Lunch and Dinner

Places for Lunch

① Tom Yam Gung, Kyffhäuserstraße 52

Quick, tasty and inexpensive Thai curries

② Petit Noir, Zülpicher Straße 196

Baguette and ciabatta sandwiches, soup of the day

③ Café Krümel, Zülpicher Straße 207

Soups, salads, pastas, and a range of bistro fare

④ al Barretto, Palanterstraße 3f (De-Noel-Platz)

An Italian-style café with antipasti and sandwiches

⑤ Habibi, Zülpicher Straße 28

Falafel and arabian food

⑥ Café and Bistro Mélange, Zülpicher Straße 58

A range of sandwiches, pastries, and a few warm meals

⑦ Curry & More, Roonstraße 25

Hamburger, Belgian fries, and sausage in curry sauce

Lebanon Vitamin, Zülpicher Straße 38-40

Another falafel-shop

Café im Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Universitätsstraße 100

Cakes, quiches and sandwiches as well as a great range of teas

Italian stall in front of the University

Various varieties of pizza and coffee

Lieblings, Zülpicherstraße 275

Coffee and snacks, e.g. pancakes, sandwiches, etc.

To find these places view the following map:

Other places for lunch that are close to the university can be found on Zülpicher Strasse (in the direction of ,, and ) and on Weyertal (in the direction of ).


Places for Dinner

Meister Gerhard, Rathenauplatz 8

Changing offer of seasonal meals and an extensive wine list

Café Schmitz, Hansaring 98

Changing offer of meals and handmade cakes and tartes

Okinii, Blaubach 1 (close to Motel One)

Japanese food including sushi, soups and noodle dishes

Café Feynsinn, Rathenauplatz 7

Changing range of nice dishes made of locally grown food

Brauhaus Pütz, Engelbertstraße 67

Typical brewhouse with traditional German and Cologne food

Früh Kölsch Gastronomy, Am Hof 12-18

Another brewhouse, close to the cathedral

Restaurant Cyclo, Martinstraße 6-8

Vietnamese Restaurant with very authentic cuisine


These are only some recommendations. In each quarter of Cologne you can find a variety of restaurants and cafes.