Large, traditional pub in the centre of town. Benedikt is considered one of the most important culinary institutions in Aachen and has been run by the Kreus family for generations. Rating: Public transport: Aachen Pub Guide Beer Shop Würselen Bier und Weinbrand Ecke Bissener Str. During the summer months the adjoining beer garden allows the visitor to enjoy the mild climate and the setting sun. Aachen Pub Guide: the best beer bars, brewpubs and beer gardens Aachen Pub Guide Bars - Brewpubs - Beer gardens - Beer shops Introduction This is a short guide to beer pubs in Aachen.
Its decorations represent the rural German culture of the region with wooden booths and dimmed lights setting the perfect ambience to enjoy one of the local Riesling wines or an authentic. Inside, it´s rather cosier, with an attractive wooden bar counter and panelled walls. Aachen Clubs, Bars and Discos Because of the high international student population there are an abundance of places that cater to this global community. Each square has a fountain with cafes and bars nearby but envision sitting on a bench with cobblestones beneath your shoes wondering if those are the same that once held the feet of Charlemagne. Theater, Cinema and People Watching The Theater Aachen is home of the Aachen Symphony.
One of the oldest bars in the city-aging but always lively and busy in the evening is the Domkeller. Its classical ambience and stylishly decorated dining room are in perfect symbiosis with the high-quality but unpretentious dishes. Tel: 0241-62800 Fax: Email: info kapellchen. The menu is dominated by the regional cuisine with hearty German dishes. If you start in the Pontstrasse area near the Hof, then travel towards the Dom there are bars, clubs, movie houses, coffee shops all open well into the early hours.
The small restaurant is often packed, which comes as no surprise once you sink your teeth into the perfectly spiced meat. Corner pub with simple, modern decor. While the claim to sell 2,846 beers from 63 countries is wildly optimistic, it does stock at least 400-500. Wartime bombing wan't the only culprit, the Americans and Gernans fought a couple of battles in the city, too. The staff are enthusiastic and friendly, with enough knowledge to keep the unfiltered beers upright.
Tel: 0241 - 331 68 Fax: 0241 - 405 440 Email: info amknipp. . Friendly service and a cordial atmosphere make Paparazzi an ideal spot for a relaxed dinner or a few glasses of wine. The historic dining room welcomes visitors with chandeliers and white tablecloths. While serving sophisticated cuisine, the restaurant never forgets its regional roots and French influences.
Benedikt continues to thrive and spoil its visitors with culinary delights. The cuisine reflects a well-nuanced fusion of Asian and Western influences, which satisfies a variety of tastes. Rating: Public transport: Im alten Zollhaus Friedlandstrasse 22-24, 52064 Aachen. Schönau serves regional as well as French cuisine with seasonal products. A large university with a globally diverse faculty and students, nightlife in Aachen is as plentiful as the gargoyles on the many gothic structures around the city. Maximilian Kreus, who has taken over from his parents as the manager has brought a breath of fresh air to the restaurant through its renovation of the interior and the menu.
In addition they have a full bar and one of their rooms is turned into a club after 11pm on the weekends. Rating: Public transport: © Ron Pattinson 2006 - 2010 All articles and photos on these pages are property of Ron Pattinson. Cinema Apollo, located just off the Pontstrasse plays first run and art house type movies. Benedikt boasts a particularly impressive wine selection with some high-quality bottles. The restaurant sticks to textbook simplicity with polished black counters and sparse decorations, and the menu has been limited to a few lovingly prepared dishes, which change on a daily basis. The short menu varies according to seasonal products and offers a truly fantastic eating experience with a focus on quality products, fresh from the market.
There are enough beers from small German breweies not usually distributed outside their region to make it worth a visit. The one-star Michelin restaurant serves traditional cuisine and retains the simplicity of well-prepared food while losing none of the flavor. Just around the corner from the Markt. The mixture of classic dishes with a contemporary touch have recently earnt it its first Michellin star. Unlike other Italian restaurants, this place offers truly authentic cuisine without taking itself too seriously, and is considered by many to be the best Italian in Aachen.
Visitors can choose daily specialities from the blackboard or from a set menu that also includes fresh meats and fish. A specialist beer shop in the small town of Würselen, just north of Aachen. With a range of over 200 wines and a well-trained staff, the restaurant lives up to its impressive exterior while retaining a laid-back and cordial atmosphere. Founded in 1698 and Aachen´s oldest pub. The renowned chef Jan Estor-Freyaldenhoven combines the tasty spices of France with the freshness of Thai cuisine and while this might sound questionable to some, he succeeds on every level. Rating: Public transport: Bus 4, 7, 17, 27, 33, 37, 47 or 77 to stop Minoritenstraße.
Old-fashioned beerhall right opposite Aachen Hauptbahnhof. Restaurant am Knipp is not only one of the oldest restaurants in Aachen, dating back to 1698, it is also one of the most popular. Rating: Public transport: Bergdriesch 3, 52062 Aachen. The restaurant also offers a variety of vegetarian options. The adjoining lake is ideal for a pre- or post-dining experience and not surprisingly the scene for many weddings.