Fish Restaurants in Hamburg
Ever since the 15th century, the site of this traditional thatched-roof cottage has been the first port of call for hungry travellers. In keeping with this tradition, owner Heiko Stock invites his guests to make themselves comfortable in his restaurant with its open kitchen. Virtually all facets of seafood are covered by Heiko and his team, ranging from classic dishes such as wild salmon with tomatoes or feta cheese and basil to extravagant sushi creations.
An der Alsterschleife 3 (Lemsahl-Mellingstedt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 611 36 20
If you would like to enjoy Hamburg’s maritime flair, this is the place to go. Situated right on the ferry dock, the FISCHclub Blankenese offers typical Mediterranean and local fish dishes, as well as many variations of home-baked cakes. While prices are more on the expensive side, they can be justified by the view, the excellent service and the choice of fine dishes.
Strandweg 30a (Blankenese)
Tel: +49 (0)40 86 99 62
Henssler & Henssler
Classic Japanese sushi creations meet international cuisine: the family business of TV chef Steffen Henssler has been firmly rooted in the port since 2001. Puristic and yet rich in contrast, Henssler’s culinary approach focusses on fresh quality ingredients and diverse preparation styles.
Grosse Elbstrasse 160 (Altona- Altstadt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 38 69 90 00
In the 1980s, Rüdiger Kowalke made a name for himself with the Fischereihafen Restaurant, and the restaurant’s excellent reputation continues to this day. The selection of dishes is as varied as the guests: business people, families and celebrities come here and enjoy the culinary creations amidst an elegant setting. The menu offers typical regional dishes as well as modern and exotic creations. For the real maritime experience you can dine on the restaurant’s spacious terrace with a view of the port and the passing ships.
Grosse Elbstrasse 143 (Altona-Altstadt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 38 18 16
Situated in an industrial area north of Hamburg Airport, the immediate vicinity of this red-brick house is quite lovely as a small park borders the premises of this maritime restaurant. The Marlin is equipped with a large outdoor terrace and a light, elegant interior. Whether it is Sylt fish soup or sushi specialties: you can expect quality at the highest level – freshly caught seafood prepared by experts.
Tarpen 40 (Langenhorn)
Tel: +49 (0)40 30 85 00 40
The Liman (Turkish for port) is located on Mühlenkamp near the Outer Alster Lake. Guests can expect a simply furnished, stylish bistro with a select menu and a good concept. The restaurant specialises in preparing excellent fish dishes using only the freshest ingredients. The house specialties include appetisers such as prawns in a home-made garlic cream sauce or Calamaretti Patagonia.
Mühlenkamp 16 (Winterhude)
Tel: +49 (0)40 37 08 56 53
Alt Hamburger Aalspeicher
Selected fish specialties and various traditional Hamburg dishes await guests in the Alt Hamburger Aalspeicher on the historic Deichstrasse. The Eismann family has run this traditional Hamburg restaurant for more than 30 years. Over the past decades, the building from the 16th century overlooking the Nicolaifleet canal has become one of the top destinations for lovers of traditionally prepared fish.
Deichstrasse 43 (Altstadt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 36 29 90
Ponton Op'n Bulln
The Ponton Op'n Bullen is connected to the mainland by a gangway. Here you can meet a mixed crowd: residents of Blankenese and other Hamburg locals, as well as blow-ins and tourists can be seen meeting here for coffee and cake or classics such as fried fish Hamburg-style, Labskaus or pickled herring sandwiches. Guests can enjoy arguably the most beautiful sunset in the city – or simply the stunning view over the port with its passing container ships and small yachts.
Blankenese ferry berth (Blankenese)
Tel: +49 (0)40 86 64 51 27