Looking back at history that spans 400 years, this Old Town bar serves up high quality regional dishes in a quaint historical environment. Those who find themselves in Tante Anna for the first time should sample the set meals. In the evenings, customers are faced with the tough choice between a vegetarian, regional or gourmet menu. The choice is equally difficult when it comes to the wine, as the list contains over 100 different varieties!
Located in the historic center of the city in Altstadt, Zum Schlüssel established in 1850 is one of the first breweries in the region. As of today, this charming old brewery offers not only tours of its facility and informative talks on the art of brewing but also a wondrous dining venue which features a beautiful beer-garden overlooking Neanderkirche. With their list of freshly drafted beers brewed on-site, they offer delicious home-style food that couples wonderfully with the likes of the Original Schlüssel. Moreover, this venue can also be booked for private events and celebrations.
Nachtresidenz is an amalgamation of a hip nightclub, an upscale restaurant and a gorgeous entertainment venue, located in Karlstadt. The first thing you will notice when you step in here is its splendid, shiny decor that comprises of rich, gold elements and plush furnishings. The overall ambiance here is quite luxurious which pulls in a glamorous crowd from far and wide; it's best to dress well before heading here. The place often plays host to upscale concerts and music performances, thanks to it's state-of-the-art technological facilities and great acoustics. The on site restaurant Hugo Mantacco offers gorgeous Italian meals and Kuppelsaal is a smaller dance destination within the premises, that allows for niche, glitzy parties. Over all, Nachtresidenz makes for a fabulous night out – whether it's for the insanely good restaurant, the lively nightclub or awesome concerts showcased here.
Lido is housed in a glass and concrete cube building and offers magnificent views of The Rhine. The minimalist interiors with its semi-rounded leather couches, wooden tables and benches, candlelights and walls adorned with modern artworks, gives it a cozy yet contemporary look. Embark on a culinary journey by savoring their multi-course tasting menus. For an exclusive feel, opt for The Chef Table where chef Florian Ohlmann's spontaneous fare will delight you. Complement your meal with their hand-picked wine selection from Italy, France and Germany or blended cocktails. Enjoy the ambiance, vistas, food and drinks with live music at this swanky, waterfront French restaurant and lounge.
For the quintessential experience of an Irish pub and sports bar in Düsseldorf, head to Fatty's Irish Pub in Altstadt. The old-fashioned English lamps hanging over the entrance of this beige building, classic windows and columns covered with ivy sets the mood for savoring traditional Irish pub fare. On entering, you might find patrons glued to the huge television screen that is always tuned on to major sporting events, especially rugby and football. So grab a beer and settle down in comfort in front of the television for some action-packed moments. On certain nights, the atmosphere is made even livelier with guests humming to groovy DJ music. Head here during an Irish festival such as Saint Patrick's Day for the best experience.
Located in the 168 meter (551 foot) high Rhine Tower, Günnewig Bar & Lounge M 168 is a lounge that provides one with breathtaking views of the Dusseldorf skyline along with panoramic views of the mighty Rhine. The rooftop bar consists of floor-to-ceiling glass windows, accentuated by the laid-back and modern ambiance of the bar. On offer are over 40 cocktails, along with a few bar snacks and other beverages.
This elite restaurant is located within the Hyatt Regency Cologne Hotel, and offers gourmet German cuisine with an undeniably Asian touch. The combination of these flavors may sound strange, but patrons seem to disagree. Graugans was given an unbelievably high rating by the Gault & Millaut Restaurant Guide. What is more, the wine list is excellent by any standards, German, Californian, French, you name it and they've got it. Of course, there is a price to pay for such luxuries, so be prepared to foot a large bill!
Enjoy a combination of delicious dishes and brews at the Anne Tränke while in the city. Feast on burgers and sandwiches which can be complemented with beer. They also host live music events where local artists take the stage and enthrall the guests.
Located in the heart of the city, within the Alter Markt, Plan B is a popular bar, known for its lively ambiance and amazing cocktails. The bar is quite popular among the locals and a must-visit on your check list! Plan B also hosts private events, corporate functions, and other programs.
Barcelon Colonia is a lively bar located at the Pipinstraße. The place is quite spacious and the decor is very modern, high stools and wooden tables make comfortable seating spaces and the patio gives great views of the bustling street. The place has an extensive drinks menu, so sample their beers or if you are in the mood for some punch try their spiked cocktails. Their DJs are talented and they keep the crowd hooked till wee hours of the night.