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“Serious patisserie - do not miss!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Reichard

Cafe Reichard
Ranked #17 of 2,369 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$10
Cuisines: German, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
ThetaSigma
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“Serious patisserie - do not miss!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

The cafe does do savouries, but the patisserie is the main event. Note: there is no cake menu. So, first go inside the main cafe building and choose your indulgence from the display; you'll receive a note confirming your choice. Then go and find a table; when placing your order, give the waitress the note as well. There is an indoor gallery, but if the weather permits, the courtyard offers a dramatic view of the west front of the cathedral across the square.
Note that there is an attendant at the lavatories in the basement who appreciates a tip.

Visited October 2012
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“Outstanding desserts!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012

This is a great place to stop and rest while visiting. It is located right in front of the Cathedral. You can have a delicious coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The mouth watering sweets are not to be missed. The apple strudel was over the top! There are also chocolates you can take home for presents. This was a great find!

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“Hummmmmmmmmmmmmmm”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

This very fine cafe has the most beautuful and tastiful cakes, tortes and sweets ever!!!
Excellent service. It is located just in front of the Dom.

Visited October 2012
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“Food lacks identity...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

Menu is all over the place qua food style. Feels like they will serve anything to make a buck. Coffee was good and well presented. My pasta was just that pasta with a rather bland sauce. Other than that the waitress was unsmiling and couldnt wait to clean up after us that that they could seat the endless queue of next customers. Not very memorable. Cakes looked amazing, perhaps we should have just done cakes and coffee.

Visited October 2012
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“Great location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012 via mobile

We popped in here a few times - once for breakfast, once for afternoon tea and once for lunch. On each occasion the place was very busy but we had friendly and efficient service. Given the prime location the prices are not cheap but the dishes we had were well cooked. The plum strudel with vanilla custard was particularly delicious.

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