Sleek cocktail bars, world-class restaurants, authentic Bavarian bierkellers: Germany’s financial centre is one of Europe’s most accommodating cities to entertain clients, discuss business opportunities and impress investors. We’ve selected six of the most note-worthy establishments to guarantee your Frankfurt business trip is an enjoyable one.
For lunch with a view
Lunch at Main Tower Restaurant and Lounge comes with a 360° Frankfurt panorama, 53 floors up in the air. The knock-out views are served with bright, airy interiors, crisp, white linens and refined contemporary European cuisine. Dine on pike-perch with saffron and fennel tagliatelle or tender calf steak. Set in the heart of Frankfurt’s business district, it offers a bespoke lunch menu to choose from, making it the perfect spot for your clients.
For lunch with a view: Main Tower Restaurant and Lounge
For a traditional German bierkeller experience
Whether in Frankfurt for business or pleasure, an authentic German bierkeller experience is a must. Charming and traditional, this cosy brick cellar bar is delightfully rustic with its own in-house brewery and leafy outside terrace. Enjoy a stein or two of Zu den 12 Aposteln’s signature brews or indulge in apfelwein, Frankfurt’s legendary tipple. Served in an earthenware jug, it’s a zingy, refreshing cider.
For a traditional German bierkeller experience: Zu den 12 Aposteln
For a hearty steak dinner
With warm wooden finishes and plush velvet accents, Max on One Grillroom is a stylish and inviting dining destination. Its fine cuts of meat and fish are the stars of the show; go all out with a Wagyu rib eye or fresh tuna steak, accompanied by indulgent black truffle fries. You’ll have a side order of theatre, courtesy of Max on One Grillroom’s open-plan kitchen. Witness Head Chef Nils-Levent Grün’s team in action as they masterfully prepare your mouth-watering dishes.
For a hearty steak dinner: Max on One Grillroom
For superlative pre-dinner cocktails
Whisk your business associates to the Far East via Frankfurt at Zenzakan. A sophisticated Asian-inspired cocktail bar and restaurant, it’s beautifully appointed in sultry ebony tones with golden Buddha statues set among bouquets of cherry blossom and sprays of autumnal leaves. The cocktails are sublime; sample well-executed classics alongside Zenzakan’s own Asian-infused creations with shōchū, a Japanese spirit. For an intimate soirée with your guests, book the exotic Geisha Room to sip sake in privacy.
For superlative pre-dinner cocktails: Zenzakan
For innovative fine dining
Regarded as one of the city’s best restaurants, Seven Swans holds a Michelin star for its avant-garde vegetarian dishes that will certainly impress those at your conference. With an elegant private supper-club ambience overlooking the Main river, its seasonal six-course tasting menu features local produce, including wild asparagus, kerner grapes and turnip greens. The restaurant is also available to hire for functions should you need a little more privacy for your Frankfurt business meeting.
For innovative fine dining: Seven Swans
For some after-dark dancefloor fun
Take to the dancefloor at Golden Eye, one of the city’s hottest nightclubs. A VIP table in one of its glossy gold booths coupled with an ice bucket of Champagne and the sonic skills of some of Germany’s finest DJs promises a winning finale to your Frankfurt business trip.
For some after-dark dancefloor fun: Golden Eye
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