This Schenk Lokal Köln gift card can be used at local shops and businesses all around Cologne and aims to steal business back from online giants like Amazon and bring it back to the high street. Looking for a gift for 'the Kölner who has everything'? Schenk Lokal Köln could be the answer. It's a … Continue reading A gift card for Kölners
Tucked away behind ugly Barbarossaplatz, across the road from the lovely Volksgarten, you'll find the idyllic Eifelplatz, which is home to one of the best little restaurants in Cologne.
The Eis Professor cometh
Ever heard of an Eis Professor? Visit Il Gelato and you'll get to meet one in the flesh. Cologne Bayenthal's gourmet ice-cream cafe boasts not only the city's one and only ice cream professor - it's also got the very best 'gelato' in town.
Skip to Lu
Fancy some very tasty Vietnamese food in Cologne? Then go to Lu. With its small menu of daily specials, it's always fresh and always delicious.
Bande à Part creperie
What do Klaus Kinski, Cary Grant, delicious pancakes and a film cutter have in common? You'll find them all at Bande à Part creperie in the Sudstadt in Cologne.
Making Sunday great with cake
If you arrive in Germany from a 24/7 open-all-hours city, Sundays will come as a bit of a shock. Everything is closed. The streets are empty, there's nothing to do and nowhere to spend your hard earned cash. But don't jump back on the plane just yet. There's a much-loved tradition that will save your … Continue reading Making Sunday great with cake
Lai-de-hao – authentic Chinese food on Barbarossa Platz
For the most authentic Chinese food in Cologne, visit Lai de Hao.
India week in Cologne
If you are a fan of all things ‘Indian’ you will be in for a treat at the end of June when Cologne holds its 8th “India Week” between June 21 and July 03. The official opening event will be held at the Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum on June 24 and will be attended by Cologne’s Mayor … Continue reading India week in Cologne