Hamburg’s baroque Rathaus is one of Europe’s most opulent, renowned for the Emperor’s Hall and the Great Hall, with its spectacular...
Nearby St Nikolai, not to be confused with the new Hauptkirche St Nikolai in Harvestehude, was the world’s tallest building from 1874 to...
Easily the classiest, most exclusive bar (by virtue of size) you'll find in Hamburg – if you find it. Look for the buzzer in a lion's...
Le Plat du Jour
Tidy and petite, this French bistro is in sharp contrast to its bland office-building surrounds. An oasis of flavour in the Altstadt,...
Lonely Planet review
Within a spectacularly tiled 1882 butchers’ hall and adjoining art-deco salon, this elegant yet relaxed brasserie serves classical French fare like croque-monsieur (toasted ham-and-cheese sandwich), croque-madame (the same, but with a fried egg) and steak tartare (minced meat, but pan-fried, not raw). Its breakfast for two is a splendid feast.