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Zum Schiffchen

€€ - €€€German, European,
Hafenstr. 5, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 211 132421
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork knuckle” (49 reviews)
“herring” (6 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Hafenstr. 5, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent, traditional food. Good atmosphere. Very busy place. Go there early to get a seat. By 19h00 it is full. The waiter is an experience. Don't try and count the beers ...just trust him and pay...

Thank SharkRoland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to give this place a second try after a poor experience in 2016 when we found the place to be less than welcoming when we tried to book a table (see my prior review). This time the experience was, in fairness, a whole lot...More

Thank Neville G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started out by making a reservation for the wrong month, this was quickly rectified and the host found a table for us. The service was very quick offering up home cooked typical German fayre. The beer was good and the restaurant had a nice...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

THE VENUE— Zum Schiffchen has a great location. It is near all the shops, close to the Rhein River, and just a short 10 to 15 minute walk from the Rhein Tower. THE SERVICE— The servers that we had spoke great English. They were courteous...More

Thank ronnlc
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had been in Cologne for a week to visit the great brewpubs and Christmas markets in that vibrant city and finished off our holiday with 3 days in Dusseldorf were we planned to do the same and Zum Schiffchen was the first brewpub we...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 21 December 2017

When I moved to Germany 40 years ago, my new colleagues took me to lunch here, my first authentic German meal. They ordered the Schweinehaxe for me (roasted knuckle of pork with potatoes and red cabbage.) I couldn't eat the entire meal then and still...More

Thank mmeena2017
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We went here for a pre-christmas get together. The restaurant is one of the oldest in Dusseldorf and used to be a brewery. They do not brew their own beer which is a shame, but they do have a selection fo different local brews on...More

Thank Polo_and_Marco
Reviewed 19 December 2017

A friendly and welcoming large pub that features local cuisine and drinks and lots of typical Duesseldorf friendliness and ambiance. We love coming here and bring folks with us. Today we had the herring, the potato soup, and salads along with, of course an Alt...More

1  Thank zabriskibound
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Had a poor experience here in 2016 when we basically got refused entry for not booking a table when we were told earlier in the day we didn't need to. Decided to try again this year despite not booking a table & staff went out...More

Thank Guy P
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Restaurant was a great way to experience great german food and beer. I found the pace a little too fast for me, but for others it was perfect. Meal comes out quickly and beer is constantly refreshed. If you wish to stop the beer from...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafenstr. 5, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dusseldorf
  • Phone Number: +49 211 132421
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