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The 12 Great Spots for Lunch in Cologne Germany

If you are visiting Cologne and looking for a nice place to eat lunch, you have come to the right place! In this list, I’ve compiled 12 of the best places for lunch in Cologne, Germany. The list is in no particular order. From traditional German cuisine to street food to international food and some healthy options. There’s something for everyone. Most of them are located in or near the city center and can be perfectly integrated into your sightseeing tour. As always, you’ll find a map of the locations below. Let’s eat!

Lunch in Cologne

1. Bai Lu Noodles

    Chinese restaurant

Bai Lu Noodles serves delicious and authentic Chongqing-style noodle dishes, soups and dumplings. It is a small but charming and welcoming restaurant. Definitely worth a visit.

   Price: $  |  Address: Palmstraße 41, 50672 Cologne   |  Website:

2. Daur Lang

Asian restaurant

Daur Lang is an Asian bistro located in Cologne’s Südstadt at the Volksgarten. Their cuisine offers rich dishes with Asian home-style cooking on a vegetarian basis. Most of the dishes come from Indonesian cuisine and are always freshly prepared with changing seasonal ingredients.

Price: $$  |  Address: Vorgebirgstraße 47, 50677 Cologne  |  Website:

3. Sattgrün Köln

Vegan restaurant

Sattgrün is a vegan buffet in the heart of Cologne. The menu includes delicious salads, antipasti, soups, vegetable curries and pasta dishes.

Price: $$  |  Address: Ludwigstraße 11, 50667 Cologne  |  Website:

4. Yuícery Ehrenstraße

Vegan restaurant

Another vegan restaurant (and the last on this list) is Yuícery Ehrenstraße. Veganism is very popular in Cologne and so are these restaurants. Yuícery serves delicious bowls. Hearty and sweet as well as all-day breakfast!

Price: $$  |  Address:  Ehrenstraße 81, 50672 Cologne  |  Website:

5. Mangal Döner

German/Turkish street food 

Döner Kebab is one of the most popular street food dishes in Germany. And I definitely recommend you to try it if you are there!
Mangal Döner is one of the most famous kebab shops in Cologne.
They have several locations in Cologne and since German soccer player Lukas Podolski opened one, Mangal has become a household name for every Cologne resident.

Price: $  |  Address: Multiple locations (see map below)  |  Website:

6. Pizzeria Piccola

Italian restaurant

Another great place for lunch in Cologne is Pizzeria Piccola. As the name suggests: Here you can get tasty pizza in a rustic atmosphere.

Price: $$  |  Address: Multiple locations (see map below) |  Website:


Hawaiian restaurant

If you’re in the mood for a fresh poke bowl, head to MA’LOA POKE. Note, however, that the opening hours may differ from the information on Google.

Price: $$  |  Address: Multiple locations (see map below)  |  Website:

8. Cloud Kitchen

Brunch restaurant

If you’re like me and could brunch all day, Cloud Kitchen is the place to go. Here you can find all the delicious breakfast classics and more. Overnight oatsm egg benedict, acai bowls – everything your brunch heart desires.

Price: $$  |  Address: Münzstraße 21, 10178 Cologne |  Website:

9. Cafe Extrablatt

German restaurant – Café

Café Extrablatt is a simple German restaurant. Here you can have a down-to-earth lunch with schnitzel, pizza, burgers and fries and then stay for coffee and cake.

Price: $$  |  Address: Multiple locations (see map below)  |  Website:

10. Los Carnales Taqueria

Mexican restaurant

Delicious tacos right on the Rhine. Enjoy Mexican food with a fabulous view of the Rhine River. It’s also worth checking out the events calendar to see if you can catch a live music event.

Price: $$  |  Address: Agrippinawerft 30, 50678 Cologne  |  Website:

11. Haxenhaus

German restaurant

The Haxenhaus is a traditional German restaurant. Here you will find all the German delicacies you dream of during your travels.

Price: $$  |  Address: Frankenwerft 19, 50667 Cologne  |  Website:


International restaurant

And last but not least, OSCAR at APROPOS. This exclusive restaurant offers creative sushi and refined international bistro dishes in an elegant and modern setting.

Price: $$$  |  Address: Mittelstraße 12/14a, 50672  |  Website:

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