm We had pre-ordered the Excelsior goose as a main from the menu earlier that day as it was recommended to do so on...More

1  Thank richmond63
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the hotel on December 12th and 13th but did not eat dinner at this restaurant. However we enjoyed two very, very good breakfasts here. The wait staff is excellent and friendly and it will gladly take your order for...More

1  Thank CoachDave37
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Starting with the positive. Great ambience with very attentive service and the best part of the meal itself was the excellent bread, unfortunately this was let down by the general quality of the food. We went for the wines menu which was several courses with...More

Thank Ianeil
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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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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