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  • GaumenGanoven Fun-filled Altona eatery with delicious morsels to try.
  • Mö-Grill Fantastic currywurst, pure and simple.
  • Zum Spätzle Inviting little cafe serving specialties from central Germany.
  • Café Gnosa St Georg classic cafe that's perfect for all-day breakfasts.
  • Bear Claw Some of St Georg's best sandwiches and burgers with creative diversions.
  • Otto's Burger Burgers and craft beers in St Georg – bliss!.

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  • Altes Mädchen All your culinary and drinking needs in one very cool space.
  • Bullerei Perfectly prepared steaks and Italian dishes in a converted warehouse.
  • Daniel Wischer Downtown purveyor of fine fish in the finest Hamburg tradition.
  • Von Der Motte Fast slow food with creative sandwiches front and centre make this ideal for lunch.
  • Ahoi by Steffen Henssler Sushi meets the curlywurst from one of Hamburg's best chefs.

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  • Restaurant Kleinen Brunnenstrasse 1 Seasonal bistro cooking with an emphasis on slow food in Altona.
  • Anna Sgroi Hamburg's best Italian cooking and well worth the detour to get here.
  • Deichgraf Hamburg specialties on one of the city's prettiest old streets.
  • Die Bank Seasonal menu is a fine architectural setting that draws Hamburg's power diners.
  • Marblau Faultless Mediterranean dishes in a quite Neustadt street.
  • Clouds Steak, French detours and fab views close to St Pauli.



  • Das Dorf Try their labskaus (stew of potato, beef, herrings, beetroot and egg) with their home-made bread – two German passions in one.
  • Laufauf No-frills restaurant with terrific, hearty labskaus.
  • Deichgraf Upmarket restaurant with large and small labskaus offerings.
  • Old Commercial Room Longstanding labskaus classic next to St Michaelis Kirche.

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