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Cologne's #1 Bar for Live Jazz

If you came here once you will definitely return. Live Jazz every night for more than 40 years. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cologne, Germany
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Crazy bar well worth a visit

If in Cologne its worth popping in here for a quick kolsch or two just to see the decor, if your... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Buttermarkt 37, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2577931
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you came here once you will definitely return. Live Jazz every night for more than 40 years. A unique atmosphere, great musicians, good beers, and even an original Roman mosaic. What else do you need?!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank flohfish
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

If in Cologne its worth popping in here for a quick kolsch or two just to see the decor, if your lucky someone might be on the piano or the " band" behind the bar might give you a tune!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kennythompson65
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We found this place by accident during a wander along the Rhine, but it ended up being a great time - the music played was fantastic, and the bar had a warm atmosphere. The only problem we had was with a surprisingly rude waitress who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank peter_brogan
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Came to cologne on business and stumbled on this place after dinner. What a great evening. Really lively and fun. Brilliant layout of 2 viewing areas and another mezzanine opposite the stage. A bunch of old timers playing some great music. Might go back there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thefurnitureguy
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Great night out with the girls. Went for the Christmas performance. Lovely music, fairly priced drinks and just a great place to relax and listen to live jazz music. Small place so can get a big over crowded.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank abraa2014
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Centrally-located in Köln's Atstadt, this is a great little jazz pub with free entry, their own beer (very tasty), lots of old photos and creepy old curiosities that come to life and of course great music.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ianl203
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Love this joint! The older jazz musicians were passionate and soulful. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. They are super talented and the music is awesome. Do visit them whenever you are in Koln!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Parveenish
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I was in de papa Joe's jazzbar with three other friends. We ordered four beers, smoked a sigaret outside and we listened to the nice music. After we finished our beer, one of my friends had to go to the toilet. The waitress asked if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margot V
Reviewed 8 December 2018

A great and one of the liveliest spots in Cologne, dropped in all 24 of us for several beers, great band, great music played at a very generous volume, beer great, I did not eat there so cannot comment on the food,my advice get there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Derek K
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Great vibe and music in a busy yet well served venue . The locals are friendly and the music classic .

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Lorelei55 | Reviewed this property |
No you cant, but if you go to klappermühle, it's the same owner, you can eat nice German food...