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Visitor Information

Food and Drink

From intermission refreshments to restaurant visits independent of a concert: the Elbphilharmonie and the Laeiszhalle offer a large range of restaurants, cafés and bars that are open to everyone, not just event ticket holders.

Concert Refreshments in the Elbphil­harmonie

A total of six bars in the Grand and Recital Hall foyers are available to Elbphilharmonie concertgoers before concerts and during intervals.

High-quality wines and sparkling wines, standard alchoholic and non-alchoholic drinks, coffee and tea specialities, and international snacks are on offer. Also: unique panoramas over the River Elbe, the harbour and of Hamburg’s skyline.

All bars are easily accessible via the foyer staircases and lifts, and open 90 minutes before the start of events. Please note: Payment at the bars with debit or credit card is currently not possible.

  • Located on the 13th floor in the »Helmut und Hannelore Greve Foyer«, the largest foyer bar offers a large selection of drinks and fresh snacks to Grand Hall guests.
  • The main bar on the 13th floor is open for post-concert drinks following selected events.
  • A second bar on the 13th floor with an exclusive selection of wine and champagne also awaits concertgoers.
  • A further three equivalent bars are located on floors 12, 15 and 16.
  • The Harbour Bar in the »Michael und Christl Otto Foyer« on the 12th floor also offers post-concert drinks to guests in the Grand Hall. End your evening with a fantastic view of Hamburg harbour.
  • Concertgoers attending concerts in the Recital Hall can order drinks and snacks from the central foyer bar on the 10th floor, directly opposite the entrance to the hall.

Please note: The Recital Hall Foyer is currently being renovated due to water damage. The hall can be accessed, however a provisional cloakroom and intermission refreshments will be set up on the Plaza for guests.

Table reservations are currently not offered.

Concert Refreshments in the Laeiszhalle

Along with a wide range of food options, you’ll find a large and changing selection of wines and the perfect delicacies to go with them in the Brahms Foyer before events and during the breaks, and after the concert you can discuss what you’ve heard in the Refreshments Room. The catering areas in the Laeiszhalle are also available for private or business functions.

Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Laeiszhalle Brahms Foyer
Laeiszhalle Brahms Foyer
Laeiszhalle Refreshments Room
Laeiszhalle Refreshments Room

Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie

»Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie Hamburg« stands for a modern interpretation of the Nordic way of life. Spread over three floors, two different establishments and a brand store, it offers a variety of options, from small snacks on the Plaza and beer tastings overlooking the Hamburg harbour to three-course meals before a concert. The restaurant area is also available for private or business functions.

Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie can be accessed via the escalator that brings guests from the main entrance of the Elbphilharmonie to the 6th floor. The entrances to »Taste & Shop« and »Beer & Dine« are located adjacent to the panorama window. A second escalator brings guests to the takeaway café »Deck & Deli« on the Plaza.

Diners require a ticket to access the Plaza. Diners receive a code when booking a provisional reservation for one of the restaurants or cafés. This code may be used to collect a Plaza ticket free of charge either via the ticket machines or online.

Contact and Reservations

phone: +49 40 605 338 10

Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie / Beer & Dine

Beer & Dine

5th Floor

The bar and restaurant area on the 5th floor of the Elbphilharmonie is centered around the panorama window with its unique view over Hamburg’s harbour. The culinary concept combines Nordic food culture and a variety of Störtebeker’s speciality beers. Enjoy innovative gourmet dishes made with the best seasonal ingredients.


Opening Hours

Bar: from 10:00
Lunch: 11:30–15:00
Dinner: 17:00–22:00
Snack Menu: 15:00 – 00:00 

Stoertebeker Elbphilharmonie / Taste & Shop

Taste & Shop

6th Floor

The world of Störtebeker cask brew varieties awaits beer enthusiasts on the 6th floor. In addition to exclusive vintage and speciality beers, including 20 different cask beers, beer tasting sessions with specially trained sommeliers and accompanied by culinary delicacies are held daily. A broad assortment of Störtebeker souvenirs are also on offer.

Opening Hours

From 09:00
Kitchen: 11:30–21:00

Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie / Deck & Deli

Deck & Deli

8th Floor

On the Elbphilharmonie Plaza tempting cold and warm snacks such as home-made curried sausages, delicious sandwiches and freshly baked produce are on offer. In addition to a large selection of soft drinks and speciality coffees, visitors can try the complete variety of Störtebeker cask beer varieties.

Opening Hours


The Westin Hamburg

Ideal for breakfast, lunch and dinner, for after-work drinks or as part of your visit to the Elbphilharmonie: »The Westin Hamburg« Hotel offers diners three establishments ‒ fine dining in »The Saffron« restaurant, the »Bridge Bar« with a panoramic view over the River Elbe, and fresh juices and your freshly brewed favourites in the »Plaza Foyer«.

»The Westin Hamburg« Hotel’s restaurant, bar and café are accessible via a dedicated entrance from the main entrance area of the Elbphilharmonie.

Contact and Reservations

phone: +49 40 800 010 31 17

phone: +49 40 800 010 31 13

The Westin Hamburg / The Saffron

The Saffron

7th Floor

Located in the historic brick warehouse of the Elbphilharmonie, »The Saffron« is a stylish restaurant that serves breakfast, business lunch and dinner. Chef Martin Kirchgasser specialises in fresh, Hanseatic cooking with an international twist.


Opening Hours


The Westin Hamburg / The Bridge Bar

The Bridge Bar

8th Floor

Choose from a selection of cocktails and specially selected bar food at the Bridge Bar. An intriguing line-up of fresh ingredients, spices and spirits that have been traditionally stored and traded in Hamburg’s harbour make up the special menu.


Opening Hours


The Westin Hamburg / Plaza Foyer

Plaza Foyer

8th Floor

In addition to the Bridge Bar, the Plaza Foyer lies at the heart of »The Westin Hamburg« Hotel. The Plaza Foyer offers guests a comprehensive breakfast with freshly baked goods straight from its in-house patisserie in the mornings. The Foyer is also ideal for business lunches. In the afternoons, tea specialities, fresh scones and a range of sandwiches are served.

Opening Hours

Breakfast: 08:00–11:00
High Tea: 14:00–17:00
Dinner: 18:00–24:00