Discount: When buying a Kölsch you get the next one for free.

Päff – a Cologne institution

The PÄFF bar and pub has been located in the heart of Cologne – the middle of the Friesenviertel quarter – for time immemorial. The monumental and distinctive PÄFF advertisement on the facade can easily be recognised from afar. THE dance club of many generations in Cologne, it was established in the 70s as a jazz club. Here is a rare opportunity to enjoy fresh “Päffgen Kölsch” beer – directly from the brewery next door! Many consider it the best beer in the city, but it is not easy to get hold of – because you can only get it fresh on tap. Your second home.

When you enter Päff, you leave everyday life at the door. Päff is very modern, yet you can’t escape its unique charm. Styled in its unmistakeable orange colour, it takes you right back to the 70s. There is always something going on around the central bar, enthroned right in the middle of the room. The bar heroes spin around and you are right in the middle, whether you are alone or in a large group. If it is all too much, you can enjoy your Kölsch beer in peace in one of the small seating areas, or you can nab one of the red couches and feel right at home.

Popular football bar

Päff is extremely popular amongst football fans, as all the major games are shown here and everybody shares the tension – with an exuberant atmosphere and the best view of the numerous flat screens. It heats up not only on the pitch, but also around the table! The professional foosball table by Lettner will make the hearts of football fans beat even faster.

Party at the weekend

Somewhat quieter during the week, at the weekend Päff transforms into a trendy bar. The sound matches the atmosphere and changes from funk and soul to electro and even hip hop classics. Come and visit us at any time and be amazed!


PÄFF Schankwirtschaft
Friesenwall 130
50672 Cologne

opening hours:

Mo – Thu 06.00 pm – 02.00 am
Fr & Sa 06.00 pm – 05.00 am


tel.: 0171-359 69 82

public transport:

metro: U3, U4, U12, U15 Friesenplatz