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Bierhaus en d'r Salzgass

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Altstadt-Nord
German, European, Central European
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Salzgasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 8001900
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16:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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San Francisco, California
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A little out of the way but worth the 10 min walk from the Koln cathedral. The waitstaff were extremely helpful, friendly - once you get seated, just get past their initial brusque natures.... and their food recommendations were spot on. I do wish the beer came quicker, but after the pork knuckle which we ended up ordering as a... More 

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Thank Kheng
El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

You can do so much better at just about any other place. There is nothing special here except a very rude waiter and equally rude hostess. STAY AWAY! The food is not very good and the service slow on top of being rude. It is very noisy because the play "fake" live music over the speakers to make you think... More 

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Thank mcornell7
Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

There are so many nice places with friendly people - stay away from the rude condescending people here.

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Thank Erin_Elizabeth88
Indianapolis, Indiana
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199 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited here for lunch because it was right across the street from the apartment we had rented, and we were starving after we dropped off our luggage four flights up with no lift. It was very interesting and beautiful inside, and the beer (which I think was unique to this place) was great. We ordered pretty basic foods: schnitzel... More 

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Thank bweis13
The Hague, The Netherlands
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296 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My family and I had a nice experience at Bierhaus Salzgass on Saturday. We were a party of 7, but we were quickly shown to an available table. Our server was friendly and quick to serve us (and offer refills of) the one beer on offer. The food took a rather long time to come out, but luckily the small... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Certainly different. Beer served from barrels and glasses speedily replaced with lightning speed by a cheerful waiter without asking. Yes cheerful, not grumpy or rude at all. This place was heaving on Friday night and we wouldn't have got in had we not booked a while ago. Food was ok, nothing special. This place is very loud and very busy... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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105 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Despite the fact that the local area guidebook called "Insomnia" lists all credit cards as being accepted here, my request to pay with a credit card was instantly denied by the rude waiter. I paid with cash, but he reacted as if I had just asked to marry his daughter when I asked for a receipt. The waiter really ruined... More 

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Thank WHCharlie
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Oh my good, I don't think I've had such bad service in my life, at first I thought it was because we were English, but it wasn't the German people that were hosting us said he was just as rude to them also, the saving grace was the food, this was good and of course the beer. But they really... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went here twice. Horrible food and bad service. I would defininately not go here again. There are plenty other friendly brauhauses nearby

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Thank Peter S
glasgow
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1,021 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived here at about 5.30 on Saturday evening. This brauhaus was heaving! We initially thought we only wanted a few drinks and were shown to the drinking area near the front. We joined three ladies on a tall table with stools and soon found that the very good beer kept us there for food. We were advised by new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salzgasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 8001900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?