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You want to try out the best gourmet restaurant? You’re looking for a cosy café? You’re looking forward to relishing local specialities? Or you want to turn the night into day at a cool club? Let our select choices inspire you.

    • Apfelwein Wagner

      Frankfurt specialities
      The Frankfurt district of Sachsenhausen is famous for its apple wine pubs - «Ebbelwoi» is part of the Frankfurt lifestyle. The Apfelwein Wagner is one of these pubs. It serves up schnitzel, Frankfurt specialities like pork knuckle, ribs or cabbage parcels. And, of course, apple wine – with or without alcohol. All in a rustic, cosy ambience. And if you’d prefer to dine in the hotel or elsewhere, you can also order the dishes to take away.
      Schweizer Strasse 71
      60594 Frankfurt
      +49 69 61 25 65
      apfelwein-wagner.com
    • Restaurant Margarete

      New interpretation of an old classic
      Margarete invites guests daily to enjoy gustatory discoveries and old favourites. At the heart of Frankfurt and in the middle of city life, surrounded by museums, galleries and historic significance, this is a place to meet and chat. The interior of the restaurant is bright, stylish and comfortable with lots of wood elements.
      Braubachstrasse 18 – 22
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 13 06 65 00
      margarete-restaurant.de
    • Leon Restaurant

      Dine in the cellar
      There’s something really special about the Leon: the restaurant is in a vaulted cellar. A veritable culinary discovery. Puristic and simple – that’s the Leon. Diners experience the delightful world of discerning Mediterranean cuisine in modern interpretations. The menu changes regularly, and offers culinary creations that go with the seasons. And there’s a business lunch menu that changes daily. Served with carefully selected wines from all over Europe. When the weather permits, you can sit outside on the enchanting terrace.
      Feuerbachstrasse 5
      60325 Frankfurt
      +49 69 15344850
      leon-restaurant.de
    • Heroes Premium Burger

      Sophisticated and home-made
      Heroes Premium Burger is no standard snack bar: the menu features beef burgers with candied bacon and caramelised peanuts, and chicken breast with preserved ginger. Heroes is the place for out-of-the-ordinary, creative burgers using sophisticated ingredients. What's more, all burgers are home-made and prepared with loving care.
      Leibnizstrasse 13
      60316 Frankfurt
      +49 69 84773735
      heroes-burger.de
    • Langosch am Main

      Perfect place for an aperitif
      The Langosch am Main is a place for meeting friends, enjoying an aperitif and lingering a while over dinner. The cosy atmosphere and carefully prepared dishes are perfect for a laid-back evening with friends.
      Fahrgasse 3
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 92039510
      langosch-am-main.com
    • Vai Vai

      The hip Italian
      Trendy, urban, modern. That’s the restaurant Vai Vai. The menu is Italian: Tuscan bread and tomato soup, large penne with forest mushrooms, bistecca alla Fiorentina, or a whole sea bass. All at moderate prices and in an ambience where you’ll simply feel at home. Large tables, comfortable tables for an aperitif, and a direct view of the kitchen. All really uncomplicated. And therefore really popular.
      Grüneburgweg 16
      60322 Frankfurt
      +49 69 9055 93 05
      vaivai.de
    • coa

      Inexpensive Asian
      The dishes that are served at «coa» are based on an idea that is as brilliant as it is simple: It serves the best of Eastern Asian cuisine in the best quality and prepared with passion. The dishes on the menu are many facetted, and are influenced by Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai and Indian cuisine. And what makes the dishes even tastier: everything that is on offer here is very well-priced. There are three other branches in Frankfurt, one at the airport, one in the city centre and one near the railway station.
      Schillerstrasse 4
      60313 Frankfurt
      +49 69 9203 9966
      coa.as
    • Restaurant Français

      Top address for gourmets
      Probably nowhere else in the city is the dining as exclusive as at the Restaurant Français in the Frankfurter Hof. Exceptional dishes are presented in the elegant, stylish ambience. The creations by the young chef Patrick Bittner all have an unmistakeably French touch. However, ginger and coriander are also in evidence. The restaurant has been awarded one Michelin star.
      Am Kaiserplatz 1
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 215 02
      francais-restaurant.de
    • Wohnküche Nordend

      Unbeatable atmosphere
      Well away from everyday hustle and bustle, the Wohnküche Nordend serves up wonderful, freshly home-made dishes in an ambiance of old wooden furniture and parquet floors. Seasonal, local produce plays a particularly important role here. Beer-lovers will revel in the seasonal speciality beers on offer.
      Friedberger Landstrasse 63
      60316 Frankfurt
      +49 179 4639770
      wohnkueche-nordend.de
    • Restaurant Medici

      Mediterranean
      The Medici restaurant is a highlight in Frankfurt’s gastro scene. It serves only Mediterranean dishes – a place for connoisseurs. And that at fair prices. Brothers Christos and Stamatios Simiakos pamper their guests with a crab salad with mango and chilli coulis and a mild wasabi mousse, preserved ginger and white tomato foam. In good weather, the Medici’s delights can be enjoyed on the large terrace.
      Weissadlergasse 2
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 21 99 07 94
      restaurantmedici.de
    • frankfurter botschaft

      Great views
      While the boats pass on the Main, diners enjoy the views of the West Harbour and the Mole from the «frankfurter botschaft», the Frankfurt Embassy. Clear, simple modern design surrounds the large picture window. The cuisine is also modern with a touch of the Mediterranean, for instance Italian bread salad as a starter, a halibut fillet for a main, and coconut and lime sorbet as a dessert. It’s lovely outside on the covered terrace in warm weather.
      Westhafenplatz 6-8
      60327 Frankfurt
      +49 69 2400 4899
      frankfurterbotschaft.de
    • Café Wacker

      Top classic
      Café Wacker is probably one of the loveliest coffee houses in Frankfurt. It is to be found in a listed building. Locals also like to meet here for a chat – especially on Saturdays, on market day. And especially if they can still sit outside. If you’d rather drink your coffee at home, you can buy the beans at Kornmarkt 9 in the shop that belongs to the café. The building has been here since 1914 – and is quite rightly a top classic of all the cafés.
      Kornmarkt 9
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 28 78 10
      wackers-kaffee.de
    • Café Karin

      Popular meeting place
      Café Karin is the favourite of many Frankfurters. They all meet here – from slightly alternative to trendy and chic. It’s cosy sitting at the wooden tables, and the menu and wine list are excellent. The highlight is the breakfast menu. «Struwelpeter», «Westend» and «Bockenheim» are the names of the various brunches – and they’re all delicious. Much appreciated by night owls: breakfast is served until 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Which brings us neatly back to aperitif time.
      Grosser Hirschgraben 28
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 29 52 17
      cafekarin.de
    • Iimori Pâtisserie

      Sweet temptations
      Fancy something sweet? Then this is the place for you. Iimori Pâtisserie is perfect for a sweet snack. Feast your eyes on the displays, where you will see the finest cakes, gateaux and tarts. It’s not easy to choose. What makes them so special: the sweet delights are a combination of French and Japanese patisseries. For instance, there’s the green tea cake, or a chiffon cake with green tea. Azko Iimori, the glamorous owner of the shop, knows how to delight her guests. On the top floor, she has a Japanese restaurant in the Parisian salon style, which serves sushi and other Japanese delights.
      Braubachstrasse 24
      60311 Frankfurt
      +49 69 977 682 47
      iimori.de
    • Robert Johnson

      Deluxe electronic music
      This club is legendary, and a must for fans of electronic music from all over the world. Named after the famous blues musician Robert Johnson, it is known for playing deluxe house and techno. There are so many top DJs that they are no longer announced separately in the programme. The Robert Johnson is Frankfurt’s neighbouring city of Offenbach (10 minutes by underground or taxi), and it’s well worth making the trip.
      Nordring 131
      63067 Offenbach/Frankfurt
      +49 69 800 43 13
      robert-johnson.de
    • Batschkapp

      Club legend
      The Batschkapp, called the «Kapp», is a classic in Frankfurt’s nightlife. Concerts, exhibitions, events, readings, parties, theatre – it’s all here. The alternative cultural centre was co-founded in the 70s by former Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer. To this day, music styles and bands that aren’t usually found on the charts are on the programme of its club evenings.
      Gewinnerstrasse 5
      60388 Frankfurt-Seckbach

      +49 69 95 21 84 10
      batschkapp.tickets.de
    • Jazzkeller Frankfurt

      A must for jazz fans
      For over 45 years, the Jazzkeller Frankfurt has been a firm part of the metropolis’s nightlife, and an institution that is also well-known outside this country. Located in an arched vault, it soon gets full and loud here. The Keller is the first port of call for jazz fans when they come to Frankfurt. Incidentally, in 1952, the year it first opened, none other than Louis Armstrong himself played here, and it is said that Frank Sinatra has also been here.
      Kleine Bockenheimerstrasse 18 a
      60313 Frankfurt
      +49 69 28 85 37
      jazzkeller.com