Top ChoiceGerman in Bremen City

Bremer Ratskeller

Ratskellers were traditionally built underneath the Rathaus (town hall) in every German town to keep the citizens and civil servants fed. Bremen's – in business since 1405! – is quite the experience, with high...

Top ChoiceVegan in Bremen City

Vengo

This bright little cafe-restaurant with natural-edge wood tables serves up a menu of delicious, filling vegan dishes, namely soups, salads, pastas (including a killer bolognese), curries and mains like stuffed...

Top ChoiceGerman in Bremen City

Kleiner Olymp

This homely kitchen in Schnoor has a wonderful atmosphere, delicious (and not too heavy) North German cuisine and very reasonable prices. With a selection of mouthwatering soups and starters, fish and seafood...

Alsatian in Bremen City

Tarte

A little tucked-away Das Viertel restaurant with cool jazz music, Tarte is dedicated to the Alsatian speciality Flammkuchen. A large piece of flatbread is covered in crème fraîche and baked with delicious...

Mediterranean in Bremen City

Casa

This long-standing local favourite evokes a slight Mediterranean vibe, and serves up salads, fresh pastas and an inspired selection of tapas. Top marks, though, go to the grilled fish and meat dishes (including a...

German in Bremen City

Ständige Vertretung

An offshoot of Berlin’s best-known restaurant for homesick Rhineland public servants, this large, bustling place thrives on its political theme and solid cuisine, washed down with Rhenish wines and beer. Try one...

Cafe in Bremen City

Engel Weincafe

Situated on a sunny corner in Das Viertel, this popular hang-out exudes the nostalgic vibe of the old-fashioned pharmacy it once was. The menu features breakfast, a hot lunch special, crispy Flammkuchen (Alsatian...

International in Bremen City

Schröter’s

A modern bistro with artful decoration, Schröter’s is known for its antipasti and abundant mains, with options such as risotto, duck breast and snapper. It's a veritable warren of rooms, including a...

Steak in Bremen City

Loui & Jules

This surf 'n’ turf place located inside Hotel Überfluss does excellent wood-coal grills, with steaks starting from €20, but it also has many cheaper dishes, including all-beef burgers in a variety of styles like...

Austrian in Bremen City

Edel Weiss

Opposite the Hauptbahnhof, this friendly, rustically decorated haunt is famed for its hearty fare and friendly staff, as well as its schnitzel and, in season, spargel (white asparagus) galore. If you're just...

International in Bremen City

El Mundo

This huge restaurant, with enormous chandeliers and portion sizes almost as big, can get long queues for a table. However, if you're lucky with your timing or have made a reservation, you might be impressed by...

International in Bremen City

Katzen Cafe

This popular Moulin Rouge–style restaurant opens out into a rear sunken terrace bedecked with flowers. The menu runs the gamut from Alsatian to Scandinavian, with classic German meat dishes and market-fresh fish...

International in Bremen City

Luv

This upbeat bistro has a lounge-bar feel and a menu strong on salads and pasta complemented by mostly meaty mains, including a respectable 'Giant Texas' burger, a giant Wiener Schnitzel and locally caught fish....

Bistro in Bremen City

Beck's Bistro

It's worth dining here once if only for the incredible location and view: when you're sitting on the terrace on a sunny day sipping a cold Beck's and overlooking the phenomenal architecture of the Markt, the food...

International in Bremen City

Piano

An enduringly popular cafe, this bustling place serves baguette sandwiches, pizza, pasta, a few heartier dishes and veggie casseroles to a broad neighbourhood mix, from laptop-toting students to young mums....

Italian in Bremen City

Osteria

Crisp tablecloths and good service are hallmarks of this formal but relaxed Italian restaurant serving a range of seafood and grilled meats, such as saltimbocca and lamb chops with rosemary sauce. It also has a...