Guidebook for Bonn

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Guidebook for Bonn

Food Scene

Unpretentious restaurant focusing on the Italian repertoire.
Casa del Gatto
20 Kaiserpl.
Unpretentious restaurant focusing on the Italian repertoire.
Italian, good value on lunch specials.
La Fermata della Pizzeria Ristorante
19 Bonner Talweg
Italian, good value on lunch specials.
The most famous pizza in Bonn; it gets packed at the weekends.
10 Einheimische empfehlen
Tuscolo Münsterblick
8 Gerhard-von-Are St
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The most famous pizza in Bonn; it gets packed at the weekends.
Lavish cakes; the coffee is just ok.
Café Sahneweiß
1D Kaiserstraße
Lavish cakes; the coffee is just ok.
Good atmosphere.
Galestro
8 Am Neutor
Good atmosphere.
The best spot in Bonn for Japanese food; gets crowded.
Ichiban Sushibar
14 Stockenstraße
The best spot in Bonn for Japanese food; gets crowded.
Good place for a simple Asian meal.
dean&david Bonn
3 Markt
Good place for a simple Asian meal.
One of the best places in town for traditional German food.
Bottler
8 Vivatsgasse
One of the best places in town for traditional German food.
Great spot for brunch.
Roses
2A Martinspl.
Great spot for brunch.
Pleasant atmosphere with a great view on Münsterplatz; the food is rather average.
Midi Gastro Concept GmbH
11 Münsterpl.
Pleasant atmosphere with a great view on Münsterplatz; the food is rather average.
Some amazing cakes.
Fassbender
55 Sternstraße
Some amazing cakes.
A great place for Asian food.
MoschMosch
2 Kesselgasse
A great place for Asian food.
Ice-cream just like in Italy.
Enzo & Robertino Lazzarin Eiscafé
29 Markt
Ice-cream just like in Italy.
Yet another good bakery, this one on a French theme.
Epi
2 Gerhard-von-Are-Straße
Yet another good bakery, this one on a French theme.
Excellent espresso, made with Italian know-how; outdoor seating.
Eis Cafe Da Vinci
20 Kaiserpl.
Excellent espresso, made with Italian know-how; outdoor seating.

Drinks & Nightlife

One of the best bets for German traditional food. They brew their own (excellent) beer, "Bönnsch", which is very different from the ubiquitous "Kölsch".
11 Einheimische empfehlen
Brauhaus Bönnsch
4 Sterntorbrücke
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One of the best bets for German traditional food. They brew their own (excellent) beer, "Bönnsch", which is very different from the ubiquitous "Kölsch".
Retro-chic café, popular among the student crowd.
Café Blau
9 Franziskanerstraße
Retro-chic café, popular among the student crowd.
Germans have a predilection for the cosy Irish pub, and this is perhaps Bonn's most famous.
James Joyce
6-10 Mauspfad
Germans have a predilection for the cosy Irish pub, and this is perhaps Bonn's most famous.
The ultimate Biergarten experience in Bonn; wonderful view of the Rhine.
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Alter Zoll
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The ultimate Biergarten experience in Bonn; wonderful view of the Rhine.
Relaxed atmosphere, with a focus on the Latin-American repertoire.
Mojito
9 Königstraße
Relaxed atmosphere, with a focus on the Latin-American repertoire.
Great place for cocktails, on a Cuban theme.
Che Guevara
9 Muenster St
Great place for cocktails, on a Cuban theme.
This riverside pub is one of the classic venues to experience Weiberfastnacht (Fat Thursday in Beuel), getting packed with a young crowd. It's also a good place to watch football.
14 Einheimische empfehlen
Rheinlust
134 Rheinaustraße
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This riverside pub is one of the classic venues to experience Weiberfastnacht (Fat Thursday in Beuel), getting packed with a young crowd. It's also a good place to watch football.

Shopping

The street-market at Marktplatz is open every day except Sundays; great variety of vegetables and fruit.
Markt
The street-market at Marktplatz is open every day except Sundays; great variety of vegetables and fruit.
Excellent wine shop, friendly staff.
Jacques’ Wein-Depot
6 Adenauerallee
Excellent wine shop, friendly staff.
The closest drugstore. There are other two dm branches closeby: in the basement of Karstadt (Poststraße 23) and in the basement of the railway station (Hauptbahnhof).
dm-drogerie markt
2A Martinspl.
The closest drugstore. There are other two dm branches closeby: in the basement of Karstadt (Poststraße 23) and in the basement of the railway station (Hauptbahnhof).

Essentials

Reasonably good supermaket, open until late; great variety of beer.
EDEKA Steilen
79-81 Königstraße
Reasonably good supermaket, open until late; great variety of beer.
The food-court in the basement of Kaufhof is a good source of delicatessen that you might not find in other supermarkets.
GALERIA (Kaufhof) Bonn Remigiusstraße
20-24 Remigiusstraße
The food-court in the basement of Kaufhof is a good source of delicatessen that you might not find in other supermarkets.
Best gym in town. Sauna on the top floor.
Fitness First Bonn am Markt
13-21 Markt
Best gym in town. Sauna on the top floor.
General department store. At the basement, you will also find the closest branch of Aldi (basic supermarket) and another branch of dm (drugstore).
Karstadt
23 Poststraße
General department store. At the basement, you will also find the closest branch of Aldi (basic supermarket) and another branch of dm (drugstore).
Another supermarket at short walking distance. Longer opening hours.
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REWE
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Another supermarket at short walking distance. Longer opening hours.

Arts & Culture

Intimate theater which seats less than 50. Interesting twists on the mainstream German repertoire; some plays are staged in English or even French.
Euro Theater Central Bonn
30 Münsterpl.
Intimate theater which seats less than 50. Interesting twists on the mainstream German repertoire; some plays are staged in English or even French.
The largest Lutheran church in the area, staging an ambitious programme of concerts (especially Bach and Beethoven). Sometimes you hear the rehearsals at home. You will get used to the bell.
Kreuzkirche
The largest Lutheran church in the area, staging an ambitious programme of concerts (especially Bach and Beethoven). Sometimes you hear the rehearsals at home. You will get used to the bell.
For many people, the top touristic highlight of Bonn.
38 Einheimische empfehlen
Beethoven-Haus
23 Bonngasse
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For many people, the top touristic highlight of Bonn.

Entertainment & Activities

A cultural institution on the other side of the Rhine: trendy cinema club, some good concerts.
Brotfabrik Bühne Bonn
16 Kreuzstraße
A cultural institution on the other side of the Rhine: trendy cinema club, some good concerts.
BPS operates river cruises up the Rhine in the Summer season. Tip: they take you for free on your birthday.
Bonner Personen Schiffahrt
BPS operates river cruises up the Rhine in the Summer season. Tip: they take you for free on your birthday.

Parks & Nature

Well-kept lawn in front of the main University building; a great place to relax on sunny days. So big that it never gets too crowded.
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Hofgarten
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Well-kept lawn in front of the main University building; a great place to relax on sunny days. So big that it never gets too crowded.