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Top Choice Church in Neustadt

St Michaelis Kirche

‘Der Michel’, as it is affectionately called, is one of Hamburg’s most recognisable landmarks and northern Germany’s largest Protestant baroque church. Ascending the tower (by steps or lift) rewards visitors with gr…
Top Choice German in Neustadt

Zum Spätzle

Specialising in spätzle (a pasta-like dish from Schwabia) and maultaschen (a filled pasta, also from further south), Zum Spätzle is a terrific place to sample German regional cuisine. But we also love it for its lov…
Top Choice Brasserie in Neustadt

Die Bank

Inhabiting the glorious Jugendstil interior of an 1897 bank, Die Bank is one of Hamburg's most respected kitchens and draws the great and good of the city. Head chef Thomas Fischer has won a Michelin star elsewhere,…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Neustadt

Mutterland

This 'Made in Germany' delicatessen has beautifully packaged and utterly tempting foods (jams, chocolates etc) and drinks (try the Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin, from the Black Forest). It's a stunning collection an…
Top Choice Jewellery in Neustadt

Anne Zimmer

This gorgeous little boutique selling handmade gold and other jewellery is a lovely counterpoint to the luxury international brands that dominate Neustadt elsewhere. Beautiful homewares also inhabit the light and ai…
German in Neustadt

Old Commercial Room

Around since 1795 and opposite the entrance to St Michaelis Kirche, this fine old bastion of tradition has long been serving some of Hamburg's best labskaus (a meat, fish and potato stew). Yes, it's touristy and the…
Mediterranean in Neustadt

Marblau

You could order a pizza here, but Marblau is known for its creative Med fusion dishes, with subtle riffs on pastas and grills. The decor is a mix of retro and contemporary, which kind of suits the whole outlook here…
Opera in Neustadt

Staatsoper

Among the world’s most respected opera houses, the Staatsoper has been directed by the likes of Gustav Mahler and Karl Böhm during its 325-year-plus history.
Musical Instruments in Neustadt

Geigenbau Winterling

In a city with such a distinguished classical music tradition, Geigenbau Winterling should be a pilgrimage place for serious musicians. Here you'll find exquisite stringed instruments, including some extraordinary h…
Portuguese in Neustadt

Lusitano

As unadorned as a piece of salt cod, this little restaurant in Hamburg's old Portuguese neighbourhood captures the bright flavours of the Mediterranean. Dishes like spicy sausages and pasta will warm your heart, but…