5 International Restaurants to Try Out in Düsseldorf
Food and gastronomy is a great way to learn about a country. With its different international communities, Düsseldorf has many restaurant options that will allow you to discover and enjoy culinary traditions from all over the world. Although it’s hard to choose, here is a non-exhaustive list of international restaurants that all foodies and wine enthusiasts should try out in Düsseldorf!
Düsseldorf has the biggest Japanese community in Europe. This explains the great Japanese food option of the city. Located in the heart of “Little Tokyo”, Kushi Tei of Tokyo offers a five sense experience. The waiters “yell” to greet you, you can sit at the counter to admire the Japanese art of grill and enjoy the most popular Japanese dishes: Sashimis, soba noodles, grill specialties, Okonomiyaki. An authentic Japanese experience made is Düsseldorf.
Discover a french oasis hidden in the Altstadt. Wooden ground, white and blue walls, cases of cider, French music playing… Welcome to Brittany! Matthieu, the “Crêpier”, will delight you with savory buckwheat galettes and sweet crêpes. Everything is prepared with organic and high-quality ingredients. You can also enjoy plates of French cheese or delicatessen and, discover the organic Cider from Brittany. The restaurant is also vegan and gluten-intolerant friendly!
The Georgian cuisine and wine tradition might not be as well-known as it deserves to be. And Peppella will prove it to you! Eat an authentic Khachapuri (the Georgian national dish) baked in the wooden oven, try all the surprising starters, and enjoy a glass of Georgian white wine in a casual atmosphere. If you behave, the owner might even offer a shot to finish the night!
Located in the city center, outside of Düsseldorf’s “Little Italy” (Gerresheim), Da Noi is a go-to place to enjoy delicious Italian cuisine… and Neapolitan pizzas! Served in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, a dinner at Da Noi is a free trip to Italy. Those of you who have a sweet tooth will also be delighted by their home-made desserts.
Located in a former German restaurant, Taverna Pegasos’s atmosphere is purely Mediterranean! The friendly staff will always find you a spot on one of the many wooden tables and it is a great location for big groups. The impressive offer of appetizers gives you the opportunity to try out different Greek specialties. You can also go for their mains: the grilled fish and sea food are particularly well prepared. Make sure to be hungry… the portions are gigantic.
And of course we have to mention our Culture Kitchen! It offers variety of dishes from all over the world, from European cuisine and healthy salads to delicious Asian options. When we’re on Campus, it’s our go-to place to catch up with our teammates over lunch. In Culture Kitchen you can always find something to your taste, and that’s why we love it!
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Thanks to Head of Corporate Communication Corentine Aronica for compiling this article!