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Trankgasse 1-5 / Domplatz, 50667, Köln

(((() Asian
  •  - Cologne
  •  - Cologne
  •  - Cologne
  •  - Cologne
  •  - Cologne
Main course: 30€
Food spend: 80€
Opening hours
Dienstag - Samstag: 12.00 - 14.00 Uhr und 18.30 - 21.30 Uhr

Sehr angenehmer Abend, Sehr gutes Essen, gute Beratung beim Wein, aufmerksames und freundliches Personal

Ralph 18 June 2018
from Köln

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Taku means the home of hospitality. This meaning is completely relevant in the Asian restaurant Taku in the Excelsior Hotel in Köln.

Here you can experience palate teasers from the kitchen's different Far East cookery and high end culture. Head chef Nicolas Auersperg cooks his dishes with authenticity and creativity and takes his ideas from purist Japanese, hearty Chinese or well rounded Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.

The Taku offers two solutions for business people: the Office-Box in two sizes, that you can either collect yourself, or have it brought to your work desk, or the weekly changing business lunch which can be eaten in the restaurant itself.

For a stay full of enjoyment, the modest service team welcomes guests in the timeless elegance of the Taku on the cathedral square. Here you can indulge in speciality dishes taken from fine Asian cuisine, served with an appropriate sake, or a wine to accompany the meal.


Trankgasse 1-5 / Domplatz, 50667, Köln

Contact +49 2212701

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Customer reviews for taku

4.5 (((() (based on 183 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (143)
  • luxury (108)
  • business (102)
  • romantic (49)
  • lunch (47)
  • trendy (40)
  • private dining (13)
  • entertainment (8)
  • value (5)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • ((((( 18 June 2018 by Ralph from Köln

    Sehr angenehmer Abend, Sehr gutes Essen, gute Beratung beim Wein, aufmerksames und freundliches Personal

  • ((((( 11 June 2018 by Thilo from Bonn

    hervorragende, kreative, außergewöhnliche Küche, exzellenter Service

  • ((((( 11 June 2018 by Leo from Antwerpen

    We had a wonderfull night at Taku. The food was very well prepared, very tasty and also very nice for the eyes. The service was excellent, friendly and knowleadgable. The restaurant interior I can only describe as “very zen”.

  • ((((* 4 June 2018 by Jeff from Luxemburg

    Sehr gutes Menu.
    Zum weiterempfehlen

  • ((((( 3 June 2018 by Ines from Köln

    Sehr lecker das Pekingenten Menü! Sehr aufmerksamer Service.

  • ((((( 29 May 2018 by Elke from Kerpen

    Toller Abend mit gutem Essen!

  • ((((( 27 May 2018 by Thomas from Köln

    Einer der besten Restaurants in Köln. Unaufgeregter Service immer da wenn erforderlich, also nahzu perfekt. Küche unter den Top drei in Köln. Nach meinem empfinden freundschaftliche Konkurrenz mit Ox&Klee um die Plätze. Aber auf gepasst das biota steht in den Startlöchern. Auch deutlich besser als La Dame Pic -Paris, etwa gleich auf mit dem Septime in Paris. Also wer Lust auf eine besondere Küche hat und sein Geld in sinnvolle Dinge investieren möchte, einfach mal richtig Essengehen.

  • ((((( 6 May 2018 by Josef from Köln

    Top! Bedienung super. Das Menü wunderbar.

  • ((((( 5 May 2018 by M. from Köln

    Das hervorragende Essen (in unserem Fall die Peking-Ente) sowie der aufmerksame, unprätentiöse Service sorgten für einen rundum gelungenen Abend.

  • ((*** 28 March 2018 by Hartmut from Rösrath

    Einige Stücke waren versalzen
    Die Lage der Bestecke wurde zweimal verwechselt
    Ein Gang — Teigtaschen mit Gehacktem— war geschmacklich zweifelhaft

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