Good food close to Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Center

Visiting Frankfurt Trade Fair? Good food is tied to bringing people together. Well, what a stroke of luck that they are big on that pleasure in the Main metropolis. The small cosmopolitan city on the Main offers a multitude of restaurants, which makes decisions difficult. And you have been running around, on one of the world’s largest exhibition grounds, enough today already. That’s why we are making it easier for you to find a restaurant close to the exhibition centre, and show you what ‘Mainhattan’ has to offer in culinary terms. Out of the hustle and bustle of the fair and let’s go to the parlour, or rather, to the best restaurants!

High-end home cooking at Stanley Diamond

The district around the main train station (Bahnhofsviertel) is reinventing itself and is being stirred up, culinarily speaking, by hip restaurants like Stanley Diamond. Stanley Diamond is located north of the central station and ranks among the best addresses in the city on the Main. The trendy concept of restaurant and bar with an interior, which is simple and elegant at the same time, is very well-received.

The stylish fine dining restaurant combines exclusive cuisine with Frankfurt’s relaxed attitude and serves its guests creatively prepared, home-style dishes with French notes. The menu is puristic and only reveals the main ingredients, though reinterpreted classics such as jellied oxtail with potato foam & imperial caviar, veal rump, steak tartar or Sachertorte are reason to get every foodie excited. So, be sure to go and enjoy — for example the tasting menu, which includes several courses in tasting sizes, which ensures interesting variety as well as delicious surprises.


Stanley Diamond

Address:
Ottostraße 16-18, 60329 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 1,2 km

Opening hours:
Tuesday & Wednesday 18:00 – 23:30
Thursday – Saturday 18:00 – 00:00
Sunday & Monday closed

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La Scuderia – An Italian institution in Frankfurt

In the heart of Frankfurt’s Westend, a few minutes’ walk away from the Fairgrounds and the opera house Alte Oper, the restaurant La Scuderia offers Italian cuisine at the highest level.

In a cosy, elegant atmosphere they serve you — well, what actually? Because here in La Scuderia there is no menu; you are presented with dishes made from fresh, authentic ingredients and attention to detail, in the form of daily recommendations.

That could be pasta with king prawns or freshly-caught zander, lobster salad or veal kidneys. Then for dessert a tiramisu — the palate and eye enchanted equally. And the selection of wines is also diverse. Let yourself be surprised and inspired!

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La Scuderia

 Address:
Feuerbachstraße 23, 60325 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 1,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Saturday 12:00–15:00 & 18:00–00:00
Sunday closed

Pizzeria Paolo – La Dolce Vita instead of fair stress

After a hard day at the fair you should eat well and just switch off. Pizzeria Paolo is located in the middle of the triangle between the exhibition grounds, the old university and Frankfurt West station in Frankfurt’s Bockenheim quarter — with an Italian atmosphere and a good dose of hospitality, this is exactly the right address for you.

From fresh seafood to Spaghetti Napoli, the restaurant’s menu offers everything our Italian friends’ hearts desire — whether meat, fish or pasta dishes — there is something for every taste and every wallet! In addition, the kitchen maestros can prepare many of the pasta and pizza dishes gluten-free on request. The pizza comes out the wood fired oven. It is baked first and then topped. Mamma mia, is that delicious!


Pizzeria Paolo

Address:
Schloßstraße 85, 60486 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2 km

Opening hours:
Montag – Sunday 11:00 – 23:30

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Classic German cuisine at Druckwasserwerk Restaurant

On the hunt for German cuisine? You’ll find it in the historic and listed pressurized water works from 1899 at Westhafen. A restaurant with industrial charm in which both vegetarian dishes and rump steaks are served. In the former machine hall, where once stood two steam-driven colossi which pumped water from the Main into the two towers, now traditional, but creative, German cuisine delights the palate.

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Druckwasserwerk

Address:
Rotfeder-Ring 16, 60327 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,2 km

Opening hours:
Montag – Friday 17:00 – 00:00
Saturday 18:00 – 00:00
Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

Mutter Ernst – Traditional house with Frankfurt cuisine

What would Frankfurt be without Grie Soß and Ebbelwoi? Since 1938 Frankfurt’s cult inn “MUTTER ERNST” has brought home to the plate. The restaurant is located in the heart of the city in the immediate vicinity of Goethestraße, and offers good old home cooking. Here you can eat Grie Soß with meat or fish or potatoes and eggs and drink apple wine from the cask — it couldn’t be more down-to-earth!

Mutter Ernst

Address:
 Alte Rothofstraße 12, 60313 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,4 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 22:00
Sunday closed

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Restaurant Next Level – Indulgence on a higher level

Because good food tastes even better when the atmosphere is right, you should stop by in the multi award-winning à la carte restaurant Next Level in the Kameha Suite. The listed neoclassical sandstone villa is only a few steps away from the Alte Oper and the Skyline.

Here in the heart of Frankfurt, restaurant, bar, lounge, and meeting/party/event location are combined into one unique business and lifestyle venue. In the stylishly dignified interior you can enjoy fancy dishes, and after dinner you can get together in the Onyx Bar for a glass of wine or a cocktail.

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Kameha Suite 

Address: 
Taunusanlage 20, 60325 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground: 
approx. 2,6 km

Opening hours: 
Monday – Friday 12:00 – 14:00
Monday – Saturday 18:00 – 22:30
Sunday closed

Moriki – Cuisine from the land of smiles

The restaurant Moriki on the ground floor the of the Deutsch Bank Towers is like a retreat in the midst of the vibrant bustle and is among one of the best sushi restaurants in Frankfurt am Main.

At Moriki, guests are offered modern Asian fusion cuisine with a Japanese accent. Besides sushi (classic: “my best friends roll”), sashimi and dumplings, there are also salads, soups and a large selection of vegetarian dishes. The drinks’ menu, besides wine and sake, also includes home-made lemonades and probiotic yoghurt drinks. If you want to eat at Moriki you should make a reservation, so that nothing gets in the way of a short break from the hustle and bustle.

moriki

Address:
Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 12:00 – 16:00 & 18:00 – 00:00
Saturday & Sunday 12:00 – 00:00

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Restaurant Heimat – International cuisine with a homely feel

Frankfurt is always good for a surprise, and who would have thought that behind the façade of a former petrol station on Berliner Straße, a ‘place to be’ is hiding. In Heimat you can expect a small, but fine, menu, with changing dishes made from daily fresh ingredients, a great wine selection, as well as a very intimate and cosy atmosphere. To get one of the coveted 30 seats, you should always book in advance.

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Heimat

 Address:
Berliner Str. 70, 60311 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours:
Monday – Sunday 18:00 – 01:00

Villa Merton – Neo-baroque meets culinary art

At the Villa Merton in Frankfurt, innovative regional cuisine is served in a very classic and tasteful location. The stately neo-baroque mansion of the Union International Club in the diplomatic quarter houses a fine-dining restaurant and a bistro. Haute cuisine meets down-to-earth kitchen classics like Backhendl and Wiener Schnitzel. Celebrity chef André Großfeld ensures that classic and modern are harmoniously combined on the plate.

Villa Merton

Address:
Am Leonhardsbrunn 12, 60487 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,7 km

Opening hours: 
Monday – Sunday 12:00 – 14:00 & 18:00 – 22:00

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Seven Swans – Vegetarian star cuisine with a view over the Main

My dear swan, the star shines in green — because in the (only ten square meter) kitchen of the Seven Swans on Frankfurt Mainkai, purely vegetarian food is cooked. The vegetarian star restaurant is located on the top floor of the narrowest house in Frankfurt and offers unusual creations from the vegetables and herbs specially grown for the restaurant. What is cooked is what the field offers up. The experimentation of the chef has paid off, because the Seven Swans was awarded a Michelin star and is, as a result, one of only two vegetarian Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany.

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SevenSwans 

Address:
Mainkai 4, 60311 Frankfurt/Main

Distance to Messe Frankfurt fairground:
approx. 2,8 km

Opening hours: 
Tuesday– Saturday 18:30 – 01:00
Sunday & Monday closed