Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Hamburg dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Hamburg Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Le Canard Nouveau

This restaurant offers diners some of the best fresh seafood around. The menu features an array of choices for any taste or appetite. With views of the Elbe River and a lovely dining room, this restaurant is not to be missed.

Airport - Ham

This suburban eatery in Altona is just minutes from the city, but it offers diners a traditional countryside feel. Menu items include marinated herring and spicy duck with vegetables. Interesting artwork highlights the wood-paneled decor. There's also an extensive wine list.

Airport - Ham

A dining experience at the top end of the scale, Tafelhaus is an absolute must for all gourmets and friends of good food. It is an expensive choice, but everyone agrees on the extremely high quality of the cuisine. Christian Rach has been...  Read More

Airport - Ham
Restaurant Nil

This bistro-style restaurant is a favorite for classic German fare. Choose from a selection of four- or six-course meals that are perfect to get the traditional taste and feel this region's cuisine. It's also a popular spot for celebrities to...  Read More

Airport - Ham

This restaurant, with its ship motif and theme, features a good selection of fresh seafood items. Try the clams, famed oysters, or any of the many other fresh catches that populate the menu. Prix fixe and lunch menus are available. The dining...  Read More

Airport - Ham
das weisse haus

Small but exquisite, the restaurant next to the Museumshafen is booked weeks in advance; there is better chance of a reservation for lunch than dinner. There are five options on the daily changing lunchtime menu; dinner guests are not presented...  Read More

Airport - Ham

Restaurant Engel is an attractive location: sparkling glasses on white tablecloths, floor-to-ceiling windows looking out at the river. What is special about Engel is that it is actually ON the river, floating on a pontoon - if a big ship sails...  Read More

Airport - Ham
Casse Croute

A welcoming city-center bistro, just around the corner from the Opera House. Popular for business lunches, it is an open secret in Hamburg that the top football stars from the HSV team dine here, along with serious shoppers and devotees of the...  Read More

Restaurant Schifferbörse

The Schifferbörse is one restaurant you are likely to never forget. Straight across the road from the Hauptbahnhof, the restaurant's narrow entranceway is easy to miss. Once inside, the room opens out into a high-ceilinged hall, with...  Read More

Airport - Ham

The Groeninger cellar is doing all it can to further the very old German tradition of the small brewery. Situated directly opposite the picturesque Speicherstadt (a harbor storage district), the cellar is dominated by a vast copper vat; long...  Read More

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