Located in western Germany, Cologne is a culturally rich city with numerous examples of high Gothic architecture in the old town. Before starting your tour of the city, make sure you eat an energizing morning meal in one of the amazing breakfast and brunch spots we have selected for you.
CafeCafe has two locations as follows:
Opening hours:Mon-Fri 7.30 am – 6.30 pm, Sat 9am – 6pm, Sun Closed
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 19pm, Sat-Sun 10am – 18pm
From the modern but simple décor to the mouthwatering breakfast options, there are various reasons why customers love Funk Haus. Located close to the Main Station in Cologne, Funk Haus opens its doors every day to visitors from all over the world, so if you’re new in town this is the perfect place to start with. The atmosphere is lively, the breakfast meals are filling and the food is beautifully presented.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8:30am – 12:00 pm and Fri-Sun 8.30am – 1am
Address: Funk Haus, Wallrafpl. 5, 50667 Köln, Germany, +49 221 2200
Street Food Festival
Local vendors, small entrepreneurs, experimental chefs, food heroes serve the early in the morning to serve or sample the marvels of Street Food Festival. If you happen to be in Cologne when the festival is taking place look no further – this will be the best place to get something for breakfast or brunch. The festival surely beats any other multi-cultural culinary gahering, as most of the vendors showcase unique cooking skills. For more details about future events visit their website.
Opening hours: Open from 10am
Address: Street Food Festival, Vogelsanger Str. 231, 50825 Köln, Germany, +49 221 4600770
Opening hours: Mon- Sun 10am – 12am
Sehnsucht Café and restaurant promotes organic cuisine, and is known for representing the slow food movement in Cologne. Spacious and filled with light, the decor at Sehnsucht Café combines natural colors with quirky pieces of furniture. The café is also home to an enchanting Neo-Victorian garden. Breakfast here is simply delicious, the ingredients carefully chosen; bacon and cheese are provided by local vendors, and the marmalade is homemade.
Opening hours: Mon- Sun 9am – 1am
Eltzhof is a classic Cologne landmark dating back to the 16th century, having been renovated many times over the yeras. Currently serving as an events complex, the venue blends medieval architecture with its original brewery heritage. The place is perfect for celebrating special events or for enjoying a sumptuous brunch on Sundays – the modern gastronomy is one of Cologne’s best.
Opening hours: Sun 10m – 15pm
Address: Eltzhof Gastronomie, Sankt-Sebastianus-Straße 10, 51147 Köln, Germany, +4902203 980080
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 6.30am-11pm, Sat 12pm – 3pm, 5.30 – 11pm, Sun 12pm – 3pm
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am- 7pm, Sat- 9am-6pm, Sun 10am- 6pm
A vibrant hangout spot, Café Rico is the place to be when in Cologne. A kilometer away from the Dome, the café is a sheltered haven from the bustling crowds. Rico is famous for two things: offering one of the best brunches in town, and for its gay-friendly atmosphere. Whichever reason you’re visiting for, start by ordering a cup of their delicious coffee. Check out the menu to discover the numerous brunch options, including omelettes, muesli, cold cuts, croissants and cheese.
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 9am – 10pm, Sun 9am – 8pm
Address: Café Rico, Mittelstraße 31, Köln, Germany, +49 221 2405364
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