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Maximilian Lorenz im L'escalier

Brüsseler Straße 11, 50674, Köln

(((() German
  •  - Cologne
  •  - Cologne
Main course: 30€
Food spend: 70€
Opening hours
Dienstag bis Samstag: 12.00 - 14.00 Uhr und 18.00 - 22.00 Uhr

Ein wunderschöner Abend mit hervorragendem Essen und herausragendem Service! Ein großes Lob für die ausgefeilte Nicht-Alkoholische Saftbegleitung zum Essen

Jeanne Neise 12 March 2018
from Köln

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With inspiration from German and French cuisine, Maximilian Lorenz im L'escalier, Köln transforms classic ingredients into delicious dishes of gourmet level.

Examples of the fine art of cooking from the young but experienced chefs of Maximilian Lorenz include fillet of Atlantic turbot with red pepper risotto and small cauliflower gallery champagne butter, 'Sauerbraten' from apple pork tenderloin with a composition of chestnut, apple, celery and savoy cabbage, and crème brûlée of tonka bean with a small shooter of pineapple and buttermilk. The specialty of the Cologne restaurant is the trilogy of homemade black pudding with bratkartoffelcrème of Granny Smith sorbet and violet mustard.

The German-French cuisine is served in a modern, warm and cosy ambience with dark leather banquettes, white tablecloths and lots of wood. In summer, the Maximilian Lorenz im L'escalier has some outdoor seating for guests to use.

Not far from the Aachener Weiher in the Hiroshima-Nagasaki-Park is the gourmet restaurant in the southern town of Cologne. By underground, go to Moltkestraße which is approximately a 5 minute journey to the Lorenz im L'escalier.

Maximilian Lorenz im L'escalier

Brüsseler Straße 11, 50674, Köln

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Customer reviews for Maximilian Lorenz im L'escalier

4.6 (((() (based on 230 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (203)
  • business (105)
  • luxury (93)
  • romantic (88)
  • lunch (64)
  • trendy (36)
  • private dining (34)
  • al fresco (13)
  • entertainment (12)
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  • large parties (5)
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  • child friendly (1)
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  • ((((( 12 March 2018 by Artur from Köln

    Das Essen war vorzüglich im Geschmack und zeitlich perfekt abgestimmt. Der Service hat ebenfalls tolle arbeite geleistet. Ein rundum gelungenes Erlebnis

  • ((((( 12 March 2018 by Jeanne Neise from Köln

    Ein wunderschöner Abend mit hervorragendem Essen und herausragendem Service! Ein großes Lob für die ausgefeilte Nicht-Alkoholische Saftbegleitung zum Essen

  • ((((( 6 March 2018 by Gisela Kalf from Pulheim

    Alles war gut bzw. sehr gut, ich habe nur selten so gefroren!!

  • ((((( 28 February 2018 by Agnes Sellgrad from Köln

    Super Abend gehabt

  • (**** 27 February 2018 by Margret Hannemann from Bergisch Gladbach

    Wir waren zu dritt mittags im Restaurant. Wir bestellten 2 x das Bistro-Menü und 1 x das Gourmet-Menü. Das Gourmet-Menü wurde wir auf der Karte angegeben serviert. Beim Bistro-Menü wurde als Vorspeise statt der angegebenen Wildpastete ohne Absprache gebeizter Lachs serviert. Auf Nachfrage wurde keine plausible Erklärung gegeben. Beim Nachtisch das Gleiche. Nach Aussage des Kellners war von der auf der Speisekarte angebotenen Creme Brulee nur noch 1 da. 1 Person von uns erklärte sich damit einverstanden stattdessen die "Armen Ritter" zu nehmen. Serviert keine Creme Brulee, sondern 3 x Arme Ritter ohne ein Wort der Erklärung.

  • ((((( 21 February 2018 by Thomas Harms from Köln

    Alles bestens!

  • (((** 21 February 2018 by EN from Köln

    My husband and I have eaten at the restaurant "L'escaler" on Friday evening for the first time. Both of us chose a 5-course menu "Tradition". Somehow it was only possible to choose either menu "Tradition" or menu "Innovation" for both of us. My apperitiv - sparkling wine - was unfortunately not cold enough, Kir Royal of my husband was just good but not extraordinary. Les amuses geules were excellent! Very interesting taste and esthetics. I guess they were the highlight of our dinner. The first course was a bit disappointing: a lot of small elements lacking in harmony and not accentuated. The second course was better (Cod with different purées) but still not overwhelming. The third course (Sorbet with joghurt) was very good and refreshing. The fourth course (veal cheeks) were great and the dessert was good. I enjoyed my hot espresso at the end of the meal still thinking about real Italian espresso. The service was friendly and attentive. For my personal taste, the waiters and somelier were over-dressed (business attire) for a small cozy location like L'escalier. The wines were acceptable and were pre-selected for the menu. I asked for the wine menu and received a large talmud with wines sold per bottle without any elaborate description (just names). All in all, we spent 270€ for having a nice meal and a new experience without an urge to repeat.

  • ((((( 15 February 2018 by Britta from Köln

    Fantastisches Essen und unaufdringliches, authentisches Persona!
    Leider ist das Restaurant sehr kalt und zugig, das Problem scheint allerdings Bekannt zu sein.
    Wir kommen gern wieder und freuen uns auf die neue Location!

  • ((((* 15 February 2018 by Volkan K. from Köln

    Fand es dann doch etwas zu teuer

  • ((((( 1 February 2018 by Gerd Loehr from Köln

    Das Essen war sensationell gut. Viele Aromen, die aber alle miteinander wunderbar harmonierten. Auch die Weinberatung war hervorragend. Wir kommen gwerne wieder.

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