Regional tastes best!

Smooth craft beer, honey made in Kassel and a sophisticated gin distilled in northern Hesse: numerous regional specialities enjoyed by gourmets from near and far are lovingly hand-made in and around Kassel. Of course, they also include tasty treats that are typical for Kassel and the region, whether the legendary "Ahle Worscht" or the original "Kasseler Hornaffen". You can look forward to some exciting culinary discoveries – you'll see, Kassel tastes good, too! Or, as the Kassel natives put it: "S'schmegged".

Frühstück & Brunch: Der perfekte Start in den Tag

01 Breakfast & Brunch: The perfect start to the day

You can never start to enjoy the day too early: Between the Bergpark and the riverside, the documenta city offers plenty of outstanding opportunities to find sustenance for your next adventure in Kassel. Whether sweet or savoury, whether (second) breakfast or a leisurely brunch, whether hot coffee or a sparkling Prosecco: there's something to suit all tastes.
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Restaurants in Kassel: Feinste Genüsse à la carte!

02 Restaurants in Kassel: Gourmet treats à la carte!

Trendy organic food, Mediterranean delicacies or exclusive treats for sophisticated gourmets: Kassel's numerous restaurants offer a varied range of culinary delights that will make your city short break even more memorable. An increasing number of these establishments rely on flavoursome regionally produced ingredients. In the summer, many of them feature outside spaces that allow you to not only enjoy freshly prepared local specialities but also the special atmosphere of the city. Who'd have thought that northern Hesse tastes this good...
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Frisch aufgebrüht: Heiße Tipps für Kaffeeliebhaber

03 Freshly brewed: Hot tips for coffee lovers

Whether seductively aromatic coffee creations, the wide variety offered by countless ice cream flavours or sweet cake and pastry specialities, some of which can only be had in the documenta city: Kassel's cafés serve numerous fantastic culinary treats that you'll fondly recall long after your city short break is over.
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Hier wird die Nacht zum Tag: Euer Abendprogramm in Kassel

04 Turning night into day: Evening entertainment in Kassel

Chilling by the Fulda river, clubbing until daybreak or simply mulling over the day's exciting experiences with a cold drink by your side: Thanks to a lively pub and club scene, you'll also be able to have night-time adventures on your city short break in Kassel! All year round, you'll find an event programme filled to bursting with live music, theatre, comedy and more. Who needs sleep.
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Regional schmeckt’s am besten!

05 Regional tastes best!

Smooth craft beer, honey made in Kassel and a sophisticated gin distilled in northern Hesse: numerous regional specialities enjoyed by gourmets from near and far are lovingly hand-made in and around Kassel. Of course, they also include tasty treats that are typical for Kassel and the region, whether the legendary "Ahle Worscht" or the original "Kasseler Hornaffen". You can look forward to some exciting culinary discoveries – you'll see, Kassel tastes good, too! Or, as the Kassel natives put it: "S'schmegged".
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Ausgezeichneter Honig von Kasseler Bienen

06 Award-winning honey from Kassel's bees

Where does the best honey in Hesse come from? Kassel, of course! Hesse's regional beekeeping association has already honoured the honey produced by Kassel's official beekeeper Victor Hernández with two gold awards. The professional beekeeper regularly clambers onto Kassel's rooftops to take care of his honey bee colonies and to harvest their honey. What makes the sweet natural product made in the city so special, and how does urban beekeeping contribute to nature conservation? Read our article to find out!
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