Frankfurt's best alternative restaurants Chinaski - No Bar: No Disco

Frankfurt's best alternative restaurants

Try something new today with these alternative dining venues 

Ascend from the low, stale standard of common restaurants with Frankfurt's alternative venues. Offering unique styles of their own, these restaurants demonstrate an originality that impresses - with innovative and exquisite venues, as well as ingenious cuisine creations. 



The outstanding reputation of Sèvres rests on its excellent national and international fare, but its stellar service quality is also impressive. In fact, where appropriate, the maître will personally carve a portion of whole meats, fish or poultry at the table. To round out the menu, choice wines from the restaurant’s own vineyard, in addition, wines from around the world are offered.

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An open show-kitchen permits guests to watch as delicious menus are crafted. This is in keeping with the inspiration for the restaurant’s name, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, who was the first woman to study architecture at Vienna’s Kunstgewerbeschule and conceived the prototype of the built-in kitchen, the so-called ‘Frankfurt kitchen,’ in the 1920s. Culinary concoctions at Margarete - prepared either in traditional style or with an innovative twist - are made with highest-quality, seasonal ingredients. As an appetiser, try Margarete’s potato soup with orange gremolata and croutons.

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Chinaski - No Bar: No Disco


Named after novelist Charles Bukowski’s literary alter ego, Chinaski is considered the latest insiders’ tip on Frankfurt’s thriving club scene. A dialogue of opposites can be witnessed at Chinaski: the bohemian world meets up with the business elite to celebrate through the night. The venue, conceived with a rough but graceful flair, likewise expresses this sense of contrasting style. The first-class service and a cocktail menu that is composed anew every week ensure a never-ending string of surprises.

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Rather mysterious and plunged into dim light, the Turmbar (or ‘Tower Bar’) is considered the jewel of the popular day-trip destination ‘Gerbermüle.’ It is open daily from 6.00 p.m. to 1.00 a.m., ideal for guests looking for a hideaway and a contrast to Frankfurt’s modern cityscape. The natural stone walls, dark leather armchairs and high ceilings of this landmark mill estate give visitors the feeling of having temporarily entered another world. Guests are sure to enjoy a drink in this sophisticated bar.

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Take a seat at at Roomers Restaurant and experience pleasure and hospitality of the highest calibre. Roomers’ menu spans exquisite international specialties as well as seasonal highlights and choice wines. The head chef attaches particular importance to the flawless quality of the products he works with and organic meat. Are you unsure about pairing a wine with your meal? A sommelier is on hand to advise you. A special touch at Roomers consists of the intimate nooks for a romantic dinner for two!

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moriki, a Japanese/pan-Asian restaurant that has recently been opened in collaboration with inventive master chef, The Duc Ngo, celebrates the symbiosis between urbane lifestyle and natural character. The restaurant’s name (mori is Japanese for forest, and ki stands for universal vital energy) in itself alludes to the fact that maintaining a strong connection to nature is paramount at moriki. Here, considerable importance is attached to high-quality products and meticulously-chosen suppliers.

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1 Sèvres
2 Margarete
3 Chinaski - No Bar: No Disco
4 Turmbar
5 Roomers
6 Moriki