Rather small, a little run-down bar close to Ehrenfeld station. Up to eight of their own beers on tap of which four are available all the time, plus a few from bottle which can be taken home as well, nothing else. Quite a lot of variation of styles for decent prices. The service was quick and attentive, but the waitress was rather new and did not really know anything about the beers. Some simple, but local and traditional food is also available, but I did not try it. Probably the most interesting beer place in Cologne so far, would come here regularly if I lived here.
Nice pub with a student/alternative feel to it. Small brewkit is in the back corner. Good selection of beers from the brewery, with a nice, though atypical Kölsch (which I’d personally prefer over a typical Kölsch every day. Also selling bottles for takeaway. Food is decent pub fare, bit international style.
Would recommend for anyone who is in Koeln, especially as a good break from the standard Kölsch places.
Visited in April 2016. Relaxed brewpub / restaurant in Ehrensfeld area of Cologne. Food looked good but didn’t try any of it. Beer servings are sized according to beer strength (high % beers are only served as a 200 ml pour), which I quite liked. Prices were OK too, most beers were less than 3€ per serving. I tried most of the 7 - 8 beers on tap, most of which I liked. All were own brews, apart from one guest. Favourites were: Wilde Wutz (wild ale), Amarillo Weiße and Tzarina (oak aged imp. stout). Least favourite was the Helios (Kölsch), which i thought was far too bitter for that style. Service was fast and friendly. I also bought a couple of bottles to take with me. Would go again and try the food next time.
SinH4 (84) Garching b. München, Germany | January 14, 2016
Looks like a student’s dive bar, which I like. Quite a nice selection of self-brewed beers and some others, with a variety of styles on tap. Some beers are really good, some are so-so, some are boring, but in general, they’re pretty good. Nice service, sometimes they have live jazz music. Worth a visit if you are in Cologne.
Visited during the evening of Sunday 13th December 2015. After a 5 minute or so stroll from Ehrensfeld station I arrived at this corner pub.
Place was busy with a jazz band playing (nice!). Sat at the bar and started through the beers on offer which are listed on huge blackboards above the bar. Service was fairly good. Food was excellent, had a wild boar stew with noodles. Beer was also good with lots of different styles and a couple of guests.
Definitely the best place in Koln by a long way and one not to miss!
Noisy, as it was quite full with a young crowd, but I managed to get a table immediately. I was very fatigued when I got here (had been travelling all day, and that included dragging my bags around the suburbs getting lost whilst looking for the hotel (clue to Cologne town councellors - consider putting up street names occasionally)), so I don’t remember much of the details. I just remember having 5 good beers on tap, one of which was an utter stormer, having a couple of the bottles, and then going back to the stormer and ordering all of the remaining bottles to take away. Staff were absolutely excellent, and handled the one-of-everything ticker aspect perfectly, and with a smile. Don’t remember the prices, I’m not even sure which one of us paid! Were I a local to the town, this would almost certainly be a very regular haunt, I’m sure.
Visited this place alone after work. I think it was the best bar/restaurant I visited during my week in Cologne. Small place outside of the city center. Nice ambiance, nice music playing during my visit. They had 6 beers on tap and some more bottles available. From food I tried only their pretzel which was great! Service was great too, fast, friendly and very helpful despite the fact that after some point the place was crowded.
Small brewpub located in Cologne-Ehrenfeld. Easy reachable with the underground lines 3 or 4. They had five different special brews on tap, plus four something which is always available plus some bottled beers (I bought three new beers in the bottle for taking home). The beers were very tasty, typical Braustelle in taste - always very special. The interior is not that appealing, more like a students pub than something to spend the whole evening. The service was very nice, fast and friendly. The food was not really good, more of a disaster. So this place is not recommended for eating, but for drinking the delicious beers. Would come back anytime.