Aug 26 – 30, 2024
Aachen, Germany
Europe/Brussels timezone

Recommendations in Aachen

There are many nice places to eat or drink a beer in Aachen. Here are some options that are all within walking distance of the hotel and workshop location:  

Traditional German cuisine: 

  • Goldenes Schwein, Franzstraße 40, 52064 Aachen (Pricier) 
  • Brauhaus Goldener Schwan, Markt 37, 52062 Aachen (Nice Location at the "Markt")
  • Hexenhof am Apfelbaum, Krämerstraße 7, 52062 Aachen 



  • Kanpai, Alexanderstraße 17, 52062 Aachen (Sushi)
  • AKL, Pontstraße 1-3, 52062 Aachen (Lebanese cuisine. If you can't get a seat, you can eat your meal next door at Egmont)
  • Gold of Naples, Pontstraße 125, 52062 Aachen (Pizza)
  • Café Kittel, Pontstraße 39, 52062 Aachen (Beer & food in a comfortable atmosphere)
  • Molkerei, Pontstraße 141-149, 52062 Aachen (This is where students meet for food & cocktails, good prices)
  • Ratskeller, Markt 40, 52062 Aachen (If you like it fancy/more costly)

Tip: Walk down Pontstraße from the starting point "Markt". You're sure to find something you like.



  • Domkeller, Hof 1, 52062 Aachen (ErUM-Data-Hubs Favorite: drink a Kölsch on the terrace)
  • Hopfen + Malz, Elisabethstraße 6, 52062 Aachen (A little more expensive, but huge selection of craft beer)
  • Likelike, Pontdriesch 35, 52062 Aachen (Specialized in "Weizen"-Beer)
  • Guiness House, Neupforte 6, 52062 Aachen (If you don't like German beer)

Tip: Start at the Elisenbrunnen and walk up past the cathedral in the direction of "Markt" and then proceed to "Pontstraße". Don't forget to check out the side streets as well. You can find good beer almost everywhere. 


More fancy bars: 

  • DRY - Liquid Supper Bar, Kockerellstraße 15, 52062 Aachen
  • The Gin Library, Büchel 11, 52062 Aachen 


Don't miss it: 

  • Go to a bakery, e.g. Nobis am Dom (Münsterpl. 3, 52062 Aachen) or Moss (Hartmannstraße 2, 52062 Aachen) and try the bread. Tip: order a "Streuselbrötchen" (Sweet crumble roll).
  • Try Printen, e.g. at Nobis am Dom (Münsterpl. 3, 52062 Aachen) or Printenbäckerei Klein (Krämerstraße 12, 52062 Aachen)
  • Try Belgian Fries at Kathy's Frietnesse, Pontstraße 101-105, 52062 Aachen