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If you are a chef or just someone who loves to stock up on kitchen stuff, then the Zwilling J A Henckels will turn out to be your heaven. With a massive collection of some of the best products from their own knife and cookware lines, this store is known for its variety commitment to quality. There is just so much you can do and so much you can buy, like the kitchen knives set, cookware, gadgets for your kitchen, flatware, beauty products and much more. Especially ideal for the budding chef, this store promises one-of-a-kind gifts and utensils that will last generations.
Konditorei Chocolaterie Jochen Opitz is a family-owned business that has earned a reputation for some of the best dessert in the city. This wonderful confectionery and bakery specializes in handcrafted chocolates and sweets that are infused with years of culinary tradition. The store is tastefully decorated with wooden shelves and counters that serve as a perfect foil for the edible delights found here. The adjoining cafe serves delicious pastries and coffee and is a great spot to indulge your sweet tooth and take a break.
What started out as a wine bar in 1978 has now expanded into a full-fledged Mediterranean restaurant in the form of Sachsenhausen's Lobster-Weinbistrot. Open until 1a, it is a great place to satiate those late night hunger pangs. Even if you decide to drop by a bit earlier, you can always enjoy some delicious seafood specialties. Prawns in spicy garlic butter, salmon in mustard sauce and duck breast with crème de cassis are a few of the splendid preparations to feast on. If you're not in the mood for seafood, many meaty dishes are also offered.
Located in the heart of Sachsenhausen, the Zum Gemalten Haus is a pretty restaurant and a great place to sit and chat with friends. You may also get into conversation with the people at the next table, as that's the kind of place this is: the home of traditional Sachsenhausen hospitality. The menu is made up of local specialties, lots of thick soups, healthy salads and a variety of different meats served with sauerkraut. The menu also features a tempting variety of cheeses and a new dessert everyday.
The district of Sachsenhausen is known for its pubs specializing in apfelwein, or apple wine. Apfelweinwirtschaft Wagner is one of these typical establishments; rustic and cozy, selling apple wine by the pitcher. The clientele consists of a mix of students, tourists and locals who come here to guzzle down a few glasses, perhaps accompanied by a hearty local dish. The outdoor courtyard is extremely pleasant, be it summer or winter.
Stella's First & Second Hand offers some of the most stylish and chic collections for women. You will be delighted to find some designer labels, tops, dresses, trousers, bags, accessories and lots more. The prices are reasonable and worth the quality offered. Check out the website for further details.
Named after the ornamental tree native to China and Japan, Ginkgo offers a range of cocktails, breakfasts and a select choice of Eurasian cuisine. Guests sit at exquisitely decorated Japanese style tables and enjoy the likes of Pink grilled Ribeyesteak or Pasta spaghetti with homemade rocket pesto. The menu changes according to season, meaning that there is always something new to discover. The terrace is wonderful in good weather.
Kronberger is a popular local bakery that has earned a reputation for having some of the best traditional German pastries in town. As you walk in a visual treat awaits: rows upon rows of gleaming tarts, fruit cakes, pies, and fresh baked breads are displayed to advantage. The aroma of baking, vanilla, and sugar permeates the store, enticing you to choose several more desserts than you were originally planning! Open early through the week, this is an excellent spot to grab a morning croissant or pastry on the go with a cup of hot coffee.
A small diner that is perpetually crowded, Malepartus Frankfurt has a vast assortment of local specialties to offer you. It's not just tourists who stop by for a quick bite while exploring the region of Bornheim; this restaurant has its fair share of local patrons. No authentic German meal is complete without schnitzel, and this restaurant doesn't disappoint in that regard. A selection of German beers is also available. Reservations are a must.
If you are the kind of person who is instantly drawn to the aroma of freshly baked bread, then the Konditorei Eube in Frankfurt is your gold mine. This bakery is one of the finest in the area and their breads and cakes are excellent! They specialize in fondant cakes with pre-orders for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, or any other events. There is a lot to try and eat here and you can also take a parcel home for your family. This high-end dessert shop is a great place to indulge your sweet tooth.
J.W. Goethe, Germany's greatest playwright, used to relax in this cider garden after his walks. However nowadays, the Gerbermühle, located at Hotel Gerbermühle, attracts a cross-section of people keen to take in the unique atmosphere of this wonderful riverside establishment. The menu includes traditional German specialties such as wiener schnitzel or indulge yourself with delicious veal consommé, veal cutlets with fried potatoes, or wild herb salads with cheese. Breakfast from 6.30 to 10.30a is for hotel guests only.