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Top Choice Museum in Münster

LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur

After a harmonious fusion of the 1908 neo-Renaissance original with an airy postmodern wing, Münster's main museum for art and culture now has the proper digs to match its prized collection of works from the Middle …
Top Choice German in Münster

Altes Gasthaus Leve

Münster’s oldest inn (since 1607) has painted tiles, oil paintings and copper etchings that form a suitably rustic backdrop to the hearty Westphalian and German fare. Besides seasonal specials, try stalwart dishes s…
Top Choice Beer Garden in Münster

Kruse-Baimken

Huge trees soar over the passel of tables at this lovely beer garden right off the Promenade near the Aasee. Unsurprisingly it gets very crowded, especially as the food (mains €10 to €20) is just that much better th…
Top Choice European in Münster

Holstein's Bistro

Münster's slow-food outpost has been raising the bar of inventive seasonal fare for almost 20 years. The ever-changing menu reflects what's fresh, but there's usually a variety of soups, salads, pastas and more on o…
Top Choice Live Music in Münster

Hot Jazz Club

A fine reason to head out to the Hafen, this subterranean bar keeps it real with live music of nearly all stripes – despite the name. Many concerts are free, and comedy and improv nights also make calendar appearanc…
Cathedral in Münster

St-Paulus-Dom

The two massive towers of Münster’s cathedral match the proportions of this 110m-long structure and the vast square it overlooks. It’s a three-nave construction built in the 13th century, when Gothic architecture be…
Church in Münster

St Lambertikirche

One of Münster’s finest churches, the late-Gothic St Lambertikirche was built in 1450. It's filled with wonderful treasures but the most fascinating attraction is the three wrought-iron cages dangling from the openw…
Museum in Münster

Kunstmuseum Picasso

A treat for fans of Pablo Picasso, one of the 20th century's seminal artists, in this 18th-century neoclassical mansion whose changing exhibits are drawn from a prized collection of around 800 lithographic works. Th…
Vegan in Münster

Krawummel

This darling cafe gets plenty of eco-cred for using only organic and sustainably grown ingredients and turning them into a rotating menu of super-tasty plant-based bowls, burgers, salads, curries and sandwiches. Pic…
Pub Food in Münster

Pinkus Müller

One of Germany's best small brewers, Pinkus Müller has a namesake pub and restaurant in the heart of the Kuhviertel nightlife zone. Nab an outdoor table under a big tree or get cosy in a warren of timeless carved-wo…