Bielefeld’s restaurants offer everything from the traditional German cuisine to Mediterranean classics. But you certainly won’t go hungry during your stay here.
Westphalian cuisine — including Bielefeld’s — is well-known for its strong international flair, and less known for its own unique dishes. You’ll find a variety of international foods here. However, be sure to try one traditional Westphalian dish, the Pfefferpotthast, which is a stew of pepper beef and onions.
Der Koch (Rolandstraße 15)
This Bielefeld restaurant can be found in the city center. With plenty of outdoor seating, Der Koch is a great place to spend a sunny warm weather day as you munch on international dishes.
A varied menu includes pizza as well as German specialties, and of course, always with cold beer.
Eikelmann’s Restaurant (Alte Verler Straße 2)
If you were hoping for a more authentically German culinary experience, then come to this Bielefeld restaurant. Eikelmann’s Restaurant is located in the Sennestadt part of town and serves up typical Westphalian and German dishes.
There’s indoor and outdoor seating, so any season and any weather is a good time to eat at Eikelmann’s.
Stockbrügger (Turnerstraße 19)
The Stockbrügger restaurant is an ideal spot to eat if you are out on the town for a night at the theater. With its close proximity to the main theater and the Old Market, this Bielefeld restaurant is a popular choice for theater-goers.
And with a menu of such delicacies as soups, salads, succulent meats and sweet desserts, as well as a varied drink menu, you’re sure to find something to satiate you here.
Restaurant Sparrenburg (Am Sparrenberg 38 a)
The Restaurant Sparrenburg sits in what is perhaps Bielefeld’s most desirable location. You can find it beside the Castle Sparrenburg, one of the city’s chief landmarks.
Apart from its prime locale, you can enjoy some delicious local fare while taking in the lovely view.